Ben Jealous on Government Reform
Hogan: Unclear. Hogan was elected under a public financing system & pushed bill to strengthen.
Jealous: No. Opposes "dual attack on our democracy: everyday voters are being disenfranchised while corporations are being hyper-enfranchised." Co-founded national coalition of unions, civil rights groups & environmental groups working to roll back money in politics.
Hogan: Yes. Introduced Redistricting Reform Act to create a nonpartisan redistricting commission.
Jealous: Yes. Founded two organizations to require federal nonpartisan redistricting.
Voting Rules: Voting rights for felons?
Hogan: Vetoed bill to let felons vote when on probation or parole.
Jealous: Strong supporter of felon voting rights.