Vexatious Voting

On 2022’s first Remnant, a COVID-addled Jonah is joined by fan-favorite guest Yuval Levin for a discussion of voting rights in America. Voting, Yuval argues, has never been easier, despite claims to the contrary made by progressive and conservative commentators alike. The real problem is that both parties are fueling a loss of public confidence in elections, and trust must be restored for American democracy to continue to function. Jonah also quizzes Yuval on his case for expanding the House of Representatives and what it means to be a “recovering political scientist.” Grab your bingo cards for a thoroughly wonky beginning to the year.

Show Notes:

Yuval: “Democrats, Voting Rights Are Not the Problem”

Does high voter turnout help one party?

A war on democracy?

The Policy State, by Karen Orren and Stephen Skowronek

Ben Sasse’s Schoolhouse Rock moment

Yuval: “One way to reform the House of Representatives? Expand it.”

Jonah, Yuval, and an expert panel discuss expanding Congress

The Remnant with Michael Strain

The Remnant with Sally Satel

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