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John Davenport is a professor of philosophy who teaches ethics, political philosophy, democratic theory and human rights at Fordham University. His most recent book is A League of Democracies (Routledge, 2019), and he is working on a book about constitutional reforms to the federal political system.
People wait in line at a polling place on Nov. 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
John Davenport
A national voter registry, criminal penalties for misleading people about election law and ranked-choice voting are among the ways to restore U.S. democracy, writes Fordham University’s John Davenport.