The Appeal: Political Report

Prosecutors, sheriffs, state lawmakers, and other state and local officials wield immense power over the criminal justice system and law enforcement practices.

The Appeal: Political Report explores the local politics of mass incarceration and criminal justice reform. We highlight often-overlooked but highly consequential local elections, political organizing around these issues, upcoming legislation, and policies and decisions implemented by prosecutors and other local officials. Daniel Nichanian is the founding editor of the Political Report.

The Latest Political Reports

Revisit the politics of criminal justice reform that were on the 2018 ballot

Key races: Prosecutor Sheriff Referendum Governor Attorney General Legislator
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