Reforming Congress – Derek Willis, News Applications Developer at ProPublica (Part 2)

May 6, 2021   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 0:10 – Difficulties of writing news and designing products with the average voter as a target audience for technical Congressional topics
  • 3:07 – Elections research project – Open Elections
  • 9:41 – The audiences that have benefitted from election data
  • 12:44 – Does the election data cover primaries?
    [Lightning Round]
  • 15:57 – What do you think congressional representation should mean
  • 18:49 – How would your ideal Congress allocate its time?
  • 21:11 – How should debate, deliberation, or dialogue occur or be structured in Congress?
  • 23:42 – What fundamental institutional change should Congress make in the next 50 years?
  • 29:44 – What book or article most shaped your thinking on congressional reform?
  • 31:45 – Long term plans
    [End of Part 2]