Who Runs (in) America?

  • On ballots nationwide 2 of every 3 names belong to a white man.
  • Definition of structural bias: 53% of candidates run unopposed and 61% of them are white men.
  • America is changing, but are our candidates? 96% of Republicans and 82% of Democrats on the ballot are white.
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About the Campaign

The Reflective Democracy Campaign reimagines a political system that engages America's full range of talent and experience. The campaign conducts groundbreaking research, engages the public in crucial dialogue, and makes catalytic investments in leaders and organizations working towards a Reflective Democracy.