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Open Democracy Index

The Open Democracy Index is a first-of-its-kind assessment of six core dimensions of democratic health in New Hampshire. Released on July 30th, 2015 by Open Democracy, index analyzes previously-inaccessible and disregarded data on voting, civic engagement, election funding, lobbying, electoral competition, and diversity of representation.  Both the report and the three page executive summary are available to download on this page.  You can also browse the report on this site using the table of contents below.

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Download the full report here. Download the Report Highlights here.


Table of Contents



Executive Summary

1. Voting

2. Civic Participation

3. Election Funding

4. Lobbying Government

5. Electoral Competition

6. Diversity of Representation




Press Coverage



Report Card










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