Promoting a Transparent and Democratic Presidential Transition Series

Promoting a Transparent and Democratic Presidential Transition Series

This project outlines recommendations for candidates to conduct their preparations for a new presidential administration in a manner that incorporates democratic good governance principles, such as embracing transparency and adoption of ethics policies for individuals engaged in planning work adhere to ethics policies. These recommendations apply to increasing degrees to work conducted before the major parties finalize their nominees, to the run-up to the general election, and to the official transition period overseen by the new president-elect.

 

Part I: “A Recommendation for Presidential Transition Transparency.”

Part II: “Doubling Down.”

Wall Street Is Smashing Records on Outside Contributions to Presidential Candidates Even Without Giving to Two of the Remaining Three Candidate

Part III: “The Company They Keep.”

Part IV: “The Unruly Transition.”