Restoring the proper role of the Presidency.

We’re proposing a series of nonpartisan reforms to return the Presidency to its proper constitutional role.
Explainer Video

The Executive Branch needs reform.

It's been nearly fifty years since Congress and the Executive Branch made their last major reforms to the Presidency. In recent years, the laws, norms, and institutions they created have proven insufficient. It's time, once again, to restore the proper role of the Presidency.

Challenges & Reforms

Reforming the Electoral Count Act

A statement from Presidential Reform Project Co-Chairs Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith on recent Senate actions to clarify the vague language and ambiguities in the Electoral Count Act.

Who We Are

Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith are accomplished legal scholars with experience in Presidential administrations of both parties. They have come together to propose reforms geared toward reforming the Presidency and rebuilding some of the guardrails around Presidential power.
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Jack Goldsmith

Harvard Law School
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Bob Bauer

NYU School of Law