In the News

Jan. 3, 2016 — Associated Press Reporter Ivan Moreno spoke with Joshua Spivak for his news story about a law being considered by the Illinois legislature that would allow voters to recall Chicago’s mayor.


Jan. 23, 2015 — WNYC’s ‘Brian Lehrer Show’ The day after Preet Bharara charged New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver with corruption, New York public radio host Brian Lehrer sought insight into Silver’s arrest from former New York State Senator Seymour Lachman, founder and dean emeritus of Wagner College’s Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform.

Feb. 15, 2015 — Buffalo News Buffalo News Washington bureau chief Jerry Zremski interviewed Seymour Lachman about Preet Bharara’s continuing investigation into Albany corruption.

March 3, 2015— Times Union Carey Institute founder and dean emeritus Seymour Lachman was quoted in a story, “ ‘Three Men’ Deaf to Calls for Change,” published in the daily newspaper of New York’s state capital, Albany, about the ongoing dysfunction in the New York State Legislature. 

March 4, 2015— KUOW-FM Prompted by a Republican rebellion against House Speaker John Boehner, University of Washington public radio station KUOW aired a 5-minute interview with Joshua Spivak on historic conflicts between House speakers and their own party caucuses. 

May 7, 2015 — Straits Times Joshua Spivak was one of the sources quoted in a short piece, “Five Reasons Why so Many Republicans are Running for U.S. President,” published in Singapore’s largest daily newspaper.

May 18, 2015 — The Nation Seymour Lachman was quoted in The Nation’s cover story, “Will Preet Bharara, New York’s Anti-Corruption Crusader, Run for Higher Office?” 

Nov. 2, 2015 — Education Week A news story about a school board recall election in Jefferson County, Colo., drew upon Joshua Spivak as an expert source. Spivak is one of the country’s leading experts on recall elections.

Nov. 4, 2015 — The Gazette (AP) A news story reported that several members of the Jefferson County, Colo. school board had been ousted in a recall election. Joshua Spivak was tapped as an expert for the story.

Dec. 29, 2015 — Washington Times Reporter David Sherfinski spoke with Joshua Spivak for his news story reviewing the year’s recall elections.