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6 Legislative Efforts to Protect YOUR Right to Vote

Posted by Russell Daniels on June 10, 2019 at 5:36 PM

written by Shawn M. Griffiths for IVN

The biggest story happening right now nationwide that is not getting any attention from the mainstream media are the campaigns, ballot proposals, signature drives, and legislative efforts going on RIGHT NOW to give voters an election system that protects their right to a meaningful and equal vote in the taxpayer-funded election process — from the primary to the general election.

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Opening up primaries (for Maine)

Posted by Russell Daniels on June 10, 2019 at 2:58 PM

editorial written for The Ellsworth American

Maine is a national leader when it comes to the way it runs its elections. Popular programs such as same-day voter registration, Clean Elections public financing and a paper record of every vote that can be relied on in the event of a recount put our state in the forefront of making sure everyone has a chance to make their voice heard on Election Day.

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Maine should have open primaries

Posted by Russell Daniels on June 10, 2019 at 2:51 PM

written by the Editorial Board for Press Herald

Maine is a national leader when it comes to the way it runs its elections. Popular programs like same-day voter registration, Clean Elections public financing, ranked choice voting and a paper record of every vote that can be relied on in the event of a recount put our state in the forefront of making sure everyone has a chance to make their voice heard on Election Day.

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“All Voters Vote:” The campaign for open election primaries in Florida

Posted by Russell Daniels on June 10, 2019 at 2:46 PM

written by Jeffrey Solomon for Florida Phoenix

There has been a real Washingtonization of politics in Florida. Gridlock, hyper-partisanship, corruption, favors for moneyed interests — politics in Florida have become toxic. So many promises have been broken and commitments betrayed, all within the prism of party politics. It’s no wonder that a survey of Florida voters found 93% want elected leaders that put the people of Florida ahead of the interests and goals of their own political party.

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