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Expand Nebraska's nonpartisan elections

Posted by Russell Daniels on February 09, 2020 at 12:37 PM

written by Senator John Mccollister & Adam Morfeld for The Lincoln Journal Star

Eighty-six years ago, Nebraskans fundamentally changed the way we are represented. Our forefathers were unwilling to stand idly by as our state experienced the massive political and social unrest of the Great Depression. Our Legislature was gridlocked and unable to respond to the pressing challenges of the day.

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Let’s restore Alaska’s tradition of open primary elections

Posted by Russell Daniels on January 14, 2020 at 2:05 PM

written by Lesil McGuire & Jeremy Gruber for Anchorage Daily News

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Leon Panetta: Washington 'dysfunction' threatens our democracy

Posted by Russell Daniels on October 02, 2019 at 1:29 PM

by Julia Limintone for Fox Business

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Friday warned that dysfunction in Washington threatens American democracy.

“Our democracy is not going to work unless both sides are willing to deal with each other,” Panetta told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo Friday during an exclusive interview. “That's the basis of our democracy."

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UnRig It: "There's Something Rotten in Denmark!"

Posted by Russell Daniels on October 02, 2019 at 1:26 PM

written by Jim Jonas for IVN

NANR's Executive Director interviews two guests this month. First up, John Opdycke, President of Open Primaries, activist and strategist with more than 25 years of experience working in independent, alternative and reform politics. John discusses how the election reform movement is growing and some of its challenges, "politics as usual," and the ongoing efforts of Open Primaries in Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona and more.

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