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New Tools and Technologies

Citizens' elections security online tracking tool and restoration forum

Several websites and organizations compile information about the security (or lack there of) of Fed, state, & local elections laws & protocols -- chain of custody, ballot access, voter registration security. This info is spread out, and often so specific that it is only accessed by and decipherable to "elections buffs." The constituents most in need of secure elections, and most capable of forcing their representatives... more »

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Making Government Operations More Open

Finance Elections Publicly, End the Electoral College, and Outlaw Lobbyists/PACs

Fight for publicly financed, popular vote elections, and demand that your representatives get rid of lobbyists and PACs with their big money and influence, and begin representing your interests, not the interests of corporations. Our country has become an oligarchy thanks to the unbridled and unchecked power of corporate America.

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Instant runoff elections.

You live in Florida and your views line up more with Nader but you're afraid to give your vote to Bush? Support instant runoff elections!

It allows you a second choice candidate. If your choice is not in the top two your vote will go to you second choice...Gore! Then you can vote your conscience without being responsible for 8 years of SHRUB and Dick Cheney!

If you are not satisfied with the 2 party monopoly stranglehold,... more »

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Political TV ads should be free

The air we breathe is free. Corporations somehow control what goes over the airwaves. A large part of the cost of running for office is for TV and radio ads. In return for use of the airwaves, broadcasters should do their part in ensuring a functioning democracy by making time available for legitimate candidates. Politicians must spend a large portion of their time in office dialing for dollars. That's not what we... more »

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New Strategies and Techniques

I Almost Like Him or Her

A lot of times when I vote I choose whoever\\'s platform comes closest to my preferences. The problem with this approach is that there might be one or two significant issues that I really really disagree with them on. What I\\'d like to do is be able to vote on major policy issues at the same time. That way if I\\'m in the majority and we elect candidate X then the winner would be able to see which policies we really... more »

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