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This documentary aired last week on British television. It features Susan Pynchon ,who is challenging current SOE Ann McFall, County ...
by kimw
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2008 at 07:02 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
(This diary is cross-posted with Contrary Brin . I strongly recommend checking out Dr. Brin's blog for ...
by Tangent101
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2008 at 06:10 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
AB 583 , the California Fair Elections Act, is likely to have its floor vote in the California State Senate today and definitely by Sunday –
by trentinca
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2008 at 01:14 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I think we can all agree that something must be done about our flawed election system. The states rights folks will probably be up in arms about this, but when it comes to national elections (...
by Cyber Kat
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2008 at 11:40 AM PST with 1 Recommend
With all due respect to the citizens of Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, how is it fair that they get such disproportionate power over the rest of us every election cycle? Why should some ...
by obietom
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2008 at 10:04 AM PST with 1 Recommend
The Idaho Fair Elections Act, on February 2, 2007, in the Senate State Affairs Committee failed . The seven Republicans voted NO and the two Democrats voted YeS . I ...
by CalvinLeman
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2007 at 08:37 AM PST with 3 Recommends
The Progressive Democrat Newsletter grew out of the frustration of the 2004 election. Having organized protests against the Republican Convention, I found I had a core of activists who were looking ...
by mole333
Comment Count 0 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2007 at 02:43 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Markos, I respect you so much but today I must disagree with you about John Edwards and public financing. I understand your point that if they aren't giving to Edwards the funds will be diverted to ...
by bobbyd100
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2007 at 03:47 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
What would you do if your Congressman came to you personally to ask for your help? What if the help he asked you for was to help design a program to rig an election? If you're Clint Curtis you go ...
by mole333
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2007 at 08:45 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I'm a politician. I admit that. I haven't been elected to anything yet, but still, I am a politician. I have been a politician for over a year now, and the more I run for office, the more that I ...
by Tony Barr PA09
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2007 at 07:59 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
As you may have noticed, I have carefully arranged my YearlyKos duties so as to maximize my visibility while having no responsibility ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 01, 2007 at 07:09 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Our democracy is in danger. We must reform the way we finance political campaigns to ensure the most vibrant democracy possible. Are these statements sensationalist? I believe they are not. Is ...
by madahnuc
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2007 at 01:24 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Right now in the Senate, Dick Durbin has introduced the Fair Elections Now Act. This is legislation that would implement a system of public financing for candidates that wishes to run for a seat in ...
by RDemocrat
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2007 at 07:45 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Right now, the Senate Rules Committee is holding a hearing on S. 1285, the Fair Elections Now Act , a bipartisan bill to create a ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 143 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2007 at 07:24 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Cross-posted at MyDD A few weeks ago, Chris Bowers posted a diary ...
by Dick Durbin
Comment Count 133 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2007 at 10:56 AM PDT with 226 Recommends
Our local election integrity group is working on messaging for an upcoming protest. Here's a fun diversion, to demonstrate that we're all still human.
by zappini
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 10, 2007 at 11:20 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Despite wide bipartisan support in the 109th Congress (with 222 bipartisan cosponsors) HR 550 was not brought to the House floor for a vote. NOW is the time to tell your Congressperson to act on HR ...
by ezdidit
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2007 at 02:16 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
No need to blow the lid off a commonly understood political fact: Special interests use campaign contributions to pay for access to lawmakers, no matter which party, and they intend to win favorable ...
by jzaharoff
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2007 at 06:57 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Crossposted at The Texas Blue I love the idea of public campaign financing. I love the idea of making the candidate ...
by George Nassar
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2007 at 01:32 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Today Sen. Dick Durbin introduces a landmark bill to bring Maine- and Arizona-style public financing reform to the U.S. Congress. His Fair Elections Now Act, which is often known as “Clean ...
by jzaharoff
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2007 at 08:01 AM PDT with 17 Recommends