Documents For: Politics and Electoral Reform

Call to Arms Occupy 2012

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CALL TO ARMS: OCCUPY 2012 End Rule by Secrecy and the Two-Party Tyranny with Open Everything Robert David STEELE Vivas As much as I love all that it represents, Occupy is struggling.  The dirty little secret of Occupy is that it is moderately organized in NYC, Chicago, Boston, and Oakland – and a mob everywhere […]

Proposal for Sunday, Jan 8 2012 3pm meeting for the creation of an official PERWG twitter for communicating operational information from the PERWG.

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We propose the creation of an official Political and Electoral Reform Working Group twitter profile for the purpose of communicating informational or operational tweets including: times and locations of of meetings, urls of meeting minutes, urls proposals urls of meeting agendas urls or other working or thematic documents produced by the group or sub groups […]

Victoria Schulz, #ows large format photographer would like to photograph the Political and Electoral reform WG Jan 8, 2012

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Ms. Schultz has photographed revolutions in Columbia and Nicaragua, as well the Free Speech movement at Columbia in the 1960s.  She has asked for permission to photograph the Political and Electoral Reform Working Group on Sunday, January 8, 2012. She has been informed that individuals may not want their picture taken, and will respect our […]

Victoria Schulz, #ows large format photographer would like to photograph the Political and Electoral Reform WG Jan 8, 2012

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Ms. Schultz has photographed revolutions in Columbia and Nicaragua, as well the Free Speech movement at Columbia in the 1960s.  She has asked for permission to photograph the Political and Electoral Reform Working Group on Sunday, January 8, 2012.  She has been photographing #ows since September 17. She has been informed that individuals may not […]

WG Analysis

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Working Group Members Forums Theater Live Inc 1 1 OWS Photo 4 1 Houseless Working Group 6 1 Religious Life Support 6 1 Restore Democracy 6 1 Music 12 1 Homeless Caucus 13 1 Restorative Justice 41 1 Tea & Herbal Medicine 48 1 #OWS Black Knights 6 2 Smokers Caucus 7 2 Things We […]

Minutes Politics & Electoral Reform Group meeting 12/11 3PM

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Sam acted as facilitator. Subject:  Proposal & Process Chris  Sponsorship for the Media,  Insider Trading,  Working Group Expenditures & Finance Jared  report back – People Before Parties – passed last nite at SEC 1/20 Move to Amend Citizens United – Occupy Federal Courts across the country 1/21  Target Corporate Outlets – call city councilpersons – […]

Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Electoral Reform v. 2.1

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Hi all, this document attempts to incorporate all of the feedback that was made on the 2.0 draft. I’m labeling it version 2.1. Italics indicate the additions or changes from the earlier version. I invite your additional feedback. Constitutional Amendment #28 (PROPOSED DRAFT) Every election in the land shall be purely publicly funded. No private […]

Minutes of Dec. 8 PaER Meeting

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Minutes of Politics and Electoral Reform Meeting, Dec. 8, 2011, 8 p.m., 60 Wall Street POI: # in attendance at start of meeting = 9 [14 People Gross; 4 new members; 9 / 12 / 12 members (Beginning/Middle/End)] Minutes by John Jaye Facilitation Team : Tim (facilitator), Dustin (stack), John (minutes)   Introductions (two from […]

An Electoral Reform Glossary: Companion to “People Before Parties” Document

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An Electoral Reform Glossary: Companion to the People Before Parties Document Alternative Voting Methods.  The most common method of voting in the United States is called plurality voting.  Under a plurality voting system, you pick one candidate from an array of choices.  There are alternative methods.  In ranked choice voting systems, voters typically identify their […]

MINUTES 12-4-11

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SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/Ben/Desktop/PaERWG%20Minutes%2012-4.doc Political and Electoral Reform Working Group Minutes for meeting 12/4/11   Attendance:  9 at the beginning of the meeting, 15 in the middle, 10 at the end (I foolishly did not take names)   Brief discussion of hand signals and process, round of introductions.   Lena is with us from the Swedish equivalent of […]