Documents For: Politics and Electoral Reform

Nov. 10 Meeting minutes

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Meeting of Political and Electoral Reform Group November 10, 2011 60 Wall Street, 8 p.m. Attendance: Tim, John Jaye, Sam, Stefan, Scott, Casey, Jesse, Zach, Patrick, Tyrone, Dan, David, Cary(Kerry?), Justin, Michael, Dan, Matt, Anne, Jackrabbit Sam reviewed process guidelines for meetings. Scott reported on the Process sub-group, which is developing a structure for membership […]

consensus Process — Draft 2b

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Proposed Agenda Item– Draft 2b, November 10, 2010   We propose the creation of a document that addresses the unique challenges posed in groups states the inherent problems of groups whose membership is open within online forums, including to individuals who may operate remotely and/or with complete anonymity often operate with anonymity and express their ideas remotely; along with a […]

Electoral Reform Act of 2012 Version 3.5 dated 7 November 2011

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Below represents input from Reddit, YouTube, Occupy, and emails.  The 6 minute video went viral and can be seen at http://tinyurl.com/ER-6Minutes.  The Statement of Demand is not being looked at right now, but it and the Act as they are updated can be found at http://tinyurl.com/OWS-ER-HO  I have created a list of points of contact […]

11.6 Minutes

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Politics and Electoral Reform 11.6.11 3pm In attendence: Peter Frances Otero Jesse Walter Gufforio Jackrabbit Ed Brady Sam Rob Gabe Adrian Jarret Frank Tim Scott Olaf Gary Casey Bowman If you were here but are not noted please feel free to add your name. Next meeting: 11.10.11 Thursday 8pm   Action items: Jackrabbit will post […]

People Before Parties: Recommendations for Electoral Reform – Final Consensus Document

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This proposal was developed by the Politics and Electoral Reform group at Occupy Wall Street between September and November 2011. It contains input from well over 100 individuals who attended group meetings in Liberty Plaza as well as many others from across the country who influenced the proposal through online discussions.  The document was produced […]

Minutes (Skeleton) 30 October 3 pm – 5 pm P&ER WG

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This is a skeleton document–each participant is invited to fill in their name and any missing points as desired. Co-Facilitators Self-Selected Valeria (sp?) and Sam Scott – Stack taker Stefan – Time keeper Agenda read 3 visitors from Cincinnatti, one from Kingston NY one from Oakton VA 3 Proposals to be considered after routine business […]

Draft of Mission Statement for the Call for an Article V Convention (as agreed by the Constitutional Convention sub-group 10/30)

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Today at the subgroup on a Constitutional Convention’s meeting at 1:30 p.m. we drafted a Mission Statement: “Whereas, financial contributions to candidates or parties have corrupted our democracy, and the US Supreme Court has taken the side of corporations over individuals, it has become clear that the United States needs an Article V Convention as […]

10/30 agenda

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WHERE: 60 wall St. START TIME: 3:00pm Introductions Designate roles Facilitators / Moderators ????       Jesse – Stack Notetakers ???? Stefan – Timekeeper Agenda Review/Additions/Deletions/Revisions Process Discussion Brief Summary of Minutes from last meeting – not needed? Subgroup Report Backs – Information Only(w/ time for clarifying questions) A.      Alternate Voting Experiment — Kay B.      Viral Campaign for […]

Minutes of Oct. 27 Meeting

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60 Wall Street, 8 p.m. Attendance: Anne, Jackrabbit, Sam, Steve Thompson, Tim, Casey, Ben, Ahmed, Stefan, Jesse, Scott, Kay. Jackrabbit gave an overview of process. Tim and Steve reported that Kay is drafting a proposal for funding for an Ipad for the Voting Experiment. Anne suggested another source of revenue could be a grant, if […]