Documents For: Politics and Electoral Reform

Electoral Reform Act of 2012 – Version 3.2 This blends in all the points from the existing group list recorded by Tim.

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20111028 Version 3.2 Electoral Reform Act of 2012 Phase I [Implementation in Time for November 2012] 01 Open Ballot Access Proposed, that ballot access requirements should be the same for every candidate, irrespective of party affiliation.  This helps end Two-Party Tyranny.  See Free & Equal.  Equal access includes access to debates (see 03 Honest Open […]

Proposed Statement of Demand for Electoral Reform Act of 2012 – this blends in everything from the group list

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20111028 Version 3.2  Note: I decided to leave in the ER Road Trip because that is what I would have if I were printing the handouts and taking them around, and because I realized this might qualify for some seed contribution from NYC GA to the IndieGoGo campaign.  The road trip is not an agenda […]

Summary of NYC GA Working Group on Politics and Electoral Reform Preamble and Specifics for Electoral Reform

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2011-10-28 THIS IS A REPRODUCTION OF THE IPAD DOCUMENT The People Before the Parties The centralization of political power in the hands of two narrow factions at all levels of government is neither democratic nor republican.  No party system whatsoever is mandated by the U.S. Constitution.  Today, government of the people, by the people and […]

Voting Experiment Project Funding

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Voting Experiment   A Project of the Political and Electoral Reform Working Group         Request for Funds from the General Assembly: $538     Project Spokespersons for Questions and Updates: Kay @kaay Tim @timtpi Stefan Agapie @stefan   Political and Electoral Reform Working Group Proposal for Alternative Voting Experiment  The PERWG is […]

10.27 Agenda

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Introductions Agenda Review & Revisions / Designate roles Facilitators / Moderators (Jackrabbit) Notetakers  Timekeeper  Dragon Process Review Subgroup Report Backs – Information Only (w/ time for clarifying questions) A.      Alternate Voting Experiment – Tim/Kay B.      Viral Campaign for Constitutional Convention – Jesse C. Inter Occupation Communication Proposals/Discussion A.      Electoral Reform Subgroup Proposal – Tim B.      Draft a mission statement C.      […]

(Quick) quick guide to group dynamics in people’s assemblies

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The (Quick) quick guide that was prepared and handed out at the meeting on Sunday 10/23: Quick Quick guide on group dynamics in people’s assemblies – Revision 7, 10/23/11 prepared by the “process” subgroup of the OWS Political & Electoral Reform Working Group (PERWG) in order to facilitate and encourage the development of the particular […]

An Occupy political Party — To Be or Not To Be

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Does the Occupy movement need to be a political party? The answer is still unclear. While there are things that the Occupy movement can do to affect change without electing representatives or changing laws, it sure would be nice to Occupy Congress.   Occupy will definitely be a factor in upcoming  elections.  But if its convictions […]

Minutes of Oct. 23 Meeting (Draft–please comment)

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Politics and Electoral Reform OWS Group Meeting 10/23/11 3 p.m. Liberty Square (“Red Cube”) Introductions/Attendance: JackRabbit, Karen Young, Dan Wolff, Scott, Wendelin, John Jaye, Steve, Jesse L., Ross Wolfe, Pam, Brian Kuhn, Lucius Ringwald, Tim, Stan Williams, Ahmed, Sam Uddin, Casey Bowman, (indecipherable), Brian, Tania, Anne R. , Alexa. The guide to Process was presented […]