Documents For: Politics and Electoral Reform

ORIGINAL Electoral Reform Act of 2012

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I was glad to see the nine points loaded without formatting, but here is the original with formatting. 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 […]

10/23 Agenda — NEW and revised

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Introductions Agenda Review & Revisions / Designate roles Facilitators / Moderators (Ahmed/Scott) Notetakers (Anne + 1 more person) Timekeeper (to note how long each section takes/should take) Process Presentation (brief summary of Quick Guide) Summary of Minutes from last meeting / Spokes Council Discussion Subgroup Report Backs – Information Only (w/ time for clarifying questions) […]

People Before Parties: Recommendations for Electoral Reform

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A proposal prepared by the Political and Electoral Reform Working Group, for submission to the NYC General Assembly for consensus support 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 […]

#OWS #ElectoralReform Strategy Memorandum

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Restoring the Republic – One  People – One Voice – One Community Grand Strategy is about combining means (inputs) and ways (process) to achieve ends (outcomes). In very general terms, the strategic outcomes that appear to be sought by the mélange of participants in the emerging nation-wide—even global—rebellion against the existing system—center around social justice […]

Electoral Reform in a Box (DIY Kit)

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SHORT-CUT http://tinyurl.com/ER-DIY I fear that everyone is losing the perfect opportunity to demand electoral reform.  Here is what I have done on this with zero traction.  Based on discussions in NYC I have dropped the Coalition Cabinet for now and am focusing only on Electoral Reform, but if we really are to change this system, […]

Memorandum on US Day of Rage and their Focus on Electoral Reform

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MEMORANDUM Subject:  US Day of Rage in the USA—Who, Why, What, When, Where, How Date:  22 October 2011 IMPORTANCE:  Understanding the US Day of Rage and their emphasis on Electoral Reform matters. 1.  Who.  Day of Rage is an informal, social network based movement that started as a protest against Wall Street with a planned […]

Proposed Electoral Reform Demand Statement for Consideration by All Occupy Groups

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 Proposed for Consideration & Further Development The system is rigged now for the 1% against the 99%.  There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be fixed by the simple restoration of integrity to our electoral process and hence to our government, restoring the representativeness and integrity of that government. Electoral Reform 2012 Whereas the […]

9 proposals from Robert Steele and Jim Turner, based on proposals by Ralph Nader and Christina Tobin

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Open Ballot Access.  Proposed, that ballot access requirements should be the same for every candidate, irrespective of party affiliations. This helps Two-Party Tyranny.  See Free & Equal. Holiday Voting.  Proposed, that to avoid undue hardship to the hardest workers in America, the working poor, national and state elections shall only be held over a week-end […]

10/23 Agenda

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Introductions Agenda Review & Revisions / Designate roles Facilitators / Moderators (is everyone ok with Ahmed & Scott for this meeting only?) Notetakers (we need up to 2 people to take notes, ideally one handwriting & one on computer, also record audio?) Timekeeper (to note how long each section takes/should take) Process Presentation (we will […]