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16,000 Donors, Half of All Donations

A study by the Bipartisan Policy Center found that more than 3.2 million Americans contributed to federal candidates in the 2016 elections, but fewer than 16,000 of them provided half the total donations.  166 more words

Paul Seeman

It may not be a 'sexy' topic, but if you don't fully understand gerrymandering, you don't fully understand politics/government.

Gerrymandering is a process widely practised in democracies across the world and has been proven to have a significant impact on representative government, yet it is broadly ignored by the mainstream media. 350 more words

The "Efficiency Gap," Explained

The Supreme Court is currently considering the Gill v. Whitford, the Wisconsin gerrymandering case about whether Republicans gave themselves a guaranteed GOP majority when they redrew the state’s legislative districts in 2011.  300 more words

Paul Seeman

Voter Services Team Update:

Voter Service Plans 2018

You are welcome to attend the next Voter Service Team meeting.  Please contact Sally Broste for details at voterservice@lwv-larimercounty.org

In January we set goals, planning for activities in 2018.  627 more words

Activism

Support H.R. 2840, the Automatic Voter Registration Act

This OTYCD entry originally posted in July 2017.

Support H.R. 2840, the Automatic Voter Registration Act, which would automatically sign up eligible voters when they interact with a relevant government agency. 409 more words

Elections

Open Letter From North Carolina

I am writing from North Carolina to ask for your help defending our right to vote by opposing Trump nominee Thomas Farr’s appointment to be a Federal Judge in the Eastern District of North Carolina. 1,025 more words

North Carolina

Happy Birthday, Dr. King

It’s your birthday. It’s your birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As a lifelong activist, I celebrate you every day.

Still, I look forward to the annual smorgasbord of events. 213 more words

Civic Engagement