Democracy Happy Hour - August 12, 2020

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Fix Democracy First hosts a weekly Democracy Happy Hour on Wednesdays @ 5-6pm PT. Grab a drink and join us and  learn about the latest democracy efforts, challenges, solutions, as well upcoming events and actions.

Recording from Wednesday, August 12th, 2020:

Links from Discussion:

A Record 76% of Americans Can Vote by Mail in 2020 -

Bribery Charges in Ohio Illuminate the Dangers of Dark Money -

Want a democracy that looks like America? Switch to ranked elections. -

When Political Conventions Go Virtual, What Happens to the Traditional TV Coverage? -

Help America Vote – Poll Worker Recruitment Day – September 1st -

Brennan Center - National Task Force on Rule of Law & Democracy –

Proposal I:

Proposal II:

Electoral College Links:

Nation Archives – The Electoral College History -

Electoral College Fast Facts -

The Electoral College’s Racist Origins: More than two centuries after it was designed to empower southern white voters, the system continues to do just that. -

National Popular Vote Interstate Compact -

Our Common Purpose: Reinventing Democracy for the 21st Century -

FDF Events & Links:

Equity in Democracy: Why This Moment Calls for Proportional Representation – August 13th @ 6pm –

Suppressed 2020: The Fight to Vote - Film Screening & Panel Discussion on Public Education & Democracy – sponsored with Badass Teachers Association (BATs) -

Fix Democracy First Virtual Volunteer Meeting – Next meeting, August 20th @ 6-7 pm -

SAVE THE DATE: Fix Democracy First week of special events – 2020 Vision: Picturing Real • Democracy - Online Auction - September 11-18th

• SPECIAL Democracy Happy Hour - September 16th @ 5 pm PT

• 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony - September 17th @ 6 pm PT

• Main Speaker Event w/ Lawrence Lessig - September 18th @ 6 pm PT

Fix Democracy First – Donate here:

Equity in Democracy Links:

FairVote Washington -

Fix Democracy First -

Campaign Legal Center  -

FairVote – National -

One America – WA Voting Rights Act -

How Could Ranked-Choice Voting Benefit Yakima County? -

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August 12, 2020
3:00 pm
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