Democracy Happy Hour – August 30, 2023

Event Details

Democracy Happy Hour, Aug 30, 2023 - Meeting Recordings:

Fix Democracy First Links:

Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule:

  • Sept 6 - Election Security & Protecting Election Workers (Tentative)
  • Sept 13 - WA Public Disclosure Commission with Sean Flynn & Kim Bradford
  • Sept 20 - Braver Angels: Finding Common Ground with Elizabeth Doll, Director of Braver Politics
  • Sept 27 - CANCELED - No Democracy Happy Hour this week (Cindy will be at the American Democracy Summit in Los Angeles.)


The Forward Party: Reforms & Strategies Links:

Democracy in the News Links

Trump Surrenders at Atlanta Jail in Election Interference Case -

A Trump Mug Shot for History -

Trump is selling his mug shot on shirts, koozies and bumper stickers -

Trump and 18 others charged in the Georgia election case are set to be arraigned on Sept. 6 -

Legal Battles Begin in Case Against Trump and Allies in Georgia -

Meadows testifies in Atlanta; March trial date for Trump in D.C. -

Trump chief of staff Meadows says actions laid out in Georgia indictment were part of his job -

Judge holds Giuliani liable in Georgia election workers’ defamation case for withholding information -

Trump’s D.C. election-obstruction trial scheduled for March 2024 -

Trump Sees Immunity Fight as Path to Delay 2020 Criminal Trial -


The Constitutional Case for Barring Trump from the Presidency -

Whether or not he is convicted, Trump will be the Republican nominee for president -

The World Is Contemplating a Second Trump Administration -

RNC launches ad encouraging absentee, early voting -

An oral history of the March on Washington, 60 years after MLK’s dream -

March on Washington 60th Anniversary Emphasizes Continued Civil Rights Struggle -

Voting rights concerns shadow March on Washington anniversary -

More than 80 percent of voters are worried about US democracy: poll -

The AZ Supreme Court rebuffed 2 more requests to overturn GOP losses in 2022 -

Arizona Supreme Court rules against attorney seeking to void 2022 election -

Mississippi wants to overturn ruling that allows formerly incarcerated felons to vote -

North Carolina governor vetoes election bill, sparking override showdown with GOP supermajority -

Ohio’s Congressional Map Is Back in Court -

Ohio AG rejects anti-gerrymandering ballot effort that would create citizen redistricting commission -

Washington isn't rushing to redraw districts, despite court order -

New text alerts let Washington voters track when their ballots are counted -

Wisconsin Supreme Court flips liberal, creating a ‘seismic shift’ -

Billionaire-linked US thinktank behind supreme court wealth tax case lobbying -

19 States Cut Income Taxes to Benefit Wealthy — With Help of Dark Money Groups -

Warren Grills Tax Prep Companies Over Lobby Against Free Tax Filing Services -

GOP salivates at the biggest campaign finance win since Citizens United -

National Republican Senatorial Committee et al v. Federal Election Commission et al -

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