Democracy Happy Hour - August 5, 2020

Event Details

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 5th, 2020:

Article & Report Links:

Americans are losing faith in an objective media. A new Gallup/Knight study explores why. -

COVID-19 and the Surge of Mail Ballots: Managing an Unprecedented Volume in the November 2020 Election Report -

Trump explains why mail voting merits a lawsuit in Nevada but praise in Florida -

Poll: Young people want to vote by mail, but don't know how to do it -


Momentum for Democracy Reform Across the Country -

State of Reform: An analysis of the Impact and Progress of Four Key Political Reforms -

CONNECTICUT CITIZENS’ ELECTION PROGRAM - Example of a Public Funding System -

The Democracy Voucher Program Is Now Open For 2021 Candidates -

Timeline of ranked choice voting in Maine -

Ranked Choice Voting in States

St. Pete is doing what the feds won’t—keeping dark money out of local elections -

Seattle Takes On Citizens United: A new law knocks “foreign-influenced” corporations out of city politics by working with the decision, not fighting it. -

H.R. 1 - The For The People Act of 2019 -

H.R. 1 Bill -

Could One State Save American Democracy? -

FDF Events & Links:

Voting Rights Act 55th Anniversary Virtual Rally - Then & Now - Thursday, August 6th @ 12-1 pm PT -

Equity in Democracy: Why This Moment Calls for Proportional Representation – August 13th @ 6pm – With panelists: Ruth Greenwood, Campaign Legal Center Co-Director, Voting Rights & Redistricting; Pedro Hernandez, FairVote Senior Policy Coordinator; Susan Soto Palmer, Yakima County Plaintiff WA Voting Rights Act; and Mohit Nair, FairVote WA Partnerships Director - Register at:

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

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August 5, 2020
4:00 pm
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