Democracy Happy Hour - June 3, 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.

Links from discussion on June 3rd, 2020:

Montana's tough donor disclosure law survives at Supreme Court - https://thefulcrum.us/campaign-finance/montana-campaign-finance-law

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules - https://www.nationofchange.org/2020/06/01/election-spending-boosted-by-secret-money-tops-100m-as-irs-ends-donor-reporting-rules/

Some voters are scared the coronavirus will stop them from casting a ballot - https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/01/some-voters-are-scared-coronavirus-will-stop-them-from-casting-ballot.html

Four Charts That Show How Absentee Voting Is Skyrocketing In The Pandemic - https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/absentee-voting-data-pennsylvania-new-mexico-indiana-dc

As More Americans Prepare To Vote By Mail, Postal Service Faces Big Challenges - https://www.wgbh.org/news/national-news/2020/05/30/as-more-americans-prepare-to-vote-by-mail-postal-service-faces-big-challenges

How Partisan Gerrymandering Hurts Kids - https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/democracy/reports/2020/05/28/485495/partisan-gerrymandering-hurts-kids/

The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today - https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177465/the-decline-and-rise-of-democracy

Tackling Racism Is a Key to Saving Democracy - https://www.wisdc.org/news/commentary/6641-tackling-racism-is-a-key-to-saving-democracy

Democracy reform groups seize time of racial protest to press their cause - https://thefulcrum.us/big-picture/democracy-reform-racial-justice

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