Democracy Happy Hour – May 25, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, May 25, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

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Upcoming Democracy Happy Hour topics:

  • June 1st – Tracking Money in Elections
  • June 8th – Proportional Representation as a Social Justice Issue w/ More Equitable Representation
  • June 15th – The Independent State Legislature Theory
  • June 22nd – The Precinct Strategy: What is it and why?

YO VOTE! (Youth Organizers for Voter Outreach, Teaching & Engagement) -

WON (Women in Office Now) Training Session –

Campaign Finance – May 31st @ 6 pm – w/ guest speaker Scott Haley with the PDC – Register @


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Why can’t America do anything to stop mass shootings? -

US gun control: What is the NRA and why is it so powerful? -

OpenSecrets - National Rifle Assn -

Capitol attack panel to hold six public hearings as it aims to show how Trump broke law -

Jan. 6 committee alleges Trump, allies engaged in potential ‘criminal conspiracy’ by trying to block Congress from certifying election -

Understanding the criminal allegations the Jan. 6 committee is constructing against Trump -

Eastman provides new details of Trump’s direct role in legal effort to overturn election -

Intensifying Inquiry Into Alternate Electors Focuses on Trump Lawyers -

Former Attorney General William Barr tentatively agrees to give sworn testimony to January 6 committee -

Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice, pressed Ariz. lawmakers to help reverse Trump’s loss, emails show -

How Trump’s 2020 Election Lies Have Gripped State Legislatures -

Primaries show divisions are not only between the parties, but within them -

Takeaways: Trump’s big defeat; election denial backfiring -

Primary voters in key states navigate new voting rules -

Democracy Crisis in the Making: How State Legislatures are Politicizing, Criminalizing, and Interfering with Elections [May 2022] -

The election system shuddered in 2020. Now, there are fears of an attack within -

Effort to recruit poll workers relaunches amid fears of shortage -

Klobuchar, Warren introduce bill to provide $20 billion for election administration -

Klobuchar, Warren, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Election Administration -

Elections require more consistent federal funding, per report -

Voting is surging in Georgia despite controversial new election law -

Misinformation, violence and a paper shortage threaten midterm elections, officials say -

Montana Supreme Court says no to Election Day voter registration -

A mail-in voting law is under attack by Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers who passed it -

US federal judge rules that Sioux tribes in South Dakota have standing in voting rights lawsuit -

Thousands of Virginia convicts to have voting rights restored -

Alaska Supreme Court rejects redrawn Senate map, orders use of interim political map for state elections -

Redrawn Arizona congressional map drains Native American voting power -

Florida appeals court reinstates DeSantis congressional map -

Kansas Supreme Court upholds Republican congressional map -

Divided panel of federal judges refuses to rule on constitutionality of redrawn U.S. House map -

Judge Approves N.Y. House Map, Cementing Chaos for Democrats -

A GOP power grab shatters 30 years of political progress for Black voters in Galveston County -

Big Tech Takes Texas to the Supreme Court -

Supreme Court Strikes Candidate Loan Repayment Limits -

Dark money gets darker with less disclosure in the 2022 election -

Everyone’s a Fat Cat in US Politics Today -

16 watchdog groups demand Joe Biden 'publicly and actively' push Congress to ban lawmaker stock trades -

EXPLAINER: White ‘replacement theory’ fuels racist attacks -

Congress is fractured. So Democrats, Republicans went to family therapy – together. We were there. -

Ballot tracking can improve rejection-rate disparities -

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