Democracy Happy Hour - Nov. 11, 2020

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Election Recap & Protect the Result Update - Recording from Wednesday, November 11, 2020:

Democracy Happy Hour – November 11, 2020 Links

Election Recap & Protect the Results Updates:

Presidential Election Results: Biden Wins - https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/11/03/us/elections/results-president.html

This Election, Democracy Won - https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/analysis-opinion/election-democracy-won

Trump intensifies bid to disrupt the transition, and the GOP sticks with him - https://thefulcrum.us/big-picture/transfer-of-power

GOP-led states back Trump’s legal drive to challenge election - https://www.politico.com/news/2020/11/09/gop-states-back-trump-election-challenge-435437

Barr Hands Prosecutors the Authority to Investigate Voter Fraud Claims - https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/09/us/politics/barr-elections.html

Barr Memo - https://int.nyt.com/data/documenttools/barr-memo-elections-fraud/9bf5cac375012c4c/full.pdf

White House, escalating tensions, orders agencies to rebuff Biden transition team - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-transition-agencies-biden/2020/11/09/ad9f2ba2-22b7-11eb-952e-0c475972cfc0_story.html

Former GOP lawmakers call on Trump to accept election results - https://thehill.com/homenews/house/525161-former-gop-lawmakers-call-on-trump-to-accept-election-results

The Times Called Officials in Every State: No Evidence of Voter Fraud - https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/10/us/politics/voting-fraud.html

As states press forward with vote counts, Trump advisers privately express pessimism about heading off Biden’s win - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-challenges-state-count/2020/11/10/45148fac-2378-11eb-8672-c281c7a2c96e_story.html

What prevents a state from going rogue on the Electoral College? - https://thefulcrum.us/election-dissection/electoral-college-votes

Why These New Election Lawsuits Will Fail - https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/analysis-opinion/why-these-new-election-lawsuits-will-fail

Senate and House elections 2020: full results for Congress - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2020/nov/09/senate-and-house-elections-2020-full-results-for-congress

Key dates for Senate Runoff in Georgia - https://www.wtoc.com/2020/11/09/key-dates-senate-runoff-georgia/

Live results: Ballot initiatives on democracy reform - https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2020/11/3/21546902/live-results-ballot-initiatives-democracy-reform

2020’S ELECTIONS SHOW MIXED RESULTS FOR DEMOCRACY REFORM - https://www.sightline.org/2020/11/04/2020s-elections-show-mixed-results-for-democracy-reform/

Poor messaging is why ranked elections got rejected in Massachusetts - https://thefulcrum.us/voting/ranked-choice-voting-massachusetts-2648723011

WA State Election Results - https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/

WA Election Turnout - https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/research/ballot-return-statistics.aspx

Protect the Results Updates - https://protecttheresults.com/media/

Is this a Coup? - Choose Democracy Coup-o-meter - https://isthisacoup.com/

Choose Democracy Updates - https://choosedemocracy.us/

Livestream: Celebrate postal workers - Defend the Post Office – November 12th @ 3 pm PT -https://actionnetwork.org/events/livestream-celebrate-postal-workers-defend-the-post-office

#OurPathForward Virtual Rally – November 14th @12 pm PT -https://www.mobilize.us/thefrontline/event/363031/

Yakima Voting Rights Community Forum – December 5th @ 10:30 am - https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8PV8SD7gS96b_ZmN31SHOg?fbclid=IwAR0SLkRtSxEaRJDHLu3ZS-TDlzPQ6K_eVh3Fq9dnDgTMDBdysN2lFiUPMSE

FDF Actions, Events & Links:

Becoming A Democracy: How We Can Fix the Electoral College, Gerrymandering, and Our Elections - Book event with author Kristin Eberhard – December 3rd @ 6 pm PT - https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IaffwfZcTBKMWhDVzWJuYg

FDF Events Page - Past Events at the bottom - https://www.fixdemocracyfirst.org/get-involved?tab=events

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