Democracy Happy Hour - Nov. 18, 2020

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This week's topic: Democracy Legislation & Protect the Results Updates. 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, November 18th, 2020:

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In the News & Protect the Results Links and Updates:

November is Native American Heritage Month -

Nations and Tribes of Washington State -

Native Land -

Alaska becomes second state to approve ranked-choice voting as Ballot Measure 2 passes by 1% -

The Most Expensive Election Ever -

Navigator Reaction to Election Results -

Federal prosecutors assigned to monitor election malfeasance tell Barr they see no evidence of substantial irregularities -

GOP leaders in 4 states quash dubious Trump bid on electors -

Top CEOs met to plan response to Trump’s election denial -

Trump and his supporters are discovering how hard it is to sabotage election results -

There’s a Reason the Election Went So Smoothly - Local officials are the unsung heroes of 2020. -

The Movement for Democracy Reform Saved the Election -


National security veterans warn of transition delay as Trump digs back in -

National Task Force on Election Crisis -

Transition Period -

How to Stop a Power Grab -

Distorted U.S. democracy underscores urgency of Electoral College reform -

Reaching 270 by 2024 - The Path to a National Popular Vote – November 19th @ 12-2 pm PT -

National Democracy Legislation:  

Anxious democracy reformers pressing Biden to make more of their causes -

The Case for H.R.1 -

For the People Act (HR1) -

Democracy Day 1 (Declaration for American Democracy Coalition) -

Democracy Day 1 Petition -

Voting Rights Advancement Act -

H.R.4 - Voting Rights Advancement Act -

H.J.Res.48 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing that the rights extended by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons only. -
H.J.Res.2 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. -

Our Common Purpose -


WA State Democracy Legislation

Voting Rights Restoration Efforts in Washington -

HB 2292 - Restoring voter eligibility for all persons convicted of a felony offense who are not in total confinement under the jurisdiction of the department of corrections. -

She is a former addict and prisoner. She was just elected to the state house in Washington. -

SB 6688 - Requiring certain counties, cities, and towns to obtain preclearance before instituting voting qualifications, prerequisites, standards, practices, or procedures. -

HB 1067 – Close Lobbying Revolving Door - Concerning employment after public service in state government -

HB 1722 - Concerning local options for tabulating votes in an election – Allows jurisdictions to adopt Ranked Choice Voting -

Citizen Initiative Review -

Georgia Senate Runoff Efforts:

New Georgia Project -

Georgia Election Voter Hub -

Fair Fight -

Common Power -

Postcards to Swing States – Focus on Georgia -

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 -

Donation $35 or more to FDF and receive a FREE copy of Becoming a Democracy by Kristin Eberhard -

Yakima Voting Rights Community Forum – December 5th @ 10:30 am –

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FDF Events Page - Past Events-

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