Democracy Happy Hour - October 12, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, October 12, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

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Fix Democracy First

Upcoming Topics:

  • Oct 19 - Jan 6 Investigation Review
  • Oct 26 - Voting Rights: From Jim Crow to Today
  • Nov 2 - The Midterms: What can we expect?
  • Nov 9 - Midterm Election Report  


Ranked Choice Voting on the ballot in Washington State:

Ranked-Choice Voting on the Ballot w/ FairVote WA Links:

Democracy in the News Links:


Jan. 6 Panel Reschedules Final Hearing as Key Questions Remain Unresolved -


Next Jan. 6 committee hearing will reveal ‘pretty surprising’ new material, Rep. Zoe Lofgren says -


New evidence to show Trump was warned of violence on Jan. 6 -


Lawyers Group Asks Court to Punish an Author of Trump Electors Scheme -


Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy over Jan. 6 actions -


From Serbia to Roger Stone, Oath Keepers trial traces threads of alleged Jan. 6 plot -


Oath Keepers Leader Urged Trump to Invoke the Insurrection Act -


Justice Dept. Is Said to Believe Trump Has More Documents -


How Trump Deflected Demands for Documents, Enmeshing Aides -


Government Classification and the Mar-a-Lago Documents -


After Mar-a-Lago Search, Talk of ‘Civil War’ Is Flaring Online -


Atlanta district attorney seeks testimony from Flynn and Gingrich -


Former White House aide cooperating with investigation of Trump effort to overturn election results -


Fulton County prosecutor investigating Trump aims for indictments as soon as December -


A majority of GOP nominees deny or question the 2020 election results -


Nearly 40 percent of Republicans will blame election fraud if GOP doesn’t win Congress: poll -


Where Republican election deniers are on the ballot near you -




Election Workers Face an Obstacle Course to Reach the Midterms -


RNC seizes on political affiliations of poll workers in swing states -


Election officials largely reject voter eligibility challenges under Georgia’s new election law -


Ohio to hire election investigators to tackle 'crisis of confidence' -


Texas Election Officials Are Fighting an Endless Battle With “Stop the Steal” Activists -


PNW voter education efforts aim to combat election fraud claims -


Gerrymandering, signature rejections dilute Latino vote in Washington state -


Redistricting commissions draw fairer districts than politicians do -


Voting Laws Roundup: October 2022 -


Is vote by mail constitutional? As election looms, the Delaware Supreme Court will decide -


Montana Court Strikes Down Three Voter Suppression Laws in Win for Voters -


Supreme Court of the United States -


U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs fetal personhood appeal -


U.S. Supreme Court backs Republican in Pennsylvania ballots case -


Supreme Court allows extreme racial gerrymandering to stand in Louisiana -


How the Supreme Court’s New Gerrymandering Case Threatens the Voting Rights Act -


Why Little-Noticed State Legislative Races Could Be Hugely Consequential -


Who Protects Your Vote? The 'Independent State Legislature Theory,' Explained - Who Protects Your Vote? The 'Independent State Legislature Theory,' Explained


Supreme Court poised to rewrite how social media confronts disinformation -


Supreme Court's liability case could scramble the online world -


Democratic fundraising skyrockets in key Senate races -


New Trump super PAC makes first midterm ad buys -


Meet The Billionaires Funding The Battle For Control Of The House Of Representatives -


Who’s Bankrolling Election Deniers? -


Tech Billionaire Larry Ellison’s Record Political Giving Funds Election Deniers In Midterms -


Where state lobbying spending is growing the fastest -


Layers of Lobbying: An examination of 2021 state and federal lobbying from K Street to Main Street -


Federal Officials Trade Stock in Companies Their Agencies Oversee -


The Most Toxic Politicians Are Dragging Us to Hell With Emails and Texts -


Judge: Facebook intentionally violated WA campaign finance law 822 times -


Elon Musk could return Donald Trump to Twitter before the mid-terms, boosting the chances of post-election chaos -


Conflict Flairs Over Equity in Redistricting, Billionaire-Backed Election Reform Campaign Tops $500,000 -


Report: 120 congressional, statewide candidates won primaries with less than a majority -


Nevada and 9 cities and counties to consider ranked-choice voting in November -

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