Democracy Happy Hour - October 21, 2020

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This week: Preparing for the Upcoming Election. 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, October 21st, 2020:

Democracy Happy Hour – October 21, 2020 Links

Article & Report Links:

Enforcing money-in-politics rules is about to be left to you and me -

How Trump’s Tax Records Could Point to Campaign Finance Violations -

AS THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL MEDIA DROWN IN OPAQUE POLITICAL ADS, U.S. REFORM EFFORTS HAVE GONE NOWHERE - The 2020 cycle has again exposed the total failure of America’s campaign finance laws. -

Small Donor Public Financing Could Advance Race and Gender Equity in Congress -

Postman's Creed For 2020 -

"Ranked Choice Voting" Song by Irthlingz Duo -

Georgia Continues to Tempt Fate This Election Season -

Election fact check: WA, OR ballots can’t be ‘cancelled’ online -  

Vote by mail has increased minority participation in Washington but other hurdles remain -

Democrats and Republicans Both Want Safe and Fair Elections: Surveys Show Significant Overlaps -

The 2020 Election May Be the Most Secure in U.S. History: Cyberattacks and COVID-19 Still Threaten the Vote, but States Are Prepared for Both -

The Mess Congress Could Make -

The Electoral Count Act & The Process of Electing a President (ECA) -


Preparing for the Election:

Vote Early Day – October 27th -

Protect the Vote -

Count Every Vote -

Protect Our Election -

WA Voting Justice Coalition – 2020 Voter Challenge -

Ten Things You Need to Know to Stop a Coup -

Hold the Line – A Guide to Defending Democracy -

The Count - A practical guide to defending the Constitution in a contested 2020 election -

Protect the Results -

LWV Protecting Democracy: Active Bystander Training – Register @:


FDF Actions, Events & Links:

UnRepresented – Film Screening & Panel Discussion - October 26th @ 7 pm PT

You will be able to view the film any time between 7 pm PT on October 25th through 7 pm PT on October 27th. We will send you a link and directions to watch the film by October 25th.

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Democracy Happy Hours – Upcoming Topic on 10/28 - Early Voting Updates: How is it going?

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Defend the Election Training – October 28th @ 6:30-8 pm

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Protect the Results & Count Every Vote - Washington State – VIRTUAL RALLY – November 4th @ 5-7 pm – Register @:

Meaningful Movies Project AWARDS CELEBRATION – FDF is being honored as Organization of the Year - Thursday, October 22, 7 PM PT -

Resisterhood – Film Screening & Panel Discussion - October 27th @ 6 pm PT – Register @:

FDF Events Page - Past Events at the bottom -

Support Fix Democracy First – DONATE @:

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October 21, 2020
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