Democracy Happy Hour – October 5, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, October 5, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

Action & Event Links:

Fix Democracy First

Upcoming Topics:

  • Oct 12 - Ranked-Choice Voting on the Ballot w/ FairVote WA
  • Oct 19 - Jim Crow Laws: Past & Present
  • Oct 26 - Jan 6 Committee Review


Seattle Redistricting:

Ranked Choice Voting on the ballot in Washington State:

The Lobbying Revolving Door Links:

Democracy in the News Links:

Oath Keepers sedition trial: Secret recordings played to jury reveal plans for Jan 6 ‘fight’ -


Prosecutors outline alleged Jan. 6 plotting -


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Trump Asks Supreme Court to Intervene in Review of Mar-a-Lago Records -


Judge rules Trump lawyers don’t have to clarify Mar-a-Lago document claims -


In Trump White House, classified records routinely mishandled, aides say -


Trump files $475 million defamation lawsuit against CNN -


Jan. 6 hearing likely on Oct. 13 after Hurricane Ian postponement -


Ginni Thomas falsely asserts to Jan. 6 panel that election was stolen, chairman says -


They Legitimized the Myth of a Stolen Election — and Reaped the Rewards -


Your Guide to All 35 States Deciding Their Next Secretary of State -


U.S. Warns of Security Threats Ahead of Midterm Elections -


Election workers to be trained to deal with violence at polls as midterms approach -


Election officials confront a new problem: Whether they can trust their own poll workers -


Activists Flood Election Offices With Challenges -


How election conspiracies cast a shadow over GOP, WA midterms -


Democracy is on the ballot in nine states this fall -


Will challenges to voter rolls hamstring Georgia’s election system? -


Federal judge upholds Georgia election law in challenge brought by Abrams -


Michigan judge drops charges against 7 ex-state and city officials in Flint water crisis -


NC Supreme Court hears voter ID case -


In a Stately Ceremony, Supreme Court Welcomes Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson -


Supreme Court keeping live audio as it opens again to public -


SCOTUS Argument Audio -


As New Term Starts, Supreme Court Is Poised to Resume Rightward Push -


Supreme Court Trust, Job Approval at Historical Lows -


Supreme Court debates narrowing protections in Clean Water Act -


Supreme Court to hear 2 cases with major implications for 2024 -


Black representation in Alabama tested before Supreme Court -


Alabama Congressional Redistricting Challenge (SCOTUS) -


Supreme Court Leans Toward Alabama in Voting Rights Dispute -


The Supreme Court Is On The Verge Of Killing The Voting Rights Act -


There Is Absolutely Nothing to Support the ‘Independent State Legislature’ Theory -


U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Pennsylvania electoral map -


U.S. Supreme Court to decide if employers can sue unions over vandalism -


The Supreme Court Might Be on the Brink of Making Corruption Easier—Again -


The Onion files Supreme Court amicus brief defending the right to parody -

How the Supreme Court could change the internet as we know it -


Supreme Court takes case on content policing: Here's how a Section 230 ruling could impact social media -




Justices shield spouses’ work from potential conflict of interest disclosures -


Even more companies that pledged not to give to 'sedition caucus' have reversed course -


Corporations have given $40 million to the Sedition Caucus -


Millions Pour Into Group Working to Keep Democrats’ House Majority -


Outside dollars help Republican U.S. Senate candidates close financial gap with Democrats -


Banning Congress From Trading Stocks Is Massively Popular. So Why Are Top Democrats Stalling? -


Youth Voter Registration Has Surpassed 2018 Levels in Many States, but It's Lagging for the Youngest Voters -


Supporting Young People on their Path to Running for Office -


Italy’s election backfires using US-style voting -


Poll: Portland Voters Strongly Support Ranked Choice Voting, Multi-Member Districts -


How one campaign ad actually *reduced* partisan animosity -


Build a personalized democracy toolkit to get ready for the midterms -

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