Democracy Happy Hour – September 28, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, September 28, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

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Upcoming Topics:

  • Oct 5 - Jan 6 Committee Report Review (tentative)
  • Oct 12 - Ranked-Choice Voting on the Ballot


Ranked Choice Voting in Washington State:

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Next U.S. Supreme Court Session: What can we expect? Elections Links:

Democracy in the News Links:


Senate's Electoral Count Act reform heads for broad bipartisan vote -


Trump faces growing legal peril as he seeks to raise profile ahead of 2024 -


President Trump’s staggering record of uncharged crimes -


Trump lawyers argue to limit White House aides’ testimony to Jan. 6 grand jury -


Roger Stone Promoted Violence, Then Sought Pardon After Jan. 6, Evidence Shows -


Virginia Thomas Agrees to Interview With Jan. 6 Panel -


Appeals Court Frees Justice Dept. to Use Sensitive Files Seized From Trump -


Trump’s Declassification Defense Draws Skepticism From Judges -


Trump says presidents can declassify docs ‘even by thinking about it’ -


Georgia voting equipment breach at center of tangled tale -


“We Are Proud Boys”: Far-Right Gang Normalized Political Violence, Embraced by GOP as Legit Discourse -


MAGA and the "incels": Latest Jan. 6 arrests show how fascists target insecure young men -


As more states create election integrity units, Arizona is a cautionary tale -


With U.S. Democracy Under Attack, Women Election Officials Hold the Front Lines -


False claims, threats fuel poll worker sign-ups for midterms -


Faces of Democracy How Our Elections Work and the Challenges Ahead -


With midterms looming, Georgia officials are grappling with challenges from election deniers -


Ballot measures on ballot measures—previewing five measures that could change the initiative process this year -


Abortion looms over 2022 state ballots -


Arizona judge reinstates near-total abortion ban from 19th century -


Judge Temporarily Suspends Indiana Abortion Ban -


More than 500 Michigan doctors agree to support lawsuit challenging abortion ban -


Florida appeals to Supreme Court over controversial social media law -


Grappling with public health impacts of Supreme Court decisions -


Top State Judges Make a Rare Plea in a Momentous Supreme Court Election Case -


Fraudulent Document Cited in Supreme Court Bid to Torch Election Law -


JOHN ROBERTS’S LONG GAME - Is this the end of the Voting Rights Act? -


House Democrats introduce bill to expand U.S. appeals courts -


The American right’s future involves waging a 'religious battle' against the left, leaders say at a conservative conference -


Senate Republicans block bill to require disclosure of ‘dark money’ donors -


2022 midterm election spending on track to top $9.3 billion -


Trump to unleash millions in the midterms in possible prelude to 2024 -


Alarm as Koch bankrolls dozens of election denier candidates -


Crypto-billionaire on massive political contributions: 'I want to do what's right for the country' -


Secretary of State Races Turn Rowdy During the Homestretch -


Billionaire-backed legal group sues to block student loan forgiveness -


Inside the civil rights campaign to get Big Tech to fight the ‘big lie’ -


TikTok Bans Political Fund-Raising Ahead of Midterms -


Interactive Election Monitoring Tool -


2022 State Democracy Report Card -


Ranked-choice voting worked well, state election officials say. So did Dominion voting machines -


When every Californian is a campaign donor -


Pocan Introduces Constitutional Amendment Guaranteeing Right to Vote -

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