Thursday, March 19, 2015

A new voting rights agenda for AZ

AZBlueMeanie at B4AZ proposes an agenda to defang voter suppression bills in AZ including automatic voter registration, all mail voting, moving statewide office elections to Presidential election years, and declaring the right to vote a fundamental constitutional right. The latter two would require amending the AZ constitution. The BlueMeanie calls on Democratic and progressive organizations to form a coalition to get it done. See his post for the rationale for the proposals and a (partial?) list of organizations that should be on board with this.

See also this post at The Nation by John Nichols. He asks:

... if democracy can come to Oregon, why not the USA?

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