ALLIANCE 4 GRASSROOTS DEMOCRACY Transforming 2024 on the Ground
GREEN GRASSROOTS ELECTION PROTECTION (GREEGREE) COALITION.
In the lead-up to the 2024 election, a national campaign must arise to protect our democracy.
SOME KEY ISSUES:
X Hand-marked digitally-scanned paper ballots must be made universally available. Scanners must be standardized, with transparent source coding and standardized auditing procedures.
X Paper ballots will be mailed to all eligible voters. Ballots returnable by mail, widely available drop boxes, &/or in person or by family members or authorized agents at easily accessible election centers.
X No photo ID or other potentially discriminatory requirements for ballots.
X No mass challenges allowed against duly registered voters.
X Ex-felons are eligible to vote.
X The Voting Rights Act must be re-instated.
X Allow same day voter registration, and registration at schools, Motor Vehicle agencies, social security offices, etc.
X 30 days of early voting, including Saturdays, Sunday & holidays (except Thanksgiving).
X Folding chairs, porta-potties, food & water, protective cover against bad weather must be provided at precincts where long lines accumulate and waits exceed fifteen minutes.
X Citizens United must be repealed.
X No corporate contributions to partisan campaigns or parties, with PACs disallowed.
X Strict limits on personal contributions to partisan campaigns.
X Move money donated to progressive candidates away from media advertising, toward grassroots relational campaigning.
X No weapons allowed within a half-mile of any polling station.
X Gerrymandering must be abolished; Congressional and state legislative districts must be drawn by non-partisan commissions, with California as a model.
X Statewide referenda shall be made legal and binding in all states, to be decided by simple majority.
X Institute rank choice voting wherever possible.
X. Lower the voting age to 16.
X Abolish the Electoral College
X Assign trained werewolves to patrol polling stations where vampires have been sighted.