Friday, December 31, 2010

Save The Date! Free Speech and Fair Elections for the People Sunday, February 6th

Free Speech and Fair Elections for the People: A Public 'Teach-In' on Democracy Reform and Amending the Constitution
Sunday, February 6th Join us for this exciting and educational forum, featuring some of the top advocates of democracy reform.

2:00 - 4:00 PM
Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church
3215 Powder Mill Rd
Adelphi, MD 20783
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Call 443-766-0894 or email for more information

Topics will include national and state-level measures, including a Constitutional Amendment.

Congresswoman Donna Edwards of Maryland's 4th district, speaking on the Constitutional amendment she has introduced to allow Congress to regulate the range of speech rights of corporate entities, and on other federal measures she recommends to reduce undue corporate influence on elections.

Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin, American University Constitutional law professor, who represents Takoma Park and is a member of Maryland's new campaign finance task force, on proposed state legislation for campaign finance transparency and reform.

Anna White, Democracy Organizer for Public Citizen, on the growing national grassroots movement for a constitutional amendment and how Marylanders can get involved.

Jessica Sharp, co-founder and co-director of Fair and Clean Elections Maryland, on opportunities to lobby for pertinent Maryland legislation and take part in other supporting activities.

Sponsoring Organizations Include:

Friday, December 24, 2010

Report: Scanners cost less than touch-screen machines

Rebecca Wilson

SAVE our Votes is a nonpartisan grassroots organization working for
Secure, Accessible, Verifiable Elections in Maryland.