Robert David STEELE Vivas
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Electoral Reform--Time to Get Active Across 435 Congressional Districts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert David STEELE Vivas Dec 24, 2011. 2 Replies

I have been working with many others on Electoral Reform for close to 20 years, but it was not until Occupy emerged--and the Occupy NYC working group on Politics and Electoral Reform, that I actually…Continue

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How would you characterize your connection to the Occupy movement?
Not active but a supporter
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VERY ACTIVE in pressing for Electoral Reform Act of 2012 as the "one thing" that can unify all voters, not just Occupy, and also the "one thing" that can dramatically increase fund-raising over the winter, and also the "one thing" we can actually force Congress to pass if each senator and representative is confronted over the holiday fund-raising period with an invitation they cannot refuse, to co-sponsor the legislation.
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Opportunity to further intelligence discussion with an emphasis on planning and do-able action.

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Proposed Statement of Demand and Proposed Electoral Reform Act of 2012

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 8:13pm 0 Comments

Since 2000, when I Greg Palast broke the story of the 50,000 disenfranchised people of color and democratic persuasion, three months in advance of the election, and Al Gore took the offer to accept the theft as being "within the bounds of reasonable dishonesty," I have been creating an Electoral Reform Act outline.  I took everything I could find from Ralph Nader, the undisputed foundation for any such work, and then worked with Jim Turner and others to create a ten point Act.  Once I…


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