I've been trying to find our more about Americans Elect. More on this here, including link to original diary.
Thanks for your message. We apologize for the misunderstanding. The primary will begin on May 8th, at which point you'll have the opportunity to select a nominee.
In our previous emails, you were unable to pass identity verification. We will soon offer an alternative verification process to help those who were unable to verify. Proper identity verification is essential to ensuring the authenticity of the vote. Thanks for your patience!
Janna and the AE Team
Thank you, Janna. I will pass this along; many people I personally know are quite concerned. A clearer explanation of the process would be helpful. For example, why the difference in votes required for "draftees" vs. self-nominated folks (Ron Paul and Rocky Anderson come to mind). What does it take to get in the primaries? What are the present chances of AE being on the ballot in all states?
Probably an answer on your site would be best. Maybe too a FAQ section? I believe it would enhance the credibility of the site and offer hope for many.
A short email to me that such has been done, and I will post it where I can.
In my run for U.S. Senate against Utah's Orrin Hatch, I posted many progressive ideas and principles that I internalized over the years. I'm leaving that site up indefinitely, since it describes what I believe most members of our species truly want: (more...
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