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~ Solicit "qualified" legal/constitutional experts to evaluate that legislation for inclusion.

~ Create search able online database for each senator and representative.

~ Find volunteers in each state willing to track the votes of each of their members of congress.

~ Develop indicators to provide a graph for each member of Congress to calculate a score for their over all performance.

* Design database to allow addition of more categories to monitor ( see below )

~ Develop standards to arrive at a score to support yes/no position for each member.

* Perhaps four score levels.

(1) Active action to support re-election. ( +1 )
(2) No action for or against. ( 0 )
(3) Publish reasons to vote out of office. ( -1 )
(4) Active campaign for removal from office. ( -2 )

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~ Promote the cause, find members and solicit donations to:

* Pay for actual operating costs ( Initial function to publish findings due to lack of funding )
* Support deserving candidates campaigns with donations and/or ads as appropriate by law.
* Pay costs to work against undeserving candidates by public education and/or ads.

~ Find volunteers willing to author articles and submit to blogs.

~ Solicit public figures to endorse this effort.

* Entertainers
* Legal experts / noted attorneys / law professors
* Retired Judges

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The scoring system could be legally separate from ( independent contractor? ) the PAC with the PAC using the scores for their decisions regarding supporting or fighting any particular candidate.

Isolates the PAC decisions from the scoring process.

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This is a superb idea! Run with it. How much clout... by Jeanne Roberts on Sunday, Jul 6, 2008 at 2:25:48 PM
You can't judge them by how they vote.  Democrats... by Steve Fournier on Sunday, Jul 6, 2008 at 2:57:16 PM
How they vote is the only thing you can measure th... by Paul Kruger on Sunday, Jul 6, 2008 at 3:46:03 PM
The system is broken.  Either they vote with ... by Deborah Wells on Monday, Jul 7, 2008 at 1:00:58 AM