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Autopsy: The Democratic Party in Crisis

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Find, support, and hold accountable those candidates and elected officials who will be responsive to those community needs.

Help us formulate and test canvassing models to go to communities that have low voter turnout, and to increase the voter base.

Help us write party resolutions and then require our Democratic candidates to either adopt them or refuse to.

Help us form caucuses - progressive, environmental, rural, labor, LGBTQ, African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian-American - within the state Democratic Parties to articulate and organize around the issues that arise from caring for one another. From this state-level involvement and through these caucuses will flow the leadership to send to the DNC as national delegates.

In the Democratic Party, there are courageous and principled people, uncorrupted by money interests, who are working for a fair society and a peaceful world, and we can join them.

JB: This sure looks like a call for All Hands on Deck! I'm so glad we talked, Pia. Thank you for your activism on behalf of all of us who are committed to the democratic and democratizing principles of our elections. Good luck this weekend!

The mythical Phoenix dies a fiery death and is ultimately reborn. Can the Democratic Party do the same or will it crash and burn?
The mythical Phoenix dies a fiery death and is ultimately reborn. Can the Democratic Party do the same or will it crash and burn?
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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

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