National Council on Election Integrity

“Inaction at this consequential time in our history would be harmful and detrimental to the country,” says National Council On Election Integrity regarding the Freedom to Vote Act

Last week, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Angus King (I-ME), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Alex Padilla (D-CA), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Raphael Warnock (D-GA) introduced the Freedom to Vote Act — historic legislation that includes concrete reforms to improve our broken political system and protect our elections. In response, the National Council on

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Swamp Stories Episode 28: Conversations: Former Rep. Donna Edwards

In the latest episode of our Swamp Stories podcast, Weston chats with former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) about what it was like being a member of Congress, how she would fix our broken political system, and the RV trip that she took across America alone after the 2016 election to better understand the rise of Donald Trump.  Episode 28 of

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IO in the news: May 2021 recap

May was a remarkably busy month for Issue One. Last month, we quickly ramped up our efforts calling for an independent and bipartisan January 6th Commission. All told, we secured 63 press hits — an Issue One May record  — including 12 television segments across networks including MSNBC and CNN, and three op-eds in The Hill, Omaha World-Herald, and the

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“This is not a partisan issue, this is not about Republican or Democrat — this is an American issue,” said Secretary Chuck Hagel ahead of Senate vote on the January 6th Commission at Issue One briefing with 9/11 Commissioner Tim Roemer

Before today’s expected vote in the Senate on legislation that would create an independent and bipartisan January 6th Commission, Issue One convened a press briefing to discuss the need for a national commission to thoroughly investigate the events leading up to and on January 6th so that we can take the necessary steps to prevent future violence and loss of

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Issue One applauds bipartisan House passage of bill creating January 6th Commission; calls on Senate to act

Following today’s bipartisan vote in the House of Representatives to pass legislation that would create an independent January 6th Commission, Issue One CEO and Founder Nick Penniman and Executive Director Meredith McGehee issued the following statements: Penniman said: “Our nation must never again witness such a reprehensible attack on our democracy as we saw on January 6th. Today’s passage of

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Issue One holds press briefing with 9/11 commissioners and 9/11 family member about congressional vote to create a January 6th commission

“I believe if they’ll let people vote their conscience that you’ll see this pass with bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate. So leaders, please back off. Don’t whip against this. Let the members vote their conscience. They know what’s right. They will do the right thing.”  – Rep. Zach Wamp, Issue One ReFormers Caucus Co-Chair and National Council

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“This sets the stage for a bipartisan breakthrough moment in Congress,” says National Council on Election Integrity regarding the House Rules Committee’s vote to bring the creation of a January 6th commission to the floor

In response to today’s committee vote advancing bipartisan legislation that would create an independent and bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6th assault on our U.S. Capitol, the National Council on Election Integrity released the following statement: “Today’s action by the House Rules Committee was a critical step towards getting an objective understanding of what happened on January 6th so this never happens

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Bipartisan National Council On Election Integrity launches new $250,000 advertising campaign calling for a commission to investigate January 6 and prevent future attacks

In response to the need for a thorough investigation into the January 6 assault on our U.S. Capitol, the National Council on Election Integrity has today launched a new $250,000 digital ad buy calling on Congress to create a bipartisan and independent commission to investigate the root causes that led to the attack on our representative democracy and prevent future

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Bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity condemns state bills politicizing election administration

Hundreds of bills have been introduced by state lawmakers that will change voting laws. In response, the National Council on Election Integrity released the following statement: “Across the country, state legislators have introduced legislation that would politicize election administration by taking power away from local election officials and putting it in the hands of partisan state legislators. As a recent

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Issue One’s National Council on Election Integrity convenes expert conversation on the impact disinformation is having on democracy and solutions to combat this growing threat

This week, Issue One and its National Council on Election Integrity convened leading experts for a conversation about the root causes and impact disinformation is having on our democracy, and the bold solutions our government and corporations can take to combat this growing threat. Moderated by Issue One’s CEO and Founder Nick Penniman, panelists included Vanessa Cárdenas, President, CárdenasStrategies, LLC,

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