elections

Issue One applauds downpayment on voting assistance in stimulus bill, calls on Congress to provide more resources in future measures

Following the announcement that the Phase III stimulus bill includes $400 million in election assistance to help states prepare for the 2020 election cycle, Issue One Executive Director Meredith McGehee released the following statement: “Congress has just made a solid downpayment on making the 2020 elections safe, secure, and fair.  “While it falls short of the amount Senator Amy Klobuchar

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Issue One and the Fix the System project release ad urging action on a safe and secure election

Today, we are proud to announce Issue One’s leadership in the Fix the System project, a new coalition of political reform organizations, business leaders, and advocates seeking to bolster our democracy, strengthen Congress, and fix the broken political system.  Members of this broad coalition also include Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, FixUS, Leadership Now, the Lugar

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Issue One to Senate: Guarantee that every eligible American can vote in the 2020 elections

Congress should include funding for states in the Phase III Stimulus bill to give every voter the choice of voting early and voting by mail Group launches social media ad campaign in targeted states across the country Watch our ad here As the Senate reconvenes this morning to negotiate the “Phase III” supplemental COVID-19 stimulus bill, Issue One is helping

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The COVID-19 crisis illustrates the need for a stable democracy and secure, free, and fair elections 

Issue One to Senate: include resources for states for early voting and vote by mail In the wake of unprecedented worldwide disruption caused by the coronavirus, and the impact it has on U.S. elections and public confidence in our government, Issue One Founder and CEO Nick Penniman released the following statement:  “Coronavirus has ground many aspects of Americans’ lives to

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We just launched a social media campaign in states around the country about the need for Congress to include funding in the Phase III stimulus bill to give every voter the choice of voting early and voting by mail.

Watch the ad and read our statement.

Voters waiting in line at polling place with voter here sign in forefront