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Commentary: Democracy is broken when it’s built to limit competition. But there’s a way to fix it.

Arizona Mirror May 24, 2024 Commentary: Democracy is broken when it’s built to limit competition. But there’s a way to fix it. By Dr. Matthew C. Whitaker Democracy isn’t working for most Arizona voters — Republicans, Democrats and Independents. Most of our state’s 30 legislative districts are considered “safe,” meaning one party’s candidate always wins […]

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Business for Democracy collaborative opposes anti-democracy Initiative Amendment Act

Press Release March 26, 2024 Business for Democracy collaborative opposes anti-democracy Initiative Amendment Act Bill on DC Council committee agenda (Washington, DC, March 26, 2024) – Below is a statement from the Chair of the Business for Democracy-DC collaborative in opposition to the Initiative Amendment Act of 2023.  The bill will possibly be addressed this

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DC businesses collaborate to protect and strengthen democracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Frank Knapp, businessfordemocracyus@gmail.com  businessfordemocracyus@gmail.com , 803-600-6874 NeAnna Ammerman McLean, nammermanmclean@gmail.com, 301-437-1761 DC businesses collaborate to protect and strengthen democracy Washington, D.C. (March 22, 2024) — A Business for Democracy collaborative has formed in Washington, D.C., and joins similar small business groups in eight states. The American Sustainable Business Network (ASBN) launched a

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Business and Democracy Poll

February 2024 –93% of Democrats and 91% of Republicans say that the existence of a well-functioning democracy is important to a strong economy. –72% of consumers agree that businesses should speak out publicly about threats to democracy and to protect democratic institutions. –Two-in-three consumers agree that they want businesses to influence public policy related to

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OSBC Testifies in Opposition to Senate Bill 137 that seeks to ban Ranked Choice Voting in Ohio

OSBC Testifies in Opposition to Senate Bill 137 that seeks to ban Ranked Choice Voting in Ohio Legislation has been introduced in the Ohio legislature to essentially ban municipalities from opting to use ranked choice voting, the democratization of elections. The bill, SB 137, not only results in stopping municipalities from using ranked choice voting

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Press Statement: Small Businesses Oppose Effort to Ban Election Method Already Not Legal

For Immediate Release January 29, 2024 Contact: Daniel G. Guerra Jr., 608-212-2391, dguerrajr@altuscampus.com Frank Knapp, 803-600-6874, businessfordemocracyus@gmail.com Small Businesses Oppose Effort to Ban Election Method Already Not Legal The Wisconsin Assembly’s Committee on Campaigns and Elections will hold a public hearing on Assembly Bill 853 on Tuesday, January 30, 2024.  The Bill would ban an election method

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Conservative groups bash effort to allow ranked-choice voting

Post & Courier January 26, 2024 Conservative groups bash effort to allow ranked-choice voting By Nick Reynolds COLUMBIA — South Carolina lawmakers are considering bipartisan legislation to allow municipalities the option to adopt a ranked-choice “instant runoff” system to elect some local offices amid concerns over high-cost, low-turnout runoff elections some communities face each year. The bill, sponsored

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Debate on instant runoff voting continues in Charleston, experts weigh in

WCSC-TV (Charleston, SC) December 26, 2023 Watch Video Debate on instant runoff voting continues in Charleston, experts weigh in By Molly McBride CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – After a push to allow instant runoff voting in South Carolina, one state representative from the Lowcountry is warning against the highly debated election method. Instant runoff voting, or ranked-choice voting, is

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Small Businesses Support Dropping Talk of Impeaching Justice

For Immediate Release December 21, 2023 Contact: Danniel Gurerra, 608-212-2391, dguerrajr@altuscampus.com Frank Knapp, 803-600-6874, businessfordemocracyus@gmail.com Small Businesses Support Dropping Talk of Impeaching Justice Today Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos indicated that it was “super unlikely” that the Assembly would pursue impeachment of Justice Jane Protasiewicz over her participation in the Courts ruling on the need to redraw

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