Elections

Elections

BULLET POINTS

  • Prohibits campaign contributions and lobbying and the corresponding political favors.
  • Prohibits department heads and politicians from working for corporations they regulate.
  • Our politicians will be beholden to us and not big money special interests.
  • A neutral body in the judiciary will run elections, not the parties.
  • Parties will no longer dictate who gets on the ballot or is heard in debates.
  • Summer selection season exposes candidates and referendums and narrows the field.
  • Autumn election season further exposes the candidates and issues on the ballot.
  • Elected officials will spend more time working, none fundraising and less campaigning.
  • Eliminates gerrymandering so similar Citizens may have their own representation.
  • Voting is mandatory. Voting age is 18. Online voting in each Citizen’s single account.
  • Preference voting with run-offs. No blanket voting.
  • No electoral college in favor of a true representation of the popular vote.
  • Prohibits election polling and handicapping within 30 days of voting.
  • Prohibits projections and vote tabulation announcements until all votes are counted.