This week, we learned which of the 23 Democratic candidates running for president will take the stage for the first debate of the 2020 election on June 26.
Did your candidate
make the cut?
One thing that doesn’t get discussed in the media is how the DNC has used all 23 candidates as a data-acquisition project.
You’ve probably received more than one frantic and fear-based donation request to help a candidate get on the stage.
It takes money to raise money, goes the saying. But who do you think keeps all that data?
Meanwhile, voters and candidates outside the two parties are told to sit on the sidelines and be silent while both private parties determine the rules and frame the entire national discourse.
This is why
what we are doing is so important, not just in California.
And we’re preparing for a major announcement in the coming weeks.
To be clear, we are not “anti-party.” We are against rules that insulate the party establishment from meaningful competition.
More competitive elections = better representation. Any wonder why congressional approval is hovering around 10%?
That’s why we support efforts to give every voter, regardless of party,
simple, fair, and easy elections because every stage of the taxpayer-funded election process is so important.
If you’re with us,
consider giving a contribution today!
Shawn M. Griffiths
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