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Brad Friedman details some of the news coming out of the annual hack-a-thom demonstration meant to expose vulnerabilities in our voting system.
Election Integrity Activist Lori Chamberlain discusses the flaws in our Election System!
Take action! Click the title and/or scroll down for quick links and resources from this segment.
Explaining the history of voter disenfranchisement, leading up to the testimony of J. Alex Halderman, professor of Computer Science at the University of Michigan, that show how vulnerable our elections are now to anyone who wants to sway the vote.
Brad Friedman talks with Marilyn Marks about some of the common-sense solutions to securing our election system.
Ezra and Jane dig into the dismal state of election security, as well as the many, many ways that people’s votes are obstructed, distorted, and prevented. Isn’t democracy grand?
Ch. 7: Another reason to make voting mandatory - Erin from Philadelphia
Ch. 8: Looking forward to multi-generational politics - V from Central New York
Ch. 9: Final comments on finding our way to our ultimate goals and feeling better about the frustrations of factional politics
THE MIDTERMS MINUTE - FINAL PUSH!
All Battleground Info/Resources: THE MIDTERMS MINUTE H.Q.
"RED ALERT" HOUSE RACES:
FL-15: Kristen Carlson
IL-06: Sean Casten
IL-12: Brendan Kelly
NJ-03: Andy Kim
TX-07: Lizzie Pannill Fletcher
TX-32: Colin Allred
4 THINGS YOU CAN DO BEFORE NOV. 6TH
House: DCCC Red to Blue Program
Toss ups/Battlegrounds: The Midterms Minute H.Q.
2. Virtual Phone Banking
Indivisible Phone Banking (Sen/House/Gov)
Swing Left Phone Banking (House)
3. Volunteer to GOTV
Candidates websites: Visit The Midterms Minute H.Q.
4. Talk to Friends & Family (and text people)
Talk, invite them to volunteer with you, etc.
Use OutVote to text friends and encourage them to vote
Passage: "You Can't Change Hate, But You Can Outvote It" (By John Pavlovitz)
Written & Researched by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Stale Case - Darby
- Opener - American Moon Bicycle
- Wingspan - Bayou Birds
- A Burst of Light - Delray
- Shift of Currents - Aeronaut
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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