Category Archives: Voter-owned Iowa

Reminder: Voting Machines Can Still Be Hacked

While media focuses on the horse race aspects of the next presidential race and adherents of one candidate or another argue into the night of nuanced aspects of policy, most have forgotten one aspect of elections that could have a … Continue reading

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Not Involved Is Involved In A Big Way!

So you say politics bores you, or you don’t want people to know how you feel about issues. Unfortunately, failing to stand up for what you believe sends just as loud of a statement as does standing up. Refusing to … Continue reading

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Blog for Iowa Guide to the 2011 Legislative Session

Blog for Iowa Guide to the 2011 Legislative Session by Paul Deaton [Editor's Note: Links were updated to reflect the new Iowa General Assembly web site on January 13, 2011]. Looking ahead to the 2011 Iowa legislative session, it is … Continue reading

Posted in GOP, How You Can Help, Iowa Legislature, Local Events, Main Page, Voter-owned Iowa

Corporations Don’t Die

Corporations Don't Die by David BradleyLast week my wife’s favorite aunt died. She had lived a full and productive 91 years only to be done in by Alzheimer’s disease. While not an activist she was a supporter of Democrats. Her … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Candidates, Clean Elections, Corporate Greed, Local Events, Main Page, Voter-owned Iowa

Constitutional Clash: When English-Only Meets Voting Rights in Iowa

Constitutional Clash: When English-Only Meets Voting Rights in Iowa by Michael A. ZuckermanCornell UniversityYale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 28, 2010 Posted with permission from the author.  The following is an excerpt (citations have been excluded for space).  Click on … Continue reading

Posted in Iowa in the News, Iowa Voters, Main Page, Verified Voting, Vote Fraud, Voter-owned Iowa

If Blagojevich Is Against it, Your State Rep. Should Be For It…. Campaign Finance Reform

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I’M for Iowa: Support These Clean Money Candidates

I'M for Iowa: Support These Clean Money Candidates Ed Fallon and Lynn Heuss I'M for Iowa's top priority is to help elect progressive Democrats this fall. There are plenty of great candidates, but we want to focus on helping the … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 Election, Calls to Action, Main Page, Voter-owned Iowa

Iowa Voters Want Their VOICE Heard

Iowa Voters Want Their VOICE Heard By ICCI Iowa CCI sets sights on Voter-Owned Iowa Clean Elections (VOICE) This legislative session, 610 groups trying to gain influence over Iowa lawmakers have spent more than $8.5 million on special events, lobbying … Continue reading

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VOICE COALITION WELCOMES THREE NEW MEMBERS

VOICE COALITION WELCOMES THREE NEW MEMBERS By Pam Mackey-Taylor, Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club The VOICE Coalition, a group of organizations working to pass the Voter Owned Iowa Clean Elections (VOICE) Act, is proud this week to welcome three … Continue reading

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ICCI Puts VOICE at Center Stage

ICCI Puts VOICE at Center Stage By Jerry Depew, Iowa Voters The state convention of Iowans Citizens for Community Improvement was held Saturday in Des Moines. Clean elections were a central issue for the members. The pro-VOICE workshop was held … Continue reading

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