Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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New York State The court has set new district lines for both the US House of Representatives and the NYS Senate. The primary date (as of June 1) for these offices will be August 23. So far, the NYS Assembly lines are still the ones approved by the NYS legislature and signed by the Governor....
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New Board of Elections websites: voterlookup.elections.ny.gov – This site allows you to check your polling site and track your absentee ballot.  absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov – Go to this site to request an absentee ballot. Reminder: COVID remains a valid reason to vote by absentee ballot. Unlike in years past, if you vote by absentee ballot, you will...
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Two volunteers are needed to do voter registration on Sunday May 22 at Temple Bnai Torah in Wantagh from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Additional voter registration times and dates are possible. If you are willing and able to assist with voter registration, please contact Barbara Epstein: epsteinb1@gmail.com or 516-221-1948.
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Super PACs must technically disclose their donors, but those donors often include dark money groups. Dark money refers to money intended to influence election results from undisclosed sources. By having dark money donors, super PACs circumvent financial disclosure requirements. This allows a network of secret organizations to influence our elections without our knowledge. Despite Citizens...
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In a democracy, politicians are expected to represent each person equally, regardless of their financial status. The principle of “one-person, one-vote” means that no matter who we are, our rights to health care, education, housing, and other basic needs are equally important. Money in politics complicates this system. When politicians receive large financial contributions from...
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