New Award to Honor (and Fund!) Reformers (Elections Update)

Posted by on September 27, 2019 at 11:22 AM

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In case you didn’t know, there are a few important elections coming up next year. The results of those elections will go a long way toward determining your representatives for the next ten years. In other words, it’s critical that you have the opportunity to cast your vote and that your vote matters.

To help make that happen, Bridge Alliance members RepresentUs and Unite America have teamed up with strategic partner NANR to present the first ever Accelerator Awards. The Accelerator Awards will offer recognition, funding, and strategic support to “reform campaigns that increase participation, competition, and accountability in our political system.”

The focus of the Awards will be campaigns for key structural reforms, such as:

  • Ranked Choice Voting
  • Redistricting Reform
  • Open / Nonpartisan Primaries
  • Vote by Mail

Applications are due by November 1st, and the award ceremony will take place at the second annual NANR Summit on December 5th and 6th in Denver, CO.

In other electoral news:

As always, thank you for your support.

Sincerely,

Jeremy Garson, Bridge Alliance Education Fund
http://www.bridgealliance.us/

 

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