The integrity of our entire system of government depends on the integrity of our elections. The process for electing our public officials has to be fair, accessible and dependable. No matter where you live or what party you’re registered with, you should have unbridled access to the ballot box.
Secure voting rights.
Secure voting rights for all by cracking down on voter intimidation and onerous Voter ID laws
Make it easier to register to vote.
Make it easier to register to vote. Online registration was a huge step forward, and we can make it even more accessible by allowing same-day registration.
Allow people to vote absentee without an excuse.
Allow people to vote absentee without an excuse. The list of acceptable “excuses” for voting absentee is too restrictive and discourages people from taking advantage of this legal way to vote
Campaign finance reform.
Campaign finance reform. The Citizen’s United decision from the federal Supreme Court was an abomination that has allowed corporations to have more of a voice in our democracy than its people. Reforms to campaign finance in our state are necessary to make people matter more than campaign contributions in an election.
Redistricting reform. Government works for the people when it’s representative of those people. Gerrymandered districts do not allow for that representation, and we have to change our process of drawing our maps.
Our Members at Work
HARRISBURG, May 9, 2017 – State lawmakers and over 100 citizens rallied today on the Capitol steps for redistricting reform legislation. Calling the current system unfair and a harmful distortion of democracy, reform advocates called for creating an independent...read more