[EM] 4th Annual Free & Equal Electoral Reform Symposium

robert bristow-johnson rbj at audioimagination.com
Sat Sep 30 00:10:36 PDT 2017

let us know when you or anyone is doing something like this in the northeast.  the collection of topics sound very interesting.

(and my suggestion, Jan, is the "alternative voting methods" should include other ranked forms than just instant runoff.  (should talk about Condorcet, too.)
r b-j

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Subject: [EM] 4th Annual Free & Equal Electoral Reform Symposium

From: "Jan Kok" <jan.kok.5y at gmail.com>

Date: Fri, September 29, 2017 1:15 am

To: "Election Methods Mailing List" <election-methods at electorama.com>


> You’re invited to attend the Free and Equal Elections Fourth Annual

> Electoral Reform Symposium on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 from 9 AM - 5 PM MT

> at the Infinity Park’s Cherry Creek Room in Glendale, CO. This event will

> be co-hosted by Fair Elections for Colorado and others. It will also be

> live-streamed on our The Free and Equal Elections Foundation

> <https://www.facebook.com/freeandequal/> Facebook page.


> Speakers include Nancy Crow, President of The League of Women Voters of

> Colorado, Aaron Hamlin of Center for Election Science, Harvie Branscomb of

> Coloradons for Voting Integrity, Frank Atwood of Approval Voting, Patrick

> Moore Board Member of United States Cannabis Coalition, Lisa Scott ~

> Producer of film project, Outdated Democracy: A 21st Century Civics Lesson

> & more!


> Topics which will be addressed include The Commission on Presidential

> Debates vs. Open Presidential Debates, alternative voting methods (Instant

> Runoff Voting, Approval Voting, Score Voting, etc.), ballot access

> barriers, rigged gerrymandering, paper ballots vs. block chain online

> voting, electoral college vs. popular vote, proportional representation,

> economics of prohibition, Federal Reserve vs. alternative currencies

> (Bitcoin, Nexus Token, etc.) and evolving technology.


> For further info, please see

> https://www.facebook.com/events/1842471176025756/


> Please click "Going" on that page if you plan to attend in person. Please

> click "Interested" if you plan to watch the livestream. This will help the

> organizers and also help attract attention to the event.

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