TODAY: Democracy Happy Hour @ 5 pm PT –
Alaska for Better Elections: Impact of New Reforms with Jason Grenn
Democracy Happy Hour February 22 @ 5 pm PT!
Grab a drink and come hear about the latest democracy news, ongoing efforts to fix democracy, and actions you can take at our weekly Democracy Happy Hour, Wednesdays @ 5 pm PT.
Today's topic for February 22, 2023: Alaska for Better Elections: Impact of New Reforms with Jason Grenn
After a citizen’s initiative was approved by voters, Alaska’s election system changed in 2022 to give voters more choice, more voice, and more power. Learn more about the new top four open primary and ranked choice voting system, how it impacted the political environment in Alaska, and what happens next for these reforms.
Our guest speaker this week, Jason Grenn, who was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, is the former Executive Director for Alaskans for Better Elections, an election reform advocacy non-profit. He also recently served as an independent State Representative in the Alaska State House where he passed legislation focused on legislative ethics reform and championed economic development for Alaska.
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