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Politics of North Dakota

The Politics of North Dakota were shaped historically by early settlement by people from the Northern Tier, who carried their politics west ultimately from New England, upstate New York, and the Upper Midwest. The area and state also received num ...

                                               

Ohio Drug Price Relief Act

The Ohio Drug Price Relief Act was a ballot initiative in Ohio that would have made the state pay no higher of a price for prescription drugs than the lowest price that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs pays for them. It was voted ...

                                               

Politics of Oklahoma

The politics of Oklahoma exists in a framework of a presidential republic modeled after the United States. The governor of Oklahoma is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform two-party system. Executive power is exercised by ...

                                               

Oklahomas congressional districts

As of the 2010 census, there are five United States congressional districts in Oklahoma. It was one of the states that was able to keep the same number of congressional districts from the previous census. Following the 2018 elections, a Democrati ...

                                               

Electoral reform in Oregon

There have been many organizations seeking to change Oregons electoral systems and laws over the years. The Green Party of Oregon wants to change the states electoral system to allow instant-runoff voting and proportional representation, noting t ...

                                               

Oregons congressional districts

The U.S. state of Oregon has had five United States congressional districts since 1982, when the Fifth District was added. Boundaries were redrawn following the population changes to each district as determined by the 1990, 2000, and 2010 Censuse ...

                                               

Politics of Oregon

Like many other U.S. states, the politics of Oregon largely concerns regional issues. Oregon leans Democratic as a state, with both U.S. Senators from the Democratic party, as well as four out of Oregons five U.S. Representatives. The state has v ...

                                               

Pennsylvanias congressional districts

After the 2000 Census, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was divided into 19 Congressional Districts, decreasing from 21 due to reapportionment. After the 2010 Census, the number of districts decreased again to 18. 22 January 2018, the Pennsylvani ...

                                               

Politics of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has swung from being a Republican-leaning state during much of the 20th century to being a notable battleground state in presidential elections. Pennsylvania has backed the Democratic presidential candidate in every election since 19 ...

                                               

Barnwell Ring

The so-called Barnwell Ring was a grouping of influential Democratic South Carolina political leaders from Barnwell County. The group included state Senator Edgar A. Brown, state Representative Solomon Blatt, Sr., Governor Joseph Emile Harley, an ...

                                               

Same-sex marriage in South Carolina

Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U.S. state of South Carolina since a federal court order took effect on November 20, 2014. Another court ruling on November 18 had ordered the state to recognize same-sex marriages from other j ...

                                               

The Equal Rights Amendment and Utah

From the 1960s through the 1980s, proponents of the Equal Rights Amendment were seeking ratification in each state throughout the United States. Although the Senate approved an unamended version in March 22, 1972, attempts at ratification of the ...

                                               

Fair Boundaries of Utah

Fair Boundaries of Utah is a non-partisan coalition of citizens whose major goal is "to set up a fair and independent redistricting commission and eliminate an obvious conflict of interest: elected officials drawing their own districts". Incumben ...

                                               

Utah Womens Political Organizations

Since the beginning of political activity in Utah, Women were highly involved in their local political system. This is evident in the very fact that the Utah Constitution granted women the right to vote - 20 years before the 19th Amendment was pa ...

                                               

Politics of Vermont

The politics of Vermont encompass the acts of the elected legislative bodies of the US state, the actions of its governors, as overseen by the Vermont courts, and the acts of the political parties that vie for elective power within the state. Ver ...

                                               

High bailiff (Vermont)

A high bailiff in the United States state of Vermont is an elected public official whose office is unique to local government in Vermont. High bailiffs are elected in each of Vermonts fourteen counties. The duties of a bailiff are extremely limit ...

                                               

Electoral reform in Virginia

Electoral reform in Virginia refers to efforts to change the electoral system in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia has undergone much electoral change since its settling in 1607, many of which were required by federal legislation. However, i ...

                                               

Politics of Virginia

The politics of Virginia have followed major historical events and demographic changes in the commonwealth. In the 21st century, the northern region, often referred to as NOVA, an abbreviation for "Northern Virginia," has become more liberal in a ...

                                               

Mainstream Republicans of Washington

Mainstream Republicans of Washington is a political action organization dedicated to promoting moderation in the Republican Party in Washington state by providing financial and other support to centrist Republican candidates standing for election ...

                                               

Washington United for Marriage

Washington United for Marriage was a coalition of secular and religious organizations in Washington actively pressing the legislature to provide marriage for same-sex couples. The organisation was founded in 2011, and formed to secure passage of ...

                                               

77th West Virginia Senate

At the start each new Legislature, standing committees are appointed. The Senate President selects the chairpersons. The Rules of the Senate call for the following committees to be formed: Agriculture 11 members - Larry J. Edgell, Chairman. Labor ...

                                               

National Resources Division

The National Resources Division is the domestic division of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. Its main function is to conduct voluntary debriefings of U.S. citizens who travel overseas for work or to visit relatives, and to recruit f ...

                                               

Better Homes in America

In 1922 the United States embraced a nationwide campaign of home ownership, modernization, and beautification because of a critical shortage of homes in the years right after World War I. This was the Better Homes Movement, which was initiated in ...

                                               

SLATE

SLATE, a pioneer organization of the New Left and precursor of the Free Speech Movement and formative counterculture era, was a campus political party at the University of California, Berkeley from 1958 to 1966.

                                               

Lost Liberty Hotel

The Lost Liberty Hotel or Lost Liberty Inn was a proposed hotel to be built on the site of United States Supreme Court Associate Justice David Souters properties in Weare, New Hampshire. The proposal was a reaction to the Supreme Courts Kelo v. N ...

                                               

The Agenda Project

The Agenda Project is a Washington D.C based non-profit political organization. It was founded in 2010 by political strategist, commentator, and author Erica Payne, founder of the consulting firm the Tesseract Group. The Agenda Project was founde ...

                                               

American Issues Project

The American Issues Project is a political action group organized as a 501 nonprofit, so that it can engage in limited amounts of civic campaigning, but cannot legally advocate for or against candidates. During the 2008 United States presidential ...

                                               

Americans for Technology Leadership

Americans for Technology Leadership is a coalition of technology professionals, companies and organizations that advocates limited government regulation of technology. It has been described as a Microsoft front organization and has been cited as ...

                                               

Californians Aware

Californians Aware, The Center for Public Forum Rights, also known as CalAware, is a Carmichael, California based nonprofit organization established to help journalists and others keep Californians aware of what they need to know to hold governme ...

                                               

Campaign for Americas Future

Campaign for Americas Future is an American nonprofit progressive political advocacy organization. Founded in 1996, the organization bills itself as "the strategy center for the progressive movement." In the Democratic party, he often acts as a c ...

                                               

Citizens for America

Citizens for America was a United States conservative grass-roots organization founded by President Ronald Reagans "Kitchen Cabinet" to support President Reagans national defense and economic initiatives. CFA called itself "President Reagans Lobb ...

                                               

Coalition to Reduce Spending

Coalition to Reduce Spending is a non-partisan political advocacy group based in Alexandria, VA, United States. The mission of the Coalition to Reduce Spending is to advocate for reduced federal spending and balanced budgets. The coalition believ ...

                                               

The Committee for Truth in Politics

The Committee for Truth in Politics first began running ads during the 2008 United States presidential election. and most recently, in 2010, has been running ads opposing financial reforms and targeting Democrats.

                                               

Democracy Initiative

The Democracy Initiative is a progressive coalition formed in late 2012 which had goals of restricting the unlimited monetary donations by corporations and the wealthy to political campaigns and causes permitted by the United States Supreme Court ...

                                               

Election Protection

The Election Protection is a non-partisan coalition of voting rights activists. Election Protection is led by a national civil rights organization called the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and accepts complaints from individuals thr ...

                                               

Fuse Washington

Fuse Washington is a progressive advocacy organization in Washington state and a member of the ProgressNow network. Fuse, a 501 organization, along with its sister organization the Fuse Innovation Fund, a 501 organization, claims to be the states ...

                                               

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, formerly called the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, is an umbrella group of American civil rights interest groups.

                                               

Liberty Coalition

The Liberty Coalition is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that connects politically diverse organizations and promotes transpartisan policies related to civil liberties and basic human rights. The coalition of freedom is associ ...

                                               

Move to Amend

Move to Amend is a national, non-partisan, grassroots organization that seeks to blunt corporate power by amending the United States Constitution to end corporate personhood and state that money is not speech. The group was created in response to ...

                                               

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is a non-profit Christian conservative political advocacy group in the State of New York. NYCF "exists for the purpose of influencing legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ." The organization ...

                                               

OneVirginia2021

OneVirginia2021 is an American civic non-profit organization founded to advocate for a non-partisan redistricting of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The group was founded in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2013 and is currently based in Richmond, Virg ...

                                               

Orange County Student Alliance

The Orange County Student Alliance was an alliance of undergraduate, graduate and high school students in Orange County, California. Headquartered at Chapman University, it became one of the, if not the, largest student anti-war organizations in ...

                                               

Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco

The Presidential Memorial Commission of San Francisco was a voter group that sponsored a satirical but real 2008 ballot initiative to rename the Oceanside Water Pollution Control Plant, a wastewater treatment plant in San Francisco, California, a ...

                                               

Progressive Student Network

The Progressive Student Network was a national, multi-issue, progressive college student activist organization in the United States. It was founded at a conference in 1980 as a merger of the Revolutionary Student Brigade, the Midwest Coalition ag ...

                                               

ProgressNow

ProgressNow, previously the Rocky Mountain Progressive Network, is a progressive 501 advocacy organization in the United States. Founded in 2003, ProgressNow bills itself as a network of state based communications hubs which act as a marketing de ...

                                               

Project Billboard

Project Billboard is a United States non-profit Democratic/progressive political advocacy group that seeks to utilize media outlets, such as outdoor billboard spaces, around the country to raise issues which concern the nation

                                               

Public Interest Watch

Public Interest Watch was established in September 2002 by Mike Hardiman. The PIW website states that the group was created "in response to the growing misuse of charitable funds by nonprofit organizations and the lack of effort by government age ...

                                               

Recreate 68

Recreate 68 was an umbrella group of leftist American political groups that protested at the August 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado and 2008 Republican National Convention.

                                               

True the Vote

True the Vote is a conservative vote-monitoring organization based in Houston, Texas whose stated objective is stopping voter fraud. The organization supports voter ID laws and trains volunteers to be election monitors and to spot and bring atten ...

                                               

United States Public Service Academy

The United States Public Service Academy is a proposed institution of higher education. The Academy would be a federally subsidized four-year college modeled on the United States military service academies devoted to public service. It was envisi ...

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