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    Walk this Sunday to Inform Voters About Absentee Voting

    Walk this Sunday to Inform Voters About Absentee Voting

     

    PORTSMOUTH—Recent COVID-19 accommodations by New Hampshire's Secretary of State and Attorney General allow for voters to use an absentee ballot for the Sept. 8 state primary and Nov. 3 general elections. The problem is, most voters don't know that's an option.

    Sunday, July 5, volunteers with Open Democracy, a New Hampshire nonprofit which works on voting rights, money-in-politics and campaign finance reform, will be holding signs in and around Portsmouth to help spread the word, and will even have absentee ballot applications for anyone who wants one. All volunteers holding signs will be socially distanced and be wearing masks. Anyone wishing to help hold signs may meet for instructions at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lafayette Plaza, 775 Lafayette Rd, then be dispersed to other locations around the city.

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  • Hear the latest Open Democracy Minute!

     

    Every Monday, Open Democracy produces the Open Democracy Minute, a 90-second radio short on a Democracy Reform topic.   Over 40 of these have been distributed in the last year, with topics ranging from redistricting, to the effort to overturn Citizens United, to voter-owned honest elections.     Click "Continue Reading" below to find out how to listen, or subscribe to the podcast.

     

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  • Ask the Candidate 2020

    New Hampshire's first in the national primary leads to a special opportunity for New Hampshire voters to influence political dialogue. By asking a variety of detailed questions, common citizens have an opportunity to get candidates on record giving their stance on key issues.

     

     

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  • Granny D Walk Saturday Aug. 3

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    Saturday Walk Celebrates Granny D 's 3200-mile Mission for Campaign Finance Reform

    DUBLIN, NH--- On the 20th anniversary of Doris "Granny D" Haddock's walk across the United States, activists, walkers, politicians, elders, youth and friends of Doris will gather in Dublin and Peterborough this Saturday to celebrate in Granny D style:  They're going to walk six miles, carrying messages against Big Money politics and corruption. 


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  • 2019 Granny D Memorial Walk & Rally, Aug. 3

    It's the 20th anniversary of Granny D's walk across the United States!   Join us Saturday, Aug. 3 for the Granny D Memorial Walk from Granny's home in Dublin, NH and walk six miles to Peterborough, NH's Depot Square.  Can't do 6 miles?   Walk with us the last mile, or just join us for the lunch & rally.  

    Register by Aug 1 for free

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