Petition statement to be delivered to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama

Federal elections need to be non-partisan

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Federal elections need to be non-partisan

To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama

Petition Statement

In many states, an elected, partisan secretary of state is responsible for running elections. In others, the chief election official is appointed by a partisan elected official. The temptation for partisan officials to limit the number of votes cast by their opponents has proven to be very strong. Ohio attempted to limit early-voting hours in selected precincts. In Florida and Colorado inaccurate purges of voting rolls removed citizens.

Election officials should not be advocates for any political party.

In order to avoid partisan voter suppression, elections must be controlled by non-partisan professionals.
There are currently 239 signatures. NEW goal - We need 300 signatures!

Petition Background

In state after state, elected partisan secretaries of state directly control elections in a partisan manner. Fewer voting machines are provided to areas where the opposition party is strong than to areas dominated by the party in power. These partisan secretaries of state use their position to suppress votes and disenfranchise voters.

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