Election Reforms I'd Like To See

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    Real campaign finance reform. What happened to it? Both POTUS candidates are raising and spending money like it's going out of style.

    I'd like to be able to hear Ron Paul and Jill Stein debate the President and Mr Romney. That will never happen until the rules are changed.


    Also, some kind of assurance the election process is completely honest in every state.

    What are your ideas?
     
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    the same as yours w/ the addition of a 5 yr ban on any employment that can influence gov't (revolving door employ)
     
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    I'm with you on the assurance the election process is completely honest in every State. It won't happen until people are required to show a State issued photo ID in order to vote though.
     
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    Complete financial disclosure of business AND special interest groups ties.
     
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    Campaign contributions should be monitored by a bipartisan election commission. We should establish spending caps on funding all national elections. Cap the amount that companies can contribute. Political parties should as companies and be completely transparent in their accounting practices. Political Action Committees should be subject to oversight. Penalties should be established for violations.
     
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    Complete banning of Union money from ALL elections.
     
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    Not just businesses. All Entities.
     
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    I want term limits.
     
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    No release of any voting totals till the last polling place for the area impacted by the election closes.

    I guess that would be HI or in the Aluteins(sp?) for a presidential election.
     
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    I want the POTUS debates to include third party and independent candidates. I want to see Dr. Jill Stein and Ron Paul debate.

    Even if neither has a chance of getting elected, Stein and Paul could change the debate away from "talking points".
     

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