Open political debates to all candidates who demonstrate a modicum of support.
Support converting the state's voting machines to use open source software that will provide the following advantages over proprietary and closed systems:
1) Increased cost-effectiveness
2) Total transparency of design and operation
3) Maximum scrutiny of system security
Ensure that citizens in every PA municipality have the right to place referenda on the ballot via petitions collecting voter signatures, which would be enacted if approved by voters, thus putting more power and decision making in the hands of the people.
Reform ballot access laws that discriminate against third party or independent candidates.
SB 195 (Voter's Choice Act): http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=S&type=B&bn=0195
Reform PA's election laws to adopt a new method of voting that provides voters with the most options and flexibility in choosing candidates. Our current system--which uses a simple plurality vote--is unfair to voters due to what is known as the "spoiler effect". In this system, voters often feel compelled to vote for the "lesser of two evils", because they are afraid of who will win the election if they don't. In other ...more »
Oppose all efforts to implement/restore voter ID laws in Pennsylvania until such laws are proven to be cost-effective and to not disenfranchise or deter voters.