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7 reasons to be optimistic about the future of democracy

By Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post Columnist, November 13, 2022. The midterm elections could have gone badly. Really badly. There were serious concerns that right-wing groups would resort to voter intimidation, violence or other antics at polling places. But none of that came to fruition. In fact, while threats to democracy remain, 2022 might be seen as the point

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Proposed constitutional amendments were popular, but not popular enough

By MICHAEL MOLINE, The Florida Phoenix, Nov 9, 2022. Florida voters have decided not to grant themselves property tax breaks for armoring their homes against flooding. They also voted on Tuesday to keep the Constitutional Revision Commission — a panel convened every 20 years to decide whether and how to amend Florida’s basic charter. Finally, they

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