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Women’s Councils: A high-impact election platform in 2016

Women’s Councils: A high-impact election platform in 2016 Published April 12, 2016 Five days before the March 15 Illinois primary, this 65-year old voter realized that no presidential candidate was addressing my high priority issue: restoring women’s collective public authority to U.S. soil. This is a high-impact platform that could unify our nation, move us […]

Election results for FOOD Candidates — Good News

Food Vote 2012: National U.S. Survey Survey of “community food and farm” leaders and other U.S. residents Aug. 14 – Nov. 6, 2012 Congratulations to both FOOD candidates identified and vetted through this survey. Both incumbent Congressman Earl Blumenauer (Oregon) and first-time Congressional candidate Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii) won their elections by wide margins. See below […]

Talking to Candidates: Can a Constitutional Amendment address Food System Issues?

Food Vote 2012: National U.S. Survey Survey of “community food and farm” leaders and other U.S. residents Aug. 14 – Nov. 6, 2012 Blog #8: Talking to Candidates on Issues: Constitutional amendments that might address systemic FOOD issues Thanks to Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire for responding. Ten states are still unheard from in this […]

Building Public Awareness about FOOD: High Impact, Federal Level Actions for 2012

Food Vote 2012: National U.S. Survey Survey of “community food and farm” leaders and other U.S. residents Aug. 14 – Nov. 6, 2012 Week #6: Building Public Awareness about FOOD: High Impact, Federal Level Actions for 2012 Thanks to Arkansas, Texas, and Vermont for weighing in. Fifteen states are still unheard from in this survey. […]

Congressional Food Candidate #2 + Talk to your Candidates: Federal food topics

Food Vote 2012: National U.S. Survey Survey of “community food and farm” leaders and other U.S. residents Aug. 14 – Nov. 6, 2012 Week #4: Found: Congressional Food Candidate #2 + Talk to your Candidates: Federal food topics Thanks to Alabama, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, and North Carolina for weighing in. Eighteen states are still unheard […]

No Chinese Menu In the Voting Booth. Streamlining Voter & Candidate Thinking — FOOD is THE issue

Food Vote 2012: National U.S. Survey Survey of community food and farm system leaders and other U.S. residents Aug. 14 – Nov. 6, 2012 On a personal level, the act of voting — deciding one’s representative for the next 2 years (or 4 years or 6 years) — is not always satisfying or straightforward. We […]