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Election Platforms

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 […]

Right to Vote

Right to Vote: Happy Birthday, America…..Now let’s talk about Food as a Campaign Issue Last week, we celebrated the birthday of the right to vote. Although the first U.S. Constitution (adopted in 1789) did not acknowledge every U.S. adult’s right to vote, the document adopted on July 4, 1776 created the banner that is still […]

Illinois Food Survey

ILLINOIS FOOD VOTE 2012 This Illinois survey is a pilot for a national survey which will be activated in June (following the June primaries in 15 states). Based on the March 20, 2012 Illinois primary, there are 35 candidates for 18 Illinois seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Three are running unopposed; two districts […]