Author Archives: Michael Ignatowski

Mistrusting Democracy and Manipulating the Voting Process

One of the basic principles of international fair election standards is that the people running for elected office should not be allowed to set arbitrary rules that govern the actual election process.   Historically this often leads to politicians manipulating the … Continue reading

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Travis County Democrats and Republicans talking together – Can we do it better than the R’s and D’s in Washington?

On November 2nd, Common Ground for Texans hosted a community conversation with a panel of 3 Republican and 3 Democratic Travis County precinct chairs. The meeting was facilitated by Diane Miller, founder of Civic Collaboration, a firm that specializes in … Continue reading

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