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Julie Archer

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Alerts and Updates Julie Archer January 6, 2023
Livestream of Washington, D.C. Our Freedoms, Our Vote January 6 Rally
Join the Not Above the Law Coalition, Declaration for American Democracy and special guests Martin Luther King III and Arndrea Waters King for a livestream of the Our Freedoms, Our Vote January 6 Rally in Washington, DC. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer December 8, 2022
TODAY at 1PM: ‘People Over Politics’ Virtual Rally and Panel Discussion
A case before the US Supreme Court could make it easier for politicians to restrict the vote, draw rigged maps, and cast doubt on election results. Join legal experts, faith leaders, and community activists from West Virginia and North Carolina to discuss the significance of Moore v. Harper and its impacts for voting rights and fair courts.   More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsRedistrictingVoting Rights
Press Release Julie Archer November 16, 2022
West Virginia Voters Win With Defeat of Amendment 1
Under the changes proposed in Amendment 1, an extremist state legislature could have removed any public servant – and overturned the will of the people – without due process. We're proud of West Virginia voters for coming together and defending their right to democracy. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyFair Courts
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer October 31, 2022
WV Citizens for Clean Elections Condemns Voter Intimidation Activities
We are collaborating with other nonpartisan groups on the ground in our state and across the country to address the intimidation efforts of bad actors, ensuring voters feel safe as they cast their ballots in 2022 and beyond. If any voter has concerns, they can call or text the Election Protection Coalition at 866-OUR-VOTE or 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA for assistance.  More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Press Release Julie Archer October 31, 2022
Clean Election Groups Across the Country Condemn Voter Intimidation Activities
State-based grassroots organizations working for clean elections and promoting transparent and accountable government in Texas, West Virginia, North Carolina, California, Minnesota and Maine today condemned a secretive group, run by a QAnon believer and supported by Steve Bannon, that has engaged in voter harassment and intimidation activities in Arizona. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Document Julie Archer October 24, 2022
Amendment 1 Letter to the Editor Toolkit
Background:  Following reports of lavish spending on office renovations in 2018, West Virginia’s House of Delegates voted to impeach all four sitting justices on the state’s Supreme Court of Appeals. One of the impeached justices, Margaret Workman, filed a lawsuit to stop her impeachment trial, arguing legislators overstepped their constitutional authority. A panel of acting […] More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsJudicial Independence
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer October 17, 2022
Are You Ready to Vote?
Make sure you are ready to vote. The deadline to register or update your registration in WV is Tuesday, October 18. Don’t miss a chance to make your voice heard in this election. More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsVoting Rights
Press Release Julie Archer September 28, 2022
Amendment No. 1 Would Destroy Checks and Balances in W.V.
Amendment No. 1 would make it so that no court in the state could intervene to protect the right to a fair hearing of a public official facing impeachment, no matter how frivolous the charge or constitutionally flawed the process. In the hands of a partisan majority, this new power could be abused to oust political opponents without cause, thereby eroding existing checks and balances between the three branches of government and undercutting public trust in the political process.  More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsJudicial Independence
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer April 27, 2022
Early Voting is Underway!
Early voting for the 2022 primary election is underway across West Virginia! Voting is fundamental to our democracy. Know your options and make a plan to vote. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
WVCCE Blog Julie Archer April 11, 2022
WVCCE Comments on Anti-Bias Rules for WV Intermediate Court and WV Supreme Court of Appeals
At a time when the code of conduct for the U.S. Supreme Court is under increased scrutiny for lacking such procedures and leaving it the Justices themselves to decide whether to recuse, the West Virginia Supreme Court has an opportunity to adopt strong anti-bias rules that will increase public confidence in the new Intermediate Court of Appeals, as well as in the state Supreme Court itself.  More
Issues: Dark MoneyFair CourtsJudicial IndependenceWV Supreme Court
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer February 25, 2022
Take Action for Voting Rights
We need you to take action on two bills related to voting rights before the WV Legislature. Tell legislators to end voter disenfranchisement and protect our say-so on the courts. More
Issues: Fair CourtsVoting Rights
Document Julie Archer February 22, 2022
HB 4785 – Letter to the Editor Toolkit
In response to former Justice Evan Jenkins’s recent resignation from the State Supreme Court, members the House of Delegates are moving quickly to strip West Virginians of their ability to have a say in who will fill the seat left vacant by Jenkins’s departure. We have a process in place for filling judicial vacancies and […] More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsWV Supreme Court
Press Release Julie Archer January 27, 2022
WVCCE Launches Campaign to Inform West Virginians That They May Have Been Removed from the Voter Rolls
WVCCE has launched a program to inform 20,000 West Virginians across the state that their names may have been removed from the voter rolls through a new direct mail campaign. The campaign communicates to West Virginians whose names have been removed from the voter rolls according to data provided by the Secretary of State. The campaign encourages these individuals to double check their registration status. If they remain eligible to vote, the mailers provide information on how to re-register so they may vote in this year’s elections. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Document Julie Archer January 26, 2022
WVCCE Removal Alert Postcard
WV Citizens for Clean Elections has launched a program to inform 20,000 West Virginia voters across the state that their names as they currently appear have been removed from the voter rolls through a new direct mail campaign. The campaign communicates to West Virginians whose names have been removed from the voter rolls according to […] More
Document Julie Archer January 26, 2022
WVCCE Voter Removal Alert Letter
WV Citizens for Clean Elections has launched a program to inform 20,000 West Virginia voters across the state that their names as they currently appear have been removed from the voter rolls through a new direct mail campaign. The campaign communicates to West Virginians whose names have been removed from the voter rolls according to […] More
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer January 18, 2022
Demand Senators Deliver for Voting Rights
Our elected leaders have a historic opportunity to restore and protect our right to vote by passing the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Join us for a virtual event to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr, and to discuss the important need to pass these vital pieces of legislation now. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer January 5, 2022
January 6th Remembrance Vigil
UPDATE: Due to the inclement weather and hazardous travel conditions forecast for later today we have made the decision to make this a virtual only event. Details here on how to join us online. Stay safe!  More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer December 22, 2021
The Foundation of Our Democracy
We must keep the pressure on our Senators to pass bold democracy reform at the federal level that will protect and strengthen our freedom to vote, while continuing the fight at the state level to ensure that our courts are free from political and special interest influence and can protect our rights and guard against abuses of power. Can you make a donation so we continue fighting for free, fair, and safe elections and fair and impartial courts? More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsJudicial IndependenceVoting Rights
Alerts and Updates Julie Archer November 9, 2021
Time to Act to Protect Our Freedom to Vote
The House of Representatives already passed sweeping legislation to protect our freedom to vote and realize the promise of democracy for all. It’s urgent that the Senate acts now to pass the Freedom to Vote Act and delivers for the American people so all our voices are heard. Together we can and will win this fight! Let’s show our senators that we demand concrete progress in protecting our voting rights. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Press Release Julie Archer August 12, 2021
With Release of Redistricting Data, WVCCE Highlights the Role of Fair Courts in the Ensuring Fair Districts
With the the release local-level data, WV Citizens for Clean Elections is emphasizing the key role fair and impartial courts will play in the redistricting process, serving as a bulwark against efforts from lawmakers looking to divide neighborhoods and silence certain voices for their own political gain. In short, fair courts ensure fair districts. More
Issues: Fair CourtsRedistricting
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