Last week, the New York Times Editorial Board drew attention to the crucial role of ballot measures in protecting abortion rights, calling to further explore direct democracy as a method to protect reproductive freedom.
"We’re honored to be able to support the workers, organizers, and voters who have fought to guarantee wage increases for workers this January."
Ohio Politicians Lead Charge Against Citizen-Initiated Ballot Measures Following Progressive Successes
Extremist lawmakers are angling to dismantle the ballot measure process or at least make it virtually impossible for voters to pass laws.
The Fairness Project today released its 2022 in Review memo, looking back at its eight ballot measure victories this year and providing a preview for the next ballot measure fights in 2023.
BREAKING: Ohio Secretary of State Announces Effort to Undermine Ballot Measure Process and Direct Democracy in Buckeye State
Let’s be clear about what this announcement means: Ohio Republicans are planning a power grab next year in order to diminish voters’ power at the ballot box. They know voters don’t agree with them on the issues, so they are changing the rules of the game.
LA County Voters Approve Sheriff Accountability Measure, Granting Removal Power to Board of Supervisors
Residents of Los Angeles County voted to empower the county’s Board of Supervisors to remove a sitting sheriff for cause — a major step towards accountability for the L.A. Sheriff’s Department.
Last week, Axios spotlighted the Fairness Project’s success over the past six years at the ballot box, helping local organizations to win ballot measure campaigns on issues that otherwise would have little chance of passing through state legislatures in deep red and purple states.
Fairness Project Racks Up Ballot Measure Wins to Codify Reproductive Rights, Expand Medicaid, Raise Wages and More
On Election Day, the Fairness Project expanded its winning record by securing six new ballot measure victories on key progressive policies to benefit working people in America.