In the News January 20, 2022

The Washington Post: How grass roots ballot initiatives got caught up in the voting wars

“It's certainly the most ballot measures we've ever seen referred to curtail ballot measure access,” said Kelly Hall, executive director of the liberal Fairness Project, which launched a $5 million effort last year to battle changes to the initiative process. “We have seen one per cycle, basically, and now we've already got six.”

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Media Releases January 18, 2022

Fairness Project and Democracy Forward Support Voters’ Lawsuit Challenging South Dakota Initiative That Weakens Ballot Measures

Sioux Falls, South Dakota – Today, voters in South Dakota filed a lawsuit against Proposed Constitutional Amendment C, alleging that Amendment C violates the state’s constitution. The suit explains that Amendment C is an attempt to aggregate votes by forcing South Dakota voters to cast one vote to decide two distinct issues. The proposed amendment

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Media Releases November 8, 2021

South Dakotans Decide Healthcare Delivers Petition Signatures to Expand Medicaid

Pierre, South Dakota – Today, the South Dakotans Decide Healthcare campaign submitted a petition, signed by 46,119 South Dakotans, to place Medicaid expansion on the ballot in 2022. South Dakota is one of 12 states that have not expanded health care coverage to more low-income adults under a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.

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