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
Washington, DC– Fairness Project unveiled its new logo and website as the organization prepares to pass progressive ballot measures and defend direct democracy in states across the country during the 2022 election cycle.
We toss around the term "democracy is under attack" quite often without thinking too much, but one organization is actually stepping up to do something about it. The Fairness Project is a group that funds and organizes state ballot measures across the country.
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.
Washington, DC– Election Day 2021 resulted in another batch of wins for The Fairness Project, bringing its winning record to 23 out of 24 campaigns. This cycle, The Fairness Project helped voters secure a $15 minimum wage in Tucson, ensure real police accountability in Cleveland, and reject a Greg Abbott-backed anti-police reform measure in Austin.
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