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Event After Election Day: Two Ways to Connect 

Online | November 4 & 5, 2020

After you cast your ballot, what comes next? Connect with FCNL for two opportunities for worship and learning.

Letter Washington Interfaith leaders Urge Election Integrity 

FCNL's General Secretary Diane Randall joins dozens of faith leaders in calling for integrity, safety, and fairness in the 2020 U.S. Election.

Background The Electoral College Should be Abolished 

Q&A with Esther Little Dove John

On July 6, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that states have the power to require presidential electors to vote for their party’s candidate for president. One of the plaintiffs as a “faithless elector,” was Esther Little Dove John, a member of the FCNL General Committee and from Sierra Cascades Yearly Meeting.

Background Yes AND Vote on November 3! 

Amid the political turmoil, racial tensions, and global pandemic, it is difficult to know what lies ahead. For us young adults, this uncertainty makes it feel almost impossible to imagine what a November election will look like.

Background The Voting Rights Act, 55 Years Later 

Free and fair elections are the bedrock of our democracy. Yet for most of the history of our country, voting was a privilege that could easily be revoked for nothing more than the color of one’s skin.

Background Fierce Love Now and Forever 

In these troubled times, it’s not surprising that people are anxious, gripped with uncertainty.

Background Elections 2020 

This is an extraordinary election year: Political leaders have organized campaigns of voter intimidation, efforts to purge voter lists, campaigns to spread misinformation about the security of mail-in ballots, plans to reduce of the number of polling places, and other efforts, including by other countries, to sabotage our electoral process.

Update Staying Engaged Through the Election 

The president of the United States refuses to say whether he will accept the result of the election, refuses to disavow armed white supremacist groups, and, in the midst of a pandemic, encourages efforts to make voting more difficult.

Event Holding Candidates Accountable 

Online | Oct. 6 at 8:00 p.m. EDT

Everyone is talking about the upcoming elections, and for good reason: We have the opportunity to elect lawmakers who will support us in Congress.

Update On National Women’s Equality Day—Still Reaching for Our Democratic Ideals 

We are still becoming a full democracy. Not until August 26, 1920, when Congress adopted the nineteenth amendment prohibiting states from denying the right to vote on the basis of sex, could women cast a ballot.

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