The Governor's Commission on Strengthening Utah's Democracy http://www.strengthendemocracy.org Fri, 02 Aug 2013 23:38:51 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.7.1 en hourly 1 How would you strengthen Utah’s democracy? http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/how-would-you-strengthen-utahs-democracy/ http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/how-would-you-strengthen-utahs-democracy/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2009 21:27:39 +0000 Josh Ewing http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/?p=55 The Commission is just starting its work and is excited you hear your thoughts and ideas.  Have you seen something that isn’t working? Do you have an innovative idea about how to increase voter participation? Please use the comment feature to share you ideas with the commission.  They’ll be available for everyone to view!

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Should Utah’s system for redistricting be changed? http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/should-utahs-system-for-redistricting-be-changed/ http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/should-utahs-system-for-redistricting-be-changed/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2009 21:24:34 +0000 Josh Ewing http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/?p=70 When boundaries are drawn for legislative and congressional seats, controversy is not far behind.  Do you have ideas about how to make the process more fair?  Please share your suggestions using the comment feature.

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What lobbying regulations need to be changed? And how? http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/what-lobbying-regulations-need-to-be-changed-and-how/ http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/what-lobbying-regulations-need-to-be-changed-and-how/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2009 21:23:01 +0000 Josh Ewing http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/?p=68 Share your thoughts using the comment feature!

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Do you have ideas on how to improve Utah’s ethics laws? http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/do-you-have-ideas-on-how-to-improve-utahs-ethics-laws/ http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/do-you-have-ideas-on-how-to-improve-utahs-ethics-laws/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2009 21:20:43 +0000 Josh Ewing http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/?p=66 Conflicts of interest and other ethics issues lead citizens to be cynical about their government.  What are your ideas for changing Utah’s ethics laws?  Use the comment feature to share you suggestions with the commission.

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What can be done to improve elections and increase voter participation? http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/what-can-be-done-to-improve-elections-and-increase-voter-participation/ http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/what-can-be-done-to-improve-elections-and-increase-voter-participation/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2009 21:17:28 +0000 Josh Ewing http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/?p=63 Voter participation is the foundation of our democracy, yet many citizens still don’t vote.  Do you have ideas about how to improve our election process or encourage more people to be involved?  Please use the comment feature to share your thoughts.

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How can Utah’s campaign finance laws be improved? http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/how-can-utahs-campaign-finance-laws-be-improved/ http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/2009/03/how-can-utahs-campaign-finance-laws-be-improved/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2009 21:14:32 +0000 Josh Ewing http://www.strengthendemocracy.org/?p=61 Do you have experience with Utah’s campaign finance laws?  Do you have ideas about how to make our campaign finance laws more transparent? Please use the comment feature to share your ideas

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