PPDC supports Citizens' Initiative Review

At our March board meeting, PPDC voted to support Healthy Democracy's Citizens' Initiative Review proposal.

Healthy Democracy is a US-based nonpartisan nonprofit that designs and coordinates innovative deliberative democracy programs.

They pioneered the Citizens’ Initiative Review process, which provides voters with high quality information on initiatives and referenda. This is voter information written by voters, for voters.

Read more about Healthy Democracy here, and the Citizens' Initiative Review pilot project for California here.


Feb 21 analysis Nov 20 election

Here's an interesting article that appeared in this week's Palisadian Post on how Pacific Palisades voted in the 2020 general election. 
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In the Palisades precincts, 87% of registered voters turned out to vote. This bested L.A. County's turnout of 74.6% — high, but lower than turnout in the 2008 Obama–McCain contest. 
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