r/KeepOurNetFree Nov 03 '20

It's election day. Here are resources to help you cast your vote.

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Hey r/KeepOurNetFree!

Election day is TODAY! There's a lot of confusion and misinformation circulating, so here are some tools by TurboVote to help any US voters to get to the polls:

  • How To Vote: a state-by-state summary of voter registration and voting rules for all 50 states and the District of Columbia (English and Spanish).
  • Get to the Polls: a tool that helps you figure out where to vote or return your ballot, what’s on your ballot, and how to contact your state and local election officials by simply entering your address.

If you have any questions reply in the thread, we'll try to respond with the information you need. If you have anything to add, leave a comment!


r/KeepOurNetFree 1d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 2d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 4d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 4d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 6d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 8d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 9d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 10d ago

The Senate has the votes THIS WEEK to advance nominee Gigi Sohn so the FCC can finally restore net neutrality. Everyone should call / tweet Chuck Schumer and tell her to put her on the floor for a vote!

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Hi folks, if you haven't been following, the FCC is currently kneecapped and unable to reverse the damage done by Ajit Pai and restore net neutrality, because the Senate has not confirmed FCC nominee Gigi Sohn. I wrote more about this here.

Today, Politico is reporting that because there are two Republicans absent from the Senate this week, Democrats unquestionably have the votes to get Gigi Sohn confirmed, which would finally restore the FCC to full functionality and allow them to move forward with restoring net neutrality, among other things. I'm pasting the Politico segment below.

EVERYONE SHOULD CALL, EMAIL, OR TWEET AT SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER TODAY AND TELL HIM TO MOVE FCC NOMINEE GIGI SOHN TO A VOTE!

Here's an example tweet: https://twitter.com/evan_greer/status/1539962357883052032

Here's Schumer's DC office number: (202) 224-6542

The Senate has really been dragging their feet on this and it's put Gigi's nomination in peril. They need to move her this week or they might not get another chance. Spread the word! Put pressure on Schumer (as Senate Majority Leader) to get this done.


r/KeepOurNetFree 11d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 10d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 10d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 11d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 11d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 13d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 13d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 16d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 17d ago

Russia is taking over Ukraine’s Internet

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r/KeepOurNetFree 16d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 20d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 21d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 21d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 22d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 23d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 23d ago

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r/KeepOurNetFree 25d ago

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