November 12, 2017

The News-Press Letter to the Editor

Closing the voting loop hole Tired of dirty water and dirty politics? Join Lee Voter Freedom to restore our waterways and government accountability. Our grassroots effort to place a referendum on the 2018 ballot will open up the Lee County Commission election to all registered voters. Special interests, including the sugar industry, provide generous financial support to ensure their handpicked …

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November 8, 2017

Video: Lee Voter Freedom Press Conference

No one should be able to deny your right to vote! Currently it is possible to close the election of OUR Lee County Commission to almost 60% of registered voters! This is wrong and must be fixed. Now a group of Lee County community leaders intends to do just that. LEE VOTER FREEDOM will introduce an amendment to the Lee …

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November 7, 2017

Petitioners Needed November 9-12

We will be petitioning at the Cape Coral Coconut Festival (Sun Splash Festival Grounds, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd. Cape Coral 33991) this weekend and need petitioners.  We will provide all supplies and training on site. Thursday, November 9, 5pm-10pm Friday, November 10, 5pm – midnight Saturday, November 11, noon – midnight Sunday, November 12, noon – 10pm If you are …

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October 19, 2017

NBC: Group pushes for axing partisan primaries in Lee County

Posted: Oct 17, 2017 6:50 AM EDT By Jesse Pagan, Reporter Click on photo to view video: LEE COUNTY, Fla. -A Lee County group wants to do away with parties when it comes to voting for commissioners. The group – called Lee Voter Freedom – said more than half of voters in the county are left out because of partisan primaries. …

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October 19, 2017

Fox4 Video: Local group Reveals plan to change how we vote in Lee County

Click on photo to view Fox4 Video: LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A local political group is revealing their plan to change how people vote in Lee County. The group, called Lee Voter Freedom, wants to make all county commission races non-partisan. Currently voters and candidates must be registered to a major political party in order to participate in primary elections …

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October 17, 2017

Breeze Newspapers: Lee Voter Freedom group wants open primaries

October 17, 2017 By JESSICA SALMOND (jsalmond@breezenewspapers.com) , Cape Coral Daily Breeze There’s a new activist group in town. In Lee County, county commission races are partisan. Closed party primaries are held in August and general elections in November. If there are only two candidates of one party who have filed to run for office, then the primary becomes an …

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