Move to Expand: The Renewed Fight for Voting Rights

Voter suppression has long been part of our election system. Despite our best efforts to fix it, there always seem to be strategies in place (gerrymandering, strict voter ID laws, or polling place closures, etc.) to keep people from practicing their right to vote. Part of this recent wave of disenfranchisement comes as a result… Read more

Enter our Email Signature Contest!

Hey there, Stampers! Do you want to be featured on our website? Want to receive ten FREE pints of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream? Enter our Email Signature Contest! Email signatures are a free and easy way to spread the word about the Stamp Stampede and the movement to get big money out of politics… Read more

The Stampede Takes New Hampshire: Join Us at Democracy Town Halls!

Primary season is in full swing in New Hampshire! Stamp Stampede was at the heart of the action this Sunday as a co-sponsor at the first Democracy Town Hall in Concord, NH, moderated by Equal Citizens founder and Harvard Law Professor Larry Lessig and featuring 2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang. Yang discussed his proposed plan… Read more

Progress on New York State Public Campaign Financing System

On Monday, April 1, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed a budget bill that, while falling short of creating America’s largest system of small donor public campaign financing, takes a step in the right direction. The bill, which is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, establishes an independent commission… Read more

Victory! House Passes Boldest Democracy Reforms Since Watergate

On March 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed #HR1, the boldest democracy reforms since Watergate. The bill protects the right to vote, makes elected officials accountable to the people, and would reduce the dominance of big money in our politics by creating a six to one match for small dollar contributions.  The bill also… Read more

New Hampshire Could be the 20th State to Call for the 28th Amendment

On March 7, 2018, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives passed a bill — HB 504 — calling on Congress to pass an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to overturn Citizens United and STAMP big money out of politics for good. If it passes the New Hampshire State Senate, New Hampshire will become the 20th state to formally… Read more

NEW resources for stampers!

Early this month, we reached out to stampers who had 3-5 bills found to organize a “Town Hall” style conference call with Head Stamper, Ben Cohen.   We were looking to ask these newer stampers about their experience joining The Stampede. Get their feedback on some of the processes that are working and looking for… Read more

Support Democracy Reform – sign the pledge!

Stampers,   Mitch McConnell is single-handedly trying to impede democracy reform — and we need your voice to stop him. The Senate Majority Leader is mounting a one-man blockade against the For the People Act, a new bill that would majorly expand voting rights, put ordinary voters ahead of big money donors, and hold elected… Read more

Ask the Stampede!

  Hey Stampers! One of our own was looking for some examples of the elevator statement you use when passing out stamped bills.   “I wish there was just one good example of what to say. I should mention that I certainly do believe in what we’re doing. It’s just that when someone asks me… Read more

CALL-TO-ACTION

CALL-TO-ACTION We need YOU to  PLEDGE TO STAMP in January!   In Citizens United v. FEC, The Supreme Court opened the door for corporations and billionaires to buy access and influence in Washington.  The Court says money is free speech, so on the 9th anniversary of Citizens United, we’re making our money scream by legally rubber-stamping messages like… Read more