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Obama: Transparency and Open Government, Freedom of Information

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

These memos are circulating all over the Internet. I would guess they will soon be up on WhiteHouse.Gov.
“Government should be participatory.” I like it. For the many government friends, if you are looking for a source of ideas about how to use technology to operationalize such things, check out my slides and audio from “Great [...]

Yahoo! et al announce Presidential online debate plans – Clift corrects the record

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

While the press release makes an important announcement, this is not the first online candidate debate.
Back in the olden days, Web White & Blue hosted the first one in 2000. As I blogged about at E-Democracy.Org the other month, we have a lot to say about e-debate formats from our 1994 to 2006 [...]

A new day, a new beginning – Today I’ll be inducted as an Ashoka Fellow

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

Thanks in part to the DoWire members who endorsed my e-democracy work, today I’ll be inducted as an Ashoka Fellow at a ceremony host at the Google Campus.
This is a really big deal.
The Ashoka fellowship will allow me to dedicate myself full-time to E-Democracy.Org for at least the next three years – no more [...]

Rhode Island launches eDemocracy Portal, NY AG Candidate calls for digital sunlight

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

Check out Rhode Island Government : eDemocracy as reported by the Providence Business News:

eDemocracy at RI.gov “seeks to enhance democracy and bring the citizens of Rhode Island closer to their government,” RI.gov’s news release said.
The site provides online tools that make it easy to locate elected officials, obtain information about candidates, register to vote, find [...]

Minnesota Governor Candidates to Debate Online – Opening Statements on YouTube

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Here is what is keeping me busy, very busy these days. The whole “tagging” to gather “Voter Voices” in multimedia idea is new and quite exciting. Please help spread the word. – Steven Clift, dowire.org and e-democracy.org
For Immediate Release
ALL CANDIDATES FOR MINNESOTA GOVERNOR AGREE TO NATION’S ONLY STATEWIDE ONLINE DEBATE
MINNESOTA GUBERNATORIAL E-DEBATE TO RUN OCTOBER [...]


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