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Voting & Elections 07.5.2023

Some US cities are allowing corporations to vote in local elections in hopes of stimulating the economy

Seaford, Delaware is seeking to give business entities the right to vote in local elections.

Voting & Elections 07.5.2023

Delaware House approves bill allowing business entities to vote in town’s municipal elections

"In a state with more registered businesses than residents, this bill gives wealthy outsiders the power to override the actual people of Seaford."

Voting & Elections 07.5.2023

A Delaware city wants to let businesses vote in its elections. It just cleared a key hurdle, but it’s faced pushback

CNN Business covers a controversial proposed amendment to the Seaford city charter, which failed to receive Senate support on Friday.

Voting & Elections 07.5.2023

Senate Doesn’t Vote on Proposed Charter Change to Give Seaford Businesses a Right to Vote

On Friday, the Delaware Senate adjourned without voting on the controversial Seaford charter amendment that would give artificial entities the right to vote.

Voting & Elections 07.5.2023

Common Cause Delaware talks corporate voting, gerrymandering, and voter registration

Executive director Claire Snyder-Hall spoke with Teleduction about the latest issues at play in the legislature.

Voting & Elections 06.27.2023

Delaware House Tees Up Bill to Allow Corporations to Vote

"After Citizens United, this is another step down the road to corporate tyranny."

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