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The Free and Equal Elections Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit non-partisan organization with a mission to broaden electoral choices through education and direct positive action. Founded in 2008 by electoral reform and voters’ rights leader Christina Tobin, Free & Equal leads national, state and local efforts to open the electoral process in the United States.

Free & Equal hosts all-inclusive gubernatrial, Presidential and senatorial debates, including the 2008, 20012, and 2016 Presidential debates moderated by Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Chris Hedges, Broadcast Legend Larry King, Thom Hartmann of Free Speech TV, and Emmy Award Winning Actor Ed Asner.

Since 2009, Free & Equal has hosted annual electoral reform symposiums unitning intellectuals and experts to share, debate and offer reforms to the flawed U.S. electoral system.

In 2014, Free & Equal launched United We Stand, a festival and tour uniting the younger generations with musicians, artists and thought leaders to promote political and cultural change.

Free & Equal’s latest project is creating a blockchain Election Assistant App to empower voters with information about ALL their candidate choices.

United We Stand: An Educational Festival and Tour Uniting the Younger Generations with Musicians, Artists, and Thought Leaders to Promote Political and Cultural Change. 

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OUR GOALS
Educate

To educate Americans on the truth of local and federal political processes and to encourage solutions.

Empower

To empower all, especially the youth, to get involved in local political discussion, to participate in the political process and to hold their local governments accountable.

Inspire

To inspire more youth, independents and alternative party candidates to run for local office and federal office.

OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2019

 

Blockchain Election Assistant App begins development

 

Electoral Reform Symposium – The Lot, RiNo Art District, Denver CO – December 7

 

United We Stand tour & panel discussion at POLITICON at Nashville Music Center, TN – Oct 26-27

 

United We Stand tour sponsors 11th Annual Sister Winds Festival in Berthoud, CO – Oct 5-6

 

United We Stand tour sponsors Knead Peace in Kileen, TX – July 4-5

 

United We Stand tour sponsors Earth Day Festival in Fort Wayne, IN – April 27

 

2018

 

Free and Equal presented Crypto & Blockchain Voting panel at POLITICON at LA Convention Center – Christina Tobin, Moderator

 

United We Stand – Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
100% of Net Profit Proceeds donated to Hurricane Harvey Relief

 

2017

 

Electoral Reform Symposium – Infinity Park, Glendale CO
Nancy Crow, President of League of Women Voters of CO, Keynote Address

 

Free and Equal co-hosts CO Governor Debate at Nexus Earth Conference: Jesse Ventura,  Eric Vorhees and Christina Tobin, Moderator – Aspen Institute

 

Free and Equal hosts “Breaking the Stranglehold of The Two-Party Duopoly” panel at  POLITICON: Ed Asner & Christina Tobin, Moderator

 

2016

 

United We Stand Presents:

Presidential Debate: Ed Asner & Christina Tobin, Moderator – University of Colorado Boulder, Macky Auditorium

 

Electoral Reform Symposium – Infinity Park, Glendale CO

 

Free & Equal co-hosts “The Big Debate! Are US Elections Rigged?” Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks & Christina Tobin, Moderator at POLITICON, Los Angeles

 

 

2015

 

United We Stand Festival – Belasco Theater, Los Angeles CA

 

Electoral Reform Symposium – Infinity Park, Glendale CO
Suzanne Staiert, Deputy Secretary of State, Keynote Address

 

2014

 

United We Stand Festival – Belasco Theater, Los Angeles CA

 

Electoral Reform Symposium – Infinity Park, Glendale CO

 

CO Governor Debate: Professor Griff, Chuck Bonniwell & Christina Tobin, Moderator – Infinity Park, Glendale, CO

 

2013

 

Ten full time volunteer staff and office established for Free & Equal

 

Free & Equal Network established

 

Social Media, Website, Podcasts surpass the million outreach benchmark

 

2012

 

Presidential Debate: Larry King & Christina Tobin, Moderator – Hilton Chicago

 

Presidential Debate: Thom Hartmann & Christina Tobin, Moderator – RT Studios, Washington DC

 

No on Prop 121 “Top Two” Panel Forum – President of League of Women Voters of AZ, Barbara Klein, Moderator – Goldwater Institute, Phoenix, AZ

 

2010

 

Electoral Reform Symposium – University of Wisconsin Madison

 

IL Governor Debates

Chicago State University,

University of Chicago

Midwest Liberty Fair

Northern Illinois University

 

CA Governor Debate – California State University Sacramento

 

CT Senatorial Debate – University of Connecticut

 

No on Prop 14 “Top Two” Press Conference – Sacramento CA

 

2009

 

Electoral Reform Symposium – Cato Institute, Washington DC

 

Premiere for Theresa Amato’s Grand Illusion:  Myth of Voter Choice – Union League Chicago

 

2008

 

Presidential Debate: Chris Hedges Moderator – Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC

 

Vice-Presidential Debate – University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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