Friday, September 14, 2012


 "A commission headed by  former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan charges that the soaring cost of U.S. elections is a major hindrance to democracy.  The charge appears in a report published Friday by the Global Commission on Elections and Democracy, which says its goal is to promote the integrity of elections.

...The 12-member commission includes former U.S. secretary of state Madeleine Albright and former secretary general of the Council of the European Union, Javier Solana." Link

Commission Members
Chair: Kofi A. Annan, Vice Chair: Ernesto Zedillo, Martti Ahtisaari,
Madeleine K. Albright, Louise Arbour, Vidar Helgesen, Rima Khalaf Hunaidi, Festus Mogae,
Amartya Sen, Javier Solana, Vaira Vike-Freiberga and Hassan Wirajuda.
Friends of the Commission: Helen Clark, Lynn Pascoe
Director of the Commission: Stephen Stedman

1 comment:

Brenda said...

These people are not paying the bill for our elections so how can the cost of our elections be hindering to democracy? I bet they would come up with a big lie for the answer to that question. The time is definately getting close.