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Mission & Values

Built for the love of our country and the oath we swore.

Our Vision

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A healthy and truly representative American democracy, facilitated by competitive elections, where all citizens are both incentivized and excited to participate.

Our Mission

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To build and mobilize a community of military veterans to advocate for election innovations that unlock competition, make our politics less polarizing and our government more effective.

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Our Core Values

We choose to operate above the partisan fray.

  • Our current political environment, too often, is toxic and focused on extreme partisan rhetoric. We simply do not engage in this behavior.

  • We do not demonize, dehumanize or disown anyone because of their political (or any other) beliefs.

We operate with urgency to enact specific election innovations.

  • We are laser-focused on the three innovations we champion: open primaries, voting innovations and Final-Five Voting.

  • We act with urgency because our mission is critical and we say no to everything else.

We role model intellectual honesty in pursuing structural and incentive-changing solutions, grounded in research and historical context.

  • There are no silver bullets or political saviors to quickly fix our dysfunctional, toxic political system.

  • Implementing our targeted election innovations will take time, wisdom and true cross-partisan coalition building.

We play the long game and know we will be friends when our work is done.

  • Banding together, from across the country and across the political spectrum, to “do our duty as we understand it.”

  • Having fun while working hard to implement powerful systematic innovations that fundamentally change the incentives in our anti-competitive two-party “duopoly.”

  • All while pursuing with the ambitious goal of saving American democracy from the two-party doomloop: partisan extremism, gridlock and dangerous division.

Internally, we’re high-speed, low-drag, outcome driven, and keep our relationships healthy and central.

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