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We need a list of groups that are working on the election reform issue help us build this list 51 capital march alliance for democracy americans coming together answerscom audit the vote backbone campaign ban the machine baker-carter commission blackboxvotingcom. The presidential election reform act was a proposed initiative in the state of california to alter the way the state's electoral votes for president are distributed among presidential candidates the initiative, no 07-0032, was proposed by a group called californians for equal representation. Discussion of current problems with election systems, along with improvements and alternatives preferred topics include: the influence of money in elections, the effect of lobbyists, the media's.