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State of California June 3, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter Derek Cressman

Candidate for
Secretary of State

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Voting Rights Advocate
  • Common Cause good government executive
  • CALPIRG Democracy Program Director
  • B.A Political Science from Williams College
  • International Elections Observer
  • Expert witness to US Senate, California Fair Political Practices Commission, and federal courts
  • Husband, Father, Citizen.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Get corporate money out of politics
  • Improve transparency by putting political donations information in the Voters Guide
  • Modernize our voter registration and business registration systems
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Key Endorsements
  • California Federation of Teachers
  • Jim Hightower, America's #1 Populist and Author
  • Americans for Democratic Action
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Position Papers
Vote Down Citizens United
Derek Cressman is calling for a statewide vote in California to overturn Supreme Court rulings that say corporations are people and that unlimited campaign spending is free speech
Let's Create a Digital Voter Information Guide
As Secretary of State, Derek Cressman will upgrade the Official Voter Information Guide to include campaign contribution information, debate footage, and candidate videos.
Modernizing Voter Registration
Derek Cressman describes how a new voter registration database can combat fraud and boost voter participation in California
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