They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result. When you vote for change on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, does it really matter whether you vote Democrat or Republican for governor? Most likely your answer is "no". You know as I do that regardless of rhetoric, the result either will deliver will most likely be the same as those that came before them. Why? The major party candidates who win come into office with a lot of IOUs and are beholden to their party leaders, donors, and bases with high expectation their candidates fall in line or else. For true independence of thought and action, we need a strong third major party and leader to serve as a vehicle to disrupt the status quo and deliver the change we've been waiting for.
The Secretary of State is Connecticut’s top elections official, and must therefore have the complete trust of our citizens. As an environmental attorney, an activist for social justice, and a member of the Hartford City Council, I have demonstrated integrity and competence over the course of my career. As a former member of both the Republican and Democratic parties, I’ve learned that the two-party system suppresses the vote and promotes corruption. Someone who’s not a Democrat or Republican needs be in the Secretary of State role to ensure full and fair elections. That would include stopping local registrars of voters from purging voting lists, a process that too often prevents homeless people or mobile low-income people from casting ballots. Further, an independent fighter is needed to get automatic voter registration and early voting into law in Connecticut. I want to see Connecticut pulled into line with the national agenda, as we are way behind. It is why I endorse rank-choice voting (RCV), which is a fairer way to elect qualified candidates, by boosting the chances of those like me who challenge the mainstream and help prevent elections from going to the highest bidder.
Put a healer in the house! America is stressed and depressed because our leaders, media, and social bubbles are creating division. Doc Chai, MD, MS, is an expert in Primary Care and Addiction Medicine. The mental health of America requires unity, not division. It is time for a third party candidate dedicated to honesty, integrity, and genuine respect–even when we disagree. United we stand. Join the revolUNION! Doc Chai is a proven leader and a rational actor. She is not a partisan and has a long history of problem solving for real people in extreme circumstances. Pragmatic and tough, she does not apply inflexible ideology to real world issues. She understands that there are shades of gray and that we need to work together to make our country succeed.