Want to Change Politics? Get Involved in Local Elections

Created: 23 January, 2018
Updated: 21 November, 2022
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This week on A Civil Assessment we welcome back both the award-winning election journalist and election fraud expert Lulu Friesdat and Florida Congressional candidate Tim Canova.

These two discuss election fraud in state and local elections, and their experiences in Florida and Alabama.

Lulu Friesdat is an Emmy award-winning journalist whose many news assignments include producing election coverage for MSNBC, editing with the CBS Evening News and Good Morning America, and writing for Salon, and Alternet. She’s been reporting on problems with U.S. elections since 2008, when she received a Best Documentary award for directing her first feature-length documentary, Holler Back: Voting in an American Town. A two-time recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award, she has been interviewed on radio and television shows including Writer’s Voice and Connect the Dots. Follow her on twitter @


Tim Canova is a candidate for the 23rd Congressional District of Florida, against Debbie Wasserman Schultz, in the 2018 Primary election in August. In 2011, Tim took part in the Occupy Wall Street movement, teaching a workshop on the Federal Reserve at the Occupy Los Angeles encampment. At that time, he was also selected by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to serve on an advisory committee on Federal Reserve reform. Tim lives in Hollywood (Broward County, FL), and in his spare time he enjoys cooking, movies, Pilates and yoga, as well as running and bicycling on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. Follow him on twitter @Tim_Canova.

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