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Chase DarisoChase is a student at UC Davis, majoring in community and regional development. He is also a long jumper and triple jumper at UC Davis. His hometown is Oceanside, California but he has lived in several locations due to his military upbringing. Chase is most concerned with campaign finance reform, higher voter turn out for the young, and wealth inequality.
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C. Duane DaunerC. Duane Dauner was appointed President and CEO of the California Hospital Association (CHA) in 1985. CHA is devoted to statewide representation and advocacy for California hospitals. CHA is one of the nations largest state health care associations, representing more than 400 hospitals and health systems.
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Steve DaveySteve Davey is a resident of St. Louis, and a leader of Represent Missouri.
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Glenn DavisMy hope is that bipartisan and nonpartisan solutions will become the new ideal in American politics. I founded The C-Plan in 2013, a movement to help overcome partisan divisiveness: "C" for Civility, Cooperation, Collaboration, Compassion, Consensus & Compromise. Join me at http://www.TheCPlan.org/join. When not writing or advocating the cause, I am a quantitative researcher and own a survey management firm, DataStar, Inc., in Waltham, MA.
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Christopher Davis-GarlandGraduate from the University of Redlands with a B.A. in History. Active dreamer and nomad looking for the spice of life.
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Ian DawesIan is a data analyst and geographer. His has an expertise in cartographic analysis and is interested in the dynamics of earth processes, demography, and their intersection with politics.
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Gregory DayGregory Day is a commercial airline pilot and Marine Corps reservist out of Miramar. He spent 11 years in active duty flying F/A-18s on various deployments and in training capacities. He has a BA in Government from Georgetown University. Greg lives in downtown San Diego with his wife and daughter.
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Charlotte DeanLover of music from everywhere on earth, especially Brazil. Registered Libertarian, advocate for safe access for cannabis patients and student of Anthropology and Digital Media (Photo/Video). Interests include strangeness, beauty, mental health, foreign policy, social justice, humanitarian development, yogic spirituality, a mandinga da capoeira and all those who fight for the light.
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M. DeanCurrent high school English teacher hoping to inspire creative and critical minds in the youth who are already pre-wired to engage life with curiosity, the all-important faculty for innovation. A father. A sometimes decent lover. Spent a lifetime of 40 years living across three states along Interstate 35.
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Richard DedorRichard Dedor is an Independent running for the Iowa House. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer's Association - Greater Iowa Chapter and on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Iowa Advisory Board. Click the website icon above to learn more about him and his campaign.
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Andrew DeenAndrew Deen is a writer who creates informative and engaging articles in the field of higher education.
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Tad DeHavenTad DeHaven is a budget analyst on federal and state budget issues for the Cato Institute. Previously he was a deputy director of the Indiana Office of Management and Budget. DeHaven also worked as a budget policy advisor to Senators Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Tom Coburn (R-OK). In 2010, he was named to Florida Governor Rick Scott's Economic Advisory Council. His articles have been published in the Washington Post, Washington Times, New York Post, Wall Street Journal Online, National Review and Politico.com. He has appeared on the CBS Evening News, CNBC, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, and NPR.
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Anthony Del SignoreI am a Doctoral student at Temple University pursuing a Ph.D. in American Politics. I am the former campaign manager for Open Primaries, a national movement of independent-minded individuals believing that no American should have to join a political party in order to cast a vote.
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AJ DellingerAJ Dellinger is a freelance writer from Madison, Wisconsin. Much of his work focuses on technology and things commonly associated with nerd culture, so AJ brings that same nerd-like passion to politics. Always learning, hopefully educating, and occasionally entertaining. He also writes his own bio in the third person.
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Just Democracy IllinoisJust Democracy is a broad-based and diverse coalition that works to protect and promote the value of a single vote, no matter the geographic, racial, ethnic or party affiliation of the voter.
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Jonathan DennJon Denn is the editor of aGREATER.US an internet platform to find a greater political platform for the US. He is also on the board of the Clean Government Alliance.
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Lyle DennistonLyle Denniston has been covering the Supreme Court for fifty-five years. In that time, he has covered one-quarter of all of the Justices ever to sit, and he has reported on the entire careers on the bench of ten of the Justices. He has been a journalist of the law for sixty-five years, beginning that career at the Otoe County Courthouse in Nebraska City, Nebraska, in the fall of 1948. He is not an attorney.
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Gino DiCaroThe California Manufacturers & Technology Association (formerly the California Manufacturers Association) works to improve and enhance a strong business climate for California's 30,000 manufacturing, processing and technology based companies. Since 1918, CMTA has worked with state government to develop balanced laws, effective regulations and sound public policies to stimulate economic growth and create new jobs while safeguarding the state's environmental resources. CMTA represents 700 businesses from the entire manufacturing community -- an economic sector that generates more than $200 billion every year and employs more than 2 million Californians.
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Barry DoneganI'm a singer for the experimental mathcore band Look What I Did, writer, veteran lifer in the counterculture, hardcore activist, & believer in the non-aggression principle.
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Ron DonohoRon is a writer based in San Diego.
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Greg DorseyMusic educator, athletic instructor and small business owner. Founder of Non-Partisan Maryland (www.non-partisanmd.org) - Wake up, Stand up, Activate... Unaffiliated "Petition" Candidate for US Senate, Maryland Class III (www.gregdorseyunaffiliated.com). "Truth, character and integrity. Reason, logic and objectivity. Republicans and Democrats alike cannot forfeit these ideals in the never-ending race to achieve party power and dominance."
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Ciaran DoughertyCiaran Dougherty is a co-founder of Counted, a nonpartisan, evidence-based voting reform organization based in Washington state. Ciaran has been investigating alternative voting methods since 2010. He has an M.S. in Computational Linguistics from the University of Washington. Ciaran lives in Lynnwood, Washington, where he is involved in the bylaws committee for his state and county chapters of the Libertarian Party, and works in the software industry.
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James DoullGraduated from San Diego State University in 2013 with a BA in Political Science. Interested in political journalism and world politics. Political centrist with libertarian-leaning philosophy.
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Ted DowningTheodore E. Downing, Ted- as we know him, is one of the authors of the Ariziona Top 2 Open Primary initiaive in Arizona in 2012. A former two-term Arizona Legislator and an independent, Ted also serves his community as Professor of Social Development at the University of Arizona. He has taught in Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and been a Visiting Scholar at Oxford. Teds academic work has been punctuated by extended, often lengthy applied research endeavors in a dozen third-world countries, focusing on improving socio-economic opportunities for powerless peoples.
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Dirk DrollDirk Droll has had many careers and lived in many places across continents giving him a lot of uncommon insights which he likes to share. He is the editor and senior political writer on Beanstock's World.
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