LOTTERY ASSEMBLIES
IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bringing the Magic of Deliberation to Community Policy-Making.

Our most recent example: From November 2020 to April 2021, 29 everyday residents – selected through a democratic lottery – advised the City of Eugene, Oregon, on questions related to housing code changes.

LOTTERY ASSEMBLIES
IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Bringing the Magic of Deliberation to Community Policy-Making.

Our most recent example: From November 2020 to April 2021, 29 everyday residents – selected through a democratic lottery – advised the City of Eugene, Oregon, on questions related to housing code changes.

INITIATIVE CONVENTION SYSTEM

Reimagining Direct Democracy Through
Lottery-Selected Assemblies.

For most of us, initiatives represent our only opportunity to be part of direct policy creation. In our Initiative Convention System, lottery-selected deliberative assemblies – as diverse as our states – write initiatives.

INITIATIVE CONVENTION SYSTEM

Reimagining Direct Democracy Through Lottery-Selected Assemblies

For most of us, initiatives represent our only opportunity to be part of direct policy creation. In an Initiative Convention System, lottery-selected deliberative Assemblies – as diverse as our states – write initiatives.

CITIZENS’
INITIATIVE REVIEW

Voter Info. By Voters, For Voters.

We bring a representative random sample of voters together to study ballot measures.

These everyday citizens hear testimony from both sides and from independent experts. And then draft high-quality information for their fellow voters.

CITIZENS’
INITIATIVE REVIEW

Voter Info. By Voters, For Voters.

We bring a representative random sample of voters together to study ballot measures.

These everyday citizens hear testimony from both sides and from independent experts. And then draft high-quality information for their fellow voters.