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Ripple, PayPal and Twitter join the coalition and demand fair elections

November 3, 2020

The blockchain-based payment company, Ripple has joined a group of non-partisan companies that are campaigning for access to fair voting in the US.

According to a November 2 tweet from Ripple, its CEO Brad Garlinghouse I know joined to the CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorseyand the CEO of PayPal, Dan Schulman, in the Civic Alliance, an organization that claims to support “safe, healthy and reliable decisions” in addition to encouraging members’ staff. and that customers are citizens.

“We believe that voting should be safe and accessible to everyone, anywhere,” said Ripple. “That’s why Ripple is 100% represented in #ForDemocracy.”

Ripple, PayPal and Twitter join the coalition and demand fair elections
Ripple, PayPal and Twitter join the coalition and demand fair elections

Within Civic Alliance, with 936 members at the time of this writing with a reach of more than 5 million employees, A subgroup of around 619 companies say they encourage 100% of employees to vote with paid time off or flexible hours. Ripple employs around 548 people in its San Francisco offices.

The group has reportedly urged companies to ensure secure access to voting, to recognize state and local election officials as a trusted source for certified results, and “Encourage patience as the officers count each vote.”

“Each of our companies is unique. However, these impartial values ​​bind us together: every American has a voice in our democracy. The voting must be secure and accessible to all. Elections must be fair and transparent. “

The 2020 election in the United States They will be released on Tuesday November 3rd. Deciding who is eligible to vote is apparently a partisan issue in the United States today The Republican National Committee has been involved in more than 40 lawsuits, most of which restrict rather than encourage access to voting.

Less than 12 hours before the first election on election day begins, many Bitcoiners are optimistic, regardless of a Democratic or Republican victory. The Grayscale CEO, Barry Silbert, Said either Trump or Biden in the end Bitcoin will win because of more “brrr” at the Federal Reserve.