2020 Fire Referendum Report Released by Firefighters & EMS Fund
In total, Firefighters & EMS Fund analyzed over 80 referendums and ballot measures across 18 states to create this comprehensive report, which means that the 2nd Edition in the Referendum Report series was created covering more ground and analyzing even more data than first presented back in 2018.
"The 2020 election season was unlike any other in modern history. Beyond the typical politics of the day, the nation was gripped by a once in a lifetime pandemic which turned every aspect of American society on its head," said Executive Director Nile Porter. "Within the context of Covid-19, the importance of the referendums and ballot measures which affected the Fire & EMS communities around the country took on a new light."
The mission of grassroots political organization Firefighters & EMS Fund is to provide a grassroots voice for firefighters across the country in the state and local political process. According to their website, the organization supports local ballot initiatives and works to elect political leaders at the state and local level that understand firefighters' and public safety officers' interests. The organization is comprised of concerned citizens, first responders, Firefighter and EMS leaders, and more.
The 2020 Fire Referendum Report provides interesting analysis that fire jurisdictions will need to know in order to successfully request funding from voters, now and into the future, as the need for funding inevitably grows more urgent.
To download the free report, visit https://www.fireandemsfund.com/
The Firefighters Support Fund is a national political organization organized under Section 527 of the IRS Tax Code. Contributions are not tax deductible. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee.