Is it Tuesday? Well then, there’s probably an election happening somewhere in America. Do you share my goal of increasing awareness of elections and boosting turnout in 2020? If so, please vote if there is an election happening in your… Read More ›
2020 Democratic primary
A Simple Reason Why Turnout Surged on Super Tuesday
To win in November, we’re going to need to turn out in droves. So whenever I read that turnout went up significantly for a particular election, I want to learn what went right so we can replicate it. And it… Read More ›
When You Drop Out, What Happens To Your Delegates?
We have a handful of presidential candidates who were awarded delegates before they left the race. So what happens to those delegates? As of the writing of this post, here’s how many delegates everyone has: Well, if you have… Read More ›
Why Don’t We Have a National Primary?
I’m in a state that doesn’t vote until later in the spring, so it often feels like the presidential nomination process is long over by the time I get to cast a vote. I’ve seen others ask the question —… Read More ›
The Big Day: Super Tuesday Arrives
In February, 155 Democratic delegates were awarded. Today, we’ll be awarding 1,357 delegates. Anything can happen! Plus, there are down ballot races that need your votes. You will be shaping the races we’ll be seeing in November. Please go vote!… Read More ›
Are You Ready for Super Tuesday?
Are you ready for Super Tuesday? Whether you’re in one of the Super Tuesday states and get to vote, or just want to know what’s going to happen, March 3 is going to be a BIG day. The first four… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Cartoons ⚡ 2/22
Here are some of the best editorial cartoonists in the country with their visual opinions about this week’s news: Trump Pardons / Roger Stone By Steve Sack, Star Tribune By Lalo Alcaraz By Ann Telnaes, Washington… Read More ›
How to Win the Democratic Nomination if There is a Contested Convention
Here we are again. It’s like Groundhog Day but on a four-year cycle. Every time another presidential election rolls around, talk about the potential of a contested convention bubbles up. It appears to be some sort of political pundit parlor… Read More ›
Conflicting News about Primary Turnout
We only have the first two states under our belts, and they’re not terribly representative of the nation as a whole, but it’s what we have right now. So what do we know about turnout? Iowa Turnout was disappointing this… Read More ›
Americans Living Abroad: Please Vote!
If there’s a group of Americans who know just how poorly Trump is viewed internationally, it would be our citizens living abroad. For one thing, they don’t have a Fox News to warp their opinions (or the basic facts) every… Read More ›
Only 1 Month to the Iowa Caucuses
At long last, the primaries for the 2020 Presidential Election have arrived. You heard that right. The first primary votes (well, technically caucus votes) will be cast one month from today, on February 3rd in Iowa. The caucuses will determine… Read More ›
Elections in December 2019
If it’s a Tuesday, there is an excellent chance that an election is happening somewhere in the country. There are several elections scheduled in December. If one of these is in your district, make sure you vote! For everyone else,… Read More ›
What’s At Stake in the 2020 Elections
Everyone still remembers we have major elections coming up in less than a year, right? With impeachment likely going into a bit of a quiet phase as the Intelligence Committee writes up an impeachment report to give to the House… Read More ›
2 Notable Democratic Debate Moments
There were two things that happened at last night’s Democratic primary debate that I want to take a look at. If you need a full recap of what happened, this is not the post you’re looking for. (You can find… Read More ›
There’s a Lot Happening Today
We’re all pretty used to a fast-paced news cycle, but today will really kick it up a notch. Impeachment Hearings Here’s who is testifying today: Gordon Sondland, US ambassador to the European Union Laura Cooper, Pentagon official (her closed-door testimony… Read More ›
Multiple 2019/2020 Races See a Shake-Up
After a quiet period, suddenly, a lot of 2020 races got a jolt. Here’s a quick roundup. Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson (GA) announced he’d be resigning at the end of the calendar year. He’s been dealing with multiple health… Read More ›
Why is Iowa So Important?
You’ve likely seen news coverage of various 2020 presidential candidates hanging out in Iowa. Are you wondering why they’re always there? Well, Iowa is rather important to the presidential primary process. Why? Iowa is first. Back in 1972 (after a… Read More ›
The July Debates: All the Details
The second round of debates for the Democratic primary has arrived! Here’s the 411 for the two nights of debates that CNN is hosting in Detroit, Michigan. When is it and where can you watch it? The first night will… Read More ›
The July Democratic Debate Is Set
Do you have the July debates on your calendar? If not, get Tuesday, July 30 and Wednesday, July 31 in there. The debates will be broadcast on CNN. Yesterday, CNN released which candidates would be speaking on which night. As for… Read More ›
The 2020 Candidates on Economic Inequality
Where are the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue of economic inequality? Economic inequality was identified by the 2018 midterm voters as one of their most pressing concerns, and is one of the seven issues I covered in my 2020… Read More ›