Due to the influx of mail-in ballots, we know that getting election results on Election Day is probably unrealistic. But when WILL we know? These 2 charts help make that clear.
Let’s Take Another Peek at the Early Vote
We take a look at the early vote totals through mid-October, and look more specifically at Florida, North Carolina, and Texas.
How To Make Absolutely Sure Your Vote Counts This November
More voters will vote with an absentee/mail-in ballot in 2020 than ever before. But the smallest mistake can invalidate your vote. Here’s how to make sure that doesn’t happen to you.
Election 2020: Make a Plan To Vote Today
Making a plan to vote is fairly simple — you just need to think through a few questions. Follow these prompts to get ready to vote.
Voting Rights News From Around the Country
Get caught up on some of the big voting rights news stories–both good and bad–from around the country.
50 Days To Go: The Election is Heating Up
With 50 days left until Election Day, two states have already started to do early voting, and many more are about to do the same. It’s time for us all to talk, nonstop, about voting.
Vote By Mail: The Latest News You Can Use
There has been a lot of great information coming out recently about voting by mail, so I wanted to be sure you all had the latest information. Let’s start with the most important items. When does your ballot need to… Read More ›
In the News: Voting Rights Updates From Around America
A roundup of recent voting rights news from around the country.
The Latest in the Battle for the Post Office
The battle for the Post Office is one we must win. For the last month, we’ve been inundated with eyewitness stories and photographs and news about how the Trump administration is messing with the U.S. Postal Service. Back in July,… Read More ›
Do This 1 Thing If You Want More People to Vote in 2020
How much would you like to see voter turnout skyrocket for the general election this November? If you’re anything like me, you want to see a landslide in the presidential election and massive turnout for state and local elections. We… Read More ›
The GOP’s Problem With Voting By Mail
This is not an article to explain why Donald Trump dislikes voting by mail. It’s an article about how Trump’s constant assailing of voting by mail is causing huge headaches for the Republican party. The Republicans have effectively used voting… Read More ›
Will Trump’s Rhetoric Suppress African-American Voters?
This November, COVID19 will still be with us which is why nearly every state in the nation is expanding the ability of voters to vote with an absentee or mailed ballot. Yet Trump baselessly proclaims that mailed ballots will lead… Read More ›
15 States That Have Recently Expanded Access to Voting By Mail
Who needs some good news about voting by mail? There has been an incredible surge of states changing their election rules in response to the pandemic. Millions and millions of voters will be able to cast their votes this… Read More ›
Will the Republicans Confuse Their Voters About Voting By Mail?
What exactly will Republicans think about voting by mail when they’re bombarded by conflicting messages? The president keeps tweeting nonsense about voting by mail. Even though he voted by mail from Florida in their primary, he keeps framing voting by… Read More ›
Complications with Voting By Mail Start to Mount
Voting from the safety of your own home during a pandemic seems like a simple solution, doesn’t it? On the face of it, yes, but in practice, a whole mess of problems are emerging. Take Oklahoma, for example. Oklahoma law… Read More ›
Checking In On the 8 States That Just Expanded Voting by Mail
With two-thirds of Americans supporting an expansion of voting by mail this election year, it’s great to see election boards move swiftly to accommodate the surging interest in voting safely from home. 34 states already allow their voters to vote… Read More ›
How to Get Republicans to Embrace Voting By Mail
We all know that voting by mail is the safest way to vote while in the middle of the pandemic, but in the right wing news media we see Republicans and pundits decrying that it is all a big Democratic… Read More ›
We Need to Talk about the Second Wave
There is a second wave coming, and I don’t think it’s being talked about nearly enough. Not the next BlueWave, which we definitely want, but the second wave of COVID-19. Scientists and health officials have been reviewing information from the… Read More ›
A Fully Blue Virginia Just Massively Expanded Voting Rights
Oh, the power of voting locally. Since the 2016 election, left-leaning voters in Virginia have been fired up, and have been winning state legislative (and executive) seats. They made huge gains in 2017 and then finally flipped both chambers of… Read More ›
How to Vote By Mail in Every Single State
Disclaimer: This post was written in early 2020 when many states made modifications in their absentee/vote-by-mail rules so voters could more safely vote during the pandemic. Many of the links in this post have likely expired. To find the most… Read More ›