Throughout the week, I collect interesting articles that I think you, as readers of Political Charge, might enjoy as well. Grab a cup of coffee (or your favorite morning beverage) and dig in. ‘White Men Have No Electability Advantage’ FAIR… Read More ›
Gerrymandering is a Scourge on Democracy. But It’s Beatable.
Should politicians be allowed to choose the constituents they want to serve? No, of course not. That would be ridiculous. Their job is to represent the voters and their needs. But, essentially, that’s what gerrymandering does–it flips the script. Gerrymandering… Read More ›
Is there a Kavanaugh on your state supreme court already?
This November, you undoubtedly have judges on your ballot. Here’s the thing: they’re not going to appear with an (R) or (D) next to their name. How will you know how to vote? Judges like Brett Kavanaugh don’t appear out… Read More ›
Bluewave Interview: Jody & Bob Wilson on working the polls
Election Day is the moment when all the hard work of campaigning, canvassing, house parties, fundraising, debates, and getting out the vote comes to its conclusion. It is imperative that the people working the polls that day are knowledgable and… Read More ›
Colorado 6/26 Primary: At a Glance
Colorado has its statewide primary election on Tuesday, June 26; although due to Colorado’s mail-only ballot system, people can vote now through June 26. Here you’ll find resources for voters, a quick overview of politics in the state, plus a few… Read More ›
Voter Turnout Series: Ballot Design
Voter turnout in America isn’t great, and it will take a multitude of solutions to improve it significantly. In Why Don’t People Turn Out For Elections?, I outlined the primary reasons why people don’t vote. Since writing that post, I’ve… Read More ›