A look at the election results from Tuesday, September 14.
1 Reason Why Every Left-Leaning Voter Should Care About the California Recall
There is one reason why every left-leaning voter in America should care about California’s gubernatorial recall election next week. Control of the U.S. Senate.
Election Calendar for September 2021
A list of all of the special elections happening in the U.S. in September 2021.
Is California On the Verge of Turning Red?
The recall election in California is looking rather scary.
The House Seat Republicans are Dangerously Close to Flipping
There’s a special election coming up soon for a House seat that the Democrats flipped in 2018 that the Republicans desperately want back. And they are dangerously close to getting their wish. Which seat? California’s 25th District, which is currently… Read More ›
Why Republicans in California are Very Nervous
This weekend, multiple articles were published about the GOP becoming increasingly nervous about their 2020 prospects in California. The Context Back in July, CA Governor Gavin Newsom (who just won the governorship at the midterms) signed a law that prevents… Read More ›
Should We Lower the Voting Age?
If expanding voting rights is an interest of yours, check out this report from Oregon. The Oregon legislature is currently discussing a bill that would change the state’s Constitution to lower the voting age from 18 to 16. Referencing the… Read More ›
15 States Trying to Expand Voting Rights in 2019
Republicans are doing everything in their power to make voting as difficult as possible. The gutting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 a few years ago doesn’t help. That said, there are other remedies and it is really important… Read More ›
Why Turning Orange County Blue Was Such a Big Deal
Although California as a whole is a blue state, Orange County, just south of Los Angeles, has been a Republican stronghold for decades. When Richard Nixon’s term ended, he came home to a welcoming Yorba Linda neighborhood. Ronald Reagan, governor… Read More ›
How many House seats did the Democrats flip?
Winning never gets old, does it? Midterms 2018 was full of good news for the Democrats, and the good news keeps coming. As of the evening of Nov. 20, the Democrats have flipped 38 seats in the House (remember we… Read More ›
What’s Up With the 13 Midterm Races Too Close to Call?
Although we all want to see the results of the hotly contested midterms right away, I think we can all agree that we’d prefer that every vote gets counted, right? Here is where 13 of the biggest races stand as… Read More ›
This Week’s Voter Registration Deadlines
You can’t vote unless you’re registered. Help get this voter registration information to your friends, family, and social media followers in the following states. ALABAMA Deadline to register by mail, online, or in person is October 22. Registration info HERE… Read More ›
August 7: It’s Election Day!
It’s Election Day in 6 states today. Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington have their midterm primary elections, and Ohio and California have 2 special elections. If you’re in one of these states, please, go vote. There are a lot of… Read More ›
June 5 Primaries Recap: The News You Missed
It’s not easy to keep up with 8 primaries happening all at once. Now that most of the votes have been counted, here’s a quick review at what happened in the (Democratic) primaries, what questions got answered, and what you… Read More ›
Primaries & Special Elections: June 2018
Every day, the Trump administration acts in ways that are contrary to what many of us think is American. While we raise our voices in protest to those policies we vehemently disagree with, we must also do everything we can… Read More ›
California 6/5 Primary: Voter Resources
California has its statewide primary election on Tuesday, June 5. Here you’ll find resources for voters, a quick overview of politics in the state, plus some of the key races. Use this information to make your own voting plan and/or share… Read More ›
Can Jungle (or Top-Two) Primaries be a Problem in 2018?
A jungle primary, otherwise known as a top-two primary, is one in which the top two vote-getters regardless of party move on to the general election. This can lead to two candidates from the same party to move forward. At… Read More ›
BlueWave Interview: Laurel Davila on neighborhood organizing
This week our #BlueWaveInterview is with Laurel Davila in Southern California. You can find her on Twitter at @laureldavilacpa. Since the last election, Laurel has become a local powerhouse and we had a great conversation about grassroots organizing and… Read More ›
When is Your State’s 2018 Primary?
(Revised to reflect new primary dates for NY) In November 2018, Americans will go to the polls to vote for thousands of elected positions. Which positions? Every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 U.S. Senators, 36 Governors, thousands… Read More ›