While the country has been focusing on the presidential race at the Democratic Convention this week, I thought it’d be good to look into the latest news from a handful of critical Senate races. Doug Jones (D) – Alabama I… Read More ›
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 ›
5 Ways to Help John Hickenlooper Flip Cory Gardner’s Senate Seat in Colorado
Want to help kick Colorado Republican Cory Gardner out of the Senate? Cory Gardner was a vocal critic of Donald Trump after the Access Hollywood video came out back in 2016, but now he is a full-throated supporter of the… Read More ›
Did the Electoral College Just Get Upended?
This is the twist that no one saw coming. What happened? The voices demanding that the Electoral College be abolished have been getting louder and louder of late, with many people preferring to go with a national popular vote to pick our presidents. That would take changing the Constitution, no easy feat. The National Popular […]
Michael Bennet: The 7 Issues Guide
The Democrats have a big field of candidates running for President in 2020. Each of them brings their own unique strengths to the table in a bid to take our country in a very different direction than the one we’re… Read More ›
Could Your State Make Registering to Vote Easier?
With the news that Colorado’s governor just signed a bill to expand their automatic voting registration program, I wondered how many other states in 2019 were looking at similar bills. And, wow. The Brennan Center for Justice keeps close tabs… Read More ›
Election 2020: Taking Back the Senate
Yes, we want the White House, but without the Senate, we won’t be able to enact the big changes that our country needs. So, while you keep an eye on the presidential race, keep a lookout for the critical Senate… Read More ›
John Hickenlooper: The 7 Issues Guide
The Democrats have a big field of candidates running for President in 2020. To briefly use a sports analogy, I see our candidates as the starting players on the Blue team, each bringing their own unique strengths to the table… Read More ›
Saturday Morning Cartoons 2/16
Editorial cartoonists on this week’s biggest news stories. The End of Opportunity Note: This cartoon is several years old, but made the rounds again with this week’s news. Another cartoonist believes that it was first posted by @xkcdComic. … Read More ›
10 State Legislative Houses that could Flip
The midterms aren’t just an opportunity to provide a check on Trump and his administration by flipping the House in Congress, but by flipping houses in state legislatures, too. As we enter the midterms, Democrats currently have control (that is, a… Read More ›
June 26: It’s Election Day!
It’s Election Day in five states today. Colorado, Oklahoma, Maryland, Utah and New York all have their midterm primary elections. If you’re in one of these states, please, go vote. There are a lot of really good reasons to vote in… 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 ›
An Eye on Redistricting: How the NDRC is Approaching Midterms
Early in 2017, Former Attorney General Eric Holder created the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC). The aim of the NDRC was to erase the gains the Republicans had made in state and congressional seats through gerrymandering. A few days ago,… 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 ›