I have enjoyed editorial cartoons since I was in school and now love putting together this roundup of my favorite cartoons from the past week. The best editorial cartoons make us think, hold those in power accountable, and provoke a… Read More ›
Which states won and lost districts, and what the new census data means for future elections.
There are two hugely consequential bills working through Congress this week. Which means, it’s time to light up the phones.
2021 is a big year for the census, redistricting, and who will ultimately be allowed to draw the map lines.
Redistricting will be a big story in 2021 and presents us with an opportunity to make some real progress.
Which one would you rather have? Voters picking their politicians or politicians picking their voters? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but in all but a handful of states, politicians are choosing their voters. They do that… Read More ›
Could Wisconsin be more of a battleground state in 2020? I’m not sure how it could be. It is, famously, one of the 3 “blue wall” states that Trump won by the narrowest margin in 2016. Since then, however, Wisconsin… Read More ›
We can agree that Republicans have no business governing anywhere in the country, right? It’s not just that Trumpism seems to have infected politics at the state level, it’s not even that the Republican party doesn’t seem to have any… Read More ›
We have a chance this November to wrest control of several state legislatures back from the Republicans. And this is crucially important this year, because 2020 is a census year. That means that whoever is in charge of state legislatures… Read More ›
The election dominance of the Republicans this past decade have made clear just how important it is for us to take redistricting seriously. The next round of nationwide redistricting will happen in 2020, following the results of the Census. So,… Read More ›
Every election is important, but some elections carry additional weight. 2020 will be one of those years. And I’m not even talking about the White House or the Senate today. No, the reason why 2020 is so important is because… Read More ›
Every week I come across articles that I find interesting and that I think my readers here at Political⚡Charge might enjoy as well. Here are this week’s recommendations. The Secret Files of the Master of Modern Republican Gerrymandering The secrets… Read More ›
What do Republican gerrymandering and the 2020 census have in common? They share the same architect. Yes, this architect worked on these democracy-bending projects for the Republicans in order to be “advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites.” We’ve all guessed… Read More ›
A good collaboration can have a multiplier effect. So, I was thrilled to hear yesterday that two of my favorite organizations who work tirelessly on elections–Swing Left and Flippable–are teaming up! Last year, Swing Left focused on flipping the U.S…. Read More ›