A guide to talking with people about the importance of voting, and overcoming their objections.
August 2020: Special Elections & Primaries
The full calendar of special elections and state primaries for the month of August 2020.
Elections Happening Today: June 9
A list of elections happening today, on June 9, 2020.
The Time to Activate Voters is Right Now
If the impeachment “trial” in the Senate has shown us anything, it is that we the voters are going to have to be the ones to hold Trump and the complicit Republicans accountable. They have shown time and time again,… Read More ›
2019 Elections: Ride to the Polls Challenge
What we do in these final days to turn out the vote on November 5 will mean the difference between an Election Night where we learn that we’ve flipped governorships, state legislative chambers, and more … or we fall a… Read More ›
2019 Elections: How To Help Get Out the Vote
What’s the one thing you need to win an election? All a candidate needs to do is turn out more of their voters than their opponent. That’s it. That’s also why Get Out the Vote (GOTV) efforts are so important… Read More ›
2019 Elections: Time for a Red Alert
Remember how much we were all so impatient in the lead-up to the midterm elections–we just couldn’t WAIT to vote. Do you feel that same sense of “let’s go get ’em” now? I don’t. And unfortunately, the election results for… Read More ›
2019 Elections: Here’s Your Mission
The 2019 elections on November 5 are just two weeks away. And no one is talking about them. Between impeachment and Trump’s chaos creating news by the hour, the media has been flitting from one scandal to the next. And… Read More ›
Help Re-Elect the Deep South’s Only Democratic Governor
We have an opportunity in 4 short weeks to re-elect Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the Deep South’s only Democratic governor. Now I know you guys are sharp. You’re thinking, “Hold on. There are big statewide elections in November this… Read More ›
How You Can Help Get Voters Registered in Arizona
If winning the White House is one of your goals for 2020, then winning the Electoral College is how you achieve the goal. As much as I’d prefer that we go by a national popular vote, the fact remains that… Read More ›
2019 Elections: The Big November Races
It may be an “off cycle” year, but there are a lot of elections happening on November 5! Here’s a roundup of the biggest elections in the fall. Be sure to put this in your calendar and share with your… Read More ›
Here are the Democratic Senate Seats To Protect in 2020
How badly do you want to flip the Senate next year? Oh boy, don’t get me started on how much I want the Senate. I’m so happy to have the House, (thank you voters!!), but having all of these amazing… Read More ›
2019 Elections: Chicago 2/26
With 2.7 million people and 53 seats up for election in a week, Chicago gets its own elections guide. Chicago elections are never dull, and this cycle we have an alderman accused of committing exhortion, controversy about the TIF funds,… Read More ›
Special Elections in January 2019
Look at any Tuesday and there is a high chance that an election is happening somewhere in the country. Post midterms, we should expect a lot of movement–new governors asking state legislators to join their administration which then opens up… Read More ›
#WaveCast: Bringing you the midterm story
The best thing about this moment, mere days from the election, is reflecting for a moment on the incredible energy and community that has built up since the last election. From the Women’s March and the lawyers setting up shop… Read More ›
The #LastWeekend is Here!
The midterm election is upon us. In a few short days, we’ll know the answer to so many questions. But right now, we still have time before Election Day and that means that each of us still has an opportunity… Read More ›
Weekends are for Getting Out the Vote!
The time to be turning out the vote for midterms is NOW. Over 20 states have started early voting, ballots are arriving in the mailboxes of those states with all mail-in balloting, and everyone else will be voting in less… Read More ›
3 Weekends Left Until Midterms: Volunteer from Home Challenge
If more of our voters turn out in every state, every county, every district, we can change the direction of our country. These weekly challenges are designed to give you tools to help make that goal a reality. Remember, if… Read More ›
We Just Got a Voter Turnout Warning
Everyone knows turnout is important, but now we know how important it is going to be in the midterms. CBS just ran a few turnout models for the midterms and what they found tells me we need to get even… Read More ›
The 37 States That Offer Early Voting
If you vote early, not only will you have peace of mind, but then you’ll be freed up to help others on Election Day! And with 37 states (plus DC) offering either Early Voting, All-Mail Voting, or a combo of… Read More ›