Get caught up on the inspiring actions of voting rights activists in Texas this past weekend.
Info about all the elections happening in July 2021.
Virginia has statewide elections this fall — yes, in November 2021. Here’s what’s at stake plus how we can help them protect their blue trifecta.
Restricting voting is not the only way Republicans are showing their disdain for democracy.
There is an outright assault on voting rights across the country right now. But, there is also some good news regarding voting, so let’s look at that.
Protecting voting rights needs to happen at both the federal and the state level. Here’s what’s happening in the states and how we can protect access to the ballot.
Most of the national news focuses on politics in DC, but it’s really important to pay attention to what’s happening in your state legislature. Bad behavior by the GOP is growing there.
Every state expanded the options to vote by mail in 2020. But what happens now? How can voters insist that their state keep these options for future elections?
There are 11 state legislative chambers that could flip to a Democratic majority in this election. Here’s the list plus how we can help make this a reality.
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 ›
Do you want Republicans running your state government? As we see more evidence that Trumpism is showing its face in state legislatures, it becomes even more important that we gain control over the power to write and pass legislation. We… Read More ›
The Black Lives Matter protests are into their third week, but have they produced any results? There are some initial, encouraging signs. Although not every state legislature is in session right now, there has been movement in some states. Some… 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 ›
A list of elections happening today, on June 9, 2020.
If it’s Tuesday, there’s probably an election happening somewhere in America. Do you share my goal of increasing awareness of elections and boosting turnout in 2020? If so, please vote if there is an election happening in your district. Then,… Read More ›
Oh, the power of voting locally. Since the 2016 election, left-leaning voters in Virginia have been fired up, and have been winning state legislative (and executive) seats. They made huge gains in 2017 and then finally flipped both chambers of… Read More ›