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 ›
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2020 Elections: The State Supreme Courts
Did you know you might be voting for the next Supreme Court justice? It’s true! Besides the U.S. Supreme Court, every state has its own state Supreme Court, and most of them are elected seats. That puts YOU in charge…. Read More ›
Is the Wisconsin Election an Omen of Things to Come?
I have to be honest. I’m really, really angry about what’s happening in Wisconsin. I’m only going to briefly get into it in this post but I want to talk about it because I think it serves as an important… Read More ›
Wisconsin Voters Get An Extra 24 Hours; How to Help
Want to make a difference? Most other states have postponed their primary elections, but not Wisconsin. They’re still forging ahead with their election on Tuesday, April 7th. With the pandemic raging, naturally there will be a lot of people very… Read More ›
Democrats Need to Win Big to Gain Control Over Redistricting in 2020
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 ›
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 […]
Trump is Trying to Lock In White Republican Power. We Now Have Proof.
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 ›
Elections in April 2019
If it’s a Tuesday, there is an excellent chance that an election is happening somewhere in the country. So far in 2019, we’ve seen that enthusiasm for turning out to vote isn’t where it should be. I encourage you to… Read More ›
This Wisconsin Supreme Court election needs your help
Wisconsin is a critically important state for Democrats, and winning the Supreme Court election happening there in one month is of the upmost importance. Why is this Supreme Court seat important? Wisconsin has a truly terrible record when it comes… Read More ›
Special Elections in February 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 ›
Is there a Kavanaugh on your state supreme court already?
This November, you undoubtedly have judges on your ballot. Here’s the thing: they’re not going to appear with an (R) or (D) next to their name. How will you know how to vote? Judges like Brett Kavanaugh don’t appear out… Read More ›