A collection of editorial cartoons covering the news from this past week, including the Texas abortion ban.
What Should We Make of This News Out of Texas?
Here are some of the interesting tidbits from the Texas 6th District election this week.
The Voting Rights Fight in Texas Heats Up
Get caught up on the inspiring actions of voting rights activists in Texas this past weekend.
Hanging On to the Democrats’ Slim Majority in the House
The Democrats have the slimmest of majorities in the House, and there are 5 special elections coming up to fill vacant seats.
Special Elections in December 2020
Elections happen year-round but not nearly enough voters are aware of that. Here are the special elections happening in December.
Election Results from July 14
Yesterday, there were some big elections in Maine, Texas, and Alabama. Here’s what we’ve learned so far. Alabama Senate Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions was hoping to win the primary in a bid to win back his old Senate seat,… Read More ›
July 2020: Special Elections and Primaries
Is it Tuesday? Well then, there’s probably an election happening somewhere in America. Do you want to help boost turnout in 2020 and help to increase awareness of elections? If so, please vote if there is an election happening in… Read More ›
Voter Registration is at a Standstill Due to the Coronavirus
62% of eligible citizens who are unregistered to vote say that they have never been asked to register. This is why it is so important to have voter registration drives — to get in front of as many unregistered citizens… 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 ›
7 Ways to Help MJ Hegar Flip John Cornyn’s Senate Seat in Texas
Want to help kick Texas Republican John Cornyn out of the Senate this November? Cornyn has voted with Trump 95% of the time, which is far more than one would expect from a Senator in a state growing more purple… Read More ›
Beto’s New Focus: Flipping the Texas House
Ok, readers. Why is 2020 a really, really important election year? Yes, yes, it’s our chance to finally get Trump out of the White House. But seriously, it’s important beyond that. Whichever party is in charge of the state legislatures… Read More ›
Texas: Are You Registered for the November Election?
An “off-year” election isn’t any less important than any other election. I hope that the last few years has opened all of our eyes to how important every single seat is. Texas has an important election coming up on November… Read More ›
Voting Rights News Out of Texas
With more and more stories coming out about just how much of a battleground Texas might be in 2020, I got curious about how voting rights are faring in the Lone Star State. ✦ The Texas Civil Rights Project filed… Read More ›
Voter Suppression Picks Up Steam Before 2020
Where’s the one place you need to keep an eye on if you want to protect against voter suppression? Your own backyard. Most of the stories that we read are about national issues. Especially online. It’s hard for local stories… Read More ›
Beto O’Rourke: 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 ›
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 ›
15 States Trying to Expand Voting Rights in 2019
Republicans are doing everything in their power to make voting as difficult as possible. The gutting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 a few years ago doesn’t help. That said, there are other remedies and it is really important… Read More ›
Spread the Vote’s Exciting Expansion
View at Medium.com Is it possible to be excited about a big change? Spread the Vote, a voting rights organization I’m a big fan of, announced some big changes recently and instead of being concerned, I found I was… Read More ›
Activism Yearbook: Our Wins in 2018
These are the highlights of the wins we got in 2018. They represent a tapestry of great outcomes that were secured by the efforts and activism of citizens, swift public backlash against racist and hateful news, judges ruling against the… Read More ›
The 5 Most-Read Posts on Political⚡Charge in 2018
‘Tis the season of fun lists looking back at 2018, so we decided to look into what our top articles were this year. It’s an interesting mix that gives a pretty good look at the type of blog we are–one… Read More ›