How do you feel when you hear that a state has closed down a bunch of polling locations? As for me, I get really angry whenever I hear that. Prior to this year, when I heard about polling places being… Read More ›
Want to Flip the Senate? Indivisible Does, Too.
Flipping the Senate in 2020 is a high priority in order to protect our democracy. The Republicans keep proving just how untrustworthy they are in that regard, so they must go. And in pursuit of that goal, we have a… Read More ›
Spotlight on National Voter Registration Day 2019
There is nothing more crucial to changing the course of our country than turning out voters in droves for every election. And to have voters turn out, we need to register them first. Every year, we have National Voter Registration… Read More ›
Take 2 Minutes to Help a Candidate
Do you know what your favorite candidate wants from you? Your help. I won’t lie and say they don’t want your donations–they absolutely do–but they need your actual help. Campaigns need a lot of people power to be successful. That’s… Read More ›
Take Action Tuesday: Tiny Actions Count!
“Nothing changes if nothing changes.” We all want to see big changes in our country. Well, those aren’t going to happen if none of us change anything about how we go about living our lives. Changing the country isn’t a… Read More ›
9 Ways to Help a Campaign From Afar
If we want to see our country run on values that are important to us, we need to win elections. All of them, from the White House to a race right in our own neighborhoods. We know that the campaigns… Read More ›
2019 Election Results: Where’s the Blue Wave?
I like to say, “If it’s Tuesday, there’s probably an election in America somewhere.” So far in 2019 there have been quite a number of elections. I publish a monthly calendar of all the elections I can find–here’s the March… 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 ›
4 Weekends Left Until Midterms: Volunteer for a Campaign Challenge
We are all eager to see a big, beautiful Blue Wave sweep over the country in November. One thing campaigns need … is people. Campaigns that win their elections are campaigns that have a lot of people working to make… Read More ›
Michelle Obama jumps into midterms
We knew that if Michelle Obama was going to get involved with midterms, she was going to do it in her own way. She has launched When We All Vote, a 50-state effort aimed at getting people registered to vote…. Read More ›
The Last Weekend: A Call to Action We Can All Support
Did you wake up on November 9th, 2016 thinking about what more you could have done in the days leading up to the election? A large group of progressive organizations have come together to get the message out that yes,… Read More ›
Winning the November midterms: Your How-To Guide
Nothing is more important than turning out every voter who will vote for Democrats in November. Here is a collection of Political Charge’s posts full of information and ideas for how each one of us can take action towards that… Read More ›
BlueWave Interview: Susan Rogan of Rogan’s List
Our BlueWave Interview this week is with Susan Rogan, the founder of Rogan’s List. After the 2016 Presidential election, many Call-to-Action sites popped up but one that continues to go strong and keeps getting better is Rogan’s List. We talked… Read More ›
What is the #1 Most Effective Way To Get Out the Vote?
There is an actual winner. One that has stood the test of time, and been subjected to multiple research studies. The #1 most effective Get Out the Vote tactic is canvassing. Nothing beats one human being talking to another face… Read More ›
The Women of the Resistance
You’ve heard the saying, “The Resistance is your mom.” Well, evidence points to the fact that a lot of the energy is coming from women. Women are becoming activists, they are getting organized, and they are running for every level… Read More ›
15 Ways to Help a Campaign Win Their Election
We are all eager to see a big, beautiful Blue Wave sweep over the country in November. It takes money, sure, but even more importantly, it takes people. Campaigns that win their elections are campaigns that have a lot of… Read More ›
Why You Need to Pay Attention to State Elections
Most of the time the media spends on politics seems to be at the federal level. What’s happening in the White House and in Congress matters to the greatest number of people, so it’s no wonder the national media pays… Read More ›
15 Ways You Can Help Get More People Registered to Vote
The act of voting is a centerpiece of our American democracy. But before you can vote, you must be registered to vote. A conservative estimate from the Pew Charitable Trusts indicated that just over 1 in 5 eligible Americans are… Read More ›
BlueWave Interview: Pat Gunn on canvassing for a special election
This week our BlueWave Interview is with Pat Gunn in Washington. Pat worked to help Manka Dhingra win a Senate seat in the Washington legislature last year, a win that flipped the control of that Senate and turned the entire… Read More ›
BlueWave Interview: Pam Rickel on being a precinct chair in Texas
This week our BlueWave Interview is with Pam Rickel in Texas. Want to know how fired up Democrats in Texas are? Pam, for one, has taken “getting involved” to a whole new level! Here is our interview. TS: Let’s… Read More ›