Do you know how many young people have turned 18 since the last presidential election? 8 million. There’s a really good chance you know at least one of them. So your challenge, should you accept it, is to reach out… Read More ›
13 Ways You Can Help Register More Voters
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 ›
7 Ways to Get Ready for National Voter Registration Day
A list of 7 easy-to-do ideas to help make National Voter Registration Day a success this year.
Georgia Resumes the Purging of Voters
I promised myself a few years ago that if I saw a certain type of headline, I would use it to remind people to check their voter registration status. And I just saw such a headline: Georgia Cancels 101,000 Voter… Read More ›
Putting the DNC Voting Rights Announcement in Context
The DNC announced a huge investment in voting rights yesterday.
Election 2020: A Reason To Be Cautious
Here are 3 signs that Joe Biden is doing really well in this campaign, and 3 warnings signs we simply cannot ignore.
You’re In Luck! 20 States That Allow Same-Day Voter Registration
Voter registration deadlines have passed in many states. But, 20 states allow same-day registration, so you may still be able to vote on Election Day! Get caught up on how it works in your state.
What Are You Doing for Week of Action?
The Week of Action kicked off on National Voter Registration Day, and continues through the week. There are many ways to get involved — which will you choose?
Help Make National Voter Registration Day A Success Today
There are many ways that you can get involved with National Voter Registration Day. Be sure you confirm you’re registered to vote and then help someone else get ready.
Voting Rights News From Around the Country
Get caught up on some of the big voting rights news stories–both good and bad–from around the country.
New York Joins the Automatic Voter Registration Club
Who wants to hear some good news regarding voting rights? Last week, New York became the 20th state to adopt Automatic Voter Registration! Although it will take a couple of years to go into effect, this legislation creates a system… Read More ›
Do This 1 Thing If You Want More People to Vote in 2020
How much would you like to see voter turnout skyrocket for the general election this November? If you’re anything like me, you want to see a landslide in the presidential election and massive turnout for state and local elections. We… 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 ›
Time for Your 2 Minute Election Tune-Up
Yesterday, we learned that Florida may go ahead and purge 85,000 voters from its rolls ahead of the 2020 election. This particular purge is a long-fought fight in Florida, which you can read more about HERE, but the story serves… Read More ›
29 States Trying to Expand Voting Rights in 2020
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 that we… Read More ›
What Are You Doing For Week of Action?
Michelle Obama’s organization, When We All Vote, kicks off their Week of Action today — Monday, February 17. When We All Vote is a 50-state effort aimed at getting people registered to vote. They focus on three main activities: ✦… Read More ›
5 Ways to Help Flip the Georgia Senate Seats
Want to help flip a Republican out of their Senate seat in Georgia this November? How about two? What’s that you say? Yes, two Senate seats. Even though only 1/3 of Senate seats are up for re-election in any given… Read More ›
Elections in February 2020 & Presidential Primary Dates
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 ›
5 Ways to Help Theresa Greenfield Flip Joni Ernst’s Senate Seat in Iowa
Want to help kick Iowa Republican Joni Ernst out of the Senate this November? Ernst has voted with Trump 91% of the time, which is far more than one would expect from a Senator in a purplish state. Those votes… Read More ›
Let’s Honor MLK By Fighting Voter Suppression
Last week, Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter Bernice King said that she’d be honoring her father on this holiday by fighting voter suppression. Count me in. Please don’t quote #MLK on #MLKDay, then suppress the vote and support systemic oppression… Read More ›