Our lives have been hit hardest with poor decision making in the past, and Generation-Z is the largest and most diverse generation to date. This means that we have power, and we are showing up to represent.
The 2020 elections were a historic moment for women in politics—from Kamala Harris’s history-making win, gains for women’s representation, gender gaps delivering a win for the Biden-Harris ticket, and more.
Regardless of who wins the presidency, courtroom battles seem almost certain. Here’s a layperson’s look at the states and laws that may determine the outcome.
We are going to go to bed on election night, not knowing the results of the presidential election or the dozens of down-ballot races in every state.
And we will be fine. This year, we are going to have to wait for democracy to run its course.
Navajo Nation resident and activist Allie Young—who has been leading voter registration and other voting and census efforts throughout Indian Country through her organization Protect the Sacred—has been organizing “Ride to the Polls,” to encourage Navajo Nation voters to cast their ballots in the 2020 election.
Ranked-choice voting (RCV) is a non-partisan reform which gives voters more voice and more choice in our elections. RCV benefits voters more than any one political party because it promotes majority support and creates incentives for candidates to reach out to a larger audience of voters.
In this year’s elections, the largest number of jurisdictions in American history will have RCV measures on their ballots.
Only 47 Asian American and Pacific Islander women are among the 7,383 state legislators across the country, and only 10 are among the 535 members of Congress.
But this year, a record number of AAPI women Democrats are running for Congress.
With the election fast approaching, experts warn that a surge in vote-by-mail interest combined with early processing laws means that “election night” will stretch into days and even weeks of uncertainty.
Oregon’s experience shows that mail-in voting can be safe and secure, providing accurate and reliable results the public can be confident in. As more voters consider using mail-in voting than ever before, there are some lessons they—and their local and state election officials—can learn from Oregon, to help things move more smoothly.
A recent shocking report published by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) exposes massive voter suppression efforts in Georgia:
Almost 200,000 voters in Georgia were purged from the rolls for allegedly moving—when in reality, they had not moved at all.
Voters were purged at a 63.3 percent error rate.
An overwhelming majority of the wrongly identified movers resided in the Atlanta Metro Area—a majority Black city.