Democracy is Worth Waiting For

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.

Indian Country is Riding to the Polls

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.

A Record Number of Voters Will Decide on Ranked-Choice Voting Ballot Measures This November

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.

Georgia Wrongfully Purged 200K Voters—With Focus on Black Voters, ACLU Report Finds

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.