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.
With the clock ticking down towards Nov. 3, a newly energized Gen Z is expected to turnout in record high numbers. Although many college students were forced to rethink their voting plans in light of campus closures and travel restrictions, they are already making use of early voting options.
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.
A voter registration campaign targeted inside Maine prisons provided all 1,709 incarcerated residents with the necessary forms and instructions to register to vote and vote by mail.
With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, Thursday’s debate was a more muted, substantive exchange, with a focus on many of the issues disproportionately impacting the majority of the electorate: women.
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.
Trump might not be a sophisticated political thinker or student of history, but he understands something fundamental about manhood in a patriarchal culture: the system remains in place because a majority of men fear being ‘unmanned’ and losing the respect of other men more than they value abstract concepts like commitment to scientific reason, equal justice under law or even democracy itself.
Black women, a formidable voting block with one of the largest voter turnouts in the 2018 general election, are poised to take a seat at the table and set the agenda.
“LGBTQ women are volunteers, donors, activists, and voters. We’re the engine of the progressive movement.”
So why are they still so underrepresented in government?
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, a global election monitoring group, is deploying across the United States in the lead-up to the Nov. 3 elections to help ensure free and fair polling.