Too many in the media failed to recognize that Arizona Republicans created a partisan spectacle because Republicans wanted it to be a partisan spectacle. The base of the Republican Party believes the lies underpinning the Arizona effort.
At this turning point for democracy, we encourage everyone who shares our values of wanting all eligible Americans to vote to join the fight. We need action: legal, legislative and the registration and turnout of eligible voters.
Now, a compromise bill, the Freedom the Vote Act — based on the For the People Act and a framework announced by Sen. Joe Manchin earlier this summer — offers Democrats a path forward. This is the vehicle that can become law.
At any given time, there are roughly 750,000 Americans in jails and most of them are legally allowed to cast ballots. In Pennsylvania, these people are eligible to register and vote. No eligible voter should be denied their right.
There is no place in the Republican Party for supporters of voting rights.When the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act came before the U.S. House this August for a vote, not a single Republican supported the bill. Not one.
Voting as a student can be challenging. Whether you’re voting at home, from school or while abroad, support is available from your local election officials to ensure that your voice is heard.
In the study, “All-Mail Voting in Colorado Increases Turnout and Reduces Turnout Inequality,” researchers from three universities looked at the voter file data from Colorado before and after the state enacted all-mail voting.
Despite women voters remaining more engaged in elections than their male counterparts, there’s still a major disparity that Americans are fighting to rectify: Our elected officials are still majority male.
Democrats need high levels of new voter registration, well-organized voter turnout operations and streamlined, constitutional and equitable access to the ballot box for voters of color in order to win elections.
Future students will, I hope, read in textbooks that it was because of the tremendous AAPI vote that Arizona and Georgia were delivered to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, as well as the two game-changing Georgia Senate seats.
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