In 2016, the Arizona Legislature passed a ban on ballot collection that was aimed at decreasing electoral participation by minorities, especially among the state’s large Latino community.
A national survey conducted by RUN (Represent Us Now) AAPI found that campaigns did not reach 68% of young Asian Americans leading up to the 2022 midterms.
We have to be willing to look beyond the ballot and see people for who they are and what they really need.
The clearest lesson from 2022 is to start today and invest in long-term engagement with Latino voters.
While we continue to face unprecedented threats to our democracy, young voters not only stood up for themselves — they also protected democracy.
Even among vote suppressors, Wisconsin election official Robert Spindell (R) stands out for his enthusiasm for voter suppression.
Youth organizers turned out young voters, leading to incredible victories that will create a better future for all of us.
As we celebrate the survival of democracy in 2022, let’s also recommit to the long-term fight in Wisconsin and states like it for 2023, 2024 and beyond.
In 2022, political pundits across the country were reminded that candidates still matter.
When I decided to run for Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate seat, I knew this wouldn’t be a typical campaign.