When I decided to run for Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate seat, I knew this wouldn’t be a typical campaign.
It’s true, our country has young voters to thank for preventing a “red wave” from sweeping our nation this year.
Most of us in this country agree that our democratic system works best when we all have our voices heard and our votes counted.
Election deniers lost several high-profile races in the midterms and Democrats performed better than expected, but democracy remains in jeopardy.
These victories come at a crucial time as Democratic state legislatures have become our last line of defense against right-wing radical policies.
There’s no doubt that Gen-Z’s vote was instrumental in progressive races and battleground states across the country.
Many people celebrated that election denialism was on the wane. But, then counties in Arizona and Pennsylvania said: Not so fast.
At stake were the rights of over 70,000 Georgia voters in 27 counties who would not have been able to cast their ballots on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Ever since she lost her election for Arizona governor, Kari Lake has become deeply concerned with, of all things, voter suppression.
With votes counted and most contests decided, we can decisively call this election a win for democracy.