The energy and intersectionality of youth along with the experience and engagement of elders are putting climate issues at the forefront of the 2020 elections.
Surveys show that, rather than reflexively voting Democratic, young Black voters are pessimistic any Democrat can make a difference.
Shirley Chisholm and other Black women have set their eyes on the Oval Office for 50 years. Now it’s within reach.
Earning the vote of Black American voters requires acknowledgment of our issues and proposed solutions in front of every audience—not just those flooded with Black faces. Without it, Trump can win.
Electors thought they could vote their consciences in 2016. The Supreme Court just said “no.”
Voting rights have always been inconsistently applied. Now the coronavirus pandemic is threatening those rights even more, and activists are pushing back.
By insisting that Wisconsin’s primary election proceed in-person, Republicans inadvertently showed why early voting and mail-in ballots should be a priority.
Utah has shown both how to get more people to vote and how to overcome the political resistance that electoral reforms inevitably run into.