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Greg Speed

'16 GOP Primaries: A Preview of Demographic Disaster?

Greg Speed | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Greg Speed

Every day, America grows more racially diverse and becomes much, much younger. These trends are highly interconnected. Nearly six in ten Hispanics are...

Americans Should Push Back Against Voter Suppression Laws

Greg Speed | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Greg Speed

But while election modernization has helped break down barriers, it won't fix the gap in protections for minority voters. We can't have a truly modern voting system if our voting rights laws lack the power to stop states from enacting 21st Century equivalents of poll taxes the VRA was intended to prevent.

What Nate Silver's Analysis Misses About 2016

Greg Speed | Posted 06.05.2016 | Politics
Greg Speed

Psychology matters in elections. Throughout my career I've seen how having confidence from start to finish impacts campaigns. Understanding your strengths puts the wind at your back. It emboldens candidates and allies, and energizes volunteers, donors and supporters. And it can set the stage for sweeping victories.

Sam Stein

A Leading Progressive Group Is Getting A New President. Here's What It Means.

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's leading progressive advocacy groups, America Votes, will have a new leader for the first time in five years this fal...