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A Retrospective of the Day Univision Dumped Donald Trump

John Paul Brammer | Posted 02.11.2016 | Latino Voices
John Paul Brammer

The GOP establishment is scared that Trump will drive a record number of Latino out to vote. I can think of no better way for Latinos to reject Trump than to make that Republican nightmare a reality. Register. Vote in record numbers.

The Worst Reason to Not Vote for Bernie Sanders

Cody Gough | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
Cody Gough

But what does it say about the United States if its citizens are afraid to vote for a candidate because they don't believe their government will allow the leader of the free world to address the biggest domestic problems it faces?

Iowa Kicks Off 2016 Presidential Race With Caucus Tradition

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.30.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - The long and sometimes arcane ritual of electing the next U.S. president begins on Monday in more than 1,100 schools, ch...

It's A Wonderful Election, American Voter

John A. Tures | Posted 12.22.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

The American voter stood out over a bridge on Christmas Eve, a crumpled newspaper in one hand. "Why does it seem like the world's problems are too bi...

Saudi Women Proudly Tweet Photos Of Themselves Voting For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 12.14.2015 | World

Saudi Arabia held historic elections Saturday in which women were not only allowed to vote for the first time but also were elected into ...

Venezuela's Opposition Leader To Gov't: 'Stop Crying And Start Working'

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.08.2015 | World

CARACAS, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday urged leftist President Nicolas Maduro to stop making excuses for his candidates' defeat...

Venezuela's Opposition Scores Resounding Election Victory

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.08.2015 | World

CARACAS, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Ecstatic opposition leaders vowed on Monday to use their new majority in Venezuela's legislature to free jailed opp...

8 Reasons Why Youth Should Vote

Grace Masback | Posted 12.02.2015 | Teen
Grace Masback

The U.S. was founded on the principles of democratic participation that guaranteed the right of all citizens to have a roll in shaping government and ...

'The Daily Show' Has A Solution For America's Outdated Voting Machines

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.10.2015 | Comedy

Voting. It's how Americans like to compete against one another, even though everyone seems to be losing. On Monday, "Daily Show" correspondent Ronny C...

Find Your Polling Place

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

Tuesday is Election Day, and some Americans are heading to the polls to make their voices heard.  Kentucky and Mississippi voters are casting the...

With Automatic Voter Registration, Illinois Poised to Reduce Recidivism

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 11.02.2015 | Chicago
Chandra Bozelko

If the Illinois General Assembly passes Senate Bill 2134 - automatic voter registration - it may not increase voter participation as much as anticipated but it could be one of the most effective anti-crime laws in the state.

Undocumented Voter: Running for Office in Texas

Tony_Diaz | Posted 10.29.2015 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

I'm running for Aldine School Board because I'm an activist, and I will stand up when the system is wrong, but life would be better if we can inspire the system to stay on course. We must not accept a system that takes the joy out of learning and teaching.

To Those Of You Who Feel the Bern

Laura J. Akers | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Laura J. Akers

Support your candidate. Sing his praises to the sky. But remember that the primary is not the whole game. In fact, remember that this is not a game. That this is not about your guy winning. This is about making our country -- all of it, in a lot of different arenas -- a better place.

Latino Conference High Hopes For 2016 Election

Pita S. Juarez | Posted 10.19.2015 | Latino Voices
Pita S. Juarez

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Policy Forum is a four-day conference that takes place every year in Washington D.C. during Hispanic Heritage Month with a mission to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through education, empowerment and connection in order to shape the nation's future.

All-In for the Primaries

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

Democracy is better served when more people participate. Let's open our primary process to all voters.

It's National Voter Registration Day. Here's How You Can Register To Vote.

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and what better way to celebrate than to ensure your ability to vote? You can do so by submitting a ...

Stare Deep Into Kendall Jenner's Eyes While She Tells You To Vote

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

First Kanye wants to run for President, and now Kendall Jenner wants you millennials to vote. In a new video produced on behalf of...

What's Really Behind the SNP's Revival of the Referendum?

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 09.19.2015 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

This week, Nicola Sturgeon, and Alex Salmond launched a coordinated campaign to revive the question of Scottish independence. Salmond has decided that last year's referendum had not been, after all, a once-in-a-generation event, as he had previously claimed, and Sturgeon is already counting the final days of the Union.

Third Election In A Year Will Cost Greece Millions

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.17.2015 | World

This Sunday’s elections in Greece will cost the cash-strapped nation an estimated 33.2 million euros, or almost $37.5 million, the country&rsqu...

Small Parties Hope To Claim Their Share In Greece's Elections

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.15.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- With the Sept. 20 snap elections fast approaching and the future of Greece up in the air, some small parties are hoping they can fi...

5 Ways Leaders Survive Election Season at Work

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Yes, election season is upon us, and believe it or not, it is possible to survive election cycles with your leadership integrity and the trust of your team intact. Use these five practical tips to avoid sabotaging your team's success with your own personal political biases.

It's Been 50 Years Since The Voting Rights Act And Black Churches Are Still Fighting Voting Restrictions

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.07.2015 | Religion

 (RNS) Fifty years after the signing of the Voting Rights Act, the president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention said black churches w...

From Ire to Investment: The Latino Vote

Nicole Castillo | Posted 08.03.2015 | Latino Voices
Nicole Castillo

In 2016, rather than conversations about who is courting us for their vote, let's start thinking about who we want to elect, what kind of candidates we want to see, and start investing in them, because the only way that the system will become one that works for us, is if we start working it.

Turkey Appears Headed For New Elections

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

ANKARA, July 31 (Reuters) - Turkey looks increasingly likely to face an early election as its air strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Islam...

Open Letter to Donald Trump -- News Flash! Some Breast-Pumping Moms Have to Work Because They Aren't Billionaires!

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
Janet Eve Josselyn

Not every new mom is able or willing to stay at home after the birth of her child so that she can pump breast milk in the privacy of her own home. No man will ever understand how difficult it is for a woman to go back to work full-time after the birth of a child, whether she wants to or not.