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Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker On Eliminating Same-Day Registration: 'This Is A Ridiculous Issue' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is backing away from his support for eliminating same-day voter registration, saying it is a distraction...

Will the Real Voter Fraud Please Stand Up?

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

It's a shame. Voting is sacred; it's the only way we ensure we have a government that represents our interests. Of course, we've learned there are some who don't want all Americans to participate and have a say. The jig is up.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Poll Workers Speak Out Against Scott Walker's Agenda | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin poll workers are speaking out against Gov. Scott Walker's (R) proposal to eliminate same-day voting registration in the state,...

Three Ways to Fix Our Democracy

Erik Opsal | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Erik Opsal

America is the world's leading democracy, but that doesn't mean there aren't improvements to be made. By modernizing registration, ending government dysfunction and combating Citizens United, we can put the people back in charge.

A Vote for Real Electoral Reforms

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

Voting reforms like these should not be stuck in the long lines of partisan bickering, but should be passed to ensure that every eligible citizen who wants to participate in the process may cast a ballot on the next Election Day.

Sharing a Vision of Broad Progress and Social Change With Others

Eric Rodriguez | Posted 01.13.2013 | Latino Voices
Eric Rodriguez

United with other cohorts of voters, Hispanics are changing the national electorate -- for the better. But it is not just mere numbers that make the Latino vote meaningful.

Karl Rove: Replicate Howard Dean Strategy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

After challenging Fox News' call of the election for President Barack Obama, Karl Rove is back to strategizing how the Republican Party can win future...

Really Getting Out the Vote From Abroad!

Caitlin Kraft Buchman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Caitlin Kraft Buchman

Crunch time! And Democrats Abroad (part of the 6 million eligible US voters living abroad) are going strong until the last possible moment.

My First Time: A Love Story

Michael W. Waters | Posted 01.01.2013 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was a bright and sunny day, reminiscent of the early days of spring. It was actually late fall in Houston, November, to be exact. I was 18, a high school senior, and ready to take on the world.

GOP Group Accused Of Altering Dems' Voter Registration

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic activists in Riverside County, Calif., claim that a Republican voter outreach project may be illegally registering Democrats ...

Tyler Kingkade

Major Inititave In California Depends On College Students | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.29.2012 | College

With support for Proposition 30 sliding among California voters, the decision to approve the initiative, which would raise taxes on the wealthy to inc...

Dan Froomkin

GOP Voter Fraud Accusations Suddenly Blowing Up In Their Faces | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Republican officials, who have used hysteria about alleged voter fraud as an excuse to support measures that disproportionately block Democratic voter...

Michael McAuliff

GOP: ACORN'D In North Dakota | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Republicans had an acronym for their aggressive voter outreach in North Dakota's oil fields, it could be ACORN'D: Association of Cons...

Pennsylvania Newspaper Falsely Claims ID Is Required To Vote: Report

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

A Pennsylvania newspaper owned by a "top right-wing funder" has published an article that "falsely claims" that ID will be required to vote, Think Pro...

Stand Up for America on Election Day

Craig Newmark | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Hey, the Founders of the U.S. tell us that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law, meaning that citizens have the right to vote. However, there ar...

Dave Jamieson

Unions Put Up Record Voter Numbers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's largest federation of labor unions says it plans to knock on more than 5 million doors, make 5 million phone calls and blan...

Voter Form Destruction Leads To Arrest

Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

A Pennsylvania man with ties to Virginia's Republican Party was arrested Thursday on charges of destroying voter registration forms. Talking Points...

5 Campaigns That Push Vets, Marginalized Groups, Others To Vote

The Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact

Four years ago, voter turnout was 49 percent -- the highest since 1968. Still, it remains to be seen if voters will come out in droves as they did dur...

Finally, the Truth About Voter Fraud

Mark Olmsted | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Mark Olmsted

I realize that sharing the success of this grand scheme on the Huffington Post might expose me to scorn from the left, but I've been so inspired by Paul Ryan's steely blue eyes, that I've found the courage to come clean.

On the Front Line for Obama: My Adventures Registering Voters in Florida

Charles Alexander | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Charles Alexander

As an Obama supporter living in Brooklyn, I sometimes feel useless. Even with Romney's recent surge, surely the President has New York in bag. Fortunately, my wife and I have a second home in Sarasota, Fla. That's where the action is.

Hoyer Issues Warning To Young Voters

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is starring in a new video urging young people to vote in November's election. Part of a campaign from Our...

The Real Fight Is Just Beginning

Kristina M. Getty | Posted 12.16.2012 | Denver
Kristina M. Getty

There's still time to get involved in this year's election and there's never been a better, or more important time to do so. Remember, if you don't vote, you don't get to complain, but you are also doing an injustice for all U.S. women who for so long couldn't.

Voter Suppression Is Treason

Eliot Daley | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Eliot Daley

Allegiance to the United States of America must forever be demonstrated by uncompromising devotion to a government of the people, by the people, for the people.

Dem Congressman Makes Appeal To Young Voters

Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is starring in a new video urging young people to exercise the right to vote. As part of a campaign from

Does The Homeless Vote Have Swaying Power?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 12.15.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Every four years, some new American demographic group gets their 15 minutes of fame during the Presidential election cycle. Also known as the swing vo...