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Bill Clinton: GOP Taking Away Students' Rights | Posted 10.04.2012 | College

Former President Bill Clinton is telling college students in the battleground state of New Hampshire that they have the right to vote either where the...

'TOON: There's One (Voter) In Every Bunch

Posted 10.03.2012 | Latino Voices

The recent release of Pew Hispanic Research's latest findings, that there are 24 million eligible Latino voters, has the political classes chattering,...

More Sketchy Details About GOP Voter Registration Group Uncovered

Miami Herald | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE -- Nathan Sproul was hardly unknown when his firm, Strategic Allied Consulting, was hired over the summer to register voters for the Repub...

To Vote or Not to Vote? Why is that Even a Question?

Claire Amber | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Claire Amber

Though it may seem like ages ago, let's remember our history. Let's remember that women, African Americans and immigrants were all shut out of the voting polls, at one point in time.

[LISTEN] Jersey Students' BIG Voter Registration Goal | Posted 12.02.2012 | College

On Election Day in 2008, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 42% of the nation's youth was not registered to vote. A student group in New Jersey hope...

Nas To Voters: 'We Have The Power'

Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Nas is urging young people to register to vote in a new video for "The future of this country is in the hands of young people," Nas sa...

YouTube Video Links Alleged GOP Voter Fraud Firm To Colorado

Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

The young woman in a video that was uploaded to YouTube more than a week ago who is seen registering voters in El Paso County, Colorado and admits to ...

Down on Downtown, Gangbanging for Manning, Frozen Dead Guy Relocation Program & Westword's Altweekly Coup

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 11.29.2012 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Fresh off a Diatribe photo shoot with Mark Manger, Vanessa, Ron, Joel, and Josh descend down the rabbit hole of Denver news for the week of September 24, 2012.

Tea Party Leader Pushes College Voting Change

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, William O'Brien (R-Mont Vernon), is asking a state court to force the state attor...

The Young and the Disenfranchised

Alex Palombo | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Alex Palombo

This election cycle seems to be fraught with the idea of voter fraud. The idea that thousands of unregistered or wrongly registered voters would stuff the ballot box and sway the electoral college away from a "true" winner.

Half Of Young Adults Not Sure They're Registered To Vote

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

The youth vote, which turned out in near-record numbers four years ago, may reach a 16-year low in 2012, according to a report released Friday by the ...

For Latinos, the Arithmetic Is On Our Side

Eliseo Medina | Posted 11.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Eliseo Medina

History is only weeks away. It is eagerly waiting for us to write our passage as the first population of Latino voters to demonstrate the unprecedented strength of our numbers and the determination behind our voices.

Who to Vote For?

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

Voting is like alchemy -- taking an abstract value and breathing life into it. Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world. And the imperative to vote is genuinely nonpartisan.

Is Impact Of Voter ID Laws On Latino Voter Turnout Overblown? | Posted 09.26.2012 | Latino Voices

By Raisa Camargo, VOXXI The notion that 10 million Hispanics can be deterred from voting in November because of voter laws that are suppressive is ...

WATCH: Steve Carell Will Punch You If You Don't Vote

Posted 09.26.2012 | Comedy

There are plenty of reasons to vote, but Steve Carell has just given us one that beats them all. And he'll beat you, too, if you don't show up to the ...

Republicans' Voter Suppression Activities Highlight the Need for Nationwide Reforms

Allan Brawley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Allan Brawley

The stakes are too high to allow another presidential election to be stolen. Fortunately, Mitt Romney and his campaign are currently doing enough damage to their cause to allow one to be cautiously optimistic about the re-election of the president and retaining a majority in the Senate.

Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders Ready To Celebrate National Voter Registration Day

Gregory Cendana | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Gregory Cendana

Let's be proactive and organize our families, friends and communities to register to vote on September 25th. If we are going to make every vote count, it is crucial for communities to participate in National Voter Registration Day and turn out on November 6th.

Does the 47 Percent Vote? A Note on Perfect Voter Turnout

Steve Fenberg | Posted 11.25.2012 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

Today, September 25, thousands of people across the country and hundreds here in Colorado are celebrating National Voter Registration Day.

Is Choosing To Not Vote Selfish?

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Sheldon C. Good

A number of my Christian friends have been saying they are not going to vote in the 2012 elections. As a Mennonite whose spiritual history is linked to removal from society, I can respect the belief that not voting is a way of subverting the powers of this world. And yet I'm concerned.

National Voter Registration Day: Know Your Status

Jamison Doran | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Jamison Doran

Let's show our candidates that regardless of our tax bracket our voices can be heard. We have a duty for ourselves and for the generations that follow to elect people with the common man's interests at heart.

Musicians Lend Their Creativity to Register Voters

Erin Potts | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Erin Potts

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, Dave Matthews Band is releasing an updated edition of the video for their new single "Mercy" with a special message from Dave about voting. Dave Matthews is not alone in encouraging fans to register to vote.

Colorful Proof That Young People Give a Sh*t

Kayje Booker | Posted 11.25.2012 | Latino Voices
Kayje Booker

While I've heard the rumors that young people are going to sit this election out, that they are disaffected and unenthusiastic, after personally registering a couple thousand of them to vote in the last six months, I feel confident in saying that those rumors are false.

Dan Froomkin

National Voter Registration Day: The Time To Register Is Now | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Haven't registered to vote? Do it now. Haven't gotten around to updating your voter registration? Do it now. Aren't absolutely s...

WATCH: Renee Zellweger Urges You To Vote

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Renee Zellweger is urging people to vote in a new video for "There's no reason why you should have to sit on the sidelines," Zellweger...

Community Superheroes: Donning Our Capes for National Voter Registration Day

Mac Grambauer | Posted 11.25.2012 | Latino Voices
Mac Grambauer

Today, September 25th, volunteers and organizations from all across the country will come together in a coordinated effort to make sure that every person eligible to vote is registered.