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Voter Turn Out

Dear Democrats: Please All and You'll Please None

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Anat Shenker-Osorio

It's deeply fitting that the animal in Aesop's "Please All, Please None" fable was a donkey. This kind of, let's meet people where they are and actually say nothing, approach is the best summation of current Democratic strategy.

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Worry Confusion Over Rules May Depress Voter Turnout | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most of the signs in the windows of Paulette and Kelly Camp's gas station in tiny Waynesville, N.C. say about what you'd expect them to:...

Is Colorado the New Iowa? Young People Closing Midterm "Enthusiasm Gap"

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

According to the news this week, the midterm elections will be characterized as any one of the following: The Economist predicts a disappointed indict...

Early Voting Numbers Tank: Down Considerably From 2008

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For the 2008 primary, voters stood in long lines to fill out their ballots early. This year--not so much: early voting is down considerably. Those w...

Fallon & The Roots Slow Jam Low Voter Turn Out (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Compared to the 2008 election, the midterm elections weren't nearly as exciting. So, to make a low Democratic turnout at the polls a little more stimu...

Stolen Election from Alaska?

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

We're supposed to believe that overall participation decreased by 11%. This historic election both nationally and for Alaska had the lowest Alaska turnout for a presidential race ever!?! Something stinks.

The Morning-After Blues

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

The countdown to November 4 is torturous. Everyone is worried. Everyone is losing sleep. For some people, the election can't come soon enough. But for me, I wish it would never end.

Registering Voters

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Teal

Voting is an affirmation of life. It is a way to have a voice in your country's leadership and, through that, your country's future.