The demographic winds of change are sweeping America. This new destiny will transform Arizona -- and hopefully within a couple of election cycles render voter suppression scams useless.
The provisional and early ballot debacle continues to unfold this week in Arizona, where the outcome of several high profile races remains uncertain.
By role modeling and encouraging their executives and professionals to serve on nonprofit boards, corporate leaders can help to advance democracy.
This repeated election embarrassment also hurts Florida's reputation in ways that matter. It sends a message that harms our ability to attract the best and the brightest.
After spending enormous energy and resources in confronting the legislative efforts to suppress the vote during the course of the election, supporters of the right to vote need to spend just as much time and energy making the case to the Court about the constitutionality of this iconic civil rights law.
The continuing Presidency of Barack Obama serves to reinforce the legitimacy of all of us as Americans -- regardless of our class, gender, ethnic origin, skin tone, sexual orientation, or religion.
Overcoming a wave of voter suppression laws, misinformation, long lines, longer lies and Hurricane Sandy, millions of people still had their voices heard and ensured their votes counted.
As Election Day came to a close, I was both inspired and saddened. Having come to this country as an immigrant, the ideal of American democracy is one that I hold dear.
Move over, Ohio. Despite record early voting ranks among Latinos, Arizona took a giant step ahead of the nation into the quagmire of provisional and early ballot mayhem.
From every corner of this nation, a majority sent a resounding message that we will not tolerate a rollback of our liberties, nor will we sit by idly as the rights so many fought and died for were under attack.
The campaign post-mortems -- and recriminations on the Republican side -- already are underway and some big messages sent on Election Day already are being missed.
The way to wipe the slate clean of the outrageous and illegal acts to prevent citizens from exercising their civil right to vote is to prosecute the perpetrators all the way up to, and including, those who funded it.
Presidents cannot win without policies to include and empower all Americans, not just the slices of communities needed for electoral success. President Obama and Democrats won a mandate to move us forward with jobs, healthcare reform, equality, and nation building here at home.
Political junkies among us can allow ourselves a brief moment to gloat at the court jesters whose contempt for our collective intelligence as the presidential campaign came to an end last night and who broke new ground in the realm of Chutzpah even as the votes were being counted.
As polling stations are gradually closing, before the results start coming in, we need to take a last look at this campaign and reflect on what I perceive to be a vibrant election and a deplorable electoral process.
Voters across Pennsylvania are being robbed of their right to vote by confused bureaucrats who themselves have been ill-trained and misled by elected Republican officials ranging from the governor on down to small-time elected judges.