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Why We Will #WalktoVote

Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home
Aletha Maybank, M.D., MPH

This Election Day, November 8th, join GirlTrek's Black Girls Justice League, a campaign where women from across the country will lead walking groups of voters to their polling precincts.

Sounding The Alarm On Trans Voter Suppression

Delia Melody | Posted 11.07.2016 | Home
Delia Melody

I cannot wait for November 8th to be done and over with. There’s so much at stake for so many people this election season, especially for the trans ...

Never Turn Away A Voter That Has The Right to Vote

Desirae Hoover | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home
Desirae Hoover

Elizabeth Dohoney Ellis has an active voter for almost 50 years and works as a predict judge in South Polk county in Ace, Texas.

Who's Your Plus One At The Polls?

Rob Pringle | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home
Rob Pringle

Find one other eligible voter who might not otherwise have had the motivation, mobility, or ability to vote, and bring them as your plus one to the polls.

Where Do I Vote? A Guide To Casting Your Ballot In 2016

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.08.2016 | Home

It’s Election Day, and citizens across the United States are casting their ballots. If you’ve got questions about voting hours, polling locations ...

Black Voters Can Still Make A Difference In 2016

C. Virginia Fields | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home
C. Virginia Fields

Much has been made of early voting data showing soft African American turnout compared with 2012 in important battleground states such as North Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Ohio. This is outrageous, and must turn around quickly!

6 Things To Say When They Ask You, 'Who Do I Vote For?'

Marianne Messina | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home
Marianne Messina

I'm not really sure why everyone I know is asking me who they should vote for. Four years ago, these same people would have avoided talking politics with me at all.

Your Vote May Be Worth Millions!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home
Gleb Tsipursky

Is it worth your time to vote?

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Is Asking You To Vote

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home
Mallika Chopra

I cannot vote, but if you can, I urge you to take advantage of a constitutional right that our founding fathers gave us 200 years ago.

I Don't Even Care If You're Voting for President Anymore

Lee Lee | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home
Lee Lee

In a casual conversation with a friend yesterday, I asked if he had voted already. He shook his head and said, "No, I'm not voting." I stared at him b...

Emails Show How Republicans Lobbied To Limit Voting Hours In North Carolina

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.05.2016 | Home

ASHEBORO, N.C., Nov 3 (Reuters) - When Bill McAnulty, an elections board chairman in a mostly white North Carolina county, agreed in July to open a Su...

Alabama's Republican Secretary Of State Calls Voting A 'Privilege'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill (R) said in a recent interview that prospective voters should have to earn the “privilege” to cast a ballo...

November 8th Matters

Evelyn Fiske | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Evelyn Fiske

For those of you who think not voting is the way to go, here are some reasons why I would like to beg to differ:

10 Reasons Why Your Vote Matters -- More Than Ever

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Nancy K. Kaufman

This election must be different. Here are 10 compelling reasons to mobilize millennial voters - starting with yourself

It's Too Late For A 'Protest Vote'

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Madeleine M. Kunin

It is time to move beyond the distorted trust issue and focus on policy, which has received little attention in this race but it is the centerpiece of the decision of whom to vote for.

Climate Change This Week: Poverty Predicted, The China Model, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
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Mary Ellen Harte

The Green Winner We Need to Tackle Climate Change - vote for a safe future for your children, and for the planet they call home. Clinton is going to n...

Voting to End Hunger in the U.S.

David Beckmann | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
David Beckmann

Voting is a sacred responsibility. It is especially important in this election year that we exercise our right and make the correct choices. The world...

Care about Working Families? Don't Forget Down Ballot Races!

Lisa Maatz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Lisa Maatz

As important as presidential and congressional races are to a working families' agenda, it is often the statehouses and the mayor's offices that can make the quickest change.

Why I  —  And 11 Million Americans  —  Aren’t Voting

Julian Gomez | Posted 11.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Julian Gomez

This piece originally appeared on the Wizard Activist for the Harry Potter Alliance’s Wizard Rock the Vote campaign. I am a 24-year-old American who...

Finding Out Why My Friends Are Voting For -- And Why

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 11.01.2016 | Home
Iris Ruth Pastor

Last week in my newsletter and on my personal Facebook page, I asked readers to weigh in on Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump for president. Out of 18 long, involved comments I received, only one was pro-Trump so I will start with that response.

This Is Why Millennials Need To Head To The Polls In November

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 11.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


I Was Undocumented But Now I'm A First-time Latino Voter

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 11.01.2016 | Latino Voices
Center for Community Change Action

By Thomas Kennedy This summer, I became an American citizen. After living in this country as an undocumented immigrant for a decade, this moment repr...

Trump Escalates Raging Attacks On Clinton, Says Her Investigation 'Will Last Years'

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Democratic rival Hillary Clinton a threat to the country on Monday, saying that if she is electe...

Vote For Well-being, Not War

Sadhguru | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home

In Tamil, a southern Indian language, the word for democracy is "jana nayakam," which means the rule of the people. In a democracy, you do not elect a...

Three Ballot Initiatives That Could Change America

David Morris | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home
David Morris

On November 8th citizens in 35 states vote on 163 ballot initiatives. They cover a wide range of subjects (e.g. marijuana, minimum wage, taxes, gun co...