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Elderly Voters

Keep People From Voting? It Never Crossed Their Minds! (Right...)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Republicans prefer shutout to turnout... ...

The Four-Letter Word For Older Voters

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

I'd like to shed light on what concerns older Americans in this election cycle, but I solemnly swear that I will not mention polling numbers. Instead, my analysis is based on surveys we have conducted with over 1,200 older people on their core beliefs and values.

Wisconsin Judge Temporarily Stops Controversial New Law

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin judge on Tuesday granted a temporary injunction stopping the state's controversial voter identification law. As a result, the law will not...

Bipartisan Inclusiveness: Time to Stop Being Polite

Jim Selman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Selman

When the nutters want to both destroy civil discourse and undermine the democratic process in some cynical financially motivated power grab, then we must call it what it is: bullshit.

Identity Crisis: Voter Suppression Legislation Hits Texas

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Voter fraud in Texas is not any sort of epidemic. The voter-ID bill is designed to deter thousands of indigent, disabled and elderly voters, who might not have a form of photo identification, from voting.

95 year old Grandma Drops Boyfriend For 'Not Voting'

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

If I am only lucky enough to live to be 95 and energetic enough to have a 96 year-old boyfriend, I only hope that I also still have the good sense to break up with him on moral grounds.

Our Eyes Have Seen The Glory

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Timothy Cooper

On November 5th, I examined the red, weary eyes of my fellow taxpayers, which showed the residue of a sleepless night spent checking every news channel to see if it was really true.

Voting Day in Philly: Historic and Proud

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
SaraKay Smullens

Without exception the people we took to the polls carried the elegance of the history they knew they were making.

My Neighbor Lied to a Pollster About Gay Marriage

John Henning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Henning

So much for the recent polls that say Proposition 8 is behind, and that gay marriage is safe from the whims of the electorate.