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Voter Registration 2008

Kentuckians Continue To Flee The GOP, And Why Sen. Jim Bunning Is Toast...

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

Having spent more than four years in Kentucky politics, I can say quite definitively that it's a fascinatingly complicated state when it comes to politics.

12 Ways to Safeguard Your Vote

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

Are you worried that we will wake up November 5th to find that, once again, election results in key races are in question? Here's what you can do.

Grassroots Reports from On-The-Ground Volunteers

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

OTB's Grassroots Correspondents are journaling their experiences as campaign volunteers and activists, detailing what they see and hear when they hit the road, troll the local mall or phone voters around the country.

Arc of Darkness

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The only ray of hope that will overwhelm flagrant attempts to render democracy dead and inert forever, is for a pro-democratic revolution in a massive turnout of Americans demanding their right to vote.

Tipping the Scales -- Up to 10,000 Registrations Deemed Incomplete in Colorado

Martin Markovits | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Markovits

The people most affected by the disqualified registration forms are mainly first-time voters who tend to be college students and minorities.

Campaign Journal: McCain Husbands and Obama Wives

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. The wor...

Suburban Voter Registration Expected To Break Records

WBBM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Suburban Cook County will likely set a new record for voter registration, WBBM reports: Cook County Clerk David Orr tells Newsradio 780 that all the...

Campaign Journal: Negative Campaign Tactics Backfiring?

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. "He's a t...

Campaign Diary Ground Report: Obama Volunteers Certain Their Unmatched Enthusiasm Will Win The White House

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

The campaign honchos have given the important job of canvassing and phone calling to the volunteers, whose commitment has been a major reason why Obama has been successful so far and most certainly will be the secret to his success should he become the next U.S. president.

Voter Registrations At Record Levels

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Voter registration levels here have hit what is likely a near-term record level -- a possible sign that Sen. Barack Obama's hometown is preparing to ...

Campaign Journal: Coattail Effect Making Impact In Virginia

Dennis J. Seese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dennis J. Seese

Dennis J. Seese is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week he contributes a campaign journal documenting his life out on the trail. Monday,...

Campaign Journal: Canvassing A Detroit Ghost Town

Danielle Aubert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Danielle Aubert

Danielle Aubert is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. There...

Journal: My New Florida In-Laws

Susi Franco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susi Franco

Susi Franco is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. I like to ...

Obama Advancing On The Ground, Under Pollsters' Radar

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

It increasingly looks like this election will be determined by investments on the ground, in local precincts across the country, an area of the campaign Obama has excelled at but that polls don't pick up on.