Category Archives: Get Out The Vote

Report: Democrats Pass Assault Weapon Ban, Republican Senate Will Kill It

Democrats in the house passed an assault weapon ban: House Democrats passed an assault weapons ban for the first time in roughly 30 years Friday, a legislative feat on a politically fraught issue that tested the unity of the caucus. … Continue reading

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Great Signs, Cont.

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Voting Day Today!

Today, Maine, Nevada, North Dakota and South Carolina will hold their primaries, while Texas will hold yet another special election. Nevada is probably the most interesting to watch as they will have Governor, US Senator, and US Representatives. The Republicans … Continue reading

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2022: ‘It’s About Democracy, Stupid!’

Over the weekend I was having a text chat with some of my unindicted co-conspirators and I made the observation that the unified message of the Democrats for 2022 needs to be, “It’s About Democracy, Stupid!” — and then this … Continue reading

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Yay Us! Oh, wait.

Scissorhead Jimmy-T alerts us: The US became a ‘backsliding democracy’ in 2020 and ‘fell victim to authoritarian tendencies’: report The US was dubbed a “backsliding democracy” for the first time in an annual report. The International IDEA’s report, which looked … Continue reading

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Election Day: The Spice Must Flow

Guys, it’s Election Day in Virginia (and elsewhere, but our Failed Political Press ™ doesn’t know this), and anyone who tells you what is gonna happen is lying to you, or more accurately, is Upchuck Todd (who is lying to … Continue reading

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Georgeduh On My Mind

What is it now, Georgeduh? “The elections office in Georgia’s heavily Democratic Fulton County said on Monday that two workers had been fired for shredding voter registration forms, most likely adding fuel to a Republican-led investigation of the office that … Continue reading

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National Voter Registration Day

Yesterday was National Voter Registration Day, and you know what? This is pretty cool – Destiny, 30, registered for the first time today. NJ previously denied voting to people w/ convictions since 1844—when it limited voting to white men. Our … Continue reading

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And Now, Some Good News From Texas

If you cannot bring the voter to the registrar, then bring registration to the voters! Axios’ email thingie (and all the usual caveats about formatting): First look: Beto launches register-from-home tool Beto O’Rourke today launches a voter registration tool allowing … Continue reading

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Hey, Manchin, You Read This?

This is a pretty good thread: That's why, if you're in West Virginia, you're probably seeing ads like this (identified by an Indivisible volunteer in the state): pic.twitter.com/r8u8uwyhnD — Ezra Levin (@ezralevin) May 13, 2021 Take a look at the … Continue reading

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