Well over 30 million Americans have already cast their ballots for Tuesday’s midterm elections. Many states set records for early voting even though there were days left to vote. And in some states more early votes have been cast than were cast in the entire 2014 midterm election. And all of this is good news for Democrats.
College students often have to use the U.S. Postal Service to vote, since they don’t live where they are registered. This requires them to mail their absentee ballots to a different location. But this is not happening as often as it should.
This week Donald Trump bragged about how his candidates were all winning, but a closer analysis by the Associated Press (AP) shows that Republicans should be very worried.
The new AP study shows Democratic voters being more enthusiastic than Republicans in almost a dozen federal special elections since President Donald Trump took office. Enthusiasm of voters is measured primarily by how many of each party turn up to vote, which has historically been a major problem for Democrats in elections when presidential candidates are not on the ballot.
When Democrat Ralph Northam was elected as the Governor of Virginia, the election results highlighted a very powerful but as yet under-utilized political force: single women.
In cruising to a surprisingly easy victory Northam received an astounding 77 percent of the votes of unmarried women. And although these women make up 26 percent of the adult population, they comprised just 16 percent of the voters in the Virginia election.
Democrats old and new must come to grips with reality immediately or get ready for a Republican president and Koch supermajority Congress
On a 39-28 party-line vote, the Democratic-controlled Minnesota Senate approved a bill expanding voting rights on Monday.
Wendy Davis with help from groups that support her is leading the way in the people's fight against vote suppression.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was absolutely outraged that a bipartisan election commission in Illinois simplified the voting process that he claimed is "shocking," and a "major obstacle for the GOP's gubernatorial candidates."
Have you ever been curious about the inner workings of a polling place? That's where you go to vote for local state and national candidates, ballot issues and advisory questions.
Republicans have created a new conservative super PAC to support Republican secretaries of state that will pursue restrictive voter laws, purge voter rolls, and generally kill the democratic process.
The GOP are giving the nation an indication of how far they will go to subvert democracy to protect the real powers behind the conservative movement; the NRA, the Koch brothers, and ALEC.
Republicans in Montana approved a House committee bill to end Election Day voter registration, claiming they want to make things more convenient for county election officials.
This image gives you the dramatic story of ReBiblican wins in 2012 Congressional races.
Now that the election is over, it is time for this country to address the deplorable state of voting and start seriously considering transforming America into an easily accessible democracy.
In America, the prospect of free and fair elections is being threatened by an avalanche of reports of voter suppression and fraud by the Republican Party.