The right to vote has never been a given, not in the past and not in a post–Shelby v. Holder world. It’s certainly not a given in the Houston region.
Still, there are signs of progress that could lead to increased turnout come November, including 1,800 women running for federal and state offices.
It is imperative that going forward we mobilize to ensure every eligible voter go out and vote by doing the necessary engagement that they require.
By a single vote, the Senate cleared the way for an epic battle over the future of the health law. Only two Republicans, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted against the motion.
This mock election is batting 100% so far. It has not lost an election yet it seems unlikely to lose this one as Hillary Clinton is the favorite.
Many voters know that a vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump is their best choice but a certain unchecked idealism clouds their reality.
If every eligible voter exercised his or her right to vote and voted based on self-need, the needs of the majority would be served first by our government.
Fueled by young voters, Asian-Americans are embracing Democrats in record numbers. But is this enough for Democrats to win in the year of Trump.
Most importantly we must understand that none of our problems are yet irreversible if we do our part and vote our interests and not our fears.
Bernie Sanders appeared at the #JusticeSummer rally in Washington DC. He was he characteristically straight talk self on voter suppression by the GOP.