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2018 Election

November 19, 2018
Ballot Box

Out of the midterms, a new feeling of togetherness

This article originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. Reprinted with permission. We were standing in line out front of a South Austin grocery store, waiting to cast our votes early, when a sincere and well-meaning poll worker asked us to be...
November 8, 2018
Election 2018

10 wins for progressives in 2018

1. Voter Turnout Texas registered voters turned out at a rate of 53 percent for the 2018 midterm , surpassing some Presidential election years and coming close to eclipsing 2016 numbers. Issues like health care, immigration, #MeToo, and equality also...
November 5, 2018
Tree of Life

Voters have a chance to protect America's Tree of Life

This article originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. Reprinted with permission. Imagine sitting quietly with your family and friends in your house of worship, a place of peace. Then, a horror beyond belief strikes. Your prayers are shattered...
October 31, 2018
Polls

10 things to know at the polls

Voting is our right, and it’s important to know your rights as a voter so you can advocate for yourself and others at the polls. 1. If the address on your ID does not match the address you’re registered under… The address on your ID does NOT have to match...
October 30, 2018
Voter Turnout

Early voting turnout surges across Texas

In the first week of early voting for the 2018 midterms, Texas has seen record-breaking vote totals across the state and historic turnout compared to previous midterm elections. As of the end of day seven of early voting, 2,669,506 Texans had cast in-...