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Voting Rights

January 28, 2021

Beto or Castro? Our way-too-early list of 2022 candidates

After what feels like the longest presidential campaign in history, the 2020 election is (finally) in our rearview mirror. And if you’re a Texas voter, that means you’re just in time for the next election! That’s because our way-too-early primary election...
November 16, 2020

Let’s keep these innovations in our elections

This article originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. Reprinted with permission. If you make voting easier, more folks will vote. That shouldn’t be a forehead-slapping, eureka-producing insight. What took us so long to figure it out? Voters...
October 13, 2020

Why We Vote

Some life events leave a permanent, vivid picture in our memories. One of mine is voting in my first election after turning 18 years old. I remember standing in line at our neighborhood recreation center, where I’d grown up playing ping pong and...
May 11, 2020

Young voters deserve to be taken seriously

A phrase we hear a lot lately is “we’re all in this together,” something that’s true during our pandemic reality but also in our electoral reality. In particular, it’s true for progressives who need to come together in order to realize progress in...