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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...
February 27, 2020
VotingRights

Black Texans advocating for the voting rights of all

Royce Brooks, Annie's List “I've been in the political and policy spaces for almost 20 years. And in my experience, I've found that you, or your campaign, or your coalition, won't make lasting change without championing accessibility, diversity, and...
February 18, 2020

Vote: You are more powerful than you may know

The Texas primary election days are upon us. Early voting runs from Tuesday through Feb. 28. Election day is March 3. To make voting even easier and more convenient, residents of Travis and Williamson counties can vote at any polling place in the county...