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Why It’s Important to Register to Vote this Upcoming Election

July 9, 2016

Folks, this is a big election year, and it’s important that everyone is voting. Last year, 24% of eligible Americans weren’t registered to vote. That’s a problem. While an Automatic Voter Registration bill, which would automatically register anyone with a driver’s license, is gaining momentum, only 28 states plus the District of Columbia have considered… Read more »

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Your Vote
Your Vote

5 Voter Rights Orgs You Should Follow

September 16, 2014

Hey, the Founders of the US tell us that everyone's equal in the eyes of the law, meaning that citizens have the right to vote. However, there are politicians who don't like that, and they're attacking the integrity of the election by making it hard for people to vote. Fortunately, there are some organizations doing really good work… Read more »

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celebrating democracy
celebrating democracy

Are You Ready to Vote?

September 9, 2014

Folks, we're only 2 weeks away from National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), on September 23. In 2008, 6 million Americans didn't vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn't know how to register. In 2014, NVRD's continuing their efforts to make sure everyone has a fair chance to vote. And please remember that the Declaration of Independence reminds… Read more »

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Voter ID Laws: solving a nonexistent problem with more government and more expense.
Voter ID Laws: solving a nonexistent problem with more government and more expense.

Some Things You Should Know About Voter ID Laws

August 6, 2014

Folks, we're almost a month away from National Voter Registration Day, on September 23, 2014, and less than 3 months away from elections, and that means that you should be aware of your rights. Elections for US States Senate will be November 4, 2014. These elections mark 100 years of direct elections of U.S. Senators. The… Read more »

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Exercise your right to vote
Exercise your right to vote

Your Vote: anyone can do it, and everyone should do it

September 6, 2012

Hey, people across the world really do feel we're the "shining city on the hill," that, seriously, we're the leader of the free world. I feel we need to live up to that, every day, and that means to passionately commit to voting, that's the whole "consent of the governed" thing that the Founders established. … Read more »

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america4america
america4america

Some Big News Around Voting with Voto Latino

June 7, 2012

Hey, folks I think there's been some big news recently, both regarding Voto Latino and Florida specifically. A good friend of mine, Maria Teresa Kumar, Co-Founder and President of  Voto Latino and actress America Ferrera began a new media, grassroots campaign called America4America. The campaign's main message "Don't Let Anyone Scare You" is geared toward… Read more »

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