The ability to exercise one’s democratic choice by participating in free and fair elections should not be up for debate.
Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.
Stopping unhinged Republicans will require that often-deplorable Democrats defeat them.
Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.
"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.
Natives have been making news as not just voters but as successful candidates for local, state, and national offices.
If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak
Democrats must treat voters as consumers who view politics (rightly) as “another marketable product.” A coherent party must deliver big, core, election-winning achievements—if only to avoid a mid-term bloodbath.
Miles Rapoport and E.J. Dionne say a healthier political culture and more representative government will result when all eligible citizens vote.