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Independent. Conservative. Emphatic. Deal with it. "Our situation illustrates the American idea that governments rest on the consent of the governed, and that it is the right of the people to alter or abolish them whenever they become destructive of the ends for which they were established.” ~Jefferson Davis

When GOTV Goes Terribly Wrong

The recall election in Wisconsin is (has been) very contentious. Once in office, Gov. Walker set about putting together a budget with a major austerity initiative that included a push to end collective bargaining for public workers. The response to … Continue reading

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Whatever it Takes: Tequila Edition

The Christian Science Monitor tells the story of a new “Get Out The Vote” initiative that has a great name: National Tequila Party Movement From the article: “We want to motivate Latinos to vote,” says Belinda “DeeDee” Blase, spokeswoman for … Continue reading

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Same Day Registration & Voting, California Style

Activity is on the rise around the country to increase voter turnout. With so many known issues related to identity and eligibility verification, battles have raged in almost every statehouse in the country in recent months trying to address them. … Continue reading

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