Why Should We Care about Rural Voters?

The progressive activist organization Indivisible answers that question for us. Indivisible has one of the largest rural footprints in the country, with rural groups and members in all 50 states. Below, they explain why we Democrats need to seek out and encourage rural voters to join our coalition in order to win elections and turnContinue reading “Why Should We Care about Rural Voters?”

Your Efforts Worked- Victory in Ohio!!!

Last night, Ohio voters soundly rejected Issue 1. This mean-spirited Republican initiative would have toughened the rules for amending the state constitution, making constitutional amendments more difficult to pass. The Republicans’ immediate goal was to defeat a proposition on the docket for this November, which would enshrine abortion rights into the Ohio constitution. Instead, theContinue reading “Your Efforts Worked- Victory in Ohio!!!”

Our Grassroots Activism Works… So Let’s Get Loud and Win in 2024

Here’s a fresh take on the Democratic party by Simon Rosenberg, veteran political strategist, grassroots guru, and author of the substack Hopium Chronicles. Hopium is what detractors accused Simon of smoking before the midterms proved that his astute optimism about Democratic election wins was, in fact, warranted. We defied history in 2022, challenging the mythContinue reading “Our Grassroots Activism Works… So Let’s Get Loud and Win in 2024”

Early Money Revisited – Where Your Donations are Needed Right NOW.

By Barbara Head. In previous posts, we talked about a candidate’s special need for “early money,”  see But did you know that grassroots organizations typically follow a similar cycle? After a major election, their coffers are depleted. Their infrastructures need to be rebuilt early – trained staff, mailing lists, budgets for their work, and fundraisingContinue reading “Early Money Revisited – Where Your Donations are Needed Right NOW.”

Save Money and Defend Democracy

Support post-election voter empowerment with tax-deductible donations. Looking for a year-end tax deduction for your political giving? Are you confused about which donations are both meaningful and tax-deductible? Here are the rules plus some of our recommendations. Tax status information about organizations can be found on their websites.  Rules:  Where to Donate: As a startingContinue reading “Save Money and Defend Democracy”

Democratic Association of Secretaries of State (DASS)

In most states, secretaries of state are the top officials overseeing elections. In 2022, at least 10 states have election deniers running for this crucial office.  A recent article in the Washington Post asked the question, what if election deniers were elected secretaries of state?   The deniers could: In short, profoundly threaten our democracy!  TheContinue reading “Democratic Association of Secretaries of State (DASS)”

Nevada – Enigmatic Battleground State

Nevada, long a blue state and now purple, is pivotal for the midterms but difficult to call.  Elections are uniquely challenging to forecast in Nevada, since the electorate is highly transient – half of all voters are new to the state since 2016 – and the largest bloc in the state is unaffiliated voters. Latinos,Continue reading “Nevada – Enigmatic Battleground State”

Georgia – The fight for Fair Elections and Voting Rights

Georgia’s story is one of a deep-red Southern state that has recently turned purple, transforming it into a fierce battleground. Before 2020, Georgia was staunchly Republican. Georgia had elected only one Democrat, Bill Clinton, in the past 30 years, and he won by only 0.6% of the vote. But things began to turn around inContinue reading “Georgia – The fight for Fair Elections and Voting Rights”


DONATE TO THESE NATIONAL GUN SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS: Why donate to these organizations? Because THEY ARE OUR ANSWER TO THE NRA!! They are fighting for us and against gun violence. These three national organizations are the major opposition to gun lobbies. Their actions include: gun safety advocacy (including wider background checks); development and implementation of laws,Continue reading “GUN SAFETY ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE”