It’s election day. Let’s do this thing.
The election is tomorrow, and it reminds me of so many childhoods spent breathlessly following election results. What lies in store for the United States?
The 2016 primary cycle showed us that the United States is in urgent need of serious, comprehensive election reform — and that some candidates did a better job of communicating about the election than others.
The results of the California primary shocked many Bernie Sanders supporters, who were nursing a dream that he’d win the state or lose by an extremely small margin. However, I wasn’t terribly surprised — many Clinton voters were deep in stealth, afraid to say anything in advance of the primary.
In every major election, many independents and liberals like to purport that ‘Republicans and Democrats are just the same, really,’ dismissing Democratic candidates as too centrist to effect real change. In a country that largely has a two party system despite the theoretical existence of other political parties, these sentiments evoke a sense of hopelessness, […]
I don’t think I’m ever going to stop loving elections. It’s what happens when you grow up in a polling place. Even though my house hasn’t been a polling place for years, every night before an election I get a little tingly, thinking of the setup. Bringing in the polling booths, unfolding their legs, making […]