The Trump administration just came out in support of Ohio's voter purges
The Trump administration supports Ohio’s policy of kicking people off the voter registration rolls if they go six years without casting a ballot — which has led hundreds of thousands of people to lose their voting eligibility. A lawsuit over the Ohio law is headed to the Supreme Court. As reported by Mother Jones’s Ari Berman, the Justice Department, in a stark reversal from the Obama administration, filed an amicus brief Monday in support of the state. Read more
Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Missouri, and Ohio voters: if you don’t want Donald Trump as your next president, get your asses to the polls and vote for the candidate that has the best chance of beating him (Bernie Sanders).
The deadline for registering for the primary is coming up very fast! You have to have your registration form turned into your local board of elections office by FEB 15!! 30 days before our primary.
I cannot stress enough to you how important it is that you get out and vote. This is taking charge of your country! Exercising your basic human right of contribution to the election of the right person for the President of the United States!
IF YOU THINK YOU ARE TOO YOUNG! You probably are not, if you are going to be 18 years old at the time of the General election this coming November, not the primary the general election. Then you are eligible to vote in the primary!
Please, consider voting. This right that we have is too often taken for granted.
How do you register? Go to your school, post office, local board of elections, most courts and pick up a registration form. This is so easy, it takes one minute. You do have to have either your drivers license ID number or your last 4 of your social. If you are a teenager ask you parents for these things. Then you just drop it off at your board of elections (( location can be googled)) and turn it in. Again by FEB 15!!
Please consider supporting whatever political ideology you have and making this country hear all walks of life, thank you for your time!
As Clinton worked in Ohio to marshal female voters, a sturdy base of support in a historically favorable state, top officials from her campaign updated loyal allies in Congress on efforts to regain her footing.
However, in the early-voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire, there was evident worry that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was making inroads despite the formidable machinery of the former secretary of state’s campaign.
“Sanders is calling, doing outreach to a far wider base than Clinton,” said Sarah Swisher, of Iowa City, who in 2008 was a “superdelegate” for Clinton at the party’s national convention. “He has staff who call me all the time. And he has the volunteer capacity to make those contacts.”
The flurry of Clinton activity this week hints at the depth of concern about her national campaign. On Thursday, the modest-sized ballroom in downtown Columbus was half empty for her event, with supporters herded into a cordoned-off area to give the impression of a packed crowd.
Many Democrats fear that Sanders, an independent and self-identified socialist seeking their party’s nomination, can’t win a general election. And rapidly upcoming filing deadlines for key-state primaries complicate the prospects of Vice President Joe Biden — or anyone else — jumping into the race.
Clinton remains the front-runner nationally, with tens of millions in her campaign account and hundreds of paid staff at her Brooklyn headquarters. However, while she still leads in early polls of the whole country, she’s no longer out front in surveys taken in the first two states to vote: Iowa and New Hampshire.
In recent weeks, her message of middle-class prosperity has been overshadowed by interest in her use of a private email account and server while serving as secretary of state. In the meantime, Sanders’ anti-establishment campaign has sought to project him as a viable option for Democrats.
“Don’t let anybody tell you that we’re radical, that we’re outside of the mainstream. We are the mainstream,” Sanders said in a Wednesday night call with labor activists.
Julia Barnes, Sanders’ state director in New Hampshire, said enthusiasm for Sanders is “issue based” and not reflective of an anti-Clinton current. At the beginning of August, his New Hampshire campaign had four paid staff members. Last week, 37.
Barnes said voters are “coming to Bernie because they believe in what he’s talking about.”