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Vote For The Day After

November 4, 2018

“We motivate young women to vote by planning for the day after. We plan for the day after by creating opportunities for young women to write tomorrows into existence by their own hands.” – Jennifer Mandelblatt, Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Platform, a training and lobbying organization for young women.

Via: Millennial Politics

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Oprah: “Vote Your Values. Vote Your Conscience.”

November 2, 2018

Oprah Winfrey on Thursday delivered a powerful message to attendees of a town hall in support of Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams: Don’t dishonor your ancestors by failing to vote in the midterm elections.

Via: HuffPost

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Young People, Vote. Your Future Depends on it.

October 30, 2018

“I know we as young people have a lot to say; the November midterm is our opportunity to say it. Democracies don’t work without participation. It’s time to make our representatives represent their newest constituents. They aren’t counting on young people to turnout this election; let’s prove them wrong.” – Trinity Tunstall

Via: The Tennessean

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Let’s Change Election Day As We Know It

October 29, 2018

A record number of U.S. companies report this year that they will carve out time for their workers to vote. That is unquestionably a step in the right direction, but even better is the suggestion to designate Veterans Day, already a federal holiday but not universally observed as a day off, as both a formal holiday and Election Day.

Via: Washington Post

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Barack Obama Delivers Fiery Anti-Trump Speeches At Rallies

October 28, 2018

“They have racked up enough indictments to field a football team,” former president says. Yet, he added, “I’m hopeful that despite all the noise, despite all the lies, we’re going to come through all that. We’re going to remember who we are, who we’re called to be. I’m hopeful because out of this political darkness, I’m seeing a great awakening.”

Via: Rolling Stone

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Jason Isbell Says He’s Voting In Tennessee To ‘Cancel Out John Rich’

October 26, 2018

“The people you disagree with are showing up to vote … so if you want to cancel them out, do it. Personally, I’m going to vote to cancel out John Rich from the band Big & Rich. His vote is not going to matter because I’m going to go and vote the opposite,” said Isbell, who performed at a fundraiser for Democratic Tennessee senate candidate Phil Bredesen earlier this summer.

Via: Rolling Stone

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The “Undecideds”: In A Close Race, You Must Vote To Dilute Their Impact

October 24, 2018

In any close election, if those who have well-considered views decline to vote, it becomes increasingly probable that the result of the election will be determined by the last-minute emotional reaction of cognitively-immature Undecideds. To crush the chance of letting the Undecideds sway outcomes based on emotional impulses, terra firma voters best show up en masse.

Via: Millennial Politics