A wave takes a lotta drops: How you can help in 2018!
Wave elections don't just happen, and if we want a Blue Wave in 2018 it's looking like we're each going to have to swim like heck for it. Trump lost by 1% here and the GOP is licking its chops and targeting Minnesota heavily (already having high-profile fundraisers with visits from Pence and others) because we have elections for so many seats – everything from Governor to our House of Reps to our constitutional officers. People are calling Minnesota ground zero for the Blue W
Where are the children? Minneapolis immigration attorneys speak to the question on everyone’s mind.
On May 27th attorneys Kara Lynum (Twitter handle @karalynum), Brian Aust (@austlawyer) and Ana Pottraz Acosta (@apottratzacosta) kindly hosted an informational gathering to explain the recent policy shift by the administration regarding separating children from parents at the border, the reports of 1,500 missing children, and what people can do. The full video is posted below along with a summary and some new information and links (posted with permission by the attorneys, t
Voting in MN
Thanks to ACLU People Power for the following information on registering to vote in MN! This can be used to help others to vote. MINNESOTA VOTER REGISTRATION: HELPING OTHERS REGISTER TO VOTE, APRIL 2018 INTRO: MINNESOTA HAS A PROUD TRADITION OF HIGH VOTER PARTICIPATION. IN THE 2016 ELECTION, MINNESOTA’S VOTER TURNOUT WAS THE HIGHEST IN THE U.S. ACCORDING TO STATE OFFICIALS, MORE THAN 81 PERCENT OF REGISTERED MINNESOTA VOTERS CAST BALLOTS. THAT’S JUST UNDER 75 PERCENT OF ALL E
Doorknocking: The wave you seek is behind door #1. And 2. And 3.
In February 2018 we lost a special election we should have won. Melissa Wagner's district actually has enough people who voted Clinton to put Melissa Wagner over the top. The problem was this: We couldn't reach them. Why? In this day an age you'd think everyone is online or watching TV, but you'd be wrong. People throw out direct mail. They screen calls. Not every candidate has enough money for a campaign ad on TV, or to air it for more than a day. And a lot of people still d