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Recent elections show that Kos is wrong in opposing ballot initiatives. Instead of bewailing their misuse, smart activists are using them to accomplish FAR more than begging representatives for mercy.
by Evan Ravitz
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 02:01 PM PST with 1 Recommend
After President Obama won reelection in 2012, I pointed out how progressive ideas did really well when put to the vote by the public on ballot measures. While the Republican party is celebrating ...
by bluto211
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 03:30 PM PST with 4 Recommends
There's been a lot of ink spilled (what's the online equivalent of that metaphor? pixels used?) about the likely loss of the Senate to the Republicans. But those top of the ticket races might have ...
by EarthquakeWeather
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 12:23 PM PST with 2 Recommends
It has been a while since I have written here but I have found myself very busy launching a new organization as well as managing a full-time job as a teacher. However, I wanted to share something ...
by LouisJMarinelli
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 11:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Massachusetts gubernatorial politics this season have me peeking at poll results from between the fingers covering my eyes while I pray that 2014 isn't a repeat of her 2010 Senate campaign. However, ...
by brillig
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Preliminary results out of SeaTac in Washington State indicate that a proposed $15.00 minimum wage for a variety of workers associated with the Seattle-Tacoma Airport will pass with a solid majority.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 02:26 PM PST with 34 Recommends
A redistricting ballot initiative was put to Ohio voters in 2012. It was ultimately unnecessarily complex and failed. I propose a new ballot initiative that would achieve the desired result and ...
by Charles280
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 06:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Pew came out with a detailed poll of Californian's attitudes towards, well, just about everything today. (Except, oddly enough, marijuana legalization). They asked forty one different detailed ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 09:21 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
We had some great victories for marriage equality this November, with three states voting to legalize it and a fourth voting down a constitutional ban. Furthermore, the Supreme Court is likely to ...
by BeloitDem
Comment Count 229 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 02:17 PM PST with 53 Recommends
More Than 2,000 Election Diaries Served Since Sept. 1st NOTE TO OUR DOWN-TICKET DIARISTS: Election Diary Rescue will continue to compile down-ticket diaries until noon on Friday of this week. This ...
by Election Diary Rescue
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 03:01 PM PST with 24 Recommends
HIGH Fives all around to Colorado and Washington voters for stepping up and making history by legalizing Marijuana! While Oregon's measure 80 was voted down in a tight race , Amendment 64 in ...
by furpletron
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 08:23 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Congratulations, America! NOTE TO OUR DOWN-TICKET DIARISTS: Election Diary Rescue will continue to compile down-ticket diaries until noon on Friday of this week. This means we'd love to see and ...
by Election Diary Rescue
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Link from Baltimore Sun here. So far marriage equality and Dream Act look good, but I don't know where these votes are from, or why a half million votes can be cast from 0 precincts. Maybe this is ...
by Navy Vet Terp
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 05:39 PM PST with 7 Recommends
ELECTION DAY IS HERE!!! VOTE...VOTE...VOTE! NOTE TO OUR DOWN-TICKET DIARISTS: Election Diary Rescue will continue to compile down-ticket diaries through noon on Friday of this week. This means we'd ...
by Election Diary Rescue
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 02:45 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Tomorrow's The Day! NOTE TO OUR DOWN-TICKET DIARISTS: Election Diary Rescue will continue to compile down-ticket diaries through noon on Friday of this week. This means we'd love to see and enter ...
by Election Diary Rescue
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 03:01 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Cross-posted from Alevei . How I Am Voting on Michigan's Statewide Ballot Initiatives, Part 2: Why I Am Voting NO on Proposal 5 On Tuesday, November 6, I will vote NO on Proposal 5, "A Proposal to ...
by alevei
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 12:23 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Cross-posted from Alevei . How I Am Voting on Michigan's Statewide Ballot Initiatives, Part 1: Why I Am Voting NO on Proposal 6. Next Tuesday, November 6, I will vote NO on Proposal 6 , "A ...
by alevei
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 03:40 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
T-Minus 3 Days and Counting - GOTV, GOTV, GOTV! Samples of Today's 55 Diary Collection: [MA-Sen] [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/03/1154624/-Scott-Brown-campaigns-in-Boston-with-America-s-...
by Election Diary Rescue
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
T-Minus 4 Days and Counting - TGIF and GOTV! Samples of Today's 52 Diary Collection: [IN-Sen] [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/02/1154210/-IN-Sen-First-independent-poll-shows-Donnelly-D-up-...
by Election Diary Rescue
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 03:03 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Last week Meteor Blades wrote an article about mandatory minimum sentences and the countless lives they have ruined. He referenced an ...
by furpletron
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 07:57 PM PDT with 17 Recommends