Pena, 43, said he is looking forward to the runoff and is continuing to meet with different community groups to inform voters why he would be a good constable. With more than 15 years in law enforcement, he said his initial plan is to provide a better equipped and trained deputy for the department. … [Read more...] about Montgomery County election officials urge early voting as turnout lags
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It’s a little game that’s good at representing a lot. You’ve got to bear the interests of specific voters in mind, and be sure to keep winning elections so you can keep enacting progressive policies. You’ve gotta comprise. I wound up gritting my teeth and attributing “the blackface incident” to “different times”, knowing my base would still support me and that I needed to swing some extra voters if I wanted to keep control of Congress beyond the midterms. … [Read more...] about Have You Played… Democratic Socialism Simulator?
Prop. 47 has also helped to steer money away from incarceration. The law required that the state spend the money it saved by not imprisoning more nonviolent felons on social and educational programs — an example of “defund the police” initiatives that many reformers are calling for now. This year, the state will redirect nearly $103 million in this way, according to the California Department of Finance. … [Read more...] about Top California Democrats demand state party stop taking money from police unions
The scores produced by the model can be accessed for free by the Biden campaign, state parties and the DNC's sister committees, such as the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, at the DNC's data warehouse based in Phoenix. Democratic organizing teams have used texting the past several months to connect with voters this cycle in battleground states, such as Florida, Georgia, Maine and Pennsylvania, to encourage voters to vote by mail. … [Read more...] about DNC hopes to reach more voters with new voter file model
“I think that’s the big thing. How can some group just start sending a dog a voter registration application? If someone sent this in, that would constitute voter fraud. But it could get sent in and then what happens if she got a voter registration card back?” … [Read more...] about Dead Cat Receives Voter Registration Form by Mail; Would Have Voted ‘DemoCAT,’ Owner Says
The governor has not responded to the request, but he likely won’t make an exception for the two counties about 30 miles (48.2 kilometers) north of the state Capitol in Sacramento that, like most Northern California rural counties, lean Republican. This time, county leaders can’t afford to cross Newsom. The state budget lawmakers approved last month gives the governor authority to withhold $2.5 billion in federal aid from local governments that don’t comply with state public health orders. … [Read more...] about Once Defiant Yuba, Sutter Counties See Rise In COVID-19 Cases