Elections

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  • Abortion, a decisive issue in the elections

    History teaches us that the party that controls the White House loses legislative seats in midterm elections. If anyone knows that lesson, it’s Barack Obama. In 2010, midway through his historic first term as the first African-American president, Republicans rode a “red wave,” winning 63 seats and regaining control...
  • Elections and immigration: Senate talks get complicated

    More than eight months before the November elections, which put in dispute the 435 seats in the House of Representatives, a third of the Senate, dozens of governorships and thousands of popularly elected positions, migration is emerging as the defining issue of the electoral process. It is true that...
  • VOTE OR STAY ASLEEP?

    Unfortunately, it was not much of a surprise that the new voting rights law ended in another legislative failure for President Joe Biden and for the Democrats. All Republican senators, supported by Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, joined forces to thwart the attempt to eliminate filibustering, and thus...
  • ¿VOTAR O QUEDARSE DORMIDO?

    Lamentablemente no causó mucha sorpresa que la nueva ley de derechos de los votantes terminara en un nuevo fracaso legislativo para el presidente Joe Biden y para los demócratas. Todos los senadores republicanos, apoyados por los demócratas Joe Manchin y Kyrsten Sinema, sumaron fuerzas para frustrar el intento de...
  • Después de una lucha histórica, siguen existiendo barreras para los votantes nativos americanos

    El camino hacia el derecho al voto de los nativos americanos ha sido largo, pero los defensores de la gente indígena esperan aprovechar el impulso que han visto en los últimos años para llevar a más personas a las urnas. A los nativos americanos no se les concedió la...
  • After Historic Struggle, Barriers Remain for Native American Voters

    The road to voting rights for Native Americans has been long, but advocates for indigenous people hope to build on the momentum they’ve seen in recent years to get more people to the polls. Native Americans were not granted U.S. citizenship until 1924. Keaton Sunchild, political director for the...
  • En California la redistribución de los distritos electorales por el Pueblo funciona para el Pueblo

    Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services El recién terminado proceso de redistribución de los distritos electorales en California ofrece un modelo para el resto de Estados Unidos en cuanto al establecimiento de distritos políticos que hacen justicia a las rápidamente crecientes minoridades raciales y étnicas. En una sesión informativa en...
  • In California Redistricting By the People Works for the People

    Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services California’s just-completed redistricting process offers a model for the rest of the United States in establishing political districts that do justice to rapidly growing racial and ethnic minorities. At an online news briefing convened by Ethnic Media Services on Dec. 28, all four speakers...
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