America Votes President Greg Speed published “The Danger of a Trump Defeat” discussing the possible implications of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claims of “voter fraud” and “vote rigging” may have on not only the November 8 election, but our overall trust in democracy.

Speed calls for leaders on all sides of the aisle to denounce Trump.

If allowed to continue unquestioned, it may tear at our democracy leading to a more polarized citizenry doused in self-serving conspiracies, fear and brimming with the power to undermine our republic through cynicism and broad disengagement.


Click here to read the full piece on Medium.

Greg Speed in Medium: The end of the war on voting?

America Votes President Greg Speed published his Medium blog post discussing the implications of recent voting rights wins in North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. His piece, “The end of the war on voting?” calls for an end to the assault on voting rights. 


To end the war on voting, the Republican Party must concede defeat — for its own good and the country’s. In a rapidly changing nation, it’s vital for American democracy that both parties actively compete for the votes of people of color.

The GOP will never return to its roots as the Party of Lincoln or truly compete for non-white voters if its leadership continues these schemes to deny people of color their right to vote instead of simply trying to win their votes. Isn’t that how a democracy is supposed to work?


Click here to read the full piece on Medium.

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