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AV President Greg Speed Featured in McClatchy

America Votes President Greg Speed was featured in McClatchy discussing progressive electoral victories in 2017 as well as the strategies and lessons that can be applied going into the midterm election cycle. 

2017 Election: Progressive Wins at Every Level, Every Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – America Votes, today, congratulates our many partner organizations who worked hard to elect progressive candidates across the country – from Virginia to the Aurora, Colorado City Council to the Manchester, New Hampshire mayoral to the Washington State Senate.

AV President Greg Speed Featured in Bloomberg

America Votes President Greg Speed was featured in Bloomberg discussing the potential positive impact that Puerto Ricans flocking to the battleground state of Florida could have for progressives in upcoming elections. Speed comments specifically on the boost that this population shift could have for the reelection bid of Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy.

Greg Speed in Medium: Dems Now Must Up the Ante on Voting Rights

Ahead of Congress coming back from recess next week, America Votes President Greg Speed calls for Democrats to seize the moment and push for the enactment of a renewed and robust Voting Rights Act (VRA) before providing a single vote to fund the government or raise the debt ceiling. In his latest editorial “Dems Now Must […]

Greg Speed in Medium: The Danger of a Donald Trump Defeat

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 […]

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 […]

AV President Greg Speed featured on “The Hill”

America Votes President Greg Speed was featured on “The Hill” discussing how Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s national security speech in California moved her past the primary election and into the general while tearing into Republican Donald Trump’s foreign policy plan.”I do think that Hillary Clinton moved past the primary,” America Votes President Greg Speed […]

Greg Speed in Medium: Beating Trump is not nearly enough

America Votes President Greg Speed published his latest Medium blog post discussing the 2016 election cycle. His piece, “Beating Trump is not nearly enough,” discusses the importance of focusing down-ballot during a presidential election cycle and the implications of not only mobilizing against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, but the conservative base that nominated him.While I […]

New Hampshire Campaign for Voting Rights Launches Three-Pronged Platform to Innovate Voting in the First-In-The-Nation State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 16, 2015

Concord, NH — New Hampshire advocacy groups and legislators announced a three pronged plan to strengthen integrity and build transparency into the voting process and improve access to the ballot box. The New Hampshire Campaign for Voting Rights currently includes America Votes-New Hampshire, Open Democracy, New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union, League of Women Voters-New Hampshire, NextGen New Hampshire, New Hampshire Citizens Alliance, People for the American Way, NAACP New England Area Conference, Granite State Progress and Fair Elections Legal Network.

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