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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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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