Like many Americans, I’ve been anxious about the 2020 election. I’m glad the votes were carefully counted and the media was patient in calling a winner. Usually, I go to political events in my community, and I’m able to get political buttons for my collection.
It's finally here – Election Day. Be sure and cast your vote. It's a very important election for our country.
We’d had Halloween, now it’s Election Day. I wonder what will happen? I’ve been interested in government and democracy for decades. The photo is of me registering voters at my neighborhood supermarket years ago.
The pumpkins are out and we’re going to have an early freeze Saturday and Sunday here in the Seattle area. I’m still working on getting my home and yard ready for winter. I’d better get my hoses drained and in the garage.
The Nov. 3 election is coming up soon. Be sure and vote. So much is at stake this year. I’ve been a member of the League of Women Voters for decades. The photo is of me registering voters in 1968 at my neighborhood supermarket.
The Nov. 3 election is coming up soon. Make sure you’re registered to vote. It’s an important election with a lot at stake. Here are the deadlines in October for 24 states. You can register online in all these states:
Today is National Voter Registration Day, a holiday since 2012, where organizations register hundreds of thousands of voters on a single day. “Voter registration is drastically behind where we should be for a presidential election year,” said Virginia Kase, CEO of the League of Women Voters of the United States.
The 19th Amendment guarantees the right of women to vote. Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify it on Aug. 18, 1920. It was the final hurdle of obtaining the agreement of three-fourths of the states.
Today is the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th amendment, which guarantees the right for women to vote
Today is the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th amendment, which guarantees the right for women to vote Women fought long and hard for the vote – before the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920, which states the right to vote “shall not be denied … on account of sex.” Beginning in the mid-19th century, several generations of woman suffrage supporters lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied, and practiced civil disobedience to achieve what many Americans considered a radical change to the constitution.
In Washington state, the primary election is Tuesday. Last week, I voted on the ballot send to me in the mail, then I took it to the drop box about 10 blocks from my house. I’m a big fan of our state’s vote-by-mail system. There are a number of important elections on the primary ballot: selecting a new representative in Congress, retaining our great governor, Jay Inslee; and choosing a new lieutenant governor. On the county level, we need to vote out two right-wing county commissioners. They ran as Independents and fooled voters. Meanwhile, my baby boomer blogger friends are writing about: