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.
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
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, women lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied, and practiced civil disobedience to achieve the vote.
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.
Consumer groups ask for review of FCC ruling that would allow millions more text messages and calls to cellphones
Consumer groups filed an appeal on behalf of low-income consumers with the FCC Friday of a ruling by the agency that federal protections against unwanted text messages don’t apply to peer-to-peer text messaging systems, systems where the text message is sent by a person.
It’s so upsetting to see millions of people out protesting in the streets of America in the middle of the pandemic. Should people be protesting the murder of George Floyd by a police officer? Yes. Should they be protesting in the middle of the pandemic? No.