Take the time to read the thoughtful guide drafted by former congressional staffers. It offers a step-by-step guide for individuals, groups, and organizations looking to replicate the Tea Party’s success in getting Congress to listen to a small, vocal, dedicated group of constituents.
In the NY State Senate, Democrats have the majority, but Republicans have control the chamber because of 8 breakaway Democrats known as the IDC. Public solidarity between Democratic activists, elected officials, and progressive groups in New York is critical for isolating the IDC and other elected Democrats who caucus with the Republicans.
The Voter Center is your digital homebase for all things voting. Use it to register, find your polling station, recruit friends and communities, figure out how to help your chosen campaign, and find the nearest swing district.
We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.
PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics. PolitiFact is run by editors and reporters from the Tampa Bay Times, an independent newspaper in Florida.
Resisting extremism in America, one call at a time. Since its launch in mid-December 2016, Daily Action has exploded into a huge phenomenon, with over a quarter of a million subscribers. We make civic engagement easy and painless, with a single action every day—connecting citizens to their legislators with a quick swipe of their phones.
We are a loosely federated group of organizations that, in the wake of the 2016 election, are sharing daily or weekly calls to action. We came together to connect, coordinate, and create greater impact.
Our plan is to turn our country blue from the ground up by focusing on state governments. We will build a community of progressives committed to flipping state seats and organizing their communities in defense of progress. We’ll give you data on the most flippable seats and provide meaningful actions to win, through spreading awareness, volunteering, and donating.
Control of the House in 2018 will be decided by a small number of Swing Districts, places where the last election was decided by a thin margin. Find your closest Swing District and join its team to learn about actionable opportunities to support progressives—and defeat Republicans—in that district, no matter where you live.