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Voting

  1. the national interest
    The More Republicans Lose, the Harder They Work to Rig the GameAnti-democratic forces are winning the post-election.
  2. voting rights
    Florida Passes Amendment Restoring Voting Rights to 1.5 Million FelonsThe passage of Amendment 4 spares former felons from an invasive, complicated hearing process, and could give Democrats a significant 2020 boost.
  3. pokemon go to the polls
    There Will Never Be a Good Voting Meme AgainRelating to these memes – like “me voting in 2016 versus me voting in 2018” – means subjecting yourself to a depressing way of following politics.
  4. 2018 midterms
    People Are Having a Lot of Trouble VotingVoters throughout the country have been faced with long lines and technical difficulties.
  5. rock the vote
    It’s Official: Beyoncé Is for BetoThe Texas royalty has spoken.
  6. rock the vote
    Demi Lovato Is ‘Grateful’ to Be Home From Rehab and VotingThere’s our gal!
  7. rock the vote
    Demi Lovato Is ‘Grateful’ to Be Home From Rehab and VotingThere’s our gal!
  8. 2018 midterms
    Disaffected Young Americans: You Have Everything to Lose If You Don’t VoteHere’s what’s at stake.
  9. 2018 midterms
    12 Young People on Why They Probably Won’t VoteOnly a third of Americans ages 18 to 29 say they will cast a ballot next month. Here, we ask why.
  10. politics
    How Restaurants Help, and Empower, Their Employees to Vote“If I want people to vote, I have to enable them to vote.”
  11. get out the vote
    If Will Ferrell Knocks on Your Door, Georgia, He Wants You to Vote, Not Hang OutHe’s just the latest celebrity to throw their weight behind Georgia gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams.
  12. royals
    Meghan Markle Talks About the Importance of VotingThe duchess gets political in talking about the suffragist movement.
  13. last night on late night
    Jaboukie Young-White Reminds Trevor Noah That He’s Old — As Is Our Voting System“Can’t you just Postmates the election to me? Like, oh, Tony will be here in 20 minutes with my ballot and my seaweed salad? Dope.”
  14. 2018 amas
    New Political Taylor Swift Uses Her AMAs Platform to Politely Remind You to Vote“This award, and every single award given out tonight, were voted on by the people. And you know what else is voted on by the people?”
  15. taylor swift
    A Crazy Number of People Just Registered to Vote Because of Taylor SwiftWithin a day of Swift’s Instagram post, more people registered to vote than in the entire month of August.
  16. vote malone
    Billy Eichner Urges You to Vote. If Not for Your Country, Then for Post Malone.Post has had a real rough month and change. Will voting in the midterms help? Certainly can’t hurt!
  17. voting
    What to Do If You Have Trouble Voting in the New York PrimariesEven the NYC’s Mayor’s son needed to cast an affidavit ballot.
  18. West Virginia to Experiment With Mobile Phone Voting by Overseas TroopsIt’s been tried by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, so what could go wrong?
  19. Billy Eichner and Funny or Die Team Up to Launch “Glam Up the Midterms”During his appearance on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, Billy Eichner revealed that he’s teamed up with Funny or Die to launch a campaign […]
  20. demographics
    63 Percent of White Women Vote for Guy Who Thinks Women Should Not VoteFor starters, 63 percent of white women voted for Roy Moore.
  21. science of us
    Having a Daughter Makes Dads More Politically PolarizedIn whichever direction they already happen to lean.
  22. the kush
    Turns Out Jared Kushner Is Registered to Vote As a ManDespite what the records said.
  23. 19th amendment
    Jared Kushner Reportedly Registered to Vote As a WomanIt’s not the first time he’s struggled with forms.
  24. Researchers Accidentally Found One Way to Help Kids Grow Up to Be VotersChildren who were in a program designed to help develop social skills were more likely to vote when they grew up, an unintended but happy side effect.
  25. This Might Be the Best Idea for Turning Out More Voters in U.S. ElectionsA political scientist is arguing it’s time to put the party back in elections.
  26. hacks
    Report: Russian Hackers Targeted Voting Systems in 39 StatesA Bloomberg report says the breach was much more widespread than originally thought.
  27. justin timberlake
    Citizen Justin Timberlake Inspires Tennessee Bill Legalizing Voter SelfiesLast fall, Timberlake was on the wrong side of the law when he took a picture at his polling station.
  28. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee Wishes Everyone in the ‘Resistance’ Would Actually Go VoteMarches and hats haven’t done great things for voter turnout.
  29. Mozart in the Jungle’s Lola Kirke: Taylor Swift May As Well Have Voted for Trump“For me, it’s really important to elevate voices and causes that don’t get as much attention with whatever attention I get.”
  30. economic anxiety
    Paris Hilton Voted for Donald TrumpThe white working class has spoken.
  31. A Third of Anti-Trump Protestors Arrested in Portland Didn’t VoteHillary Clinton was winning Oregon no matter what, but still.
  32. Read These Inspiring Thank-you Notes for Suffragist Ida B. Wells“Thank you for your sacrifice and the struggle to bring equality to our nation.”
  33. 2016 election
    Who Is Taylor Swift Voting For?We’re going to need a voting-booth selfie to corroborate this story. 
  34. the swift pr machine
    And Taylor Swift Is Voting For …Duh duh duh.
  35. 2016 election
    Chance the Rapper Led a Parade to the PollsSomebody, start sketching out the storyboard for Chance the Rapper’s Voting Day Parade immediately.
  36. It’s Time to Put Eric Trump in Selfie JailIt’s terrible that Eric Trump must be thrown in selfie prison for life for taking an illegal ballot selfie, but the law is clear.
  37. Bosses Have a Surprising Amount of Influence Over How Their Employees VoteAnd whom they donate to.
  38. childcare
    YMCA Offering Free Child Care in Some Locations for Election DayThe two-hour drop-off service will be available for kids from age 2 to 12.
  39. youuuu bettaaaaa vote
    RuPaul Says It’s Time to Vote for Your LifeAnd don’t Trump it up.
  40. get out the vote
    Constance Wu Will Dance If You VoteHey, you know all those other elections on the ballot?
  41. social contagion
    Please, Tell All Your Friends That You’re VotingBecause democracy really is contagious.
  42. election day
    Last Week Tonight Explains Why We Vote TuesdayRemember to wear comfortable shoes and pack a snack.
  43. How to Share Your Voting Experience LegallyCheck this list before you plan on bringing your phone into the booth.
  44. How to Make Sure You Don’t Screw Up Your BallotYou should have a plan before you set out for your polling place, because it’s surprisingly easy to make mistakes.
  45. The Sneaky, Powerful Psychology Behind the ‘I Voted’ StickerOne of the biggest reasons people show up to vote: peer pressure.
  46. Right-Wing Media Reports: Anonymous Twitter Guy Is Committing Election FraudA completely true story from Twitter.
  47. Even More A-Listers Want You to VotePlease register to vote, for Stanley Tucci’s sake.
  48. vote naked
    A Naked, Deranged Katy Perry Really Wants You to VoteZip up your adult onesie and exercise your constitutional right.
  49. tie-ins for the people
    Birth of a Nation Wants You to Register to VoteLet’s all go to the lobby / And register to vote.
  50. Americans Are Exceptionally Bad at VotingYet another thing that makes us special.
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