Dems did much better than polls projected. Much, much better. Donald did very poorly. Very, very poorly. We assess the status of the race for the U.S.House and Senate and national trends suggested by the shocking results. We also compiled… Read More ›
Election, Political Reform & National Politics
Fivethirtyeight.com & ABQ Journal Offer Latest Polling in NM AND U.S.
It’s too late to help with GOTV in state and/or local races, and by tonight, it will be time to hold our collective breaths and wait. Today, we offer a moving election story from Valarie Kaur (not the video, a… Read More ›
We Can’t Stop Now: Options for Impacting the NM,Georgia & PA Midterms
We are all so tired of the flood of requests for our money or time. But you’ve likely read the dispiriting news of the GOP closing the gap across the nation. Control of the House is likely gone, but Gabe’s… Read More ›
Strategies for Overcoming SCOTUS; Midterm Update; Santolina Call to Action
In last week’s post, “Biden Climate Bill is About More than Climate: It Taxes the Rich & Large Corporations, Allows Medicare to Negotiate Drug Prices & More,” we described how, as long as we lack the power to force meaningful change,… Read More ›
Dems Don’t Need Better “Messaging” They Need More Candidates Like Gabe Vasquez and John Fetterman
“Messaging” smacks of inauthenticity, as it amounts to hiring consultants to study polls and then tell you what you should think and how you should talk about it. “Messaging” is transparently sugar-coating issues rather than speaking authentically from the heart…. Read More ›
Is Time Ripe for a Constitutional Amendment to Create an Independent Redistricting Commission?
Fair Districts NM (FDNM) did a heroic job facilitating a public, democratic process to develop a set of principles and redistricting maps. Depending on who you talk to, the Special Session Redistricting process was either an utter disaster or faithful… Read More ›