Stories tagged: "why I vote 2020"

Photo courtesy of Esperanza Freitchen
This Tucson Educator Is Excited to Dump DeVos

For Esperanza Freitchen, replacing Betsy DeVos with an educator at the Department of Education is the cherry on top of a Biden presidency.

Bilal Alobaidi holding his ballot in front of mailboxes
Iraqi Refugee Votes in First US Presidential Election in Phoenix

Bilal Alobaidi came to the US as a refugee in late 2013. While he was able to get a job and exercise other rights, the one thing he couldn’t do was vote.

Keisha Shields is voting in memory of her father and their shared values (image courtesy Keisha Shields).
I Vote in Honor of My Dad, Who Died from Cancer as Trump Cut Research Funding

Keisha Shields remembers how troubled she and her father were after the 2016 election. So in memory of him, she's using her vote to stand up for their shared values this November.

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College Students Commit to ‘Highest Youth Voter Turnout We Have Ever Seen in Arizona’

Roughly one in five Arizonans are between 19 and 29 years old, and nearly 60% of voters under 35 plan on voting for Democratic candidates.

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Voting Rights Groups Plan to Reach Out to One Million Voters by November Election

The coalition says they contacted one million voters in 2018, and they’re on track to do it again for the November election.

Latino Non-Voters Change Their Minds For 2020
Why Non-Registered Latinos Are Taking the Necessary Steps to Vote in 2020

Fueled by the president’s anti-Latino stance, they are taking the steps to make their voices heard in November.