Tag: candidates

Schools Should Teach Declaration of Independence, Not CRT: 1776 Action

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” These words, and the rest of the Declaration of Independence, still resonate today, 246 years after America’s Founding Fathers penned them, spelling out simple concepts that are too often hidden in the hearts of oppressed individuals around the world—that all men are…


Name Recognition May Be Key to Victory in Tuesday’s New Mexico Primaries

The hottest political race this season in New Mexico is the Republican primary for governor—and it may all come down to name recognition. Capitalizing on his statewide notoriety as the party’s nominee for U.S. Senate in 2020, in which he garnered 45 percent of the vote, and on his exposure as a TV meteorologist, Mark…


Oregonians Choose Nominees for New Congressional District

Oregon state Rep. Andrea Salinas likely has topped nine Democratic primary candidates who were vying to represent the state’s first new congressional district in 40 years. Oregonians were choosing candidates for six congressional districts on May 17 for the first time in state history; based on recent population growth reflected in the 2020 Census, the state was…


Oregonians Choose Candidates for New Congressional District

Oregonians are choosing candidates for six congressional districts for the first time in state history. Following the 2020 Census, the state has been awarded a new congressional district for the first time in 42 years. In Oregon’s new 6th District, state Rep. Andrea Salinas is the presumptive nominee with 38 percent of the vote count…


From National Unity to Freedom: Tory Leadership Candidates Share Visions During First Debate

Restoring democracy, national unity, freedom, respect—those were some of the main themes brought forward by the Conservative Party leadership contenders during the first debate of the race on May 5 in Ottawa. Six candidates have been approved to run by the party, and all but Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown participated in the unofficial debate organized…


McConnell Warns GOP of Nominating ‘Unacceptable’ Candidates for Midterms

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) warned Republican voters on April 12 of slipping up chances of retaking the Senate in November midterms, if “unacceptable” candidates win their primaries. “This atmosphere for Republicans is better than it was in 1994,” McConnell told members of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce at a Tuesday event, referencing the…


Meet the Candidates: LA Unified’s Upcoming School Board Election

Three of the seven seats on the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Board of Education are up for grabs in this year’s election which comes at a pivotal moment for the school district amid declining enrollment. Here is an overview of who is running: District 2 Candidates Six candidates are running for the open…


Tory Leadership Candidates and What They Say

The Tory leadership race is already heating up, with Pierre Poilievre trading barbs with fellow contenders Jean Charest and Patrick Brown. The Conservative Party will know who will be its next leader on Sept. 10. Leadership hopefuls have until April 19 to officially enter the race. Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay and high-profile Conservative MP…


Candidates Crowd Pennsylvania Governor’s Race

In Pennsylvania, independents don’t vote in the primary election; only those registered as Democrat or Republican may vote. At the polls, Republicans get a ballot with Republican-only candidates; Democrats get only Democrat candidates. This way, the parties alone pick the candidate at the top of the ticket. The top vote getters in each party advance…


Pennsylvania Has Fewest Registered Democrats in a Decade

Monday was the last day to register to vote in Pennsylvania’s Nov. 2 general election. As of Monday afternoon, Pennsylvania had 3,417,781 registered Republicans and 4,024,275 registered Democrats. That is the lowest number of registered Pennsylvania Democrats in a decade. Registered Democratic voters peaked in 2012 during the Barrack Obama vs. Mitt Romney presidential race,…