Tag Archive for: voting

Testimony on Behalf of Restoring the Right to Vote to Formerly Incarcerated Felons (HF28)

Testimony about House File 28: Right to vote restored to individuals convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense.

Values & Vision: Talking to People Engaged in Politics (With Election Results)

The values and vision of 20 Minnesotans who care about serving everyone in a culture of abundance, not scarcity and fear. "If it is about us, include us."

Sen. Patricia Torres Ray: Transforming the Science of Politics

"We are working on transforming the science of politics. And when we get there, and when we do that, this world is going to be very, very different."

Reprint: Facts about Voting

Newsrooms across the country are shining a light on threats to democracy.
Habon Abdulle

Habon Abdulle on How to Build Support for Candidates

We often focus on what patriarchy is doing to us. We don't focus on what we are doing to patriarchy.

Summary of Hennepin County Attorney Candidate Forum

A summary of the viewpoints of the seven candidates running for Hennepin County attorney general.

Vote Run Lead Event: Preparing Women for Politics

“Democracy can only work if it accurately reflects the people it is supposed to represent,” says Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan. “We must expand the electorate to change the electorate.”

Beth Peterson on Electing Women

We also have never had a Black woman in the senate. There are five Black women running this year to change that. Our Latina representation is also in danger in the senate with the retirements of Senator Patricia Torres Ray and Melisa Lopez Franzen. So, we can do better.

Nausheena Hussain

Talking With Nausheena Hussain

I feel the patriarchy society has socialized us to constantly compete with each other, and we have to shut that down. We have to break that and disrupt that by doing things together.

Op-Ed: Question 2 Represents a New Beginning for Minneapolis

If policing were a business, we would have reallocated its funding to proven strategies that work decades ago. The time has passed for small tweaks. Transformative change is necessary.

Minneapolis Ballot Question 2: Public Safety

We might agree that the current justice and public safety system does not work, but what is the solution? Tearing it down? Testing new models? Electing different leaders to reshape the structure from within?