It’s the midterms! The day we’ve all been waiting for! Many party popper emojis! 🎉🎉🎉
OK, it’s all very exciting, but time for a reality check. Today, it’s extremely important to make sure that every single vote counts—because the other side’s strategy is systematically curtailing the left’s voting power, especially by targeting black voters and other voters of color. Read this MCW all the way through as your prep work before going to the polls. If it seems like a lot, in 30 states, you can take time off work to vote, so part of this time can be used to prepare.
The last few weeks have been full of grief for many of us. An administration bent on harming trans people, a man who tried to kill many with mail bombs, a shooting at a supermarket in Louisville and another at a synagogue in Pennsylvania...there is lots to grieve, and lots to organize and fight for. We need to break unified Republican control of Congress and elect progressive governors, state legislators, and city council members. And early signs are encouraging. Let’s make it happen.