The Women's March on Washington

I traveled to D.C. from New York on Thursday evening Jan 19 to stay in D.C. for a few days before the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday. I drove with a friend Jessica and three sisters, in their grandfather’s Crown Victoria. Seats like a comfortable…

Whose Votes Count? State Demographics and Election Qualities

At the end of 2016, the Electoral Integrity Project, an organization run by Dr. Pippa Norris, released a report which scores the quality of each state's elections. The purpose of the study is to inform researchers and other interested parties how democratic each state is– how well government policies reflect…

Sanctuary Cities and Federal Funding

In September 2016 at a Phoenix AZ campaign stop, president-elect Donald Trump, said he would cut all federal funds to sanctuary cities if cities did not comply with immigration enforcement. Cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and many more have come out against the president-elect in support…