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Support for Abortion Rights Increased post-Dobbs

After the landmark Dobbs vs. Jackson (June, 2022) Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood vs. Casey (1992), it is now up to the states to decide whether abortion is legal in their state. While the dust has not settled on the actions taken by each of the state legislatures,…
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Voter Apathy or is it just difficult to cast a vote?

As you may or may not know while America may lead the world in many facets of life, voting is not one of them. Americans are generally not great voters, only 20-65% of Americans vote in a given election. If we look at the 2020 election which had record turnout, the result was still only…
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Joe, It’s About Time To Get Back Up

On the campaign trail, Joe Biden liked to quote his father telling him: “Champ, when you get knocked down, you get back up”. Biden would follow it with: “I’ve been knocked down a lot in my life .. but always got back up”. It is that kind of resilience that he will need, looking at…
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Local Legislative Launch

“We’re excited to partner with Activote to connect residents to information about their city government. It’s another great way to see what the City Council is working on, track issues, and learn about upcoming elections.”~ Casey Joe CarlMinneapolis City Clerk Your personalized democracy experience. That is our goal. And what is more personal than local…
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Biden is Bouncing Back

After sliding in the polls during all of 2021, last quarter Joe Biden bounced back from his all-time low. Our Q1 (January-March) poll among 1086 ActiVote users shows Biden receiving a 2.8 approval rating (up from 2.5). He is still 6% underwater with 37% approval and 43% disapproval, but that is a significant improvement from…
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The 2022 Midterms

The midterms are upon us. For some it might feel like the 2020 Presidential election is barely in the rearview mirror and here we are again. So what are the midterms? When are they? How do I vote in the midterms? And why is it important for you to cast your vote this year? TL;DR:…
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Power of One Vote

We’ve all heard the message “Every Vote Counts” or “Your Vote Matters”. Still, many people don’t believe it and think that their vote doesn’t really make a difference. If that sounds familiar, please watch this video. By the end of this text, you just may have changed your mind. In 2019 I had just moved…
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Joe Biden is Running Out of Time

Bill Clinton started his presidency with the trifecta: control of the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives. His main legislative push in his first years was for universal healthcare. He and Hillary failed to get it done and during the 1994 midterms lost the House and the Senate. The Democrats did not…
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Look Who’s 3?!

On January 3rd of 2019 we sat in a conference room in Philadelphia and signed the papers to start ActiVote. And the journey has been nonstop every day since.  The 2020 election had the highest voter turnout in years and we couldn’t have been more excited to be a part of it. After the election…
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ActiVote certifies as a B Corp!

ActiVote got an early Christmas present when we learned that we had passed through the rigorous BLab certification for organizations meeting the highest verified levels of social performance. When we first formed ActiVote we knew a few things about what we wanted to achieve. We knew that we wanted to empower voters all around the…
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