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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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Reconciliation Review

Introduction As part of the Build Back Better event, run in the ActiVote app from November 3rd -November 17th, 2021, a poll on 11 topics and 2 bills was executed. The topics were:– Child Tax Credit– Earned Income Tax Credit– Expanding Medicare– Global Minimum Tax– Home Health Services– Pell Grants– Pre-K– Rural Development– Section 8…
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To Cancel or Not to Cancel

Many opinion pieces have been written about Cancel Culture, what it is and whether it is positive or negative. Vox wondered in 2020 whether we can’t stop fighting about it, and whether it “is a mob mentality, or a long overdue way of speaking truth to power”? An opinion piece in the New York Times…
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Planning Your Vote

Former heavyweight boxing World Champion Mike Tyson famously said: “Everyone has a plan: until they get punched in the face”. We were wondering whether his words also apply to voting. First, we wondered whether people actually have a plan (to vote). Second, how often do these plans get derailed? ActiVote helps our users plan their…
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Biden’s Slipping Approval Rating

The main story in the mainstream media after nine months of the Biden presidency is about his declining approval rating which in most polls has slipped from a high of mid-50s to now a low of mid-40s. Some opinion writers are already looking ahead to 2024 and make comparisons with recent 1-term presidents like Jimmy…
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