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State and Local Elections
State and Local Elections news and analysis from The Nation
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From Austin to Missoula, This Is What the Fight Against Trumpism Looks Like
Dispatches from the Urban Resistance, April edition.
April 20, 2017
The Next Generation of Democratic Socialists Has Started Winning Local Elections
Campaigning for economic and social justice, they are winning municipal races in states like Illinois and Georgia.
April 13, 2017
Iowa’s New Voter-ID Law Would Have Disenfranchised My Grandmother
260,000 eligible voters could be blocked from the polls by the new law.
April 12, 2017
Coulda Woulda Shoulda—Democrats Miss a Huge Opportunity in Kansas
The DCCC barely lifted a finger to help James Thompson. He almost won anyway.
April 10, 2017
With Members of Congress Home in Their Districts, Help Bring Back the ‘Resistance Recess’
Spend the next two weeks giving your representatives (and Donald Trump) hell.
April 10, 2017
A Berniecrat Takes on Trump and the Koch Brothers in Kansas
Republicans are pouring money into the race in an attempt to save a GOP seat.
April 4, 2017
Fifty Years Later, King’s Warning Still Resonates
It is time to revive a peace and justice movement calling for the United States to stop its endless wars and turn its resources and attention to rebuilding our own country.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
March 31, 2017
Does California Hold the Key to Progressive Success?
The left coast will be integral to the 2018 and 2020 elections.
March 29, 2017
California Dreaming in the Age of Trump
A DREAMer, a Hmong farmer, a transgender political staffer, and more shed light on the concerns and values of Californians in our strange and dangerous political moment.
March 23, 2017
How to Turn an Outpouring of Progressive Activism Into a Winning Social Movement
Why the left needs to build power, now.