January 6 Insurrection: Time for Truth and Consequences

By Larry Baskett Deadline: ASAP - On January 6, Trump spawned an insurrection against American democracy by white nationalist thugs and their allies in government. Republican Members of Congress abetted it - some even participated in the riots. Unrepentant Republicans have since doubled down on racist despotism and are punishing anyone in their ranks who … Continue reading January 6 Insurrection: Time for Truth and Consequences

Voting Rights: the Fight Continues

Deadline: The time is now! What’s Going On: We always knew the fight wasn’t over. We kicked the Vote-Suppressor-in-Chief out of the White House and broke the GOP stranglehold on the Senate - so now Republicans are desperately trying to stop the folks who vote against them from voting: No vote by mail in Georgia … Continue reading Voting Rights: the Fight Continues

Tell your Members of Congress: Remove Trump Now

By Larry Baskett, Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand Deadline: NOW - Trump will never concede he lost the election and commit to the peaceful transfer of power. He tried to coerce and bully Georgia’s Secretary of State into fraudulently overturning that state’s presidential election result by “finding” votes for him. While his toadies in … Continue reading Tell your Members of Congress: Remove Trump Now

Blue Wave Group: IEB’s Partners for 2020 & Beyond

Updated March 19, 2020 This is our new improved version of our article, Flip 2020 Blue With IEB's Partners. We added several new options for people to help flip the Senate & White House, and keep the House, including great ways to take action from home. In 2018, Indivisible East Bay worked with other amazing … Continue reading Blue Wave Group: IEB’s Partners for 2020 & Beyond

Voter registration 101

Deadline: Now and ongoing - If you thought September 24th's National Voter Registration Day didn't apply to you, think again! When's the last time you checked your voter registration? And are you certain all of your eligible family and friends are registered? Now is the time to make sure!  California election dates you need to … Continue reading Voter registration 101

Building a Team to Secure Our Elections

By Haleh S The security and integrity of U.S. elections has been heatedly discussed in public, and by the media and politicians, especially since our 2016 election. The terms election security and election integrity are often used interchangeably, with much of the recent focus on election security - generally referring to steps we take to … Continue reading Building a Team to Secure Our Elections

Jumpstart Election 2020 in CA-21

Indivisible East Bay members worked along with East Bay for TJ and many others in 2018 to flip California Congressional District 21 from Republican to Democrat, and TJ Cox won by approximately 900 votes due to these extensive outreach efforts. East Bay for TJ isn't resting on its laurels; they're now establishing partnerships with groups in … Continue reading Jumpstart Election 2020 in CA-21

Activating East Bay Activists!

Indivisible East Bay governance committee members Liz and Ted joined Indivisible Berkeley and a dozen other local organizations at the East Bay Activist Alliance Reactivate Our Network event on May 19. Among other presentations, a webinar described the work of Reclaim our Vote, a nonpartisan voter registration and Get Out The Vote (GOTV) campaign that reaches … Continue reading Activating East Bay Activists!

Ballot Marking Devices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Ion Y contributed to this article The 2020 election may be the most consequential election of our lives, and we must ensure that it’s secure and that all our votes are counted. Ballot Marking Devices (BMDs), electronic marking devices that don’t make a lasting paper record of a vote, are used in 20 states statewide; … Continue reading Ballot Marking Devices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

2019 Virginia elections: IEB can help

Editor's note: At the February 24 All Member Meeting Indivisible East Bay Governance Committee member Elizabeth Douglas spoke about the importance of the 2019 state elections in Virginia. If you missed the meeting, here's Liz's presentation: By Elizabeth Douglas All 100 House and 40 Senate seats in Virginia will be up for grabs during 2019 … Continue reading 2019 Virginia elections: IEB can help