Call like your right to vote depends on it

By Ion Y. Deadline: Now - The problem: The 2020 elections are now six months away. Dr. Anthony Fauci says it's "in the realm of possibility" for us to have a vaccine by January - cross your fingers, we'll have a new president then! - but nobody you can trust says we'll have one by Election Day. … Continue reading Call like your right to vote depends on it

Bailout for the People

By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: NOW - Day Eleventy-nine, bailout double overtime, and Congress still hasn't gotten it right. (Yes, we blame Shake Shack & Ruth's Chris getting small biz $$ on Congress - ever hear of oversight?) Indivisible National's website has a "People's Bailout for Coronavirus" campaign with lots of info and simple ways to … Continue reading Bailout for the People

Safe Elections in the time of COVID

By Ann G. Daniels To vote, or not to vote? To vote, of course (check your registration)! How and when to vote safely during the pandemic? Since California moved our primary to Super Tuesday, we don’t have to deal with this, but other states are grappling with hard questions around their upcoming primary elections. How … Continue reading Safe Elections in the time of COVID

SHIELD Act – our sword against election interference

By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: until our Senators get off their seats to protect our elections - Are you anxious about foreign interference in our elections? Angry that Russia interfered to put the Popular-Vote-Loser-in-Chief in the White House? Furious that the Senate acquitted him of abuse of power in his efforts to pressure Ukraine to … Continue reading SHIELD Act – our sword against election interference

Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

By IEB member Phil A delegation from Indivisible East Bay met with Senator Kamala Harris’s staff on November 8, 2019, at her offices at 333 Bush St., San Francisco. Harris Staff Attending: Dino Chen, Deputy State Director; Adam Mehs, District Director; Intern TOPICS DISCUSSED: Homeland Security Spending Bill IEB: We were disappointed that the September Continuing … Continue reading Meeting with Sen. Harris staff Nov. 2019

Get election security into the December Dem Debate

By Jennifer Tanner and Ion Y. Lulu Friesdat consulted on this article. Deadline: December 13 - You know our elections are under threat, and that our election security and infrastructure need urgent attention. You also know there are known and workable solutions to our voting systems' problems, but that Congress is blocking the funding. But … Continue reading Get election security into the December Dem Debate

Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

Deadline: November 13 Day of Action - We've written before about the state of our elections and the security, or rather the profound lack of security, of our voting machines. We've told you about foreign interference and the desperate need for money to actually secure our votes. We've mentioned that there is $600 million authorized … Continue reading Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver

2019 National Election Integrity Conference

The National Voting Rights Task Force, a non-partisan voting rights organization, will host its third National Election Integrity Conference on October 5-6, from 10 am to 6 pm in Berkeley, at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street, corner of Ashby Avenue, near the Ashby BART station. Entitled The Coming 2020 Election Crisis: In Paper We … Continue reading 2019 National Election Integrity Conference

Day of Action to Secure our Elections

Update November 7, 2019: The event described in this article has a more recent and up-to-date action. Please go to Election Security Day of Action, Plus John Oliver. Deadline: 9/17 Day of Action - We’ve spoken before of the threat to our elections from foreign interference and the need to provide funding for our state … Continue reading Day of Action to Secure our Elections

Take action to secure our elections

Deadline: call your MoCs, and register now for 8/20 webinar - The evidence is clear: in 2016, Russia targeted voting systems in all 50 states and used social media to spread disinformation and disunity among the electorate. The entire national security community agrees that election interference in 2016 was only a preview of what's to … Continue reading Take action to secure our elections