By Charlotte McGoldrick Indivisible East Bay’ers and friends packed our August 2018 postcard party, companionably writing 433 postcards and 14 letters, and all in time for lunch! 240 postcards are headed to CA-1 voters in support of Audrey Denney, an agriculturalist and educator running for Congress against Republican incumbent Doug LaMalfa 158 postcards are going to … Continue reading Indivisible We Wrote!
This action will appear in the Indivisible East Bay newsletter on July 26, 2018. Deadline: ASAP and ongoing -- Even without Russian hacking, elections can be compromised if we don't protect the ballots! Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced S.3049, the PAVE Act, to require that all voters have the option to use hand marked paper … Continue reading Protecting American Votes & Elections Act
Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's postcard party & snack potluck July 15, anytime between 11 AM and 3 PM at Sports Basement, Berkeley. RSVP here - not required, but it'll help us know what supplies to bring for you. All are warmly welcome -- from the postcard-curious to committed carders -- for a combo … Continue reading July IEB Postcard Party & Snack Potluck
This action originally appeared in the Indivisible East Bay newsletter on June 14, 2018. At that time, the deadline to make a call was Monday June 18; we will update as the status changes. June 19 update Thank you for all your calls and letters — it’s working! Today, AB 2125 was heard in the Senate … Continue reading Risk-limiting audits: did your vote count?
California's June 5 Primary Election is fast approaching, with plenty of important races and initiatives on the ballot. Use your precious right to vote! Early voting has started in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. You can vote early in person, or by filling out a ballot and dropping it off at a designated site. Here's … Continue reading June 5 Primary – Vote Now, Vote Then, Just Vote!
Are you eligible to vote? Don't squander that precious right -- make sure you're registered, and make sure your registration is accurate! The deadline to register for California's June 5, 2018 primary is May 21, 2018. Go through these questions right now to make sure your voice is heard and counted: Are you eligible to vote, … Continue reading Register and Vote as if your life depends on it
By the Indivisible East Bay Voter Rights and Election Integrity team Updated May 26, 2018 The Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling eight years ago undermined our democracy by allowing those with unlimited money to use it to drown out the voices of the rest of us. While we would like to see Citizens United overturned, … Continue reading Who’s Behind That Curtain? Support AB 2188, Reveal Online Ad Funders
By the Indivisible East Bay Voter Rights and Election Integrity team Updated May 26, 2018 Our democracy is fundamental to who we are as a nation, and our right to vote is the foundation of our democracy. Two bills pending in the California legislature offer different paths to reach a common goal: facilitating and increasing voter … Continue reading Two Bills to Improve Voter Participation in CA
BREAKING NEWS! IEB's next postcard party & social meetup will be held on Sunday June 9 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, at Caffe Trieste (aka Caffe San Pablo), 2500 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley. RSVP (not required, but it'll help us know what supplies to bring for you). Please join us! How to follow up your Cinco … Continue reading Keep Calm and Postcard On
BREAKING NEWS! We're having our May postcard party this weekend! Sunday May 6 from noon to 2 PM at the El Cerrito Royale, please let us know you're interested by RSVP'ing here (so we know how many cards/stamps to bring, plus... snacks!) And see more information here. Can’t canvass? Phone phobic? Tired of texting? Or just want a new … Continue reading The Pen (plus .35 stamp) Is Mightier Than Yelling At Your TV