She The People: elections


Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Why Romney will win the popular vote

Mitt Romney will win the popular vote based on the relatively weak economy under President Obama

By Joann Weiner  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Gore, Election 2000, Election 2012, electoral vote, George W. Bush, Obama, popular vote, predicting elections, Ray C. Fair, Romney

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/08/2012

No Fluke: Obama needs Colorado's women voters

Colorado women helped Obama win in 2008, and they may be even more crucial in his race against Mitt Romney.

By Sandra Fish  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Sandra Fluke, Ken Buck, Michael Bennet, birth control, abortion, personhood, Colorado, elections 2012

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Bill Clinton setting the stage for Obama at convention makes perfect sense

SHE THE PEOPLE | It makes perfect sense. And boy does Clinton love to be the go-to guy.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, economy, Hillary Clinton, 2012 elections

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Wives and children on board as candidates battle for Hispanic vote

Expect more outreach with a home-style flavor, appeals to traditional values and pictures of multigenerational harmony from both the Obama and Romney camps.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, barack obama, michelle obama, hispanic, vote, elections

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Martha Burk: ‘Who’s in charge? Why should women care?’

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on women, Martha Burk, voting, 2012 elections, Democrats, Republicans, pay equality

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 06/04/2012

If the right to vote is a game, no one wins

SHE THE PEOPLE | Placing obstacles in a process that should be easy to navigate is just another way to rig the system

By Mary C. Curtis  |  07:43 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  voting rights, 2012 elections, Florida, Rick Scott, felon disenfranchisement, medgar evers

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Ex-offenders find a reason to reclaim the vote

Should American citizens who have been convicted of crimes and served their time have their right to vote restored?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:04 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  felon disenfranchisement, 2012 elections, Rick Scott, Bob McDonnell, Urban League, voting rights

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 05/09/2012

French elections: More familiar than Americans might guess

In French and U.S. elections, it's the economy and personality that matter.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:31 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obama, mitt romney, francois hollande, nicolas sarkozy, 2012 elections, economy

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 05/03/2012

The rise of the Greek far right

Chryssi Avgi is now operating in Athens as Hezbollah does in South Lebanon – like a state within a state.

By Anthee Carassava  |  08:13 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chryssi Avgi, Greece, debt, crisis, neo-Nazi, Golden Dawn, Greek elections

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Still hoping for a year of women candidates

The 2012 Project is trying to take advantage of new districts, open seats and the voter turnout of a presidential election to get more women elected.

By Sandra Fish  |  10:12 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 Project, women candidates, 2012 elections

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Ultrasounds, voter IDs and ‘a bunch of Mexicans’: Another day in Texas

Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck was trying to backpedal after being accused of speaking about a “bunch of Mexicans.”

By Lori Stahl  |  06:07 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  voter ID, Texas, Latino, Hispanic, Santorum, Obama, Justice Department, elections

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Can women bring civility to politics?

When we make up 51 percent of the population, we could almost plead taxation without representation.

By Sandra Fish  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympia Snowe, women in politics, 2012 elections