Top 5 Ways to Make an Impact in the Next Election

Not happy with how things turned out in the 2010 election? Or excited and fired-up by the results? Either way, it's not too early to start thinking about how to get involved for 2012. And rather than let this opportunity slip by, I wanted to write a little bit about what I've learned after eight years of being actively involved in politics. It's actually much easier than you might think to get connected and to make a difference. ...more

Great post! We’ve got to get more young women into the pipeline. Historically women have run ...more

Advice From Arianna Huffington: Three Words to Take on the World

At this year's BlogHer conference, we are partnering with The White House Project to encourage women to learn about running for office. BlogHer's commitment to women's issues, women's rights, and women in politics goes beyond the blog, as evidenced by Jill Miller Zimon, one of BlogHer's contributing editors, now elected to City Council in Ohio, who will be speaking in New York. Arianna Huffington, another woman who knows a bit about blogging and what it takes to run for office, spoke last week in San Francisco at two events, giving her advice on what women need to shatter the glass ceiling and change our world. ...more

I was not familiar with that book - will definitely check it out - thank you.


On the Road to Election Day, Part XI: It's over? Now what do I do with myself?

First things first:The still unofficial totals, from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website as of midnight last night (and not yet updated):...more

Thanks so much, Kim.  I know I thought campaigning was hard work and that my ...more

On the Road to Election Day, Part X: Sisters in Arms

Being a local candidate presents many unique challenges. ...more

On the Road to Election Day, Part IX: Support means never having to hear, "Fold my socks!"

Show me your support!I'll support you in anyway I can.How can I support you?You never support me.Can I please have your support?I hope I can count on your support....more

And are in sync.  Enviable indeed, and to have that from the get-go? Even more so.  ...more