If you care about women, equality, and/or excellence in education, please read on. If you live in Texas and are not registered to vote, shame on you. If you live anywhere and aren't registered, shame on you. If you live in Texas (or anywhere) and are registered to vote but don't vote, double shame on you. If you are registered to vote and are a woman, or have a female relative, consider the following....more
The gains Republicans made among women voters has been one of the main storylines of the 2010 midterm elections. Despite these gains, the gender gap has persisted and according to the Center for American Women in Politics: “was at least as evident in 2010, a year of substantial Republican gains, as it was in 2008, a year when Democrats were elected in large numbers.”
So the gender gap persists, but pales in significance when compared with the generation gap.
Last night was pretty epic, and you know I'm not talking about the number of cookies, chips and cups of coffee I consumed while channel surfing in a room full of NE Ohio political bloggers (all who lean left, while our state went right!).
While most celebrities, like Eva Longoria, Kevin Smith and Rosario Dawson are simply using their (twitter) voices to encourage followers to vote, others have been more... uh... vocal about what to vote for this election day.
BlogHer has partnered with 10Questions, a project of the Personal Democracy Forum, to bring citizens' questions to political candidates.
Here, we put the spotlight on some of the answers by California Senatorial candidates Barbara Boxer (Democrat) and Carly Fiorina (Republican).
Question: Net Neutrality