Topic: Voter Organizing

Nov 14, 2012/01:59 PM

From Margin to Center*: Virginia and the New Southern Battleground

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by Jon Liss For 50 years Virginia and the South have been relegated to political backwater on the margins of history.   With our racially polarized voting patterns, systemic disenfranchisement of people of color, relative absence of unions or social justice institutions, and two dominant political parties generally competing for the same mythic white middle class male voter – no one …


Nov 6, 2012/02:29 AM

Everything you need to vote

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The polls open in less than 11 hours. You and other voters in Virginia will play a huge role in deciding who is in the White House for the next four years. And there is so much at stake here in the Commonwealth. We have more work to do to get out the vote, but we here at VNM want …


Nov 2, 2012/07:24 PM

Exposed! Voter Intimidation and Fraud from the Right Wing!

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Did you see someone being turned away from voting? Did you have problems at your polling pace? Call 866-OUR-VOTE to report any problems and post the story at OurVoteLive.org The Tea Party-affiliated organization, True the Vote has promised to recruit thousands of volunteers to help hand conservatives a victory at the polls this November. Their methods? They intend to deceive …


Oct 9, 2012/10:16 PM

400,000 Virginians that Definitely won’t Turnout on November 6th

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400,000 Virginians that Definitely won’t Turnout on November 6th

Over 7% of Virginia’s adults are denied their most fundamental democratic right – the right to vote.


Sep 12, 2012/05:24 PM

This Election: What you need to know.

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Know Virginia’s New Law! Bring ID + Make Your Vote Count! In 2012, Virginia’s legislature passed new restrictions on voters to prevent voters from exercising their voting rights. Groups from all over Virginia rallied to defeat the worst of those laws, but some changes were still made. Read below to find out what you need to know this fall to …


Aug 15, 2012/06:48 PM

Now Hiring! Field Directors in NoVA, Richmond, and the Tidewater!

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Virginia New Majority is building power for progressive change in Virginia.  We are Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization mobilizing and organizing thousands of voters.  Our year-round approach to organizing involves mass scale voter outreach, linked to intensive leadership development.  We are currently organizing a statewide campaign to expand the electorate and to build a stronger social safety net. We are …

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Aug 3, 2012/05:47 PM

On the Ground and Online in Richmond

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20 activists from around the country have converged in Richmond, VA to organize people from across the city to fight for healthcare and voting rights for all. Follow their adventures here: //


Jul 16, 2012/12:57 PM

We’re hiring! Richmond Organizer.

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Virginia New Majority – Richmond Organizer Virginia New Majority is building power for progressive change in Virginia.  We are Virginia’s leading civic engagement organization mobilizing and organizing thousands of voters.  Our year-round approach to organizing involves mass scale voter outreach, linked to intensive leadership development and chapter –building. Qualifications 1-4 years of organizing experience Experience organizing large scale voter engagement …

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Apr 3, 2012/06:07 PM

Hand Holding Hand

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Hand Holding Hand

After a grueling legislative session in 2012, people across the Commonwealth were ready to stop protecting the status quo by defeating a seemingly endless right wing attack on the majority of Virginians. We’ve heard from a lot of our members that they’re still ready to stop the attacks, but the status quo isn’t good enough, and we actually need to win real improvements in people’s lives.


Mar 1, 2012/07:00 PM

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Virginia’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics | Center for American Progress

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The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Virginia’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics | Center for American Progress

via Center for American Progress. By Vanessa Cárdenas, Angela Maria Kelley Virginia is experiencing significant population changes, particularly among its communities of color. The commonwealth’s demographic shift is representative of what many say will be our nation’s future by 2042, as people of color are becoming the majority in Virginia. Already groups like Latinos and Asians play a significant role …