Political Note #325 North Carolina House of Representatives and State Senate

Support candidates for the North Carolina House of Representatives and State Senate. Flip North Carolina blue.

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Political Note #324 Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania Legislatures

Flipping the Michigan House of Representatives, the Minnesota Senate, and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from Red to Blue is in reach.

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Political Note #323 Arizona and Texas state legislatures

If Democrats are to be America's majority party, that majority has to be achieved and sustained in state houses. Look at legislative races in Arizona and Texas that can make a difference.

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Political Note #220  Mary Cotter Smasal  VA SD  08 Make Virginia’s Senate Democratic

Marry Cotter Smasal has become an icon of public safety in this military town well before the recent mass shooting.  Through the public pressure she brought, the school district has taken the kind of safety measures most schools in the country have taken.  Doors are locked and fitted with cameras.  Once school is in session, someone enters the school only if buzzed in.

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Political Note #188 Jennifer Boysko VA SD 33

Jennifer Boysko grew up in Alabama. She went to college in Virginia -- Hollins University. Still a women's school. With a reputation for gentility. And for literacy, for writing. For personal attention. Fewer than eight hundred undergraduates.Her first political job was for an Alabaman. She was an aide to Senator Richard Shelby - when he was a Democrat. She became a policy maven. Federal policy and local policy. She worked for a township supervisor in Virginia. She did particular work with homeowners groups. Governor McAuliffe appointed her as a Citizen Member of the state Real Estate Board. After training from Emerge, she ran for HD 86 for a second time in 2015. The incumbent retired. Maybe he knew she was coming back. Other Democrats knew. No one opposed her in the primary. She won the general election 54 -- 42 despite being outspent. She is now running for the State Senate from a position of strength.

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Political Note #181 Flipping State Legislatures

This Note summarizes the political circumstances of selected states where Democrats have aspirations of gaining in State legislatures, of gaining a majority in State legislatures.

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