One of the informational nuggets that emerged from the MomsRising #NN18 panel last week was making sure that you are registered to vote for this critical to our democracy 2018 midterm election.
Our panel moderator Kristin Rowe Finkbeiner pointed out that the staff of MomsRising recently checked their registrations. Two of them discovered to their horror that despite being active voters, they had been chopped from their local voting rolls.
So before November 6 gets here, please check to make sure you’re registered to vote before your state’s deadline day, and keep checking it on a regular basis for the next 91 days.
This is going to be crucial, especially if you live in a state with a Republican secretary of state or a county with a Republican voter registrar. The GOP knows they are going down hard, will be desperate to purge people off the voter rolls, and the conservative controlled SCOTUS will look the other way as they do so.
I had concerns about mine since I just moved, but with my new license arriving on Monday and my new voter registration card arriving yesterday combined with me spotting my name on the county Harris Votes database, I’m midterm election ready and will be cross checking it all the way to the October 9 deadline date to register in Texas.
And yes, I plan to be at the polls for the first day of early voting in Texas on October 22
So handle your electoral business and make sure you are midterm election ready.