I am a Democrat in California, and I will be voting in the 2021 Gubernatorial Recall Election, the farce of democracy that Republicans have foisted upon the state to attempt to remove Gavin Newsom from office a year before his term expires. Obviously I will be voting “no” on the…


Two days after the election, on November 5, House Democrats held a private conference call to air grievences. Before the election, the party was expected to win a majority of 43 seats according to the FiveThirtyEight model, which would be a pick up of 7 seats, but it was clear…


California is slowly opening up. Restrictions put into place in the middle of March by county and state governments are being loosened. …


A month ago, I started looking at COVID-19 data from cities in southern California and distinguishing the rates of laboratory confirmed cases by community characteristics such as race, income, and age. At the time I found that confirmed cases of COVID-19 are most prevalent in wealthy and white communities. …


First off, this is a story about who is getting tested, not about which communities actually have the highest numbers of individuals with the novel coronavirus.

In southern California, Los Angeles County’s and Orange County’s health agencies have been releasing the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on a city by…


The June 5 primary is more important than the November 2018 general election, but few people vote in off-year primaries. California’s primary on June 5 has the potential for depressing turnout even more based on the sheer overwhelming number of names and offices on the ballot. …


Fucking hell, Georgia Democrats. What’s it going to take to get you to get out and vote? Yes, voting is inconvenient. Yes, your vote doesn’t matter because you’re just one person and there are hundreds of thousands of people who live in your congressional district. And your congress person isn’t…


When the Orange County voter information pamphlet came in the mail the other day, that was pretty much the first time this cycle that I thought about the city council election for the City of Placentia. …

railrunner

I am not actually a train. Or a roadrunner. But I am originally from New Mexico.

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