I’ve felt for a while the main story with US elections is voter turnout, and that reflects the trend that apathy is the biggest factor in who wins and loses elections. I think the most effective thing to do now is to get people to sign up and commit to voting. I’ve written about that … Continue reading 2020 Get Out the Vote Starts Now, and other Thoughts on Voter Turnout
Here’s a letter we shared out to teachers who use CodeHS At CodeHS, we like to say: “Read, Write, Code.” We think computer science is a foundational skill, and an essential part of a well-rounded education. Our mission is to empower students to shape the future. However, we know that teaching CS doesn’t exist in a vacuum. … Continue reading The Importance of Voting and Digital Citizenship
It’s midterm election day tomorrow in the US, and recently I have been trying to convince people to vote. I wrote up a blog post and letter that we emailed to teachers on CodeHS, as well as created a lesson to help give people some basic information on voting. It shows people how to register … Continue reading Why vote?
Ok, there is a lot of stuff to vote on this time. Even just writing the titles and questions makes it long. The SF + CA voter guide is 500 pages. There are 52 things to vote on. You can read the short version up top with the summary of who I’m going to vote … Continue reading Jeremy’s 2016 Voter Guide for the November 8th, 2016 Election
I’ve written up my voter guide for the June 7th elections. Read the short version or the long version with more background information. The Short Version Offices Party-Nominated Offices President of the United States: Bernie Sanders Voter-Nominated Offices United States Senator: Kamala Harris United States Representative: Preston Picus State Senator: Scott Weiner Member, State Assembly: … Continue reading Jeremy’s 2016 Voter Guide for the June 7th California Primary and SF Election
Just a small sampling of the ads I received. It’s that time of the year again. Time to vote on propositions in San Francisco. The Voting Guide is about 200 pages too long, so I can’t imagine too many people are reading it. I’ve read the whole thing and summarized my take here. Reminder: … Continue reading Jeremy’s 2015 Voting Guide to San Francisco Propositions
What’s the story behind props A-L Hi there! Look’s like you’ve stumbled on my post about the propositions currently up for vote in San Francisco. I read the whole voter guide so you don’t have to (but you really should read that big 200 page pamphlet…), and will try and summarize the question, highlight a … Continue reading Jeremy’s Voting Guide to San Francisco Propositions