In this episode we will discuss what the midterms are and how you can research the candidates on the ballot.
What are the midterms?
Why are they important?
Read more: Abortion Rights
What is on the ballot?
Are you registered to vote?
Why each race matters?
Each race effects your life one way or another
How to research the candidates?
Check out the candidates websites, their endorsements, how much money they have raised and who donated to them. Research how they voted on certain bills and what legislation they have filed.
You can check out who is endorsed by which groups under these organizations:
Association of Texas Professional Educators
Gun Safety Groups
Moms Demand Action
Pro-Choice/Pro-Body Autonomy Groups
League of Women Voters
Do you want term limits?
Who is funding the candidates?
Follow the money
Further your knowledge:
Read: Midterm Economics
Watch: Primary Colors
Wear: Your Voice Matters
Hosted by Former Texas State Representative Gina Calanni.