On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, millions of Americans across the country will head to the polls to cast a vote. While there’s no major national election this year, voters will still have their say on issues important to them and their communities by deciding on 1,500 state-wide and local elections and ballot initiatives. From Governors’ races to city council bids, the leaders we elect will make important decisions on jobs, education, healthcare and other issues that affect our daily lives.
| Renee Davidson
| Elisabeth MacNamara
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) made news this week when they announced that they were discontinuing their Public Safety and Elections Task Force. This Task Force was responsible for the promotion of ‘model’ voter identification and stand-your-ground legislation that has recently been in the news.