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Pennsylvania Primary Wins Mean Women Are About to Break Up the Congressional Boys' Club  Pennsylvania Primary Wins Mean Women Are About to Break Up the Congressional Boys' Club 

After at least seven women swept Pennsylvania’s primary election for House seats on Tuesday night, there’s a decent chance that the 2018 midterm elections will finally break up the state’s entirely male congressional delegation. As the Wall Street Journal points out, Pennsylvania’s senators, 18 House representatives,…

A Record Number of Women Have Filed to Run for U.S. House Seats, Most of Them as Democrats  A Record Number of Women Have Filed to Run for U.S. House Seats, Most of Them as Democrats 

No doubt encouraged by our heinous, misogynist leadership, a record-breaking number of women have filed candidacy papers to run for United States House of Representatives seats in the upcoming midterm elections.

Costa Rica Has Elected the First Black Woman Vice President in All of Latin America

Epsy Campbell Barr—a left-leaning feminist economist, author, and cofounder of Costa Rica’s power-to-the-people Citizen’s Action Party—has become the first-ever black woman vice president in the Americas, and Costa Rica’s first Afro-Latina VP. She was chosen in a landslide along with President-elect Carlos Alvarado…

White Women Keep Fucking Us Over White Women Keep Fucking Us Over

On Tuesday evening, 63 percent of white women voted for Roy Moore, a man accused of assaulting multiple teenage girls, and cruising for more—so aggressively that he was thought to have been banned from the Gadsen Mall. I’ll say it again: 63 percent of white women voted for the guy who was probably banned from a…

The Trump Family Literally Doesn't Know How to Vote???  The Trump Family Literally Doesn't Know How to Vote??? 

Many things are difficult when you are a Trump. Telling the truth, for instance, or touching your top teeth and your bottom teeth together when your mouth is closed. It is not necessarily surprising, then, to hear that members of the Trump family have had trouble voting, particularly considering their medium-to-low…

How to Win An Election, According to Danica Roem  How to Win An Election, According to Danica Roem 

Last Tuesday, the election of Danica Roem to Virginia’s House of Delegates—part of a wave of progressive electoral wins across the country—lit up the internet. A local journalist, proud metalhead, and the first openly transgender person seated in a U.S. statehouse, Roem defeated her loudly transphobic opponent,…

An ACLU Attorney Explains How Trump Is Trying to Strip Away Your Voting Rights An ACLU Attorney Explains How Trump Is Trying to Strip Away Your Voting Rights

Though he won the election, Donald Trump has been unable to get over the fact that he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton. His baseless claim that millions of undocumented immigrants voted illegally in the election, has, perhaps, inspired the recently-created Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity…

Marine Le Pen Concedes Defeat as Exit Polls Indicate Emmanuel Macron Will Be the Next President of France Marine Le Pen Concedes Defeat as Exit Polls Indicate Emmanuel Macron Will Be the Next President of France

Many who couldn’t help but notice stark similarities between France’s impending presidential election and the recent American one feared the result would be repeated too—that a far-right, Islamophobic nominee with only a small hope of winning would triumph anyway.

These People Are Too Old to Run for President Now, Sorry These People Are Too Old to Run for President Now, Sorry

Joe Biden is fine. Bernie Sanders is fine. If humans lived until the age of 145, either one of these white men might appear a promising option for a 2020 bid. But they’re old—too old, scientists might say.

What Would It Take for Trump-Loving Louisiana Voters to Elect a Democrat to the Senate?  What Would It Take for Trump-Loving Louisiana Voters to Elect a Democrat to the Senate? 

Tomorrow, Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, a gun-totin’ pro-life economic populist who’s been billed as the Democrats’ last hope, will vie against Republican State Treasurer John Kennedy for a seat in the Senate in Louisiana’s runoff election. In the unlikely event of Campbell’s win, Senate…

After Nearly a Month, Pat McCrory Concedes to Roy Cooper in North Carolina Governor's Race 

In a video released on Monday, Republican North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory ended almost a full month of political maneuvering and protest filings and conceded the gubernatorial election to Democrat Roy Cooper, who won with a slim but decisive margin that’s grown to about 10,000 votes.

Trump, a Sore Winner, Baselessly Attributes Popular Vote Loss to Voter Fraud Trump, a Sore Winner, Baselessly Attributes Popular Vote Loss to Voter Fraud

President-elect Donald Trump, a radioactive double chin with a Twitter account, has demonstrated time and again that his skin—though infused with neon bacteria—is perilously thin. And now, as Hillary Clinton’s popular vote steadily eclipses his own, and as Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein begins submitting …

Hillary Clinton Addresses Her Supporters: 'This Is Painful, and It Will Be For a Long Time' Hillary Clinton Addresses Her Supporters: 'This Is Painful, and It Will Be For a Long Time'

Hillary Clinton spoke Wednesday morning from the ballroom of the New Yorker Hotel in midtown Manhattan, where she calmly, graciously conceded to Donald Trump and urged her supporters to keep fighting for Democratic values. Clinton appeared before a crowd of staff and supporters, many of them looking stricken or openly…

George R. R. Martin Wants Westeros to Remain Fiction, Campaigns for Clinton George R. R. Martin Wants Westeros to Remain Fiction, Campaigns for Clinton

Game of Thrones writer George R. R. Martin, perhaps unnerved by the similarities between Donald Trump and the barbaric King Joffrey, made an appearance on the campaign trail to support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Rudy Giuliani Concerned About Dead People Voting for Hillary Clinton Rudy Giuliani Concerned About Dead People Voting for Hillary Clinton

Rudy Giuliani, head advisor to Donald Trump and taxidermic gopher, is fretting over the slim but mighty corpse voter contingency. On Sunday, he told CNN’s Jake Tapper that the election could tip in Hillary Clinton’s favor due to corrupt voting practices—keeping dead people registered, for instance—in the inner cities.

Trump Reportedly Ogled Teen Beauty Pageant Contestants in Their Dressing Rooms Trump Reportedly Ogled Teen Beauty Pageant Contestants in Their Dressing Rooms

I know you will find this hard to believe, but shaved bear Donald Trump, still dealing with the fallout of a tape of him being gross about women, is facing more allegations of being gross about teenage girls. Four former Miss Teen USA contestants told Buzzfeed News they remember Trump strolling into the dressing room…

Former Exec at Ivanka Trump's Company Says She Had to Fight for Maternity Leave Former Exec at Ivanka Trump's Company Says She Had to Fight for Maternity Leave

The former Chief Marketing Officer at Ivanka Trump’s clothing company says there was no maternity leave policy in place when she got there, and that employees had to fight to get Trump to agree to eight weeks paid leave. Marissa Velez Kraxberger wrote on Facebook that after seeing a recent ad where Trump and her root…

Paul Ryan Wearily Concedes Hillary Clinton's Probably Going to Win, But Isn't 'Unendorsing' Trump Paul Ryan Wearily Concedes Hillary Clinton's Probably Going to Win, But Isn't 'Unendorsing' Trump

Poor, exhausted Paul Ryan would just like to enclose himself in a one-man tent somewhere deep in the woods and sleep for several weeks, waking only to lift something heavy, but instead he has to keep talking about Donald Trump. In a conference call today with the House GOP, he said Hillary Clinton is probably going to…

Donald Trump Bragged In 2005 That Being Famous Let Him Grope Women, 'Grab Them By the Pussy'  Donald Trump Bragged In 2005 That Being Famous Let Him Grope Women, 'Grab Them By the Pussy' 

The Washington Post has obtained a 2005 audio clip of man-sized ass-cyst Donald Trump having a particularly disgusting and demeaning conversation about his treatment of women. Trump was captured on a hot mic bragging that due to his fame, he could grope women with impunity: “[W]hen you’re a star they let you do it.…

Jimmy Fallon Playfully Ruffled Donald Trump's Hair Like This Shit Is Funny Jimmy Fallon Playfully Ruffled Donald Trump's Hair Like This Shit Is Funny

TV man Jimmy Fallon had impacted molar Donald Trump on his program Thursday night, where Fallon proceeded to act like this whole thing is a fucking joke. The gentle, baby-soft interview included a little bit of joshing about Trump’s “bromance” with Vladimir Putin, then culminated with him playfully ruffling Trump’s…

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