Political

On April 2 a group of Colorado banjo players will congregate in front of Senator Hickenlooper’s office at the Federal Building in Denver as part of Recovery Recess (3/29 - 4/11), a grass roots initiative by the Working Families Party and dozens of other progressive organizations in an effort to pass the THRIVE Agenda.

Montana Republican Senator Steve Daines and Wyoming Senator John Barrasso are trying to block the confirmation of Rep. Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior. Take action now.

Deb Haaland is an advocate for Indigenous rights, keeping fossil fuels in the ground, and banning fracking. She would be the first Indigenous leader of the Department of the Interior -- an agency that has huge influence over Indigenous issues. 

In these past couple of months, democracy was challenged, but voters prevailed. HeadCount is committed to keeping the voting and election process fair and trustworthy. We applaud the elected officials — from both parties — who honored the process laid out in our Constitution and spoke unequivocally about respecting the results of the election. Now, it’s time to address our election system itself. A bill is making its way through Congress to make voting more accessible, make processes more consistent, and address money in politics.

Our country is still reeling from the siege on the Capitol this week. Donald Trump presents a clear and present danger to our democracy, public safety, and rule of the law. But Trump did not act alone. Take action to hold Republican members of Congress accountable for enabling Trump.

On January 5th, 2021 the state of Georgia is voting in a Special Election that will determine the United States’Senate. ​#iVoted Festival ​is thrilled to announce the debut of ​#iVoted Festival Georgia​ - an Election Day digital concert that directly drives voter turnout featuring the top streaming artists in and from The Peach State.

For the US Senate runoff in Georgia, HeadCount is working to support local organizations on the ground and elevate the incredible work they’re doing for this historic election.

With the voter registration deadline for the Georgia runoff election approaching this Monday, December 7th, a diverse group of musicians have joined forces to energize the voting public that turned Georgia “Blue” for the first time since 1992, releasing a powerful reinterpretation of “Georgia On My Mind,” made famous by Ray Charles.
 

Trump’s last-minute rally in Nebraska this week left thousands of his supporters stranded in the cold -- sending several to the hospital with hypothermia. Help get out the vote for Kara Eastman.

Throughout this summer and autumn, “The Simpsons” and “Spinal Tap” star, HARRY SHEARER, in the guise of Donald Trump, has been releasing a song a week via YouTube. This Friday (October 30) sees the culmination of this endeavor with the release of a full album of thirteen bitingly satirical songs inspired by the mercurial and often bizarre performance of the current president of the United States throughout his time in office.

Today is Vote Early Day, a moment to remind you that if you can vote early – in person – before Election Day, you should.