Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

These two states may join Main

These two states may join Maine in implementing ranked choice voting

Back in September, we published a story from Maine where the state’s Supreme Judicial Court upheld the use of ranked-choice voting for its presidential and congressional races. The Optimist Daily celebrated that decision because it allows voters to opt for an independent third-party candidate Read More...

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Soothe election anxiety with these 8 grounding questions

A recent survey from the American Psychological Association found that this election is a significant source of stress for more than two-thirds of American adults. For many of us, the only stressor outpacing the pandemic is the potential outcome of November 3rd, but as much as there is election Read More...

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How mail-in ballots are protected from voter fraud

Record numbers of voters will likely cast their ballot by mail this November, but despite what some may say about the process, voter fraud, including mail-in voting fraud, is very rare. Need more convincing? Here are six ways in which mail-in ballots are protected from fraud.  Only valid Read More...

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USPS delays cutbacks until after November’s election

We recently shared an article about how you can help save the US Postal Service. From grandma’s birthday cards to the integrity and safety of our elections, the USPS is a critical public service which we all rely on. Thanks to the activism and action of thousands of Americans, Postmaster General Read More...

The dramatic undercurrents of

The dramatic undercurrents of America's election

As the world watches nervously, Kerry and Bush battle for the applause of U.S. voters. Jay Walljasper | September 2004 issue You’d have to go back almost 70 years to find an American election so dramatic as this one. In 1936, President Franklin Roosevelt’s moves to establish social welfare Read More...