I get one vote. You get one vote. All voters get one vote. Billionaire Koch brothers? They get one vote each. Sure, they spent more than $300 million during this election cycle, but those nasty attack ads are inferior to our efforts to mobilize friends and family.
4 million people
According to the Movement Advancement Project, more than four million LGBT people live in states like Louisiana that don’t protect them against employment discrimination. Only ten GOP Senators voted for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act last year, so a federal bill to protect LGBT workers would be dead in a Republican-led Congress.
Five of the “toss up” senate races include strong female Democratic candidates who are doing extraordinary work. Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky, Michelle Nunn in Georgia, Senators Kay Hagan in North Carolina, Mary Landrieu in Louisiana, and Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire. 2014 might be the year of the women!
Is that reason enough? How about this: