Stories tagged: "why i vote 2020"


Joyce, a lifelong Republican, sits with her son, who recently came out as transgender. Joyce says she is voting for Joe Biden, believing the Democratic candidate will help protect and strengthen LGBTQ+ rights, ensuring a safer future for her children. (Keystone Photo/Michele Haddon)
Now That She Sees Trump Through Her Son’s Eyes, She’s Voting for Biden

Bucks County mom changed her outlook on President Trump and public policy after seeing how his policies could affect her son.

Keziah Ridgeway, a Black Muslim mother of four and a high school history teacher, said Donald Trump is one of "the most openly white supremacist presidents that we've had in modern history." (Keystone Photo/Samaria Bailey)
This Muslim Mom of Four Voted Green in 2016. Not This Time. Here’s Why.

“I personally am not in love with Biden. However, unlike the last election, where my morals dictated my vote, I am going to vote Democratic this go ‘round,” she said.

Martha Thomas-Wiggins, a Philadelphia-based educator, thinks of protecting children when she votes. (Photo Courtesy of Denise Clay)
Standing Up for the Young Is a Lifelong Quest for This ‘Warrior Chief’

Martha Thomas-Wiggins, an educator in Philadelphia, has been named a Ghanaian warrior chief for her advocacy for children. She says Trump has "been doing a lot of harm to the children."

Gema María Duarte, a native of Nicaragua, currently lives in the Philadelphia suburbs. (Courtesy of Gema María Duarte)
I Vote with ‘My Native Nicaragua on My Shoulders’

Gema María Duarte sees many of the same authoritarian characteristics in Donald Trump that she sees in Daniel Ortega, Nicolas Maduro and the Castros.

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Black Lives Matter Is Inspiring Young People to Register to Vote. Could They Swing the Election?

Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.

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Suburban Moms Are Channeling Their Collective Frustration to Vote for Joe Biden

A recent poll found that 66% of suburban women said they disapproved of Trump’s performance as president overall, and 58% said they “strongly disapproved.”

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These Army Veterans Plan to Vote for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.

Many veterans are coming out in support of Joe Biden, especially after the way President Donald Trump handled protests and the Russia bounty program.