Our 2018 goal is $25,000. That is a drop in the ocean.
But our power doesn't come from the cash we spend. The money we spend will only serve to magnify the voices of New Moose Members. Our power comes from our story.
If you: (1) are curious if your city or state or national legislature is statistically unrepresenative of its voters and (2) there are primarily two parties vying for its control, then this is the spreadsheet for you!
While he was campaigning in Milwaukee, on October 12, 1912, a storekeeper jumped out of a crowd and shot him in the chest with a .32. The bullet was literally stopped by Teddy's glasses case and speech notes he had tucked in his breast pocket. The guy was arrested, and Roosevelt declared he felt "as fit as a bull moose" as he hopped on stage to deliver his speech.
For instance, Michigan has an efficiency gap of 13.2% in the Republicans favor. That represents the fact that, because of how district lines are drawn, the state is represented in the federal house by 9 Republicans and 5 Democrats while only 51% of Michiganders voted Republican and 49% voted Democratic.
Mr. Perez, your party pre-ordained a winner and tried not to talk about the way that the Democratic party disenfranchizes its voters through superdelegates and insider funding. Ms. McDaniel, your system couldn't cope with a roomful of candidates, most of whom were indistinguishable from one another, and allowed a wack-job with offensive but memorable hair to swoop in for the win.