Several Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) advocacy groups say voter turnout in the community reached an all-time high during the 2020 election.
Much attention has been paid to the unprecedented early-voter turnout and the highest overall voter turnout in over a century this election. Less has been paid to the organizers who made it happen.
McGuffey will be the first woman and first LGBTQ person to be Hamilton County sheriff when she takes office in January.
Michele Rayner-Goolsby (D-70) is a civil rights attorney and community activist, who is the first openly LGBTQ Black woman to be elected to the Florida Legislature.
In June, writer, photographer, and filmmaker Jasmine Golphin founded Black Spring CLE, a Black-led organization dedicated to redefining public health and safety in Cleveland, Ohio.
Proposition 118 guarantees that every resident — including the self-employed and gig workers — will have access to paid medical and family leave.