What are our Local Districts?

Emmaus #2 is in PA House District 131 (Andy Lee) and PA Senate District 18 (Lisa Boscola). However, most areas around us are other districts, so if you ask your neighbor up the street, they may be in another district! In the races for PA General Assembly, why are things such a mess? Even though…

Candidates in November

If we want that Blue Wave, let’s get these Democrats into office in November! How? I will help you by giving you reasons to vote for each of them so you can talk up your friends, relatives and neighbors. Additionally, I will give you reasons NOT to vote for their Republican opponents. For example, Marty…

Are you an Independent?

While door-knocking to get to know my neighbors in Precinct #2, I have met a number of Independents. Most of you are MORE PROGRESSIVE than Democrats. In Pennsylvania, we still have closed primaries, which means you have to register as a Republican or a Democrat to vote in them. I urge Independents to register as…

Election Calendar

If you will be 18 by November 6th of this year, you can register and vote! Go to¬†www.votespa.com At this site you can register, update your registration, check your registration status, find your polling place, and apply for an absentee ballot. To obtain an overseas or military absentee ballot, go to www.FVAP.gov Election Calendar for…

Where Emmaus 2 Votes

Emmaus Precinct 2 is bounded by 5th Street on the South, Harrison on the West, State and East Main on the North, and Chestnut and Main Streets on the East. But if you’re outside our bounds, that’s okay too! Progressives of all kinds are welcome. Democrats, Independents, and there’s a new thing I’m hearing about,…

What Sub-Party are You In?

Robert Reich says there are really six parties now active in our political system. Which party are you in? The old Democratic and Republican parties are exploding. When you take a closer look, America actually has six political parties right now: 1. Establishment Republicans, consisting of large corporations, Wall Street, and major GOP funders. Their…

Emmaus Precincts

Click on the image to see it at full-size. Here are the six precincts in Emmaus and the precinct committee people who were elected on May 15th for each of them. We have two precinct people in Emmaus #2! Anne Keller-Smith and John Zettlemoyer (who was a write-in). Let your friends know what precinct they…

How Our Precinct Voted in May

This is how our precinct voted in the Primary. As you can see, more Democrats voted than Republicans. If we can keep up this participation level in the whole Lehigh Valley, we can make that Blue Wave come in November! Two of the elections were for local party representatives. Seven Lehigh Valley Democrats were elected…