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Tag: 2016 election

MoveOn Members in 48 States Call on Superdelegates to Let Voters Decide

From Maine to California, MoveOn members in 48 states have started petition campaigns calling on their states’ superdelegates to honor the will of the voters at the Democratic National Convention in July. More than 350,000 MoveOn members have already signed national petitions calling on their superdelegates to vote for the candidate with the most pledged delegates […]

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Close Finish in NV Shows Bernie Can Be Competitive Nationwide

Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action, had the following response to Bernie Sanders’ close finish in the Nevada Democratic caucuses: “A few weeks ago, skeptics rejected the idea that Bernie would even be competitive in Nevada. Yet today, he has won a substantial share of the state’s delegates, demonstrating that he can be […]

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New York Times Editorial Board Agrees with MoveOn Members

Today, the New York Times editorialized that voters, not superdelegates, should decide who the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee should be at the Democratic National Convention in July. That’s the message championed by thousands of MoveOn members and allies over the past two weeks and the op-ed specifically cites MoveOn’s campaign and message in making its case. Can you take […]

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The Top 5 Reasons MoveOn Members Voted to Endorse Bernie (with the Most Votes and Widest Margin in Our History)

With a record-setting 78.6 percent of 340,665 votes cast by the MoveOn membership, Senator Bernie Sanders has won MoveOn.org Political Action’s endorsement for president with the largest total and widest margin in MoveOn history. MoveOn.org only endorses candidates based on votes by our members. Our only previous presidential endorsement during a Democratic primary was for […]

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MoveOn to Launch Presidential Endorsement Vote on Thursday

UPDATE: VOTING HAS NOW STARTED. CAST YOUR BALLOT AT MoveOn.org/2016prezendorse Vote open to full MoveOn membership will begin at noon Eastern on Thursday and run through 2:59 a.m. Eastern Monday morning; vote continues MoveOn’s history of putting members in driver’s seat on key decisions. WASHINGTON, DC — MoveOn.org Political Action announced today that it will hold […]

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MoveOn to Host Democratic Presidential Candidate Forum in November

Clinton, O’Malley, and Sanders have been invited to engage with the 8-million-member strong MoveOn community on key progressive issues. MoveOn.org Political Action announced today that it will host what is thus far the only scheduled grassroots online candidate forum of the Democratic presidential primary. The mid-November forum will focus on progressive issues and feature questions […]

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A Look Back: Run Warren Run Builds Momentum in First Quarter

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four months since MoveOn.org Political Action and Democracy for America members joined together to launch Run Warren Run—a campaign focused on encouraging progressive champion Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race. Reflecting back on the first 120 days of this campaign, MoveOn.org Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman […]

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