Yesterday, Andy Kroll at Rolling Stone published an article focused on the work of rural progressive activists in the 2020 election.[...]
As Coronavirus Surges, The South Dakota Department of Health Releases Previously Hidden Hospital Bed Data in Response To RuralOrganizing.org Public Records Request
Columbus, OH—Over the past few months, as South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has downplayed the threat of coronavirus to the residents of the state, the Department of Health has refused to share critical data, including available hospital beds.
Columbus, OH—Presidential candidates, Republican incumbent Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, largely ignored all substantive issues -- rural issues included -- during their first debate last night.[...]
Poll of Rural Voters in Critical 2020 Senate Battleground States Found Strong Opposition to Making Abortion Illegal
Columbus, OH — Over the summer, RuralOrganizing.org conducted a poll of 7,004 rural and exurban voters fielded from June 30 to July 13, 2020 in seven Senate battleground states (Alaska, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Montana and North Carolina) and the critical presidential swing state of Wisconsin. [...]
Columbus, OH—Today, Matt Hildreth published an op ed in the Storm Lake Times, one of the Iowa and the nation’s most cherished rural publications, calling for Joe Biden to establish an office of Rural Prosperity. The proposal is based on extensive research conducted by RuralOrganizing.org with rural voters - and provides an opportunity for Biden to engage with voters too often overlooked or misunderstood by pundits and campaigns. [...]