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When it Comes to Elections, There’s More Options than Endorsing a Candidate

A year and a bit after the 2016 elections, we’re still debating exactly what happened. But most of those conversations revolve around the candidates, the parties and their official campaigns. What about lessons for community organizations and their social movements? What did we do right and wrong in that cycle, and what can be learned? What can be done for groups who don’t see a champion on the ballot or who don’t see “hold-your-nose-and-vote-for-the-lesser-of-two-evils” as a convincing mobilizing opportunity?

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