Sean McElwee

Sean McElwee is a Salon contributor and a policy analyst at Demos Action. His writing may be viewed at seanamcelwee.com. Follow him on Twitter at @seanmcelwee.

How unequal voter turnout and vote suppression helped elect Donald Trump Sean McElwee
Donald Trump's first 100 days have been a big success — at least when it comes to vicious racist policies Sean McElwee
Medicaid expansion: It's a widely popular issue Democrats and progressives can win on — right now Sean McElwee
The voting rights issue no one talks about: Ending the disenfranchisement of felons will strengthen democracy Sean McElwee
SCOTUS makes it rain: Most of the big money behind the 2016 election directly resulted from Supreme Court decisions Sean McElwee
Automatic voter registration isn't a sexy topic — but it’s crucial to Democrats and progressives regaining power Sean McElwee
Trump's supporters believe a false narrative of white victimhood — and the data proves it Sean McElwee
As Democrats turn their attention to 2018, getting "marginal voters" to turn out will be crucial Sean McElwee
Make government great again: Overcoming anti-government bias is central to long-term progressive victory Sean McElwee
Americans generally support reproductive choice — so why does the GOP keep winning on abortion? Sean McElwee
What is to be done? How Democrats can rebuild and recover from the debacle of 2016 Sean McElwee
What went wrong with the Democratic Party? Three big failures that led to the current debacle Sean McElwee
Hope for 2017: Six policy ideas that can lay the groundwork for a more progressive America Sean McElwee
Combating racism is crucial to revitalizing American politics: It's not easy, but it can be done Sean McElwee
Latino voters will reshape American politics as we know it — and here's the proof Sean McElwee