Page Gardner & Celinda Lake

Page Gardner is the founder and president of Voter Participation Center and Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund. 

Celinda Lake, the president of Lake Research Partners, is a pollster and political strategist for Democrats and progressives.

Recent Articles

Voter Registration Is the Real Resistance

The 2018 midterms will hinge on whether Democrats can register and turn out single women, millennials, and minorities.

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky
AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Mayra Rodriguez, right, assists a man with a voter registration form at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in 2016. T he 2018 midterm elections will test whether resistance to President Trump and anger over his policies can turn out enough progressive voters to buck both the orchestrated assault on voting rights and historic midterm election voting trends. From partisan and illegal gerrymandering to onerous voter-ID laws to the absurd Presidential Commission on Election Integrity, the Trump administration and red-state lawmakers are working on many fronts to prevent and dissuade large numbers of eligible voters from exercising their most fundamental constitutional right. The target of these efforts—single women, millennials, and minorities—are the three groups of Americans most at risk of disenfranchisement and the most likely to support progressive causes and candidates—but only if robust registration efforts reach them. Single women, millennials, and...