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Let's stop flipping out and start flipping Texas! A weekly conversation between three progressive activists bringing confetti and taco cannons to Texas politics. Plus, we always offer one simple, straightforward mission to turn Texas blue. Hosted by Rouser: Becky Bullard, Ashley Cheng and Kristen Gunn. Find us on socials: @therabbletx.
 
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The 87th Texas legislature has yee'd its last haw, so we decided it was time for a slumber party game now that we can all actually sleep again. We invited Diana Gómez of Progress Texas and Mike Kanin of the Texas Observer to put on their jammies and join us for a (very chaste) game of Spin the Bottle. We determine which bills we'd like to make out …
 
Tuesday was opening day of the 87th Texas Legislature (also known as "nerd prom," according to state Capitol insiders). We revisit a conversation from our third episode ever (!) about the bills and the bees (aka how laws are made here in Texas) with friend and shero Stephanie Chiarello, founder of the Over the Lege comedy series. We also reflect on…
 
We're kickin' it old-school style to close out 2020... political f*ck, marry, kill is back! And so is Kristen! We talk about the things we loved and hated in 2020 and drop some hints about what we're gonna get up to in 2021. RA News (formerly Reform Austin) is the presenting sponsor of this episode -- go check out their excellent, Texas-specific jo…
 
The moment we've been waiting FOUR FRICKING YEARS FOR is HERE!!! It's Election Day 2020! We're all a little anxious, so we wanted to offer up some calming ASMR at the end of today's episode. You're welcome... ? TODAY'S ACTION: We know voter suppression is real, plus there are a lot of first-time voters and first-time poll workers out there, so even…
 
Election Day is tomorrow! What the... how the... ??? We are having so many feelings. This episode is sponsored by Reform Austin - a local, non-partisan newsroom keeping us up to date on the latest in the Lone Star State: https://www.reformaustin.org/ TODAY'S ACTION: Okay, y'all. After 44 episodes of the Daily Democracy Challenge, we decided to make…
 
Last two days to turn out the vote!!! AGHHHHH! We can do it! TODAY'S ACTION: Sign up by 5pm today (Sunday) if you want to be a poll monitor on Election Day! You just watch a polling location and report to the pros at the Texas Civil Rights Project if you see any funny business: https://www.mobilize.us/tvp/event/338947 Follow up with your friends wh…
 
In our "In the House" series, we explore Texas-specific tidbits about a timely topic + how we can have a flipping good time while flipping this state. In our series finale of "In the House," we get a four-fer: we support FOUR amazing women running to flip seats in the Texas House. This episode was recorded 10/21. Reform Austin is the presenting spo…
 
Happy Halloween! Only 3 more days until Election Day, whoa! Early voting is DONE. What are your Halloween costumes? Are you wearing a costume while you drop election info all over town?? We wanna see! Tag us @therabbletx TODAY'S ACTION: The Texas Democrats are doing a Halloween Spooktacular phone bank with FOUR different time options today. Make su…
 
Only 4 more days until Election Day and one more day until Halloween! What are your politically themed Halloween costumes? We wanna see 'em! Tag us @therabbletx TODAY'S ACTION: We've started to get nervous about losing some of the 12 seats Democrats picked up in the Texas House in 2018, so today we're finding ways to support them. Becky is kicking …
 
Only 5 more days until Election Day! Because we really, really want to make every day count, we're talking about the tactics that have been most successful for us and how we plan to spend our time these next few days. TODAY'S ACTION: Call your neighbors, call your friends! Becky shares her new strategy for getting the people she calls to actually l…
 
Only 6 more days until Election Day! AGH! Early voting ends Friday, please encourage everyone you know to vote early. Today we are talkin' about our two favorite things: democracy and snacks. TODAY'S ACTION: Have you ever heard of being a "poll concierge"? Becky hadn't, even though she'd done it before! It's a fancy phrase for "give the people in l…
 
Only 7 more days until Election Day! ONE WEEK! AGH! Early voting ends Friday, please encourage everyone you know to vote early. TODAY'S ACTION: So, we've been taking other people's election literature around, but we realized... wait... we made our own guide! And it's actually really good and more thorough than anyone else's, ha! So if you want to d…
 
Only 8 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Today we ponder... how best to support constituencies we don't belong to? TODAY'S ACTION: Ashley hooks us up with the chance to meet a celeb tonight at 6pm CT on the Texas AAPI Virtual Phone Bank with Actor Harry Shum, Jr. (Glee! Crazy Rich Asians!). Sign up h…
 
Only 9 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Lit dropping is lit, y'all. TODAY'S ACTION: Grab a friend or two, and hit the streets taking campaign materials door to door. It's fun and non-intimidating for first-time volunteers. Find opportunities across Texas here: https://www.texasdemocrats.org/events/#…
 
Only 10 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Today we're focusing on women gettin' it done. Like astronaut Kate Rubins, who cast her Texas ballot from outer space, whaaaa?! TODAY'S ACTION: Today we're supporting the work of Sisters United Alliance, an organization working to turn out women in Texas who …
 
Only 11 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! We gotta make these last days count. TODAY'S ACTION: Okay, we are nervous about what these early voting numbers are saying about who is driving the huge turnout in Texas... we aren't getting young folks and new voters out at high enough rates if we really wan…
 
Only 12 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Know anyone who hasn't voted yet and might some additional info? Send 'em our voter guide: https://www.rousertx.com/2020-ballot-shortcut TODAY'S ACTION: This is an easy and satisfying one! Sign up to learn how to textbank to Texans so everyone can get all the…
 
Only 13 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! But guess what... we get to see you tonight! TODAY'S ACTION: Come to our series finale of "In the House" TONIGHT at 6:30pm CT, in partnership with Swing Left! It's gonna be a big ol' Texas House Party with comedy, music, art, and a bunch of sheroes, including…
 
Only 14 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Who else is feeling sweaty??? TODAY'S ACTION: Ooookay, Election Day is officially 2 weeks from today. If you have friends who haven't volunteered yet, now is the time to bring them into the fold! OUR dear friend Cari Marshall (the mastermind behind Flip the T…
 
Only 15 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Just over 2 weeks to impact this election. TODAY'S ACTION: Texas is experiencing record voter turnout during early voting, but we're a little concerned that our most progressive counties are not at the very top of the list when it comes to percentage turnout …
 
Only 16 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! TODAY'S ACTION: We're making today easy like Sunday morning... just text App to 30330 to take action on the Vote Joe app. You'll help the Biden campaign gather valuable data on voters you know, and you can do it any time from anywhere. Easy, peasy, democracee…
 
Only 17 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Are you marching today?? There are Women's Marches across the state! TODAY'S ACTION: TODAY is the Women's March to resist a new supreme court justice before we elect a new president. Find your local march here: https://map.womensmarch.com/?eventType=oct-17-ma…
 
It's Day 28 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 18 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Today, we are hopping on the phone with some bros. But, like, the good kind of bros…
 
It's Day 27 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 19 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 30! Today, our 4-year-old intern popped by to say hello. TODAY'S ACTION: Are you totes …
 
It's Day 26 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 20 more days until Election Day, and early voting is going on now through October 3! TODAY'S ACTION: One of our very most favorite organizations in Texas, the Texas Free…
 
It's Day 25 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 21 more days until the election and EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY at 7am! TODAY'S ACTION: Voting is HERE. Make your voting plan, put it on your calendar, and then make it HA…
 
It's Day 24 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 22 more days until the election and 1 more day until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: It's the MILLION VOTER PHONE BANK!!! Beto's organization, Powered by People, has organ…
 
We're halfway through! It's Day 23 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 23 more days until the election and 2 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: If you are in the Austin area, please join us for a socially d…
 
It's Day 22 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 24 more days until the election and 3 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: This isn't directly related to getting anyone elected, but it is directly related to …
 
It's Day 21 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 25 more days until the election and 4 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: This isn't directly related to getting anyone elected, but it is directly related to …
 
Hope y'all are feeling pretty fly today! It's Day 20 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 26 more days until the election and 5 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Today we are multi-tasking for Texas... we'r…
 
It's Day 19 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 27 more days until the election and 6 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Make your voting plan! Early voting starts in just 6 days and you DO NOT want to wait…
 
It's Day 18 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 28 more days until the election and 7 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Sign up to "Friend Bank" with Reach! Reach is an awesome app that helps you identify …
 
It's Day 17 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 29 more days until the election and 8 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: LAST DAY to register to vote in Texas! Wherever you are in Texas, you can fill out th…
 
It's Day 16 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 30 more days until the election and 9 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Only ONE MORE DAY to register to vote in Texas. Are you sure everyone you know is reg…
 
It's Day 15 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 31 more days until the election and 10 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Today is all about what some are calling the most important environmental race in th…
 
It's Day 14 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 32 more days until the election and 11 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Tonight! tonight! tonight! One of our favorite organizations, Annie's List, is holdi…
 
It's Day 13 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 33 more days until the election and 12 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Tonight! tonight! tonight! We're gonna make calls with Beto's org Powered x People f…
 
In our "In the House" series, we explore Texas-specific tidbits about a timely topic + how we can have a flipping good time while flipping this state. In this episode, we give healthcare in Texas a check-up as State House candidates Ann Johnson and Alisa Simmons battle it out in our quiz. Catch the video of this episode here: https://www.facebook.c…
 
It's Day 12 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 34 more days until the election and 13 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: This one will be a great palate-cleanser after last night's debacle of a debate. We'…
 
It's Day 11 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 35 more days until the election and 14 more days until early voting! Did you know the first presidential debate between Trump and Biden is tonight?? TODAY'S ACTION: Litt…
 
It's Day 10 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 36 more days until the election and 15 more days until early voting! TODAY'S ACTION: Don't wait until AFTER you've voted to post a selfie... post an "I promise to vote" …
 
It's Day 9 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 37 more days until the election! TODAY'S ACTION: Hang out with us today at 5pm! We will be streaming the next episode of our series The Rabble: In the House to our Facebo…
 
Today is Supermajority's Supercharge! It starts at 1pm CT and we can't wait to see you there. It's Day 8 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 38 more days until the election! TODAY'S ACTION: Join the incredible organiz…
 
It's Day 7 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 39 more days until the election! And since today is Becky's 40th birthday, our action item is to do her very most favorite thing: be an election worker. TODAY'S ACTION: W…
 
It's Day 6 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 40 more days until the election! We really love today's action because you can do it any time between now and October 1, you don't have to talk to anyone (go introverts!)…
 
Welcome to Day 5 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 41 more days until the election! Today we are doing the census and telling everyone we know to do it, too. TODAY'S ACTION: Fill out the census and tell everyone you…
 
Happy National Voter Registration Day! It's Day 4 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 42 more days until the election! Today we are making phone calls to young people to make sure they returned their voter registratio…
 
It's Day 3 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 43 more days until the election! Let's get alllllll the young people registered to vote with MOVE Texas! TODAY'S ACTION: It's Monday, so we're giving you an easy one. All…
 
Hello from Day 2 of The Rabble podcast's Daily Democracy Challenge, where we count down 46 days of impactful-yet-achievable action items to flip Texas and elect our 46th president. Only 44 more days until the election! EEk! TODAY'S ACTION: At 12:50pm CT, attend a virtual candidate meet-and-greet with Beto O'Rourke and several candidates running in …
 
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