Action Metro East

Promoting & supporting progressive ideas, values, and actions with a focus on candidates & elected officials for Metro East & Southern Illinois.

4 protests

January 20, 2018, 12:00 pm

Springfield, IL

Women's March to the Polls Springfield 2018

It's been almost a year of resistance and we're all still here and still rising. In fact, we're making great strides in finding our voices and smashing old institutions and ways of thought. However, with 45 in the White House and the...

November 5, 2017, 1:00 pm

Edwardsville, IL

IL 13th Congressional Democratic Candidates Forum

Join us for a forum with all of the Democratic candidates for the 13th congressional district: Ebel, Gill, Jones, and Londrigan. Be an informed and motivated voter!

November 3, 2017, 5:30 pm

Fairview Heights, IL

Illinois 12th District Democratic Primary Forum

On Friday, November 3rd, you will have the chance to ask every Democratic candidate for Congress in the 12th District of Illinois their views on any subject that matters to you. Whether you're most concerned about healthcare or tax reform or...

October 30, 2017, 1:00 pm

Edwardsville, IL

Save Early Voting in Madison County!

County Board seeks to limit early voting and reduce election judges despite concerns of voter suppression. Debbie Mendoza (County Clerk - D) and Phil Chapman (Board Member - R) both voiced concerns that the county's proposed cuts to the Court...