Voters Guide Short Form
In April 2019 all primary candidates received a questionnaire covering issues vitally important to the black community’s health and well-being. Black Lives Matter has evaluated and rated each candidate’s responses for voters. These assessments are provided to voters for informational purposes. Black Lives Matter does NOT endorse specific candidates.
Downloadable Short Form "At the Polls" Voters Guide:
Candidates responses were evaluated based whether they showed a specific knowledge about issues of structural racism in our community, a clear interest in combating these structures, and self-awareness of the candidate’s own positionality with regard to race. These scores are provided to voters for informational purposes. Below are the value statements we used to determine our grades. A group of Core Council and BLM members judged candidates platforms, experience, and questionnaire answers, to determine whether they "Strongly agreed," "Agreed," "Disagreed," "Strongly disagreed," or were "Neutral" about whether the candidates exemplified the following statements: