In reality, the 2016 election cycle has been a headline since mid-2014, but at least now we’re not getting ahead of ourselves. We’d be remiss to not plug the many 2016 initiatives that we’re rolling out ahead of the elections. Our Yalla Vote hub will have weekly election analysis, we’re keeping track of what every candidate says about issues we care about, we’re planning events at both conventions (Republicans in Cleveland then Democrats in Philadelphia), and that’s not all. So we’re super glad you’re reading Countdown every week – but make sure to sign up for our AAI listserv as well so you’re not missing out on anything big. Sign up here.