Jacqueline Yap

Jacqueline Yap

Jacqueline Yap is a freelance writer in the DMV area and founder of The Sexy Politico. She graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2007 with a double major in History and Political Science and a minor in South East Asian Studies. She served in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria from 2010 to 2012 as an English Language teacher and taught English in China for three years before returning to the U.S. to work on a congressional campaign. Keep up with Jacqueline’s work at thesexypolitico.com.

Gerrymandering: A Brief History

According to dictionary.com, gerrymandering (in US politics) is the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting strength of the other party into as few districts as possible. Every ten years in the United States, we have a census and […]Read More

What if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade?

In response to the new Texas abortion restriction law (SB 8), many states in the US will be hosting protests and rallies to protect reproductive rights on October 2. On September 1, SB 8 went into effect in the state of Texas—virtually banning abortions in the state of Texas. What makes this bill different, and […]Read More

Who Started the Settle For Biden Campaign?

Once it became clear that Joe Biden would win the presidential nomination, Sam Weinberg founded SettleforBiden.org in April 2020. According to SettleforBiden.org, the movement is described as, “a progressive grassroots organization comprised primarily of former Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren supporters.” On social media and on the road, the #SettleforBiden campaign became a movement to inspire […]Read More

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