Ridiculous Success: AZ and Nationwide • The Field Team 6 Weekly

Register Democrats. Save the world.

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HOUSES FLIPPED:   1 
DAYS UNTIL 2020 ELECTION:  285
PROGRESSIVE VOTERS REGISTERED:  17,658

AZ SETS NEW BAR

Our Mad Hatter goal was to register 1,000 Democrats in a week in AZ.

We registered 1,245.

This is proof of scaling. This is what we are building in every other state we’re in. HUGE thank you to our Maricopa County Field Director Richard “Doc” Gooding, leader of AZ Blue 2020, whose superhuman organizing made this possible. Thanks to our Southern AZ Field Director Gil Wier and our Flagstaff Field Director Helen Wong for the assists! And thanks to every single one of the 125+ volunteers from all over AZ and CA! LOOK WHAT YOU DID!!!

NATIONWIDE WOMEN’S MARCH SUCCESS

(Video about this by our own Jeff Sielaff!)

This weekend, Field Team 6 stood up 13 voter drives at Women’s Marches in 7 battleground states: AZ, CA, CO, ME, MI (2 drives snowed out), PA, and TX. (And our NC march is this Saturday!) We registered hundreds of progressives, signed up hundreds of volunteers, and proved that in 2020, we are NATIONWIDE!

I have to share this text from Berl Hartman, our heroic Maine Field Director (and proud member of Swing Left Greater Boston), who led our drive at the Portland march: Temperature 16 degrees & windy. Result: 45 New Democratic voters and a very happy group of volunteers.

How can that not melt your heart?

The 1st Women’s March was the cannon shot that sparked the Resistance. This one is the starter pistol for our sprint to November 3rd. AND THEY’RE OFF! (Find your nearest voter drives and trainings below!)

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FUNDRAISER!

HELP WANTED!

FUNDRAISING AND PUBLICITY
Can’t work in the field? Don’t despair! If you have a few hours a week and FUNDRAISING OR PUBLICITY experience, we need your expertise! Please contact us here.

LEGAL SUPPORT
If  you are a LAWYER in one of our battleground states, we could also use your help!  Contact us here for details! 

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION
We are seeking a motivated, people-friendly VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR for incoming Field Team 6 volunteers. You would track prospective volunteers on our list, call them to vet their skills, interests, and availability, and help us fit the right person into the right role in our burgeoning organization. We’re asking for 10-15 hours a week and we’re flexible. You can work remotely from anywhere in the US! Please contact us here!

OTHER IMPORTANT ROLES
If you have experience in social media, web design and production, internet research, instructional/guide writing, graphic design or data handling, we need you too! Please contact us here

VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVES!

Every voter drive starts with a quick training—no experience necessary! To find drives closest to you, enter your zip code HERE. (If there’s no drive in your target area this week, host your ownContact us for help.)

CALENDAR VIEWS OF VOTER DRIVES:

Arizona – California – Colorado – Florida  – Maine – Michigan – North Carolina – Pennsylvania – Texas

(Courtesy of www.socalblue.org—thank you!)


ARIZONA: 
Phoenix Area        Tucson Area

CALIFORNIA:
CA01 – Chico – BOOT LaMalfa (R)
CA08 – Victorville – ELECT a Democrat
CA10 – Modesto – PROTECT Harder (D)
CA21 – Bakersfield – PROTECT Cox (D)
CA22 – Fresno – BOOT Nunes (R)
CA25 – Lancaster – ELECT a Democrat
CA39 – Fullerton – PROTECT Cisneros (D)
CA42 – Corona – BOOT Calvert (R)
CA45 – Irvine – PROTECT Porter (D)
CA48 – Costa Mesa – PROTECT Rouda (D)
CA49 – San Clemente – PROTECT Levin (D)
CA50 – San Marcos – ELECT a Democrat

COLORADO:
Denver Area

FLORIDA:
Port St. Lucie Area

GEORGIA:
Voter drives coming soon!

MAINE:
Portland Area

MICHIGAN:
Detroit Area

N. CAROLINA:
Charlotte Area

PENNSYLVANIA:
Philadelphia Area

TEXAS:
Austin Area

VIDEO TRAINING CALLS

Learn to register Democrats the Field Team 6 way! (Just added: GEORGIA!The first half of each call covers best practices that apply in every state. The last half covers the state-specific voter form.

ARIZONA – Thu 2/6, 7-8p Mountain – RSVP

CALIFORNIA – Wed 2/12, 7-8p Pacific – RSVP

COLORADO – Tue 2/4, 7-8p Mountain – RSVP

FLORIDA – Mon 2/10, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

GEORGIA – Wed 1/29, 12-1p Eastern – RSVP

IOWA – Thu 1/23, 7-8p Central – RSVP

MAINE – Tue 2/18, 7-8p Eastern –  RSVP

MICHIGAN – Tue 1/28, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

NORTH CAROLINA – Thu 1/30, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

PENNSYLVANIA – Wed 2/5, 7-8p Eastern – RSVP

WISCONSIN – Thu 2/6, 7-8p Central – RSVP

LEARN TO LEAD YOUR OWN VOTER DRIVE – THIS is the only way Field Team 6 grows! It can be as simple as you and a friend going to a college for 3 hours! And we’re here to help every step of the way.

“HOW TO LEAD YOUR OWN FIELD TEAM 6 VOTER DRIVE” CALL:
Sat 1/25, 10-11:30a Pacific / 1-2:30p Eastern – RSVP

Help Us Grow!

“Change happens at the speed of trust.” -Organizer Saying

Organizing is based on relationships. If you know an activist in COLORADO or NORTH CAROLINA… CONTACT US! 

All it takes is one brave soul to start a new Field Team 6 chapter!

MORE PHONE BANKS & LETTER WRITING

PHONE BANK FROM HOME – ACROSS THE COUNTRY!
Our fantastic partners at the Grassroots Democratic HQ can help you call from home for crucial races in Arizona and other key states!

CALIFORNIA: IN-PERSON PHONE BANKING & LETTER WRITING
Contact voters in Arizona & other states with our allies at the Grassroots Democratic HQ, the Westside Democratic HQ, & Civic Sundays!

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Field Team 6 is a national volunteer army with a simple mission: Register Democrats. Save the world. By targeting places that need Democrats most, we aim to take the White House, flip the Senate, and expand our House majority.

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