YCDP -July 2020 Newsletter

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Yavapai Democrats,

Only 35 days until the primary election! In this issue you’ll find all the information you will need to vote in the August 4 primary. The Clean Elections Voter Education Guide will arrive in your mailbox this week.

To view a sample ballot, click here.

Early mail-in ballots will begin to arrive in our mailboxes on July 8.  Early voting begins July 8, and you can vote in-person at these locations:

You may mail your early ballot or drop it in any official Ballot Drop Box at these locations. The drop-box deadline is 7pm on election day

  • Prescott: County Admin Building – 1015 Fair St
  • Prescott Valley: Town Hall – 7501 E. Civic Circle
  • Camp Verde: Town Hall – 473 S. Main St.
  • Camp Verde: Yavapai-Apache Nation – 3462 Smith Ave.
  • Clarkdale: Town Hall – 38 N. 9th St.
  • Cottonwood: County Admin Bldg – 10 S. 6th St.
  • Dewey-Humbolt: Town Hall – 2735 S. Hwy 69
  • Jerome: Town Hall – 600 Clark St.
  • Paulden: Public Library – 16 Big Chino Rd
  • Sedona: City Hall -102 Roadrunner Dr.
  • Skull Valley: US Post Office – 3085 S. Iron Springs Rd.
  • Spring Valley: Public Library – 17320 E. Mule Deer Rd.

If you have questions regarding the upcoming election, please contact
Yavapai County Elections:
Lynn Constabile, Director of Elections (928) 771-3250
or email web.voter.registration@yavapai.us

For more links and information visit our website:

New update from the Yavapai Elections Board shows over 80.3% of voters in the county are registered for PEVL!

We can’t emphasize enough the importance of requesting a ballot-by-mail by registering for the Permanent Early Voter List (PEVL).



There is no deadline to join the PEVL.

However, to get a ballot-by-mail for an upcoming election, you must sign up at least 11 days before Election Day.

You must sign up by:

  • 5pm July 24 to get a ballot-by-mail for the August 4 primary election

It is your constitutional right to vote and you should expect to be able to do it without risking your life or anyone else’s.  

Here are the safety protocols that will be in place at every voting station in Yavapai County.
Find the polling station near you

Guest speakers: Felicia French and Dr. Tom Rusing

We are honored to host guest speakers Retired Army Colonel and LD6 State Senate candidate Felicia French, who just returned from a month volunteering at Tuba City Regional Health Care Center, where she helped to stem the pandemic working as a nurse, and Dr. Tom Rusing, who was doing Covid-related emergency work in Gallup, New Mexico. They will discuss their experiences providing support on the frontlines of the pandemic in the Southwest.  

The Ferris Wheel Project will partner with Mission for Arizona
Phone Bank Event 
Wednesday, July 28, 4-6pm

Join Mission for Arizona and the Yavapai Democrats’ Ferris Wheel Project for a joint training and phone bank. Help Mission for AZ and Yavapai Democrats elect Mark Kelly and Democrats up and down the ballot! To sign up, please visit this link:  https://www.mobilize.us/missionforaz/event/284540/

The Ferris Wheel Project is a rotating, weekly phone-banking event sponsored by YavDems that connects our volunteers with guest campaigns. Each guest campaign will provide the training, lists, and calling script. YavDems organize and provide the volunteers. 

 For more information or to register please email Madison Lisle, our Digital Field Coordinator: madison.lisle@student.prescott.edu

Mission for Arizona is a joint effort by Arizona Democrats to elect Mark Kelly and Democrats up and down the ballot in 2020.

Meet Derrick Honeyman 
Prescott Field Organizer for Mission for Arizona

Upcoming MFA events:
Virtual Phone-Bank Trainings:
New to phone-banking with Mission for Arizona? Join us for a quick training!
– Sundays at 3pm
– Wednesdays at 5pm 
To sign up, please visit this link: https://www.mobilize.us/missionforaz/event/276473/

Daily Virtual Phone-Banking:
Making calls is the way we’re going to #FlipTheSenate and elect Democrats up and down the ballot. With the importance placed on Arizona this year, we need to continue to reach out and talk to voters about Mark and other Democrats, even as we practice social distancing. Phone-banking opportunities are available every day of the week, please sign up here: https://www.mobilize.us/missionforaz/event/276639/

PEVL Phone-Banking:
Want to help get those in your community sign up for the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL)? Join us as we make PEVL phone calls and ensure that people can vote safely and securely by mail this fall. Send me an email at dhoneyman@missionforarizona.com to get started!

Want to Chat or Unsure How to Get Involved?
I am always happy to chat about our campaign to #FlipTheSenate and elect AZ Dems! Feel free to email me at dhoneyman@missionforarizona.com, or call/text me at (720) 496-7946. 

Black Lives Matter – Prescott 2020

Photo credit: Lesley Aine McKeown
Photo Credit: Christopher Marchetti
Photo Credit: Lesley Aine Mckeown
Photo Credit: Lesley Aine Mckeown


Join these events virtually!
July –     Ferris Wheel Project. Each Tuesday at 4 pm
                 Weekly phone bank – Adopt-a-candidate campaign.
                 Information: madison.lisle@student.prescott.edu

July–      Canvass from Your Couch – LD6 Candidates Felicia French
                 and Coral Evans
Thursdays 2-5pm, Saturdays 9-12pm. Sign up:
Mobilize! Info at jruby@azdem.org.

July –      Mission for Arizona
                 Virtual Phone-Bank TrainingsSun 3pm or Wed 5pm
                 Virtual Phone-Banking every day. Contact for
                 more info: dhoneyman@missionforarizona.com
                 Weekly Virtual Coffee/Strategy Session Wed 10am

July –     Judy Stahl Campaign – Trivia Tuesdays
                 Every Tuesday starting June 9, 5pm
Virtual Phone-Banking Wed 4pm, Sun 1:30pm

July 1 –   John Lutes –Our Future, Our Yavapai Neighborhood                                 discussion. Register here: https://bit.ly/2NDG2dw

July 2 –   Prescott Indivisible General Meeting via Zoom 
   6-7:30pm Join Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84817321388
                 Speakers, Delina DiSanto and Stu Starky

July 3 –  Canvass from Your Couchfor Felicia French and
                Coral Evans. Register for Zoom                                                                    training https://www.mobilize.us/arizonald6/event/266493/

July 5 –   Canvass from Your Couch – for Felicia French and
                 Coral Evans. Register for Zoom training: 

July 21 – Verde Valley Yavapai Democrats
                    Guest speaker – Coral Evans                  Monthly Meeting 5-6pm. Join Zoom meeting here: 
https://us02web.zoom.umeeting/register/v5Yvf- uhrDsoAHvydv6A0z2ZBoE7n4dx5A

July 16 – Democrats of the Red Rocks Breakfast 8am
                  Olde Sedona Bar and Grill. Information
July 22 – DWPA Monthly Virtual Meeting 1pm
Guest speakers are David Dohm, candidate for Prescott Valley                   Town Council, and the three Democratic candidates for the AZ                     Corporation Commission: Bill Mundell, Shea Stanfield and                           Anna Tovar.  The Opportunity Drawing will be another 
This month the recipient of 50% will be the
                 John Lutes Campaign. dwpaaz.org

July 28  – Ferris Wheel Project/ Mission for Arizona Phone
                bank event. 
 4-6 pm Register here:

_________________________________________________Please contact these organizations for up-to-date information on their events

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