38k Calls In a Day. TPAB Events & Phones!

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Yesterday, we made over 38,000 calls from home to help John Kane flip SD-09 and deliver Pennsylvania for Joe Biden.

We need your help urging Democrats to vote using our autodialer this week.

Dial on ThruTalk: Flip-the-House Weeknight Phone Banking and Flip-the-Senate Weekends of Action!

Can’t call? Donate to Turn PA Blue’s organizing work.


PHONE BANKING!

We’ll be phone banking Monday-Thursday with shifts from 5-7 and 7-9 PM for House candidates and Saturday/Sunday from 12-2, 2-4, and 4-6 PM for Senate candidates. You can see the full candidate line-up HERE.

These calls use the autodialer ThruTalk. Sign up for training here. A quick tutorial is also available at 4:30 PM weekdays/11:30 AM weekends before the first phone bank shifts. Volunteers receive instructions, script, and talking points when they sign up. Support and encouragement will be available on Slack while you dial!

Below is the schedule for the next week:

September 7: Gary Spillane (PA-HD144/Bucks County) is taking on a vulnerable Republican that won re-election by just 590 votes. Sign up to make calls.

September 8: Tara Zrinski (PA-HD 138/Northampton County) is a Tara Zrinski is a Northampton County Council member, clean energy advocate, philosophy professor, and solar energy consultant running to flip this open seat. Sign up to make calls.

September 9: Dana Hamp Gulick (PA-HD97/Lancaster County) will fight to end the opioid epidemic after seeing her ex-husband become addicted. Sign up to make calls.

September 10: Jill Dennin (PA-HD147/Montgomery County) serves on the Boyertown Area School Board and works as a substitute teacher. Sign up to make calls.

September 12: Janet Diaz (PA-SD 13/Lancaster County) is the first Latina woman on the Lancaster City Council, and the first to run for PA Senate. Sign up to make calls.

September 13: Shanna Danielson (PA-SD 31/Cumberland and York Counties) is a public school music teacher and mom. Sign up to make calls.

PLEASE NOTE: If you prefer to dial at our virtual phone bank parties on Zoom, where we use Open Virtual Phone Bank (dial by hand), there are still plenty of opportunities! You can check out the full event list HERE or reach out to Ali Feldman at ali@turnpablue.org with questions.


ELECTION DAY HELP

TPAB is already planning for Election Day. Do you want to volunteer but are just not sure what you want to do?

Sign up here for updates about all the ways you can get involved to help protect the vote and turn PA blue!

Or, you can sign up directly with the PA Dems Voter Protection Team HERE.


LITERATURE DROPS

Some campaigns have started to do some limited canvassing and literature drops in a safe and socially distant way. We understand that due to COVID, this isn’t for everyone, but if you’re interested in getting outside, masking up and hitting the pavement to connect with voters,

let us know and we will connect you with a campaign.


NEW: GET OUT THE VOTE POSTCARDS!

Send postcards to Democrats to Get Out the Vote! We will be urging voters to make sure they cast their ballots for this crucial election. Our postcard kits include 50 pre-addressed postcards, messaging, and detailed instructions. You supply the handwritten touch and stamps.

Order your postcard kit HERE!


SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, September 10, 7 PM: Flip the PA Senate Fundraiser with Special Guest Senator Bob Casey. Democrats are only 4 seats away from flipping the state senate. Join us to meet two outstanding state senate candidates: Julie Slomski running in the 49th district (Erie County) and George Scott running in the 15th district (Dauphin/Perry Counties). Register Here.

Sunday, September 13, 7-10 PM: Blue Bash. Win the battle for PA with a multicultural celebration of theater, music, comedy and dance featuring live performances, along with red-to-blue candidates for PA House. Watch the free livestream.

Tuesday, September 15, 6 PM: East/West Quizzo Throwdown to Support Howie Hayes with Very Special Guest Lt. Governor John Fetterman! Join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition. Register HERE!

Thursday, September 17, 5:30 PM: Trans Rights are Human Rights. Join us in supporting Janelle Crossley, the first openly transgender woman to run for the PA House (HD 199), andJill Dennin, who stood up for the rights of transgender students in the Boyertown School District in a landmark case resolved in 2019 (HD 147). Their leadership has moved trans rights forward in Pennsylvania, and they are now fighting to take their talents and witness to Harrisburg. Register HERE!

Please note: Delivery may take up to 3 weeks.


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Turn PA Blue is committed to harnessing the power and energy of committed volunteers to help elect Democrats up and down the ballot in 2020. The grassroots energy enhanced by Turn PA Blue has the ability to drive turnout and energy upward to help Democrats running across the state at all levels. Our goal is also to integrate the inclusion of new voices into the Democratic Party on all levels, with particular emphasis on strengthening the local parties whose infrastructure is vital to the growth and efficacy of the Democratic Party will also serve to “build our bench” for future candidate recruitment.

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