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Election 2020

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Red Alert for Democracy

It Is Up to You.

Get Involved. Get Others Involved.

With Lean Left Phone Banking and Texting Resources

We have a mountain of resources for you to use to get yourself started. Once you’ve gone through the materials or watched the training videos, we can provide support.

  • Find Phone Banking resources here.
  • Find Texting resources here
  • Join us on Slack here and connect with other activists

Grab a group of friends and learn actions together then join at the Resistance Cafe for discussion and support. 

Have questions, get in touch here


Every Voice Is Needed to Protect the Vote
 Making calls to voters is critical if we are to win the 2020 Election. Check out our Make Calls page and then follow these 7 easy steps to join the phone banking team.

Critical states like Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Georgia need poll workers, poll observers, early vote monitors, canvass watchers.  Wisconsin  alone needs at least 1500 more poll workers. You can help recruit these critical people by making volunteer recruitment calls!  This is the number one need in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. 


Battleground State: Pennsylvania
How Trump Could Win Pennsylvania Again
New York TimesProtecting ballot access and educating voters on and before election day is the way to victory, and the PA Dems need dedicated folks to help. This phone bank is reaching people who have expressed interest in Voter Protection work and asking them if they would consider being polls observers on election day. Start making calls HERE

Phone Banking Round Table 
September 21, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
SIGN UP HERE. Join Lean Left and our panel of phone bankers—beginners to experts—as they talk about how they started phone banking, some of the challenges they faced when first making calls, what keeps them coming back for more, and stories, tips, and advice. You’ll have a chance to ask questions, share your own experiences, and learn about what lies ahead in the weeks leading up to Election Day.


Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Georgia are recruiting and training hotline workers. You’ll be helping voters with questions about where to get a mail-in ballot applications, where polling places are located, finding out if they are even registered! Here are the respective contact information or sign up links.

  • Wisconsin: Sign up for training here
  • North Carolina: Email Othniel Harris  to receive training materials.  
  • Georgia: Sign up here. 

Eleventy-Thousand (give or take)
Texting Opportunities
At this point, there are eleventy thousand (give or take) texting opportunities every single day! If you have been thinking about texting out the vote in this critical year. NOW is the time! The number one way to stay in the loop about who is texting about what, to access all the info you need to get started, to ask questions about who to text for or how to text is the Lean Left Vermont Slack workspace! Please join us!
 Have questions? Need help? Contact us here.


How to Get Rid of the Election Blues
Spend 2 hours a week with other activists working on the election. Get the work done and feel better! Here is a place to talk about both your successes AND your frustrations. Share stories and experiences with other volunteers. We help each other get over technological problems and answer questions about campaigns. Tuesday or Thursday, 4:00 to 6:00 PM
SIGN UP HERE
Panicked about the Election? Don’t Know Where to Start?Check out the resources on our website — Make Calls and Text There are loads of training materials. Then come to a Cafe.
 If you need more help or have question, get in touch here


We’re now writing to Georgia voters of color with early voting and vote-by-mail information, and we’re including a phone number to report voting irregularities. Our goal: 40,000 postcards posted on Georgia refrigerators or pinned to voters’ bulletin boards by 9/30! You can read more and sign up HERE

Special Message to Postcard Writers:
 Next Actions: Make Calls or Text

Our final postcards will be mailed by October 10th. That will give you 3 ½ weeks of twiddling your thumbs if you don’t have a plan to continue your activism! Check out Make Calls page here or Texting information here
 


WE DID IT!!!

Thanks to everyone who dug deep to give more, we smashed our fundraising goal of $100,000! Who said that small donors don’t count?! Together we count big!

BUT WE’RE NOT DONE!

We’re upping our game and asking everyone to do more.

Invite one a friend or five friends, to join in.
Help us shatter our next goal.

$125,000 by November 3rd to GET TRUMP OUT and
RECLAIM OUR DEMOCRACY!

Donate here or through your Giving Circle Today!


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