CCDP Newsletter: Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s Meeting

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HOW TO SHARE THE DEMOCRATIC MESSAGE IN TIMES OF COVID

While we are not knocking on doors this year, we are hanging door hangers on them…over 60,000 of them, to be precise! That means we are going to need a LOT of help! Recognizing how important this election is and how amazing our candidates are, we have a door hanger for every Democratic home in the county. I know that it is hard to imagine so many door hangers, but it just goes to show how many likely Democratic voters are out there in Charleston County! However, without helping hands from our wonderful volunteers, there is no way we will be able to put out all of the door hangers. We’ll all wear masks and gloves, and there will be no knocking of course. If this all excites you, you can sign up for to help put out door hangers and more on our new all-in-one 2020 volunteering form.

While we have used door hangers in the past, this year they will be more important than ever as a way to let Democrats know the Democratic candidates for whom they can vote and ways to find out more information about those candidates. We are so excited about our slate in Charleston County this year that we want to make sure we inform every likely Democratic voter in the county, but we also want to do that in a COVID-safe manner.

You can find out how you can get involved with building kits and hitting the streets to put out door hangers at this month’s CCDP meeting, which will be this Thursday (9/17) at 6:30 PM on Zoom! You can RSVP through the button below or in our events section. We will also discuss our 2020 Virtual Blue Jamboree, which, as a reminder of last week, will be October 8th at 7 PM! Also, be on the look-out for a door hanger coming to a door handle near you in the coming weeks!

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY

The last week’s question was:

 “An EGOT is someone who has won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony…which two of these awards have been won by participants in the 2020 Blue Jamboree?” 

The correct answers were Emmys and Grammys. Thank you to everyone who submitted an answer. This week’s winner is Alysia Arvanitis

Alysia, please reply to this newsletter to claim your prize!

This week’s question is: 

What do you plan to be doing at 7pm on Thursday October 8th? (There is a correct answer to this!)

Submit your answer HERE and check back next week to see if you’ve won!  

Upcoming Events

East Cooper Yard Sign Drive-Thru

East Cooper Yard Sign Drive-Thru

The East Cooper Blue Plate Special volunteers are distributing yard signs for our candidates’ campaigns and making them available in an easy and convenient way for voters in the East Cooper area. We have signs for Jaime Harrison, Daniel Brownstein, Jen Gibson, Richard Hricik, and Kathryn Whitaker at this time. We hope to have signs for Joe Cunningham, Joe Biden, and other candidates as well very soon. Our volunteers will be wearing masks and gloves and practicing social distancing. Arrive in your car and leave with a sign! All we ask is that if you take a sign, please display it!


Olive Branch AME Parking Lot

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Ben Pogue for Solicitor Virtual Fundraiser

Join Senator Marlon Kimpson and other friendly Democratic individuals on Zoom in support of Ben Pogue’s campaign for Solicitor.


Virtual Event (by computer or phone)

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Virtual Coffee with Colleen

Brew your own cup of joe and join the conversation by phone or video chat. 


Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)

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September CCDP Virtual Meeting

Join us on Thursday (9/17) at 6:30 to find out how you can hit the streets and help us deliver 60,000 door hangers to homes throughout the county. Plus, we’ll be discussing our exciting 2020 Virtual Blue Jamboree! RSVP to receive the Zoom information.


Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)

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September Virtual Trivia Night

Come take a night off from campaigning, phone banking, and fundraising to test your political knowledge online with your friends from across the county. Towner Magill of East Cooper Democrats will be hosting a Virtual Trivia Night via Zoom using an online platform called Kahoot. All you need for our Virtual Trivia Night is your laptop or tablet, and a smartphone.

We’ll ask a series of questions via Zoom and you’ll answer on your smartphone. Questions will be either multiple choice, true/false, or puzzles, where you’ll put things or events in chronological order. Make sure you’re on Zoom on time so we can walk you through a quick tutorial. We’ll have a prize for the winner, and a good time is guaranteed!


Virtual Event (by computer or phone)

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Saturdays with Sam

Join us for Saturdays with Sam, a virtual phone bank to help elect Sam Skardon, Democratic nominee for SC Senate 41. This is the #1 State Senate race for Democrats to win back in 2020 and we need your help to connect with voters during this public health crisis.

Please contact campaign manager, Matthew Miller, to get a 20 minute training and receive a registration link if you have not already – email Matthew@SamSkardon.com.


Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)

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James Island-Folly Beach Dems Mac and Cheese Drive Thru!

September is typically our big Mac and Cheese event with our candidates. This year we will gather virtually to hear from our candidates on Monday, Sept. 21st. Before that, come grab a box of Mac and Cheese on Sunday, September 20th between 1pm and 2pm at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Folly.

In order to stay safe, please remain in your car and wear a mask! Our candidates will deliver a box of Mac and Cheese and information about the meeting to your car (masks required!). You will enter the church where you see signs and then drive-thru the loop. We will be in front of the church.


Emmanuel Baptist Church

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James Island-Folly Beach Dems Virtual Meeting

Join us to hear from our Democratic candidates and Joe Cunningham’s Campaign Manager! This is a great time to meet our full slate, including Countywide offices, and understand how you can help get Democrats elected into office in November. 

We will also have a prize package raffled off at the end of the meeting for one lucky winner!

This meeting will feature: – Joe Cunningham’s Campaign Manager and a representative from the Jaime Harrison campaign – Spencer Wetmore (House Seat 115) – Sam Skardon (State Senate 41) – Richard Hricick (State Senate 43) – Herbert Fielding (Coroner) – Kristin Graziano (Sheriff) – Ben Pogue (Solicitor) – Dan Gregory (Clerk of Court)


Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)

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Sea Island Democrats Virtual Meeting

Join the Sea Island Democrats as we discuss Get Out the Vote initiatives and how you can be a part of making a difference in the Sea Island community. We will discuss Voter Protection information for November.


Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)

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East Cooper Democrats Virtual Meeting

Join the East Cooper Democrats via Zoom for a virtual meeting! September’s meeting will focus on the importance of down-ballot races, and we will look at all the ways CCDP will be working to get out the vote and how we can all pitch in.


Virtual Meeting (by computer or phone)

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Take Action

MAKE PHONE CALLS TO HELP FIND MORE DEMOCRATS

Now that we have flipped our first seat of the year with the help of phone-banking, we need your help even more to ensure that we flip more seats. We want to find more Democrats to help us win in November!

Contribute

BUY SOME MERCHANDISE TO SUPPORT THE BLUE JAMBOREE!

This year’s Blue Jamboree is free, which means we need to raise as much money as we can through merchandise sales. Support the jamboree (and help elect Democrats) by buying a t-shirt, water bottle or Koozie today!


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