MO Democratic Insider – October 3, 2020

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Volume 2, Issue 26 – October 3, 2020

THE WEEK IN REVIEW

Thank You!

Thank you for making this such a successful quarter for the Missouri Democratic Party and for all our candidates from the State House to the White House! We depend on your support and you did not let us down! 

You can join our grassroots donor army here!

Every Day is Election Day!

In-person absentee voting is NOW OPEN in every county across the state! Visit your local Board of Elections or County Clerk’s office during their normal business hours – generally 8AM – 5PM Monday through Friday.

Qualified excuses include: being away from your voting jurisdiction on Election Day, being a caregiver to an incapcitated person, having contracted COVID or being in an at-risk category for contracting COVID, amongst others. 

Click here to double check the address and hours for your Board of Elections or County Clerk’s office and then head to the voting booth on Monday morning!

Vice-Presidential Debate Watch Party

Join us on Facebook Live for an interactive watch party Wednesday, Oct. 7th at 8PM CST as Sen. Kamala Harris takes on Mike Pence in the first and only debate between the VP candidates! You’re encouraged to chat, like, approve, disapprove, and comment live throughout the event. 

See you on our Facebook page this coming Wednesday at 8!

Get Yours Before They’re Gone!

Grab the most in-demand commodity in the entire state before they’re gone! Pick up your yard signs now!

Gubernatorial Debate is Back On!

The first gubernatorial debate between Auditor Nicole Galloway and Gov. Mike Parson has been rescheduled for Friday, October 9th at 2PM. It will be hosted by Missouri Press Association and broadcast live on KOMU-8 in Columbia and live streamed on www.komu.com.  Mark your calendar because you won’t want to miss a second of this!

Don’t Get Spooked on November 3rd – Visit ShowMeVotes.com 

Showmevotes.com has all the info you need to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and get your slate card! Our tools allow you to do all three in one stop. 

Text three of your friends, family, or acquaintances and send them to https://app.showmechange.civicengine.com/ so they can check out all the candidates up and down the ballot, make a plan to vote, and get absentee voting info. October may be a spooky month, but nothing’s scarier than missing your chance to make a difference.

Volunteers Are Our Secret Weapon

We’ve already made thousands of phone calls, had thousands of one-on-one conversations, sent thousands of text messages, and have safely hit thousands of doors, but we need to do more.

Sign up right now and hit the pavement, the phones, and the keyboard THIS WEEKEND!

Show Off Your Politics With Pride!

You can wear your support, drink out of it, or put it on your wall –– each way, you’re helping Democrats while doing it. Check out the MDP merch store! Order by October 13th to guarantee delivery before the election!

Census Deadline Coming Up

The U.S. Census is crucial to our democracy, ensuring everything from fair representation of our state in the House to where our children go to school. Make sure you and your friends and family help us improve the lives of Missourians directly with your census response!

Rural Town Hall Series Ends on a High Note

Thanks to everyone who attended our Rural Town Hall series! This was a great platform for voters and supporters to get to know many of our awesome candidates. We know that rural Democrats are vital to the success of our Party and we know how important it is to compete everywhere. Thank you all for taking part in these events.

If you weren’t able to view the Town Halls live, each recording is up on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/modemparty

Fine Tune Your Skills At Home – Final Session!

The Team Blue Pipeline Program (TBPP) provides professional development and training opportunities on a continuing basis to Democratic staff, volunteers, activists, and candidates. Phone calls are one of the most impactful types of voter outreach there is – sign up below and start dialing!

Send in your Reorganization Forms! 

If you are an officer for a county, legislative, senatorial, or congressional district committee, and you haven’t sent in your reorganization form yet, please send it to TLogan@missouridems.org.

Submit an Event!

Are you a Democratic club, county committee, or allied group that’s hosting an event? Let us know so we can publicize it on our website. A sense of community is even more important these days as we’re staying home and not gathering together in person. Submit your event here!

Are You an Official Member?

If you’re not already a bonafide member of the Missouri Democratic Party, make it official today! Let’s show our strength in numbers to the GOP – become a member!

IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

Keep up the grind and keep your mask on!

Solidarity,

Lauren Gepford
Executive Director
Missouri Democratic Party


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The Missouri Democratic Party holds the distinction of being the oldest political party in the United States established west of the Mississippi River. For the last century, we’ve led the fight for working families. Today, we’re organizing in communities across Missouri to protect and build on our progress.

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