MO Democratic Insider – October 10, 2020

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Volume 2, Issue 27 – October 10, 2020

THE WEEK IN REVIEW

We’re Bringing Yard Signs to a Town Near You!

We’re embarking on a mission to get yard signs big and small to every corner of the state! We had great turnout yesterday, so come grab yours! We’ll be in SEMO and Greater St. Louis next weekend too – details to come!

Clinton County

Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CT
McCorkle Park, 100 W 3rd St, Cameron, MO 64429

Linn County

Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CT
Linn County Democrats HQ, 224 N Main St, Brookfield, MO 64628

Randolph County

Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CT
Randolph County Democrats HQ, 220 W Reed St, Moberly, MO 65270

Adair County

Monday, October 12, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT
Rotary Park, 801 East Mill Street, Kirksville, MO 63501

Yard signs are available for a recommended donation of $5 for regular size and $20 for 4×4 size. 

Big News in the Governor’s Race

New polling out this week shows Nicole Galloway down by just 2 points against Gov. Parson! She is exactly the leader we need, and she’s running a strong race that’s closed the gap from double digits down to well within the margin of error.

We know this race will come down to a razor-thin margin. Help us make sure we have the resources to reach every  single voter when it matters most. Make a $5 grassroots contribution today!

Have You Made A Plan to Vote?

In-person absentee voting is open until 5PM on Nov. 2nd 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. Click here to double check the address and hours and then head to the voting booth on Monday morning!

Qualified excuses include: being away 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. 

If you’re voting by mail, remember to mark your ballot, read the instructions carefully, sign anything that needs to be signed,  and return it ASAP.

If your plan is to vote on Election Day on Tuesday, November 3rd – know what time you’ll go beforehand. There is tremendous interest in this election. If you can vote absentee in-person or by mail, go ahead and get it out of the way!

Nicole Galloway Dominated in Friday’s Debate!

Nicole Galloway made a commanding case why she should be elected Governor in the only debate Mike Parson would agree to yesterday afternoon. Pointing out his huge failures on COVID, the economy, healthcare, and Medicaid expansion, the Governor was plain unprepared and unable to answer for his decisions and inaction over the past two years. Go Nicole!

Wanna help the effort? You can do so here!

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!

Last Chance to Show Off Your Politics With Pride before Election Day!

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!

Candidate Recruitment Begins Again!

Municipal elections in the spring of 2021 will be here before you know it! The filing deadline for the general municipal election is January 19, 2021, so MDP is partnering with “Contest Every Race” to recruit Democrats to run for small, local offices like school board. 

Outreach will begin on November 14th to start recruiting for these races. Our point-of-contact with Contest Every Race, Gracie Fleming, will be contacting County Chairs over the next few weeks to talk about this process!

Voting Questions? Visit ShowMeVotes.com 

Showmevotes.com has all the info you need to request an absentee ballot, check out all the candidates up and down the ballot, and make a plan to vote! October may be a spooky month, but nothing’s scarier than missing your chance to make a difference.

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!

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, keep your mask on, and make sure every person you know has a plan to vote!

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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