FRIDAY: Conversation with Congressman Raskin on Article 12

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Team 12 – Flip to 26
If the Vote Gets to the House, We Win!

Join us for a Virtual Event

to Support Six Key House Candidates to Win 26 House State Delegations  

Guest Speaker: Congressman Jamie Raskin

Congressman Raskin (D-MD) is a distinguished Constitutional scholar and professor of Constitutional Law. At this event, Congressman Raskin will inform us about the Twelfth Amendment, and why securing 26 House Delegations will serve as a critical backstop for this election. 

Friday, October 16, 2020


We Will Be Ready

If Republicans can tie up enough electoral votes in post-election legal shenanigans and prevent an electoral vote majority, the Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution mandates that the President will be chosen by the House of Representatives.
Each state has only ONE vote. Right now Republicans have a majority in 26 state delegations – Democrats in only 22. Two are tied. Trump would win 26-22.
Democrats need to be in the majority in 26 State delegations in the next Congress to prevent Republicans from stealing the election.
The six candidates we are backing are in very competitive races to win or keep the Democratic majority in their states.

Alaska:  Alyse Galvin — Independent supported by the Democratic Party At LargeLatest polls rate Alyse slightly ahead in this seat long held by a now widely unpopular Republican.

Iowa:  Rita Hart — Democrat in IA 2  
To fill a Democratic seat and keep Iowa in the Democrats’ column. 

MichiganHillary Scholten – Democrat in MI 3
Running for a red seat now occupied by retiring independent Justin Amash. 

MichiganJon Hoadley — Democrat in MI 6
Running against Republican Fred Upton, who barely scraped through in 2018; recent polls rate this race as extremely close.

MontanaKathleen Williams — Democrat At Large
Latest polls put Kathleen slightly ahead in a state where popular Democratic governor Steve Bullock is running for the Senate.

Pennsylvania:  Eugene DePasquale in PA 10 
Polls give DePasquale a small lead in the race against a Republican incumbent who has defended QAnon.



The Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund supports 22 candidates whose victories are essential to holding current state delegations and winning four more states to obtain a 12th Amendment safe majority.  The list of 22 candidates from 8 targeted states is below.  We invite you to support the fund either by supporting all 22 candidates or allocating your donation to specific candidates.

Donate Today:  Now is the time to take action.  Using this link means your donation will be allocated equally to all 22 of the candidates participating in the Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund.  Participating candidates are listed below in the shaded box.

To Allocate Your Donation to Specific Candidate(s):  First make your donation using the link above.  In a follow up email from the Fund you will be offered the option to allocate your donation to a specific candidate, our targeted 6 candidates or other candidates.  Make sure to fill out the form and return via email to the Fund.

Contributions and gifts to the Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.

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