Our October 11th Newsletter

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Now that we are in October, we are reminded how close the November 2022 elections are. Last month, political strategist Dan Pfeiffer stressed the importance of early donations to our Democratic candidates and how crucial monthly donations are, for they allow campaigns to plan ahead. The Virginia state-level elections, our opportunity to strengthen Democratic leadership in that state, are four weeks away and we’re building our base in the Central Valley.  There’s a lot you can do now. Read on for details…

Virtual Reception with Josh Harder in 2 Days!

Wednesday, October 13th at 5:00pm PT

Keeping Josh in Congress is essential to keeping the House Blue. California’s 10th Congressional District is at the top of the Republicans list to flip the House back in 2022. It will be one of the toughest races in the country.


But there’s still time to donate and attend our Zoom event in partnership with SL South Bay, SL Marin, SL San Francisco, and SL Santa Cruz. We’ll hear from Josh about his challenges and plans for the future!

Virtual Reception for Josh Harder – Sign up here!


23 Days Left to Get Out The Vote in Virginia!

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But there’s still time to make a difference and collectively help keep VA blue!

Call Virginia Voters:

Wednesdays & Saturdays until November 2nd

Special guests will be joining our phonebanks this month!

  • Wednesday, October 13th: Meet Delegate Joshua Cole and Debra Gardner
  • Wednesday, October 27th: Justin Jones from Commonwealth Forward
  • Saturday, October 30th: Andrea Miller, founder of Center for Common Ground, joins us!

Call Virginia Democrats – Sign up here!

Write Virginia GOTV Letters:

Saturdays starting October 9th

Virginia Get-Out-The-Vote (GOTV) letters are to be mailed on Saturday, October 16th. Write them now and hold them until the 16th (that’s what we do).

Want to write with others? Email Sue to join the virtual parties she hosts with Melissa: s.dinwiddie@icloud.com

Want to write letters on your own? Download letters directly from Vote Forward.


NEW! Make Calls to the Central Valley!

Sundays at 1:00pm PT
Phone bank with Swing Left Peninsula and SCCDP (Santa Clara County Democratic Party), Kings County Democratic Party, and Kern County Democratic Party to engage “No Party Preference” voters in the Central Valley. Our calls will help determine which NPP voters support Democrats.

Call the Central Valley – Sign up here!


VoterPAC Fundraiser – Next Steps!

Thanks to many of you, the September 16th fundraiser for VoterPAC has now reached $27,000 giving them the funds they need to implement their plans through December.

VoterPac aims to register 25,000 new voters, flip CA-21 blue in 2022, and ultimately flip the area that is now CA 22 and 23.

Quick updates:
– Next week, VoterPAC will launch Democracy Labs’ technology to reach unregistered households in the CA-21 region
– VoterPAC plans to release this technology to other groups that want to register voters.
– Women Unlimited is expanding their voter registration push for Kings County.

There’s still time to donate to this worthwhile effort!


Missed Our Events? View the Recordings

Here are the links to recordings of our two most-recent online seminars:

Click here for the recording of our “Evening with Dan Pfeiffer” gathering.

Click here for the recording of our “Connecting with High Potential Voters” training.

Dan Pfeiffer gives a great assessment of what’s going on politically now, including the gamesmanship in D.C. The “High Potential Voters” training improves our conversational skills, whether the conversation is with the person who answered the phone when you made a political call or with your friend or neighbor who sees the world differently from you.


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