Local Tuesdays: GA, MT, NY, SC & VA
Help us build these Local Tuesday emails by submitting your local actions weekly by Mon 5pm EST.
Democrat Jon Ossoff nearly pulled an upset, coming in first in a very red district. Now he advances to the runoff, where the vote will be tighter. Again, turnout will make the difference. Continue to support, donate, phone bank, and volunteering for him, turnout will make the difference!
Because cabinet appointments left this Republican seat open, Democrats have the chance to flip it. These races are closer than previously assumed, and with enough turnout, Dems can begin to take back the House. Read about this "Special Election Nobody Is Following [that] Could Deal A Huge Blow To Trump".
If you're in Montana, send us actions we can share next week!
NEW YORK ACTION
1. SUPPORT NY VOTING RIGHTS. We're spearheading a collaboration between grassroots and established organizations to work together on NY Voting Rights & Access - and we're looking for creative minds to join us at our site build party tonight 7:30-10:30, or volunteer afterward. Sign up here.
2. JOIN A MEETING AT QUEENS SENATOR LEROY COMRIE'S OFFICE and ask him to support voter reform. We have someone experienced who will be attending the meeting. Contact us for further info.
Friday, April 28th at 3:30 PM
District office: 113-43 Farmers Blvd, St. Albans, Queens
3. SUPPORT NY TRANS NON-DISCRIMINATION BILL IN SENATE. S.502 the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act has passed in the assembly and is on it's way to the NY State Senate for a vote. The NY Senate is Republican controlled and has failed to pass this bill every year it's been brought forward. Call your State Senator and tell them you want action now.
SOUTH CAROLINA ACTION
This special election is skewing Republican so far, but as these elections approach they seem to be surprising everyone by looking like possible flips by the Democrats. So let's keep an eye on this one and see how we can help.
If you're in South Carolina, send us actions we can share next week!
Virginia’s 2017 elections give us our first big opportunity to reshape American politics. This is our chance to support a progressive movement in Virginia—and set the stage for fair, progressive policies across the country.
Join the Flippable #flipVAblue campaign to elect Democrats to Virginia’s House of Delegates. They’ve analyzed the data and prioritized a set of districts to focus on over the next several months. Together, we can flip these districts.