Amazing Democratic momentum! Even with Republican Estes’s win #KS04 in the special election over Democrat #JamesThompson, Estes's lead was less than 6 points (with 94% of the vote in). Trump had won the district by 27 points and Pompeo won his seat by more than 31 points.
Thanks to James Thompson and to all our volunteers who hosted and made calls into this race, even though all the odds were against us. It took Trump, Mike Pence and Ted Cruz personally intervening in this race to beat us, and Democrats across the country should learn from and be inspired by the fight everyone put up.
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On Tuesday, April 18th, there will be a special election in Georgia CD6 to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price, who became the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This election is open to candidates from all parties. If no one secures 50% of the vote, a runoff between the top two vote-getters will occur on June 20th.
Jon Ossoff has emerged as the leading Democratic candidate. Once represented by Newt Gingrich and solidly Republican, the district was one where Hillary lost by only 1.5% in November. It's one of the best near-term opportunities for a Democratic pickup anywhere in the country. And, as the special election nears, Jon's momentum is steadily rising.
Join us at the following phone banks from now through April 18th and make a difference in this important race! Please bring a cell phone and laptop/tablet.
April 14, 2017 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm, Walnut Creek RSVP here
15 April: Phone Bank for Jon Ossoff hosted by Rep. Eric Swalwell, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., IBEW Hall, 6250 Village Parkway, Dublin.
April 17, 2017: 2:00-5:00 p.m., Orinda. RSVP here
April 18, 2017: 1:00-4:00 p.m., Orinda. RSVP here
April 18, 2017: 1:00-3:30 p.m., El Sobrante.RSVP here
CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 10
WEEKEND VOTER REGISTRATION - Schedule for April 15, 22, 29
WHEN: Saturday (during the month of April) at 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 2:00-5:00 p.m.
TRACY: Zarussi Park, Promenade Circle, Tracy, Calif. RSVP: Lucia Nunez - [email protected]/ Directions: 580/205 to Tracy. Exit off at 11th St. Continue to North Corral Hollow Drive, turn left and then right on Fieldview Dr. Meet in the park.
MANTECA: Starbucks, 129 S. Union Rd, Manteca Calif. RSVP: Karen Diaz - [email protected]/
Directions: 580/205 past Tracy. Off at Manteca/120 exit. Exit at S. Union, turn left (north) to just before Yosemite Ave. Starbucks is on the left.
Denham Town Hall - April 17
http://denham.house.gov/upcomingevents/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=1688 (Pre-register on his Web page.)
SEIU & Community Partners Statewide Accountability CD10 Canvass - April 22
(Staging location Modesto/McHenry Ave.) 10-2 p.m. 538 McHenry Ave, Modesto, Calif. 95354
CA Organizer & Activist Fair and Training - April 29 Tickets are selling fast!
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