Help Mike Espy win 11/27 special election

Deadline: today and through November 27 - Surprise! Election season 2018 isn't over! On November 27, 2018, Democrats have a chance to win a special election for the US Senate seat vacated by Thad Cochran in Mississippi. Representative Mike Espy, former Agriculture Secretary under Bill Clinton, is running against Trump-endorsed Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, who replaced Cochran on an interim … Continue reading Help Mike Espy win 11/27 special election

How do you spell success? TLW-GOTMFV

How do you spell “success”? Let me rephrase that: How do you spell “spectacular success”? The answer is: TLW — as in Indivisible East Bay’s spectacularly successful “The Last Weekend” TLW GOTMFV Palooza. Organized by IEB Governance Committee (GC) member Nancy Latham, with generous and hard-working assistance from numerous other IEB members, the event offered … Continue reading How do you spell success? TLW-GOTMFV

GOTV workshop offers basic training for recruits

Deadline: today and every day until November 6 - Our simple goal: encourage and train more people to get involved in phone banking and canvassing — especially critical as we shift to the final GOTV (Get Out The Vote) phase for the less-than-a-month-away midterm elections. The problem? Many people are reluctant to volunteer for fear … Continue reading GOTV workshop offers basic training for recruits

There’s no crying in canvassing

Deadline: ASAP and through November 6, 2018 Yep, last week sucked. And now we have the Honorable* justice** Kavanaugh. But there's no crying in baseball, don't give up at halftime, take a breath and come back out swinging. If you've ever said you'd contribute some day — that day is TODAY. The task is clear: … Continue reading There’s no crying in canvassing

This is not a drill! Call to action at All Member Meeting

It’s crunch time friends … the home stretch ... now or never. Choose your metaphor, the fact is that the 2018 midterm elections are only a month away! If you're angry about the current state of our country, the Kavanaugh debacle and other horrors (and if you’re reading this we assume you are), we have the … Continue reading This is not a drill! Call to action at All Member Meeting

Canvassing: a win-win for you and the candidates

By Ted Lam I confess. I'm obsessed with following the forecasts for the November 6 midterm elections. For the past several months I’ve been regularly checking FiveThirtyEight’s “2018 House Forecast” and “Who Is Winning the Race for Congress” poll results — sometimes as often as two or three times a minute just to make sure … Continue reading Canvassing: a win-win for you and the candidates

Red to Blue HQ grand opening

By Ward Kanowsky Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) hosted the grand opening of the “Red-to-Blue” headquarters at the IBEW Union Hall in Dublin, California on September 15, 2018.  The Hall is being made available through the mid-term elections to organizations who want to help GOTV (Get Out the Vote) through activities like phone banking and postcarding … Continue reading Red to Blue HQ grand opening