Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday 10/31 Call to Action

There is so much happening in the news right now but don’t let that distract you. Your call to action through November 6th is to get people to vote for DFL candidates.
In North Dakota, Native Americans Try to Turn an ID Law to Their Advantage
Republicans in North Dakota are suppressing the vote of thousands Native Americans. This has only made these North Dakota tribes more determined to do so. Read about what’s going on in our neighbor state.…/polit…/north-dakota-voter-id.html…
Pete Staubers Emails Released
St. Louis County Commissioner Pete Stauber is a GOP running for Congress in Minnesota’s 8th district against Joe Radinovich. Reports are saying that Stauber used his official county email account to request opposition research from the Republican National Congressional Committee as he geared up his campaign for the U.S. House seat from northeastern Minnesota. St. Louis County policy prohibits elected officials from using county resources on their campaigns. Yesterday, the Minnesota DFL won a lawsuit to have those emails released. Read more here:…/4521372-county-releases-…
Robert Mueller Sexual Assault Hoax
If you haven’t already, this story is a must read with a funny ending. Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman attempted to involve Special Counsel Robert Mueller in a sexual assault hoax. It did not go the way they had planned.…

Now let’s get to work. Here’s what you can do to get Democrats a win at the polls next Tuesday in order of importance.
Door Knock and Phone Bank
Campaigns are combining forces in a big push to Get Out The Vote. Minnesota’s DFL is coordinating door knocking and phone banking events throughout Minnesota. Sign up here for as many times as you can handle.
Or check out this page to be part of the last big push.
You can also go to a candidates website and sign up to volunteer there. Are you lucky enough to be well represented in a safe district? Consider giving your time to Tina Smith, Keith Ellison, Julie Blaha, or Steve Simon.
Amy Klobuchar
Tina Smith
Julie Blaha
Steve Simon
Keith Ellison
District 1 Daniel Feehan
District 2 Angie Craig
District 3 Dean Phillips
District 4 Betty McCollum
District 5 Ilhan Omar
District 6 Ian Todd
District 7 Collin Peterson
District 8 Joe Radinovich
Minnesota House Campaigns
Check out these calendars for upcoming events near you.…
Talk to your friends and family. Commit to getting at least 3-5 people out to the polls. Let Wiki-How give you some advice on talking to your friends and family about voting.
Send Postcards and Text to Voters
Time is running out to mail postcards, but you may be able to send some out today if you hurry.
Use Vote Forward to send letters to voters in MN01
Do you like texting? Check out these sites or contact a Minnesota campaign and see if you can get involved with a GOTV campaign on Hustle.
Take Action MN- Text Out The Vote…/category/text-bank/ Out The Vote:
Get Active on Social Media
Do you have some free time while in between activities today? Tweet out some support for your favorite candidate. Share your voting story with your friends on Facebook or Instagram.
Here’s some tips from AAUW.…/get-out-the-vote-using-social…/
Add a picture, people like pictures. Here are some graphics or take a picture yourself.…
Feel free to use these as well to post on social media.
Who says Democrats don’t have policies? Here are great graphics on Democratic positions to read and share. Let’s spread the word! If we are on twitter, we can also retweet this thread here…/…/10520143030444277
Extra Information
The Secretary of State’s website has all the information you need to get your vote on. You can figure out where to vote and even get a sample ballot so you can do your research ahead of time.
Fun Fact: Even though online registration is closed, Minnesota voters can register in person when they vote, now through November 6th. Please bring a valid ID, a bill that states your address, or a registered voter to vouch for you. Vote! Vote! Vote!
Here is an article from MPR that lists where candidates stand on important issues.…/minnesota-voter-guide-english-ele…
Rachel Maddow has a new podcast!! Check it out here:…
Smith (202) 224-5641
House of Representative switchboard: (202) 224-3121
MN Legislators:
Governor Dayton-
Humble and Kind is off Tim’s album DAMN COUNTRY MUSIC:…

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