Get Out the Vote Actions for October 22 - 28

Monday, October 22, 2018
Sign Up to Phone Bank From Home With Indivisible
The national Indivisible organization is phone banking all week -- direct voter contact is the best way to get out the vote, and we need to reach as many voters as possible. Sign up here to find out how it works and get involved.  You can do it whenever you have time. Whether you make one call a day or 100, you're helping. This week's phone banks are for:

  1. Voters in GA for IndivisiCandidate Stacey Abrams

  2. Voters in NE-02 for IndivisiCandidate Kara Eastman

  3. Voters in NY-02 for IndivisiCandidate Liuba Gretchen Shirley

  4. Voters in NY-24 for IndivisiCandidate Dana Balter

  5. Voters in TX for IndivisiCandidate Beto O'Rourke

  6. Voters in TX-22 for IndivisiCandidate Sri Preston Kulkarni

  7. Voters in TX-25  for IndivisiCandidate Julie Oliver

  8. Voters in WA-08 for IndivisiCandidate Kim Schrier

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Phone Bank for Congressional Candidate Max Rose in Brooklyn 9718 4th Avenue Brooklyn
4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Max Rose is running in New York’s 11th Congressional District, representing Staten Island and South Brooklyn. He is the first post-9/11 combat veteran of the war in Afghanistan to seek office in New York City. If you prefer to phone bank with friends, join the campaign team in Brooklyn today. (Bring a cell phone and laptop or tablet.) This is just one example of many phone banking opportunities for Max. You can see the full list of dates and times here.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - TWO OPTIONS
(1) EARLY OPTION: Phone Banking and Postcarding With Harlem Democrats
National Black Theater
2027 5th Avenue
4 p.m. - 6 p.m
Your choice of phone banking or postcarding (or both!) with the Harlem Democrats. For phone banking, bring a fully charged cell phone, earphones, and a laptop or tablet.

(2) LATER OPTION: Postcard Party
209 E. 56th St, Apt. 6B
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Rise and Resist is partnering with Postcards to Voters to help turn districts across the country blue by sending friendly, handwritten reminders to targeted voters to help give Democrats a winning edge in close, key races across the country. All supplies will be provided.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - TWO OPTIONS
(1) Stacey Abrams Phone Bank in Brooklyn
Work & Co
231 Front St.

The state of Georgia is aggressively disenfranchising voters ahead of Election Day. Join NARAL and other organizations in phone banking to support pro-choice Stacey Abrams in her run for governor of Georgia.

(2) Liuba Grechen Shirley Phone Bank on UES
Local 46 Union Hall
198 E. 76th Street
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Liuba Grechen Shirley is our endorsed congressional candidate for New York District 2 on Long Island. For phone banking, bring a fully charged cell phone, earphones, and a laptop or tablet.

Friday, October 26, 2018
Your To-Do List for Today

  1. Choose an activity for the weekend by selecting at least one of the options listed for Saturday and Sunday.

  2. Get ready for the final days of voter outreach (Nov. 3 - Nov. 6) by signing up on The Last Weekend site.

  3. Didn't sign up for phone banking with Indivisible on Monday? Do it now.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - THREE OPTIONS
(1) Get Out of the City: Canvass for Liuba Grechen Shirley With Indivisible UES
We will meet at 9:15 a.m. at the Q entrance on the northeast corner of 86th and 2nd and go together to Penn Station to catch the 10:21 train to Amityville.  RSVP to OR on Facebook. (You don't need to RSVP in both places.)  To prepare for your canvassing:

  1. Create an Action ID

  2. Download the Minivan app on your cellphone or tablet. (MiniVan iOS and MiniVan Android)

(2) Stay in the City, Stay Inside: Help Make New York True Blue
99 Madison Ave
15th floor
1 p.m. - 6 p.m. (drop by any time!)

Join True Blue NY and other organizations to phone bank, text bank, and write postcards to help flip the New York State Senate to Democratic control. 

(3) Stay in the City, Get Some Fresh Air: Visit the Baby Trump Balloon
Battery Park
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Baby Trump Balloon, which Trump said made him feel "unwelcome" will be the guest star at an "Impeachment Parade" hosted by the group By the People.

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Canvass for Antonio Delgado
Meet on Upper West Side (Exact address given after RSVP)
9: 30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Democrat and first-time candidate Antonio Delgado is running against incumbent Republican John Faso in New York Congressional District 19. Join Upper West Side MoveOn/Indivisible and other Swing Left volunteers to talk to voters in this key swing district in the Hudson Valley. RSVP here.

- Weekly newsletter #85 written by Wendy Brandes, executive committee, Indivisible Upper East Side