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Knock: NH Special Election

Saturdays Canvassing in New Hampshire during the midterm elections helped Dems win the Senate and the 2 House seats! They also came achingly close – but just missed – flipping the NH State House of Representatives, which now stands at 201 Rs vs. 198 Ds. The one empty seat is in Rochester NH, where the…

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Call WI: State Supreme Court

Mondays, 6-7 PM Join Swing Blue Alliance to call voters to help flip the WI Supreme Court and create a 4-3 Democratic majority. There is a primary February 21 and general election April 4. This is the single most important election for democracy in America in 2023. A Democratic WI Supreme Court could roll back…

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Now for 2023: 30 Steps to Save Democracy

Today: A Focus on  David Pepper’s Step 12: When in Power, Create Laboratories of Democracy Last year, Indivisibles were so impressed and inspired with David Pepper’s book “laboratories of Autocracy.” It illustrated perfectly the stakes of the 2022 midterms -even before Dobbs reared its ugly head.  We worked diligently last year, especially in the swing…

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Call PA: Special Election

Thursday January 26 and February 2, 6-8 PM, Virtual There are three crucial special elections in Allegheny County coming up to fill seats in PA’s HD 32, HD 34, & HD 35! Last November, Democrats gained 12 seats, giving them a majority of ONE. We need to protect these seats to maintain our majority! Join…

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Take Action Forum

Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 6:45 -8:45 PM, In-Person or VirtualThe Sturtz Room at the Reuben Hoar Library, Littleton, MA Indivisible Acton Area and Indivisible LAB are excited to cohost our kick off event of 2023! Program begins at 7 PM.

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Meet Grassroots Organizers

2023 and 2024 will be pivotal years in the fight for abortion access, free and fair elections, and so much more. We’ve got to invest early and generously in local groups — often led by people of color, and centering the voices of those most impacted by state policies. This work lays the groundwork for inspiring…

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Indivisible National:  Deep Dive into our 2023 Guide

Thursday, January 26 at 8 PM, Virtual At Indivisible, a new Congress means it’s time for a new Indivisible Guide. Join us for the formal launch of Indivisible: A Practical Guide to Defeating MAGA, where we’ll break down just exactly how to activate on our new strategy in 2023, whether you live in a community…

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We’re Updating…

We’re in the process of updating for the coming year. We’re making a few structural changes so the TP2B site will mesh with the political cycle. Please check back soon!

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WI- Special Election

First Opportunity: Wisconsin Supreme Court   Back story: The toxic Wisconsin legislature has been working hard to find a way to subvert federal elections through their state laws. WI is the most gerrymandered state in the country, so extremist Republican legislators are almost impossible to vote out. Add to that the ultra-conservative state Supreme Court, which…

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Save Money and Defend Democracy

Support post-election voter empowerment with tax-deductible donations. Looking for a year-end tax deduction for your political giving? Are you confused about which donations are both meaningful and tax-deductible? Here are the rules plus some of our recommendations. Tax status information about organizations can be found on their websites.  Rules:  Where to Donate: As a starting…

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Fair Fight

Fair Fight: We promote fair elections around the country, encourage voter participation in elections, and educate voters about elections and their voting rights. Fair Fight Action brings awareness to the public on election reform, advocates for election reform at all levels, and engages in other voter education programs and communications.

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New Georgia Project

New Georgia Project is a nonpartisan effort to register, civically engage, and build power with the New Georgia Majority–the large and growing population of Black, brown, young, and other historically marginalized voters in the Peach State.

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Working Families Party

It could all come down to Georgia again. Just like in 2021, control of the U.S. Senate could hinge on whether we can turn out our voters in a runoff election here in the Peach State. Last time around, Working Families Party organizers and volunteers ramped up after Election Day 2020 to help reach almost two…

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2022 Notable Wins for Dems!

Last updated 11/19/22 Candidate/IssueStateOffice✅Healey/DriscollMAGovernor/ Lt. Governor✅Andrea CampbellMAAttorney General✅Diana DiZoglioMAAuditor✅Katherine ClarkMACD 5✅Lori TrahanMACD 3✅Question 1MAFair Share✅Question 2MADental Insurance Reform✅Question 4MADrivers licenses for immigrants✅Paul HerouxMA✅Becca RauschMAMA Senate✅Catherine Cortez MastoNVUS Senate✅Mark KellyAZUS Senate✅John FettermanPAUS Senate✅Maggie HassanNHUS Senate✅Sharice DavidsKSUS Senate✅Katie PorterCA 45US House✅Maxwell FrostFL10US House✅Hillary ScholtenMI 03US House✅Chris PappasNH 01US House✅Abigail SpanbergerVA 07US House✅Elissa SlotkinMI 07US House✅Greg LandsmanOH01US House✅Katie…

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You Acted, Voters Responded

Updated December 4, 2022 – Look what you have achieved through all your hard work! Despite all the negative press about a red wave and polls “proving” how Democrats were going to do poorly in the midterms, we forged ahead strongly. (Never trust polls!) It is important to note that most of these races were…

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Grassroots Champions Don’t Have Off Years

Grassroots groups are still working, even now that the midterm election is over. These dedicated organizers work on the ground and don’t have off years. They build trust and serve their communities every day. Arizona: Northeast Arizona Native Dems Matriarch volunteers utilize all relational organizing tools and strategies customized for their Native communities. Volunteers receive…

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Keep that Laser Focus

Two weeks to go until the final voting day, November 8.  The media is busy whipping us into a frenzy, chasing ratings, and spinning polls. Take a breath.  Remember: In Conclusion Here’s more from trusted sources: Leah Greenberg, Co-founder of Indivisible “We are in the Margin of Effort when polls are close.  Focus on what…

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NE AZ Successes

We are excited to announce that not only have we met our goals for the Northeast Arizona Native Democrats Postcard Program, we exceeded them! And, with no more addresses to assign, we are officially closing down the regular postcard operation for the 2022 election year. More people on sovereign lands will vote this year because…

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More MA Pick-Up Options

Looking for in-stock postcard packets closer to you, or groups writing in person? There are opportunities on the MAssachusetts Grassroots Information Center (News-MAGIC) calendar. A lot of groups have started writing in person again and you can always find many different people offering packets in a variety of towns! News-MAGIC (the MAssachusetts Grassroots Information Center)…

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Democratic Association of Secretaries of State (DASS)

In most states, secretaries of state are the top officials overseeing elections. In 2022, at least 10 states have election deniers running for this crucial office.  A recent article in the Washington Post asked the question, what if election deniers were elected secretaries of state?   The deniers could: In short, profoundly threaten our democracy!  The…

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Nevada – Enigmatic Battleground State

Nevada, long a blue state and now purple, is pivotal for the midterms but difficult to call.  Elections are uniquely challenging to forecast in Nevada, since the electorate is highly transient – half of all voters are new to the state since 2016 – and the largest bloc in the state is unaffiliated voters. Latinos,…

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Arizona Elections as a Total Abortion Ban Takes Effect

Update: 10/8/22 AZ Court blocks enforcement of total abortion ban. Let’s check in on Arizona after working hard for them all year. Senate:  Democrat Mark Kelly seems to be pulling ahead of radical MAGA Blake Masters.  Republicans have pulled $9.6 million dollars of ads from the state.  There will be a debate Oct 6, and…

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Georgia – The fight for Fair Elections and Voting Rights

Georgia’s story is one of a deep-red Southern state that has recently turned purple, transforming it into a fierce battleground. Before 2020, Georgia was staunchly Republican. Georgia had elected only one Democrat, Bill Clinton, in the past 30 years, and he won by only 0.6% of the vote. But things began to turn around in…

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It’s a BFD: The Inflation Reduction Act

August 18, 2022 by Christine Brown The anger resulting from SCOTUS’s destruction of women’s rights has woken the electorate and the tide is turning in our favor.  But it sure is nice to have something positive to run on as well!  Although it’s not everything in Build Back Better, it is crucial legislation that shows…

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Anti-Democratic Forces in Michigan

By Christine Brown, July 31, 2022 Update: 8/24/22: Good news that that the ringleaders of Governor Whitmer’s kidnapping attempt were convicted in Federal Court today. Update: 8/3/22 Rep. Peter Meijer, one of 10 Republicans that voted to impeach Trump, lost his primary to Trump endorsed challenger John Gibbs. Democrat Hillary Scholten will pursue this House…

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Yes, NYT, Postcards Do Work

August 3, 2022 by Christine Brown Yesterday, the New York Times published an op-ed about Democrat’s failures. I agree that, yes, those fundraising emails are awful (that’s one reason we started TP2B). I also agree that door knocking is an important tool, however, they left out that the reason we didn’t door knock for 2020…

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Can We Win The Midterms?

I hear from so many people that the democratic party is poor at messaging and that our base is discouraged.  Where are they getting these ideas?   Let’s examine the media narrative for the midterm elections.  A snapshot of X election, X candidate, X poll will determine the entire outcome of the midterm elections.    Biden has…

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GUN SAFETY ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

DONATE TO THESE NATIONAL GUN SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS: Why donate to these organizations? Because THEY ARE OUR ANSWER TO THE NRA!! They are fighting for us and against gun violence. These three national organizations are the major opposition to gun lobbies. Their actions include: gun safety advocacy (including wider background checks); development and implementation of laws,…

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More Texting Opportunites

by Debbie Hart-Klein The following lists a few texting organizations and campaigns with regular texting opportunities to help get out the vote for the midterms. For a detailed list of texting organizations, including descriptions of the organizations and types of texting they do, please click here. Note, though, that many of these organizations do not…

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Climate Change and Economic Renewal in Nevada

By Barbara Head, 5/1/22. Nevada, a working-class blue state, is steadily turning purple!  Working-class voters, which include many people of color, have long supported the Democrats but are turning away from party policies and candidates. Working-class voters now disagree with Democrats on many issues. Economy is number one. Climate change is another area of disappointment…

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Empowering Marginalized Voters

By Barbara Head. 5/1/22, updated 5/14/22. We cannot save our democracy if we do not join forces with our communities of color. While our allies within these communities lead the way with their highly effective grassroots organizing, the rest of us can offer advocacy and support their efforts. There are multiple ways in which people…

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On the Precipice in Arizona

by Denise Gieseke, 5/1/22. Political power in Arizona is balanced on a razor’s edge. In many ways, the 2022 Arizona midterms epitomize the struggle for the soul of our nation. There are must-win races this November to reelect Democratic Senator Mark Kelly and for the governorship that Republican Doug Ducey is vacating. We need to…

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Pennsylvania – Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher!

PA played an outsized role in the 2020 election and will need to do it again in the midterms! In 2022, PA will have two of the most important elections in the country, for the US Senate and Governor:  Must-Flip US Senate seat! – This Senate race can win a desperately needed seat to enable…

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Autocracy in Massachusetts

David Pepper’s new book Laboratories of Autocracy examines the crisis of the Anti-democratic (small d) condition of Statehouses across our nation, using Ohio’s experience as a test case. But we’re safe here in Massachusetts, right? Unfortunately, we are not immune.  First, there are the obvious anti-democratic forces.  PAC money is flowing into our state to…

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Autocracy in the USA

I don’t do politics All politicians are the same Democrats are as bad as Republicans There is no real choice Nothing ever changes My vote doesn’t matter That’s what the Autocrats want you to think. Not only is it a cancer at the Federal level,  it enables and grows corruption in Statehouses across America, including…

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Democracy vs Autocracy

by Barbara Head, March 31, 2022. In February, Russia brutally invaded Ukraine, in part to replace their democracy with Russian autocracy. As we witness the fierce bravery of the Ukrainians in defense of their homeland and freedom, we cannot help but reflect upon our own situation here at home. Our own democracy of nearly 250…

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What’s Happening in North Carolina?

by Barbara Head, Feb. 28, 2022. North Carolina is not only a swing state, it is a battleground in itself! The 2020 presidential election was close, with Biden losing by only 1.4%, and politics have grown even more fractious since then. There are three major stories in North Carolina: U.S. Senate race – The drama…

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Unexpected Heroes: Secretaries of State & State Supreme Courts

Updated 7/5/22 Watch John Oliver explain the imortance of the Secretaries of States! by Barbara Head, Feb. 17, 2022. With federal voting rights legislation stalled, all eyes are turning to the states. In a previous Letter From the Editors, we talked about the critical roles of Democratic governors as firewalls for our democracy. Through their…

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The Critical Importance of Governors in 2022

by Barbara Head, January 9, 2022 (Updated January 26, 2022) Governors may end up being the star players of the 2022 election! Often hidden from view behind state and federal legislators, governors play increasingly important roles that extend well beyond their states. The failure of federal voting legislation emphasizes the critical importance of democratic governors as…

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Red State in Blue New England? Not On Our Watch!!

Help Save New Hampshire in 2022. by Barbara Head, February 1, 2022. New England epitomizes a political blue alliance – a unified bastion of Democratic values and people. Until 2020, our sister state of New Hampshire fit the New England image by consistently supporting Democratic presidential candidates. And both the New Hampshire Senate and House…

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January Spotlight

by Barbara Head, January 10, 2022 There are 36 (20R, 16D) governors races in 2022, and these may be the most interesting political races of all this year! Here are some overviews: Governor race ratings Best races for 2022 might be for governor 10 Governor’s races to watch TEN INTERESTING RACES AT A GLANCE: These…

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Bring Back the Blue Wall

By Christine Brown, December 1, 2021Traditionally the Blue Wall referred to Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin because the union votes of these demographically white states overwhelmingly voted Blue.  But with the demise of unions, the devastating impact of globalization, and overt racist messaging, Trump was able to break through and win the electoral college.  In 2020,…

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Activism in December – Donations

By Barbara Head, December 5, 2021 Is your inbox clogged with desperate appeals from candidates and groups you’ve never heard of to donate before a deadline? Don’t Click! Put your money where it will work hard for the candidates, organizations, and issues you care about. Here’s how to make smart donations that give the most…

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3.14 Action

3.14 Action.org: In Congress and State Legistlatures across the country, we’re changing the face of long-term electoral politicas by helping elect women and men with SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUNDS. Read about our endorsed candidates here

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Citizen Action Wisconsin

From Eau Claire to Milwaukee, Citizen Action brings people together across racial differences to make Wisconsin a better place to live and work. Citizen Action employs an integrated strategy of grassroots organizing, educational programming, earned media, civic engagement, and political lobbying to advance progressive solutions and shape the public and political debate around health care,…

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Contest Every Race

We recruit Democrats to run for office where it matters! For too long, Republicans have been the only ones competing in local races. In states like Oklahoma, Democrats don’t run in up to 75% of local elections! Contest Every Race is working to end GOP dominance in rural America by making sure that no Republican…

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Democratic Governors Association

In the 2022 midterms, the stakes could not be higher for many gubernatorial races. As the Republicans continue to take over states through the legislatures, the only firewalls are Democratic Governors. In 2021, more than 440 bills restricting voter access were introduced across the country. What blocked these bills from passing? Democratic governors and their…

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Down Home North Carolina

Down Home North Carolina are your neighbors, rooted in the community, coming together to grow our state into a place that works for us, not just the rich and powerful. We organize to grow democracy and improve the quality of life so that our grandbabies inherit a state that is healthy and just. All in…

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Force Multiplier

Force Multiplier: Our strategy has been to help people with “middle dollar” resources make political donations with an impact. Force Multiplier is an independent, volunteer fundraising organization that supports candidates who will ensure a Democratic majority in the House + Senate, as well as groups that work to make sure that people CAN + DO…

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Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)

Update 2/21/22: LUCHA’s current fundraising initiative is super cool! Working in communities to connect people with services, foster relationships, and earn trust are important steps in developing our voter base. This exemplifies why grassroots groups are so important. ACE & LUCHA are providing FREE assistance to help individuals complete their DACA renewal packets. However, there…

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NE Arizona Native Dems

In Arizona, everything will come down to turnout and how much support Democratic candidates receive from Native and rural Democratic voters. The new #FamilyVotes program is aimed at recruiting, training, and supporting matriarchs as they register their families and communities to vote. This program is an extension of year round community organizing efforts and a…

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Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund

The Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund engages in educational and electoral activity, including legislative advocacy, voter education, and grassroots organizing. PPNHAF works to pass and defeat legislation, elect public officials, and influence the political climate in New Hampshire to protect and expand access to reproductive health care. Your donations make their work possible.

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RAZA

Rural Arizona Action (RAZA) seeks to create more equitable and just systems through advocacy, accountability and leadership training in rural Arizona communities. RAZA was founded as a response to the lack of resources and year-round civic engagement opportunities available in rural Arizona. RAZA and Rural Arizona Engage, their affiliated 501(c)3 organization, educate, advocate and coordinate in…

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Run for Something

Run for Something: Since launching in January 2017, Run for Something has recruited 70,000+ young people across all 50 states who want to run for local office. We provide a safety net for new and exciting progressive candidates — at all stages of their journey — to help them run efficient, grassroots & voter-contact driven…

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Sister District

Sister District: Our electoral strategy is a cornerstone of our organization’s overall strategy to build enduring progressive power in state legislatures. Our electoral strategy involves building power in three types of state legislative chambers: Blue Flips, Blue Holds, and Blue Inroads.

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Somos Votantes

(We Are Voters) is a Latino-led, Latino-focused organization aimed at engaging and empowering Latino voters. Somos Votantes and Somos PAC collectively ran the largest independent Latino Voter Outreach Program in the Country. In 2020, they educated and mobilized hundreds of thousands of Latino voters and helped to get Biden and other Democrats elected. In 2021,…

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Get Energized to Forge a Coup-proof Victory!

Updated 10/26/22: Here’s a sample of the State’s Project successes: With 20 active Giving Circles started by (Robert Hubbell’s) Today’s Edition readers, this community has raised over $300,000 with their networks. We’d like to say thank you to each leader for raising your hands, organizing your friends and families, and pooling resources to make change…

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Turn PA Blue

Turn PA Blue: In 2020, Turn PA Blue volunteers made over 4 million calls, wrote over 1 million postcards, and donated over $800,000 to help elect Democrats up and down the ticket.In 2022, Pennsylvania will be the center of the political universe again with control of a vital U.S. Senate, PA Governor and the statehouse…

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Working America

Focus for Democracy has chosen Working America as their primary grassroot group to support. In their 2022 Election Landscape Analysis, Senate and Governor elections in key swing states (particularly AZ, NV, WI, and PA) will likely have the most impact on federal legislation and state voter suppression laws going forward.  At this point in the…

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Don’t see the type of action you’re looking for? Watch this space for frequent updates. In the mean time, use the dropdown menu to check out our other actions for ways to make a difference now.

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