Current Volunteer Opportunities for Democrats in MA and Ballot Questions

THIS WILL BE CONTINUALLY UPDATED AS NEW EVENTS ARE ORGANIZED-SCROLL DOWN FOR DETAILS. 

Newton GOTV SIGN UP LINKS

Ways to help in the final stretch


Friend,

Election Day is next Tuesday! Here are some important things to know during the final days of Campaign 2018:

Voting:

  • Tomorrow is the last day to vote early-cast a ballot at Newton City Hall on November 2 any time between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

  • Next Tuesday, November 6, polls are open 7 am to 8 am.

  • The official Newton Dems "who to vote for" list is also at the end of this email - please scroll down!

Volunteering:

  • Newton-based GOTV canvassing and phone banking lead by the coordinated campaign - multiple shifts available - scroll down below my signature for details and sign up links. 

  • Swing district phone bank for ME, NH-Saturday, Nov 3, 12 pm to 6 pm, hosted by Jean Weinberg,124 Staniford St., Auburndale-RSVP to jean@jeanweinberg.com or 617-851-7723 (cell)

  • NH Voter Protection for Lawyers-Sign Up Here.

Newton Election Night Parties - after the polls close:

  • In West Newton: The Local Newton, 1391 Washington Street, RSVP to lnbressler@comcast.net

  • In Newton Centre: Home of City Councilor Vicki Danberg, 30 Chase Street

Thank you and good luck to all Democrats next Tuesday.

Shawn

NEWTON GOTV VOLUNTEERING INFO:

NEWTON:

Saturday, November 3rd – Newton GOTVCanvass Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65106/Phone Bank Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65104/

Sunday, November 4th – Newton GOTVCanvass Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65316/Phone Bank Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65314/

Monday November 5th – Newton GOTVCanvass Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65315/Phone Bank Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65503/

                     Tuesday November 6th – ELECTION DAY: ALL HANDS ON DECKCanvass Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65537/Phone Bank Sign-uphttp://events.mobilizeamerica.io/massdems/event/65538/


VOTING INFO
The Newton Dems have endorsed the following candidates and causes for the 2018 statewide election: 

Candidates we endorse: Elizabeth Warren for Senate - Joe Kennedy for Congress - Jay Gonzalez for Governor - Quentin Palfrey for Lt. Governor - Maura Healey for Attorney General - Deb Goldberg for Treasurer - Bill Galvin for Secretary of State - Suzanne Bump for Auditor - Marilyn Devaney for Governor's Council - Marian Ryan for District Attorney - Michael Sullivan for Clerk of Courts - Maria Curtatone for Register of Deeds - Cindy Creem for State Senate - Ruth B. Balser for State Representative - Kay Khan for State Representative - John Lawn for State Representative. 

Statewide ballot questions:

  • Question 1 (nursing) - neutral/no endorsement by Newton Dems

  • Question 2 (overturn Citizens United) - vote YES

  • Question 3 (preserving civil rights for transgender people) - vote YES

Here are the details for early voting in Newton:

Newton City Hall – 1000 Commonwealth Avenue
November 2, 2018, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Shawn Fitzgibbons
Chair, Newton Democratic Party
www.newtondems.org
300 Homer Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459
(617) 997-2577
@spfitzgibbons

Additional MA Executive Offices:

Although we have a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries ongoing, several important statewide incumbent Democrats are not facing a primary challenge, and need your help to prepare for Election Day, November 6.  Here’s how to contact their campaigns:

·      State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg – Contact: Campaign Manager, Steven Maher, steve@debgoldberg.com, 774-454-3790

·     Secretetary of State Bill Galvin: To volunteer, contact Martina Jackson at danandmar@earthlink.net

State Auditor Suzanne Bump – Contact: Campaign Manager, Noah Futterman, noah@suzannebump.com, 339-226-0860

Attorney General Maura Healey – Contact: Tara Healey, tara@maurahealey.com, 617-921-5165

Yes on 3 (To Keep Transgender Civil Rights Laws on the books)

1.  Upcoming Phone Bank and Canvassing in Newton

The Yes on 3 campaign will be canvassing Newton at 10:30am every Saturday and Sunday between now and the end of October.  This is going to be a tight race, and we need Newton voters to win.  Please sign up here or contact Emily Prenner at premily@yahoo.com