October 3, 2018

This is the eighth issue of the Midterm Volunteer Weekly Bulletin! You are receiving this email because you expressed interest in MVCAN’s activities in support of key midterm races. We will continue to produce this bulletin every Wednesday through Election Day. The Bulletin will provide information about upcoming phone/text banks and door-to-door canvasses, along with training opportunities, and links for signing up for these events.




Canvass for Anna Pletcher for Marin DA
Sat Oct 6, starting at 9:30 am, Whole Foods (414 Miller Avenue)
Please RSVP to petergraumann@yahoo.com .

We will meet-up in front of Whole Foods (414 Miller Ave) then spread out to cover specific neighborhoods. Expect to canvass for 2 hours. First timers are welcome! We will pair up experienced canvassers with newer folks.   Bring a charged mobile phone because you will be downloading an app that guides your route and records the results.

Canvassing in Tracy for Josh Harder
Sat. Oct 13, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
More information and sign-up: Here
Join MVCAN members who canvass for Josh Harder monthly in Tracy in conjunction with Swing Left Marin and the Greater Tracy Democrats. You don’t need prior experience – training and an experienced partner will be provided. In addition, email Larry Litvak (llitvak@aol.com) if you would like to participate in a carpool and/or need to be assigned a canvassing partner..

Phone/Text Banks

We have been primarily calling for Josh Harder (California CD-10), and Nevada Senate and other important races, using an autodialer platform that significantly increases the number of voter contacts.  Texting for several races.        

San Rafael - Wednesday, Oct 3, 4-6pm
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Sausalito - Saturday, Oct 6, 2-4:30pm
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Sausalito - Sunday, Oct 7, 2-4:30pm
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San Rafael - Wednesday, Oct 10, 4-6pm
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Sausalito - Saturday, Oct 13, 2-4:30pm
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Sausalito - Sunday, Oct 14, 2-4:30 pm
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As always, the Electoral Team’s experienced leaders will  help coach you through the process individually. If you're new to calling or texting voters, they will teach you step-by-step. Please bring your charged cell phone and a laptop, ipad or tablet, and earbuds with a mic to the phone/text bank. The Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday phone/text banks recur every week.

Phone bank for Anna Pletcher for Marin DA
Tuesday, Oct 9, 5:30-7:30 pm
Marin Democratic Party Headquarters 2018, 1344 4th Street, San Rafael (at D Street)
Learn more here



  • Reno October 20 - 21 Canvass for Jacky Rosen for Senate: Early voting begins on Oct 20 in Nevada and and over half of Nevadans vote early! We will depart for Reno on Saturday morning, Oct 20, for arrival at noon. Canvassing on Saturday afternoon and Sunday, leaving Reno late Sunday afternoon. Travel together in carpools, stay together in local hotel, and group dinner on Saturday night. More info and sign-up here.


Voter Registration
Modesto, High Traffic Voter Contact and Registration
Weekday, Oct 3 to Oct 22, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
For more info and sign-up: Here

Stuff You Can Do From Home
Texting for 25 important Congressional races with Resistance Labs
More info and sign up for online training here.


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