September 26, 2018

This is the seventh 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 Sep 29, 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.

Phone/Text Banks

We have been primarily calling for key California House races, using an autodialer platform that significantly increases the number of voter contacts.  Texting for key races in Arizona.                

San Rafael - Wednesday Sept. 26, 4-6pm
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Sausalito - Saturday, Sept. 29, 2-4:30pm
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Sausalito - Sunday, Sept. 30, 2-4:30 pm
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San Rafael - Wednesday, 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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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 2, 5:30-7:30 pm
Marin Democratic Party Headquarters 2018, 1344 4th Street, San Rafael (at D Street)
Learn more here



Upcoming Canvassing, save the dates:

  • Reno October 20 - 21 Canvass for Jacky Rosen for Senate: We will depart for Reno on Sat morning for arrival at noon. Canvassing on Saturday afternoon and Sunday, leaving Reno late Sunday afternoon. Travel together in vans and carpools. Staying together in local hotel, and group dinner on Saturday night. More info and sign-up here.
  • Tracy October 13 Canvass for Josh Harder for Congress
  • Modesto October 21 Canvass for Josh Harder for Congress


Voter Registration
Modesto Farmers Market, High Traffic Voter Contact and Registration
Sat. Sep 29 and Oct 6, 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.


The Five Battlefields for Control of the House

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