ACTION OF THE WEEK
Do This 11/30/2020
Help Democrats Win Control of the Senate!
"If Republicans win one or both runoffs, continued GOP control of the Senate will mean relentless obstruction of incoming President Joe Biden’s agenda." -- Jon Ossoff
This article in the Washington Post explains why it is critically important for Democrats across the country to do everything in their power to help Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock with the two Senate elections in Georgia. You can contribute to their campaigns (click on their names in the previous sentence), or give to Fair Fight, Stacy Abrams' grassroots GOTV effort. You can also volunteer to textbank or phonebank. Whatever you choose to do, be sure you DO SOMETHING between now and January 5th to save America from another obstructionist Republican Senate.
Learn more: Mitch McConnell’s ability to cripple Biden’s presidency depends on one thing
Here are the phone numbers of our representatives in Congress and Richmond: Rep. Ben Cline 540-432-2391 | Sen. Mark Warner 703-442-0670 | Sen. Tim Kaine 703-361-3192 | Find Your VA House Delegate | VA Sen. Mark Obenshain 540-437-1451 | Gov. Ralph Northam 804-786-2211
Want to do more? Visit 5calls.org for other actions you can take to support our democracy!
Control of the Senate (without which progressive priorities have much less a chance of success) depends on two runoff elections in Georgia in just a few weeks. Democrats have to do everything we can to get David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler out of office on January 5. Please consider a donation Fair Fight, Stacy Abrams' GOTV grassroots effort in Georgia.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are forging ahead with their transition plans. Visit their Transition website, Build Back Better to get up to speed. Please consider a donation to the crowdsourced fund which is helping to finance transition efforts as we await the the congressionally appropriated funds Trump has thus far refused to allow the GSA to release.
THANK YOU for being part of a historic Democratic victory! Joe Biden has promised to be a president for all Americans. Read the President-elect's remarks made November 7th from Wilmington, Delaware.
MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2020
Winter monthly membership meetings are held the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m via Zoom. Members will receive an email invitation to the Zoom call prior to the meeting. The next meeting of the Warren County Democratic Committee will be at 7pm. on Monday, Nov. 14th.
If you'd like to receive meeting reminders by text, please email the Communications Committee Chair to request to be added to the list.
NOW THRU JAN. 5, 2021
Without control of the Senate, the Biden administration faces the same dead-end obstructionism endured by Barack Obama. If you worked, volunteered and voted for change in 2020, the battle is not yet won. Democrats must capture the final two undecided Senate seats in Georgia on January 5, 2021.
This article outlines exactly how Democrats all over the country can help Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock win in January. We need them, but they need us too. Pick as many items from the list as you are able, and perform them diligently each week between now and January 5th.
TAKE YOUR CONCERNS TO CLINE
10:00am - 12:00pm, 1st Wednesday of the Month
Samuels Public Library, Front Royal
Representatives from Ben Cline's Harrisonburg office will make note of your concerns and convey them to the Congressman. See his voting record.
VIGIL FOR DEMOCRACY
Due to the ongoing hazards posed by the coronavirus pandemic, the weekly Vigil for Democracy is suspended until further notice.
NEWS FOR MEMBERS
Thank you, thank you, thank you, to all who helped on Election Day and the lead up to it. All our hard work paid off – we were part of a peaceful, fair election, making our contribution to the historically successful results. We're told we turned out about 1,000 more Democratic votes in our county than four years ago, and that the margin of victory statewide was the greatest for a Democratic presidential candidate since FDR!
Eric Olson, Chairman
Warren County Democratic Committee
The Warren County Democratic Committee works to elect capable, honest, and dedicated Democrats. We support qualified individuals who are committed to the Democratic vision: where hard work is rewarded, fair play is the norm, everyone participates, and the rules are just. If you share our values, join us!
A WORD FROM OUR CHAIRMAN
Welcome to the Warren County Democrats. In this presidential and senatorial election year, we need everyone’s help more than ever. If you’re new to politics, thank you for getting involved. If you’ve been active before, thank you for increasing your level of participation. If you’ve previously sided with other parties, we so appreciate you helping us now. Democrats are truly a “big tent” party. Whether you’re centrist, leftist, or moderate conservative, if you agree that the party of Trump must be defeated, welcome to the effort to promote good governance, with sane, just, and enlightened policies that benefit all of society.
There are many ways to volunteer. Show up at advertised events. Consider joining the Warren County Democratic Committee, with a suggested donation of $30. However much you can afford, we will put it to good use. By all means, give to the campaigns of your favorite candidates; but remember, it costs money to have us as a local presence, paying for printing, office space, event fees, etc. Help us contact targeted voters – we will train you and pair you with experienced door knockers and phone bankers. Help register voters. There are numerous “behind the scenes” support roles to fill: data collection and entry, post card and letter writing, event set up, and more.
Join the fight to protect our environment, ensure health care, strengthen the middle class, help the poor, support education, and maintain a strong, sensible national defense. To accomplish this, we must remove from office the most corrupt, dangerous leader in our nation’s history. The stakes couldn’t be higher, and we’re counting on YOU!
In an increasingly polarized media environment, it can be hard to separate truth from political spin when it comes to the issues about which our community cares. Members of the Warren County Democratic Committee are dedicated to keeping you informed so you can make sound decisions each time you exercise your right to vote.
MOST RECENT ARTICLES:
July 16, 2020
by Eric Olson, published in Winchester Progressive News
May 15, 2020
by Steve Foreman, published in Winchester Progressive News
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