Arizona is the place to be! After an exciting year in Arizona, we have decided to stay here, build on our successes and the relationships we have made and help the absolutely critical state of Arizona turn blue for the 2020 presidential election! We had a great experience in the 8th CD special election, expanded … Continue reading Arizona Update
Midterm Elections We helped Anita Malik’s campaign in the 6th Congressional District organize a postcard operation that led to the writing of nearly 30,000 postcards to voters. The Malik campaign embraced postcard writing, not just using it as a tool for volunteer engagement but incorporating it into their overall strategy as a tactic equal to … Continue reading Vote Anita!
In the CD08 special election, we found out which types of activities volunteer prefer to do. All campaign volunteers who signed up at events or in the office filled out a form to indicate their preferences, and the results were pretty enlightening!
In a pilot program with the Arizona Democratic Party, UpRise helped Congressional Candidate Hiral Tipirneni come in 20 points above expectations in the April special election in the deep red 8th CD.
UpRise client and grassroots Congressional candidate Peter Jacob brings in 20,000 more votes at 1/30th of the cost-per-vote, compared with a nearby top tier campaign.
Your intrepid traveler (me) went to Denver to represent UpRise at a meeting of the Association of State Democratic Executive Directors (ASDED). I also sat in on meetings of the Association of State Democratic Chairs (ASDC) and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
UpRise Campaigns heads to Idaho to work with the Jerry Sturgill for Senate campaign and the Idaho Democratic Party.
Zephyr Teachout for Congress, New York 19th District By Antonia After working in New Jersey, we made a swing through the Hudson Valley in New York to drop in on the campaign of Zephyr Teachout. This is a top-tier, mega- targeted race in a new and very swing District. Bill Moyers once referred to Zephyr … Continue reading Meet the Campaigns: Zephyr Teachout
UpRise in Somerville, NJ, working with Peter Jacob for Congress (7th CD). Peter is an Indian-American social worker and first time candidate, inspired to run by Bernie Sanders.
UpRise in Oakland CA, helping Matt Hummel launch his campaign for the At-Large seat of the Oakland City Council. Read about Matt's awesome people-powered campaign!