Dear Friends of UpRise: Greetings from Arizona! While the media are focused on Washington and the primary elections, we’re laying the groundwork for 2020 elections right here in Arizona – one of only 5 true toss-up states in the Presidential election! With 11 electoral college votes, there are almost no Presidential win scenarios that do not include Arizona. … Continue reading Gearing up for 2020!
I am still thrilled with the election results here in Virginia. We did better than we expected in our wildest dreams -- picking up 15 seats in the House of Delegates and sweeping the state-wide elections by a huge margin. While more than 40 campaigns statewide used our platform to recruit volunteers for tasks and skilled roles, our most innovative work was done here in the Richmond area. We worked with many campaigns in the region to encourage them to embrace more volunteer-driven person-to-person outreach and visibility activities.
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!
Antonia Scatton reaches our nation's capital, where she continues to meet with state and local candidates getting ready for the upcoming election in November 2016. They need to know there is an alternative to dependence on big money, to constant fundraising. This year's candidates need to know now that positive messaging, word-of-mouth marketing in campaigns, … Continue reading UpRise Coast To Coast!
At the HQ in St. Paul Minnesota with three of the DFL's most hard working and forward thinking party activists, after my presentation last Thursday night (May 26th). The DFL has such a great tradition of grassroots activism and progressive populism. Paul Wellstone would be proud! From Left: Avi Meshar, long time Democratic activist, State Central Committee … Continue reading At the MN Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Antonia Scatton kicks off a speaking tour for party officials and candidates running for state-level senate and house races all over the country.