Volunteer

Feeling the urge to do something this election?

Well, You Can!

You can support all of our campaigns in countless ways, no matter where you

are or how much time you have to give!

Choose one of the options below to start and jump in!

No Experience Necessary!

Each campaign offers their own training opportunities and will

give you everything you need to volunteer confidently. Scroll

down to learn how to help.


CANVASSING / DOORKNOCKING
Not every campaign is hitting the doors but some are. If you are inexperienced at canvassing, we’ll provide training. We will also need volunteers to help distribute candidate material for “lit drop”.
PHONE BANKING & TEXTING
We need to reach every voter with our candidate and party message. Phone banking is a critical way to do that – especially in this time of social distancing.
Virtual Phone Banking is very similar to phone banking on paper, except the volunteer will be provided a web link to dial, read, and enter information from. This will require a device with internet access and can be done off a cell phone. Training available.Sending texts is another great way to reach potential voters. You can text from your own home, in the comfort of your comfy, pandemic-era sweats!

POSTCARD WRITING
Write postcard to help a candidate or support a national call to action!
SHARE THE MESSAGE!
Post candidates’ messages on your social media to educate your personal network about the work they are doing. Every one of our candidates is committing to serving their constituents. Be sure to follow , post and share to spread their messages.

 

The Candidates and How To Help


Congresswoman Jahana Hayes
Running for re-election for the 5th Congressional District after serving a freshman term. Volunteers needed for Phone Banking, Sending Texts, Write Postcards. CONTACT: Leslie Ruggeiro (203) 770-9279 / lruggiero@gmail.com . Follow Jahana
on Facebook and Twitter

State Senator Julie Kushner
Running for re-election to represent Danbury, Bethel, New Fairfield, and Sherman in the 24th District. Volunteers needed to Canvass, Phone Bank, Send Texts, Write Postcards. CONTACT: Josh Rodriquez at (915) 730-0004 / josh.juliekushner@gmail.com. Follow Julie on Facebook.

State Representative Ken Gucker
Running for re-election in the 138th House District representing Danbury, Ridgefield, and New Fairfield. Canvassers, Phone Bankers, and Neighbor-to-Neighbor card writers wanted! CONTACT: Joshua Beckett-Flores (860) 940-8308 / jflores005@gmail.com
Follow Ken on Facebook.

State Representative Raghib Allie-Brennan
Running for re-election in the 2nd House District representing Danbury, Bethel, Redding and Newtown. Phone Bankers, and Postcard writers wanted!
CONTACT:
Rebecca Hussey rhussey174@gmail.com
Follow Raghib on Facebook.

State Representative Danette Onofrio
A new candidate running for in the 108th House District representing Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, and Sherman. Canvassers, Phone Bankers, and Postcard writers wanted! CONTACT: Joshua Beckett-Flores (860) 940-8308 / jflores005@gmail.com
Follow Danette on Facebook.

State Rep. Bob Godfrey
Running for re-election to represent Danbury’s 110th House District. Volunteers needed to “Lit Drop” THIS WEEKEND, Saturday, October 3rd at Noon. Meet at Park Avenue School. CONTACT: Joe DaSilva at (203) 482-1338 / jdasilvajr@gmail.com . Follow Bob on Facebook.

State Rep. Dave Arconti
Running for re-election to represent Danbury’s 109th House District. Volunteers needed for various activities.
CONTACT: Farley Santos at (203) 297-2174 / farleysantos89@gmail.com


KEY STATE RACES
PHONE BANK INTO KEY CONNECTICUT DISTRICTS

MON/WED Every Monday and Wednesday, CT Dems will be making phone calls for local candidates here in Connecticut. You can sign up for these opportunities by visiting their website here! TUE/THUR
Action Together CT (ATCT) phonebanks will happen every Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30 or 9:00. The first half of the phonebanks will be for CT House and Senate candidates. Those dials will be to CT voters only. For the latter half of the phonebanks, volunteers will have the option to stay on those CT calls or switch to calling for Biden in battleground states like Florida and Michigan. Page down on this link to sign up for the days you can participate. Click here.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScv2y7hMlOcGXpNoGn1UiGgECJbJm6RrZwh4FZ0vY8z7gsVJw/viewform


 


PHONE BANK INTO SWING STATES
TUE/THU

Phone banking for Biden/Harris in swing states from 6:30pm-8:30pm. You can sign up by clicking here. On Sunday, we will be hosting a National Volunteer Training to make sure that volunteer leaders like you know our strategy going into GOTV, and how you will be able to make the most impact this year. If you are interested, please sign up for your training slot here: 2020victory.io/NVLT.  Want a BIDEN HARRIS lawn sign?
Available for purchase here.

 


Reclaim Our Vote (ROV) National Effort


ROV works to talk to people of color about how and where to vote in battleground states.

They provide training!

Next one is Monday, October 5.

Are you the person they need?

There is a once-a-week Zoom phone bank training session for new ROV phone bankers, Mondays from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM .

From Lynn Taborsak who coordinates the ROV efforts locally:

If anyone wants to send 24 postcards to 24 Republican Senators who are ON RECORD as opposing the confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice before a Presidential election, I have free postcards and stamps on my back porch. You do have to follow the link for the names, addresses and hypocrisy of these individuals.

You can reach Lynn at ltaborsak@gmail.com or 203-297-3572.

Here is the link:
tinyurl.com/postcards-to-hypocrites

The Danbury Democrats also need volunteers.

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