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Women Can Save this Election! Be One of Them.

Women Can Save this Election!  Be One of Them.

Sick of sitting on the sidelines and listening to Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, and the rest of their rogues gallery scheme and plot to take back Congress? Worried that Republicans will roll back the progress we’ve made on health care, Wall Street reform, and women’s rights?

Today, I’ve got a way to get you off the sidelines and into the game – a new EMILY’s List WOMEN VOTE project called Team EMILY. Now every time you hear a radical extremist voice trying to turn the country backwards, you can help us move forward – by working with Team EMILY.

Team EMILY allows you, your friends, your sisters, brothers, classmates, neighbors, and really anyone you know to make a big impact on races you care about across the country.

Republicans think they can win in November by getting women to stay home on election day (1994, anyone?). So we’ve got a plan: go ahead and stay at home until election day – but while you’re there, use your phone to turn out women voters who will surge to the polls with you come November 2nd.

With Team EMILY’s help, you and your phone become a targeted get-out-the-vote program, connecting one on one with voters in critical districts and talking about what’s at stake.   With Team EMILY, you can even travel to targeted districts to help candidates with their final get-out-the-vote push.

I’ve spent many years turning out voters in the field, in rural districts and urban centers – and I know that making personal contact is the best way to motivate people to vote. We’ve identified individual women voters in key districts who need to know what’s at stake and how important it is to get to the polls. That’s where you come in.

Once you sign up, we’ll give you call lists, talking points — all the tools you need. We’ll also make sure everything is easy to use and hassle-free. Team EMILY is already helping Ann McLane Kuster, a candidate in New Hampshire’s second congressional district—and the only reliably progressive, pro-choice voice in the race—win her crucial primary in just seven days.   .

A lot of the most important races this year will be decided by just a handful of votes. We’re going to need all hands on deck this fall, sign up today to make a difference and join me at Team EMILY.

 

 

 

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From Emily's List
by Stephanie Schriock, President of Emily's List

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6:33PM PDT on Sep 12, 2010

Thanks!

9:58PM PDT on Sep 11, 2010

Start with the Primaries in your States. Make sure the right people are up for office so we have a realistic choice.
MAKE SURE YOU VOTE ON ELECTION DAY.

4:41PM PDT on Sep 10, 2010

One does not have to be 'liberal' to find the lies, pandering, and plain old BS that the Republican's are throwing around offensive.

Not every one on welfare wants to be on it. There are very many seniors, disabled, single parents who have no other recourse. More tax money gets wasted on ineffectual wars, militarization, 'intelligence', spying, legislators salaries and benefits than is spent on helping average citizens.

Women are better educated than ever before. The availability of hi-tech communication and media make information much more accessible to women. So female voters can have a profound impact on politics, just as First Nations or immigrants who can legally vote.

If all the US citizens of Hispanic heritage & women decided to vote against the racist, misogynist Republicans, guess who would win?

8:38PM PDT on Sep 9, 2010

Yes - Follow the blue brick road as if punishment isn't enough after 18 months of throwing money about as if it's growing on trees.
Oh, of course just print more and more to give to those poor welfare reciprocals who are so used to the welfare wage pack while doing jobs on the side.
We have used more wasteful funding than the total of good old George Washington to Reagan.
Women won't get anywhere - too many of you liberals pander to Muslims and they consider you only half value of a man. ha ha

3:29PM PDT on Sep 9, 2010

It doesn't matter how many people back a certain candidate in the opinion polls. The only poll that really counts is the one that gets counted on November 2. Everything else is just window-dressing.

Frankly, Democrats have given their constituency scant little to get enthusiastic about. Our local Democratic congressman, for example, voted against the health care bill before he voted for it, in a district where a solid majority of voters opposed the bill. Thus firing up almost nobody in his favor. He's in a tight race against an unknown in a district he carried handily last time against a well known former congressman.

They will need every bit of enthusiastic support they can get to avoid losing BOTH houses of congress (the House of Representatives will take a major reversal to save at the point ... most reliable polls are putting their losses at 45+ ... but the Senate is salvageable yet).

9:07AM PDT on Sep 9, 2010

Akay so maybe the Dmes aren't better than the reps, but Tierney is right. We could go further the wrong way. Do you like what Bush and Cheney did? Does Palin represent you? So register and vote independent. Maybe the Green party.
If all women voted Green what would happen??? Just asking.

8:04AM PDT on Sep 9, 2010

I for one don't give a shit how you vote just do it smartasses then we'll see how it turns out, I'm not scared. Whichever party gets it ain't gonna change a damned thing, it's still not gonna bring us jobs that we need and the war ain't gonna stop, so while you sit there being smug about who you are gonna vote for we still don't care who you tea baggers vote for, all you Sarah worshipers go ahead and do what you gotta do, we'll still be here...............

7:09AM PDT on Sep 9, 2010

Are you kidding? Look what the Democratic onslaught has done to us!

4:57AM PDT on Sep 9, 2010

GOOD IDEA AND VERY IMPORTANT.

8:08PM PDT on Sep 8, 2010

good deal i hope me girlfriends join

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