Beer, Snacks and Democracy: Write letters to Virginia voters and kick off the 2020 Blue Wave

Start: Tuesday, September 24, 201911:00 AM

End: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:00 PM

It's time to get to work on 2020 -- by winning in Virginia in 2019!

Virginia’s winnable, and we’re going all in. Join me for an informal meet-up where we’ll be writing letters to voters in Virginia, encouraging them to vote in the crucial Virginia House of Delegates and the State Senate election on November 5th, 2019.

This proven letter-writing tactic will help us get out the vote for this important election - right from our local brewery!

What’s at stake in Virginia? Fair Maps, Voting Rights, the ERA, and setting the tone for 2020!

Virginia’s legislative and congressional districts were last drawn in 2010 by Republicans, and are racially gerrymandered, drawn to disenfranchise African-American voters. On top of restrictive voter ID laws, early registration deadlines, and barriers to absentee voting, Virginia also imposes a ban on voting rights for people convicted of a felony which disproportionately impacts African-Americans of voting age. And on top of that, last session, the GOP-controlled House of Delegates prevented state Democrats from voting to become the 38th and final state needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

There’s not doubt that a win in Virginia will build momentum for blue wins in 2020.

RSVP here, and be sure to invite your friends, too: This could be our best and last chance to turn Virginia blue and set up a decade of progressive victories that will impact the entire country.

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Event by
Erica Goldman
Portland, Oregon