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One of the things @BlackWomxnFor talked to @ewarren after the #BWFWarren endorsement she spoke to use about why her decision to build an ORGANIZING campaign vs a TV AD BUY campaign was to ensure that the whole ticket was benefitting from her campaign
@BlackWomxnFor @ewarren This is important for so many reasons, obviously winning at the local, regional and state level around the country is critical for making #BigStructuralChange - but also for us it was hearing her commitment to do this down-ticket work DURING THE CAMPAIGN. #Warren2020
@BlackWomxnFor @ewarren A Presidential candidate who is only concerned with their own victory is not in the best interests of the left, of the progressive movement or of the country. Today is a good time to lift up some of the folks running for office that @ewarren has endorsed from the campaign trail.
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‼️PROGRESSIVES‼️

We must remember down-ballot candidates.

This is a list of progressive/leftist congressional candidates endorsed by at least one of these groups:

@BrandNew535
@BoldProgressive
@justicedems
@pdamerica
@RoseCaucus

#UniteLeft
#Progress2020
Please remember:

⚠️STATE CANDIDATE PRIMARIES MAY BE ON DIFFERENT DATES THAN THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY⚠️

Double check your registration at least 1 MONTH 🗓 before any election you plant to vote in.

Also, endorsements are an ongoing process
Some races have 2 different candidates endorsed by different groups, so they’re both listed.

Legend:
📖➡️ platform/issues link
💵➡️ donation link

If the pinned tweet is related to their campaign, I included it.

Now, onto the (long) list.
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I’m in Irving tonight for the #TX24 Democratic primary debate. We’ve got all six candidates on the stage tonight. Gonna be an interesting night. Stay tuned for more.
First question is about the status of the district as a swing district and how to win: @JanForCongress is up first and calls herself the most progressive candidate but can still reach out to moderates.
“I will be reaching out to everybody,” McDowell says. She says Trump is motivating people to vote blue, “We’ll be taking full advantage of that.”

@KimOlsonTx says you need to expand the electorate during the primary in order to win the general.
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Record number of GOPs leaving Congress!
(27 now & counting...)
Incumbents win 90% of the time.
With these gone, #NoSafeSeats

Below is a THREAD of all the Democratic Candidates for those seats!
Support them!

#Congress2020

Updated (again, because more keep leaving) DECEMBER
GOP @BradleyByrne is leaving Alabama District 1
Democratic Candidates for #AL1 are:
James Averhart
jamesaverhart.com
@James4congress1
and
Kiani Arkus Gardner
College Instructor & Biologist
kianigardner.com
@KianiGardner
#Congress2020 #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica

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Martha Roby is leaving!
Democratic Candidates Alabama District 2
#AL2
Phyllis Harvey-Hall
Community Activist and Retired Educator
harveyhall2congress.com
Nathan Mathis
Farmer & former State Rep
@olenate2020

#Congress2020
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Record number of GOPs leaving Congress!
(25 & counting...)
Incumbents win 90% of the time.
With these gone, #NoSafeSeats

Below is a THREAD of all the Democratic Candidates for those seats!
Support them!

#Congress2020
#VoteBlueToSaveAmerica #VoteBlueToEndThisNightmare
Re-election rate among House incumbents has been up to 98% in modern history & it's rarely dipped below 90%.
#NoSafeSeats #Congress2020
#AL1 #AL2 #CA8 #CA50 #FL3 #FL19 #GA2 #GA7 #GA14 #IL15 #IN5 #KS1 #MI10 #MT #NC2 #NY2 #NY27 #OR2 #TX11 #TX13 #TX17 #TX17 #TX22 #TX23 #TX24 #UT1
GOP @BradleyByrne is leaving Alabama District 1
Democratic Candidates for #AL1 are:
James Averhart
jamesaverhart.com
@James4congress1
and
Kiani Arkus Gardner
College Instructor & Biologist
kianigardner.com
@KianiGardner
#Congress2020 #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica

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Record GOP Retirements!
Incumbents win 90% of the time.
So, now - #NoSafeSeats

Here are all Democratic Candidates for those seats
(this THREAD will undoubtedly expand...)

*Note that @RepMarthaRoby #AL2 is also leaving,
but no Democratic Candidates...YET
#Congress2020

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GOP @BradleyByrne is leaving Alabama District 1
Democratic Candidates for #AL1 are:
James Averhart
jamesaverhart.com
@James4congress1
and
Kiani Arkus Gardner
College Instructor & Biologist
(no Website or Twitter yet)
#Congress2020 #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica

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GOP @RepPaulCook is leaving California District 8
Democratic Candidate for # CA8 is
Chris Bubser
chrisbubser.com
@bubser4congress

#Congress2020 #VoteBlueToSaveAmerica
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The congressional race in #TX24 has been highlighted as one of the most consequential in #Texas & the U.S. by @DCCC & @texasdemocrats. NO ONE is more capable than @KimOlsonTx of flipping the seat & helping down-ballot state candidates do same! #GetBrave @WomenDonors @anatosaurus
.@KimOlsonTx is one of the most dynamic public speakers in #Texas, & her battle-tested leadership has prepared her for congress. Thru Saturday a donor is matching all contributions 3x— donate to Kim, help build her war chest to flip #TX24! secure.actblue.com/donate/kim4con…
Consider the implications for state & nat’l policy if key districts in #Texas are flipped— it could lead to a super majority in the US House & flip the Texas House. The ramifications are HUGE & @KimOlsonTx has the momentum to make it happen! @WhoLeadsUs msnbc.com/hardball/watch…
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My statement on the retirement of Rep. Marchant:

(1/3) “Congressman Marchant’s retirement confirms what we’ve known all along: #TX24 is ready to flip in 2020. Although we rarely saw eye to eye on the issues, I want to thank Congressman Marchant for his service to this district.
This retirement has major implications, but it doesn’t change anything for me. I am running to be an advocate for the people of #TX24—a rep. who will fight for affordable healthcare, access to education, and a living wage—& that will remain the case no matter who my opponent is.
(3/3) We need to end America’s gun violence epidemic, act urgently to combat climate change, and fight for a state and a country that work for everyone. My focus is squarely on those issues and many others that affect people every day in this district.”
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Finally catching up on 2018 statewide results by leg. district, recently made available by @TXLegeCouncil. In the U.S. House, here are the Republicans in districts that @BetoORourke won:
- #TX10: @RepMcCaul (O'Rourke +0.1)
- #TX24: @RepKenMarchant (+3.5)
- #TX23: @WillHurd (+5)
In the Texas Senate, here are the Republicans in districts that @BetoORourke won:
- #SD08: @SenPaxton (O'Rourke +2)
- #SD17: @joanhuffman (+4.3)
- #SD19: @PeteFlores_TX (+14.5)
(Worth noting: Flores is the only one up for re-election next year.) #txlege
In the Texas House, there are nine Republicans in districts that @BetoORourke won:
- Allison (O'Rourke +0.3)
- Stucky (+0.5)
- Miller (+1.6)
- Leach (+5.5)
- Shaheen (+5.7)
- Bohac (+6.3)
- Button (+9.6)
- Meyer (+15.2)
- S. Davis (+21.3) #txlege
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BREAKING: After flipping FORTY seats from red to blue in 2018, we've officially got our sights set on THIRTY-THREE more -- and we're ready to get to work!

Take a look at our first offensive battlefield of the 2020 cycle:
Our Chair @CheriBustos is keeping her promises and wasting no time by working to expand our Democratic House Majority.
Presidential approval polls in 2020 are shaping up to be a lot like 2008 -- when Democrats continued the blue wave from the midterm. History is on our side, which means Democrats are poised to expand our House Majority even further. fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-2…
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Hey #TEXAS #VotingMatters
Here’s a THREAD of All your Democratic Candidates
& Voting Info (Registration, Vote by Mail, Early Voting, being a Poll Worker with Links
Register by October 9 via here: votetexas.gov/register-to-vo…
Info at mytexasvotes.com & @VoteTexas
#Midterms2018
REGISTRATON in #TEXAS
Register to Vote by OCTOBER 9 #Midterms2018
Check you’re Registered teamrv-mvp.sos.texas.gov/MVP/mvp.do
Register here: webservices.sos.state.tx.us/vrapp/index.asp
Voting Officials here: sos.texas.gov/elections/vote…
Request for Postage Paid Voter Registration Form: webservices.sos.state.tx.us/vrrequest/inde…
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#earlyvote in #TEXAS
Find early voting locations here: sos.state.tx.us/elections/vote…
Or: teamrv-mvp.sos.texas.gov/MVP/mvp.do
Or contact County Election Boards here: sos.state.tx.us/elections/vote…
Early Voting for #Midterms2018: Oct 22, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 (in person)
Early Voting by Mail return by Nov 6
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Hey #Texas! You're up first for #Midterms2018
MARCH 6, 2018
THREAD of All Democratic Candidates in All Districts, Photos & Links
#BlueWave2018
Register 30+ Days before votetexas.gov/register-to-vo…
Find early voting locations at County Election Boards here sos.state.tx.us/elections/vote…
#TexasPrimaries #VotingMatters #BlueWave2018
Don’t one of the 7 approved Voter IDs? Options here:
sos.state.tx.us/about/newsrele…
Overseas? Absentee Voting info fvap.gov/vao/vag/chapte…
Find all Dem Candidates here webservices.sos.state.tx.us/candidate-fili…
Info @texasdemocrats here mytexasvotes.com
#CongressRun2018 #TX01 #TX1
(GOP Incumbent Gohmert is retiring)
Democratic Candidates
Shirley McKellar @Vote4McKellar votemckellar.com
Brent Beal @Beal2018 beal2018.com
#BlueWave2018
Register 30+ days before votetexas.gov/register-to-vo…
@texasdemocrats @UniteBlueTX
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