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#Update We are seeing exciting things for #RankedChoiceVoting!! It would bring #democracy to #elections! My thread of #DownBallotProgressives & causes #NotMeUs🔹 + some w/ #YangGang🔹 +
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.@Ally4Congress🔹is running for Congress in #VA11 against corp Dem @GerryConnolly🔹June 21 ‘22*! She’s endorsed by @Leftists4Office @CallForCongress @AC4Congress2020 @LiamOMaraIV and more! #NotMeUs #YangGang

.@AazamiShervin🔹 is running for #CA30 against corporate Dem @BradSherman🔹 June 7, 2022*! He’s 💯grassroots funded! #NotMeUs #MedicareForAll

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We need to truly w/ #NationalRankedChoiceVoting. It would restore #democracy! My thread of #DownBallotProgressives that includes #NotMeUs + some w/ #YangGang!
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.@ninaturner🔹is running for #OH11 for @RepMarciaFudge🔹seat she will be leaving in an #Election May! @BernieSanders @CoriBush @RoKhanna @OurRevolution @AndrewYang & many more have endorsed! #NotMeUs
.@GaryChambersJr🔹is running for #LA02 3/20/21 an open seat as @RepRichmond🔹vacates it. He’s 💯grassroots and will fight for someone he doesnt even know #NotMeUs #MedicareForAll
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Starting my new thread for ‘21/‘22!! Thread of progressive candidates including #NotMeUs and some combo #NotMeUs + #YangGang! (🔺@GOP ; 🔹Dem; 🌻Green ▫️other Independent) & I’ll be adding to (sometimes editing) thread #elections  
@ninaturner🔹is running for #OH11 for @RepMarciaFudge🔹seat she will be leaving in a spc #Election! @BernieSanders @CoriBush @RoKhanna @OurRevolution @AndrewYang & so many more have endorsed! #NotMeUs
@Ashawn4Boston🔹is an activist running for Boston City Council District 3 against City Councilor Frank Baker🔹 in 2021! Primary: 9/21, Gen 11/21 #bospoli #NotMeUs #Action4D3
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Thread of progressive candidates (Updated 9/30) including #NotMeUs and some combo #NotMeUs + #YangGang! These are candidates in competitive races (🔺@GOP ; 🔹Dem; 🌻Green ▫️other Independent) & I’ll be adding to (sometimes editing) thread #Election2020 
@Bradshaw2020🔹is an amazing candidate who won a shocking victory @USSenate primary #TN! Gen Against @BillHagertyTN🔺! Endorsed by @BernieSanders! #NotMeUs #Election2020 
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Our elected officials in DC are disconnected from their communities, like balloons lost in the air; they're unable to connect w or understand the economic distress, & deep suffering that our people go through daily. Yet, they're proud to say they're fully fighting for the people.
They legislate among themselves in DC first, & then report back to their constituents, all excited, about the crumbs they've secured for them, when it should be the other way around, where they talk w their constituents first about the relief they need, before legislating in DC.
They take corporate/PAC money & claim that this doesn't affect their allegiance to the people, when their votes for corporate bailouts show otherwise. With the death of the pension and birth of the 401K in 1978, where big corporations lobbied Congress to pass the risk of
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New to our account? Here’s a quick thread to let you know who we are and what we do. If you are looking for information on #DownBallotProgressives — this is the place for you.

If not, we welcome anyone from opposing dialogues who is willing to engage in good-faith dialogue.
Our announcement mini-thread
This account will provide endorsement, news & updates, and resources pertaining to #DownBallotProgressives and leftists.

We are not beholden to any party and work in the interests of promoting a working-class leftist platforms.

This thread will update with resources and such.
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❓Why do Democrats primary Democrats❓

Short answer:
Because not every Democrat fights for Democratic values.

Long answer:
The battle for the soul of the Democratic party happens in primaries. It comes down to which candidates put #PeopleOverProfits and which do not.

#DownBallotProgressives 🚫corporate💵 and fight for people.

Centrist Dems vote to protect the profits of their corporate donors.

My opponent, @RepTomSuozzi is vice-chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, a group of Centrist Democrats & Republicans, funded by GOP billionaires and dark money groups like No Labels, that tout working across the aisle as a way to solve problems.

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First, #Pelosi pushes through a #PatriotAct extension.

Now #McConnell wants to give #Barr power to go through your browsing history without a warrant.

Do you see how the parties work together to maintain the system while distracting voters with sideways claps and torn paper?

"By tucking the measure into a must-pass bill, House Speaker Pelosi forced many members who oppose the Patriot Act to vote in favor of its extension."

If you want to change the system, vote for #DownBallotProgressives like @ShahidForChange…
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