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Sister District Alumni — Greatest Hits from Successful 2018 Legislative Sessions

Sister District Alumni — Greatest Hits from Successful 2018 Legislative Sessions

In 2017 and 2018, 15 of the 16 state legislative candidates that Sister District supported in Delaware, Washington, Virginia, and Florida won. These newly minted legislators introduced and pushed for dozens of pieces of legislation, many of which were eventually signed into law.

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A Rogue Blue Wave

A Rogue Blue Wave

Awhile back, I was given a piece of advice: don’t do hot takes. And that couldn’t have been better advice for this year. Early hot takes last week didn’t see the rogue wave. It took days for the waves to pile up and accumulate. Here, with a week of synthesis under our oars, are a few takeaways.

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Phonebank. It’s worth it.

Phonebank. It’s worth it.

The bottom line: phonebanking is worth the energy, and we’ve got to do it. It’s not always the most fun, but as Obama said recently, “We shouldn’t expect (politics) to be entertaining all the time… Sometimes you are just in a church basement making phone calls and eating cold pizza.”

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