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2018 Sister District Impact Report

2018 Sister District Impact Report

In 2018, Sister District had the pleasure of supporting 32 races. Of those races, 25 were full field and fundraising support, 3 were alumna candidates (fundraising only), and 4 were digital-only endorsements. After rigorous program evaluation, the results are in…

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To the Future in the Distance, Give Yourselves

To the Future in the Distance, Give Yourselves

We all know what the stakes are, and we should make sure we understand how we got to this point. But our focus must be on the future.

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Why Bother with GOTV for Uncontested Primaries?

Why Bother with GOTV for Uncontested Primaries?

As you probably already know, getting out the vote (GOTV) is a critical component of campaigning. But GOTV doesn’t just mean November. Getting out voters for primaries, especially for those candidates “on the bubble,” can be extremely helpful for a number of short and longer term reasons.

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From Click-tavist to Activist: My Journey as a Sister District Project District Captain

From Click-tavist to Activist: My Journey as a Sister District Project District Captain

Leading up to the 2016 election and in those chaotic months afterward, I honed my skills as a prolific click-tavist. I’m not too humble to admit that I achieved elite-level status.

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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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Get Out The Vote: Messaging For The Win

Get Out The Vote: Messaging For The Win

There are lots of field tactics to turn out voters, but any industry insider will tell you that a method is only as good as your message. In this post we review current recommendations for GOTV messaging, and research-based recommendations for messaging in general.

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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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2018 Wave 3 Candidates are Here!

2018 Wave 3 Candidates are Here!

We have added three amazing candidates to our slate of 2018 Sister Races. This brings our total number of Sister Races to 24. Watch for more endorsements in the coming weeks.

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