If you’re reading this post, you probably live outside the state of Georgia and care a lot about the outcome of the January 5th election that will decide control of the Senate.
Polls are helpful…sometimes. What’s most interesting to me at this stage, with these two races, is early voting data. Vote From Home is focused on knocking doors, sending texts, and making calls to mobilize Georgia votes. I’m encouraged by who is requesting ballots and turning out to vote early, but I also want everyone to see where we have more work to do.
SurveyUSA just came out with new numbers, and there are some really important insights for Vote From Home’s 2 Senators, 1 Ballot program in Georgia. (I know we’re all skeptical of polls now, but SurveyUSA is one of the highest rated polling firms and still serves as an important source of good data.)
There are five tables I want to highlight here for you.
Topline head-to-head numbers show that both of our Democratic candidates are leading right now. Given the Georgia’s historically Republican bent, starting off slightly ahead is an excellent position for us.
Among voters who identify as Democrats…
Undermining and attacking the Post Office must not degrade our efforts to expand voting from home.
I found myself thinking this a lot yesterday as we were bombarded with news coverage about USPS. This was crystallized in a recent piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer, quoting Trump’s stooge of a Postmaster General about the potential for USPS shortcomings to undermine vote-by-mail in the upcoming election. Here at Vote From Home 2020, many of our best supporters and volunteers emailed us to share these concerns. …
To win during Covid-19 and voter suppression, the old playbook won’t cut it
Welcome to the next installment in the series “This Is How We Win”, courtesy of Vote From Home 2020. We’re a team of veteran political strategists leveraging our backgrounds in grassroots organizing, fundraising, and volunteer deployment to strategically mobilize swing state voters to defeat Donald Trump.
Last time we wrote here, we talked about our Path To Victory and how we can send mail-in ballot applications to dual-risk voters in our targeted states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, in order to make sure they can vote…
Alright, here we go, let’s talk about The Election. Everyone’s favorite and least favorite topic at the same time — Decision 2020.
Specifically: How Democrats Win. My career in politics and campaigns has been primarily in field and organizing, so I’ve spent over 10 years putting together spreadsheets calculating the Path to Victory for different campaigns, and now I want to take you behind the scenes to see the Path to Victory with my new organization, Vote From Home 2020.
Ben is a Co-Founder of Vote From Home 2020, a progressive organization that is fighting to expand vote-by-mail in vulnerable populations and defeat Donald Trump