Campaigning

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OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP

1. UChicago Canvassing Trip to Iowa
October 22nd, 8AM-8PM
Email mkliger@uchicago.edu to get on the bus/find more info!

 

2. Students for Hillary Phone Bank
Wednesday, 5-7 PM
Bring a laptop!

 

3. Illinois College Dems Day of Action
October 8; calls 1-4:30, reception (with Kim Foxx, Lou Lang, Jan Schakowsky) 4:30-6:30
Downtown Chicago
Email mikalapaula@uchicago.edu to get more info/join the UChicago group!

4. Phone bank for Tammy Duckworth and Susana Mendoza with UC Dems
October 10, 7 PM (after our 6:00 meeting)
Location TBA

5. Get trained as an Illinois Victory Fellow or volunteer with the IL Coordinated Campaign; email Chris Kelly at ckelly@illinoisvictory.org to find out more.

 

PAST EVENTS (ARCHIVE)

 

  • Bernie Sanders Super Tuesday Watch Party + Phone Bank (3/1)
    • 5:00-9:00 pm @ Bernie HQ (600 W Roosevelt 2nd Floor)
    • RSVP/Info here
  • Bernie Sanders Chicago Bernstorm – Organizing Rally with National Bernie Staff (3/2)
    • Wednesday, 7:00-8:30 pm @ Bernie HQ (600 W Roosevelt 2nd Floor)
    • RSVP/Info here
  • Hillary Clinton Super Tuesday Celebration (3/1)
    • Tuesday, 6:00-10:00 pm @ Old Crow Smokehouse (149 W Kinzie St 2nd floor)
    • RSVP/info here
  • Hillary Clinton (UChicago StudentsforHillary) South Side Phone Bank (3/4)
    • Friday, 4:00-6:00 pm @ South Side Office 5401 W Wentworth St
    • RSVP/info here
  • Bernie Sanders Comes to South Side (2/25)
    • Sign up to get involved with UChicago Students for Bernie Sanders to canvass and get out the vote for Bernie! http://goo.gl/forms/THNOjvRnM4
    • Sign up for Bernie Sanders rally tomorrow night at Chicago State Universityhttps://go.berniesanders.com/page/event/detail/rally/4gpwt
    • 6:00 pm
    • For security reasons, please do not bring bags, and limit what you bring to small personal items like keys and cell phones. Weapons, sharp objects, chairs, backpacks and signs or banners on sticks will not be allowed through security.
    • LOCATIONChicago State University (Chicago, IL)

      Emil & Patricia Jones Convocation Center
      9501 South King Drive

  • Hillary Clinton Campaign South Side Office Opening (2/23)
    • Hillary for IL opens a South Side Office this coming Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
    • 6:00-8:00 pm at 5401 S Wentworth Ave., Chicago, IL 60609
    • You can register for the event here: http://hrc.io/1KYkLXr
    • Caroline Bye, an organizer with Students for Hillary, is leading a group from 55th/Woodlawn stop at 5:40 pm on Tuesday. You can reach her at carolinebye11@gmail.com
  • Bernie Sanders Campaign South Side Office Opening (2/23)
    • Bernie for IL opens a South Side Office this coming Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
    • 6:00-8:00 pm at 705 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60619
    • You can register for the even here
    • Robin Ye, an organizer with UChicago for Bernie, will be in attendance. If you’re interested in going, he can be reached at robinye@uchicago.edu

 

PHONEBANKING OPPORTUNITIES

 

2016 Presidential Election – How to Get Generally Involved!

  • Hillary Clinton (Hillary for America): Volunteeringinterning (IA, NH, NV, NY, SC), fellowships (IA), eventsUChicago Students for Hillary  – (studentsforhillary@lists.uchicago.edu)
    • Student Contact: Caroline Bye – carolinebye11@gmail.com
    • Official Campaign Staff Contact: Punya Krishnappa – Director of Fellowships & College Campus Coordinator (pkrishnappa@hillaryclinton.com)

2016 Illinois US Senate Election – How to Get Involved

  • Tammy Duckworth (Tammy Duckworth for Illinois): Take action
    • Campaign HQ: (312) 955-0584
    • Solicit Information by emailing info@tammyduckworth.com
    • Volunteer by emailing volunteer@tammyduckworth.com
  • Andrea Zopp (Andrea Zopp for U.S. Senate): Website
  • Napolean Harris: (Can’t Find Information)

 

2016 Chicago Races (Coming Soon!)

  • Reclaim Campaign has endorsed Rep. Christian Mitchell in his reelection bid and Candidate Kim Foxx for Cook County State’s Attorney