Victory Depends on You
The Potluck Insurgency’s Guide to Volunteering in at the 2020 Election
Many of us are desperately hoping for a victory for Democrats on November 3rd. That victory won’t happen without hard work. Remember that when all this is over you will want to feel that you did everything you could. Choose one of the options below and get involved! Also, sign up for the Johnson County Democrats Newsletter to get weekly updates on candidate events, current availability of campaign signs, and other ways to participate: jcdems.org/subscribe
Volunteer with Battleground Iowa – a.k.a. the coordinated campaign
This group coordinates volunteer efforts to support Democrats, including Theresa Greenfield and the Biden/Harris ticket. Their focus is on phonebanking to contact Democrats to encourage them to vote and explain voting logistics this fall.
Johnson County volunteer form: https://forms.gle/eznRHPLu119HHwV37
If you would like to contact your organizer (based on which precinct you live in) directly, see the list below.
Volunteer for Rita Hart Campaign for Congress (Iowa, 2nd District)
Battleground Iowa is also supporting Rita Hart’s race, but her campaign has taken on the additional task of making persuasion calls across the district to No Party voters and Republicans who have voted for Democrats in the past.
Link to volunteer: https://www.mobilize.us/hartforcongress/event/291799/
Charis Edwards – email is: email@example.com
Running for Iowa House, District 73, which includes parts of Johnson County, all of Cedar County, and the town of Wilton in Muscatine County.
Volunteer form: https://www.mobilize.us/lonnyforiowa/
They are phoning more swing voters, and are also doing literature drops.
Request a Yard Sign: https://bit.ly/3jUZWPm
Make a Donation: https://bit.ly/326rE5V
Contact person: Jack Segal: Jsegal@iowademocrats.org
Postcards to Iowa Voters: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PostcardsToIowaVoters
If you don’t want to go through Facebook, fill out their questionnaire at: bit.ly/iowapostcards
Once you are approved, they will ask you to select a candidate in a targeted race or you can let them choose for you. They will send a suggested script, addresses and provide the postcards. You provide postage.
National group: https://postcardstovoters.org/
This group has volunteers write postcards to voters in key races across the country. You sign up and write a practice postcard. Once that is approved, they will send addresses.
Volunteer with the Iowa City Northside Democrats
Territory includes IC04 (Manville Heights), IC 21 (the Northside), IC22, (Peninsula/Dubuque St area), and IC23 (Goosetown to Regina).
This is a public Facebook group.
If you want to get involved without going through Facebook:
Contact Sarah Prineas firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer with the Battleground Iowa
Meet your Johnson County organizers!
Contact us any time about ways to get involved.
Regional Organizing Director:
Kassie Fotiadis (she/her): email@example.com
East + North Iowa City:
Hope Williams (she/her) : firstname.lastname@example.org
West + South Iowa City:
Tee Mosley (she/her) email@example.com
University of Iowa Campus Precincts:
Yaala Muller (she/her): firstname.lastname@example.org
Coralville and North Liberty:
Hannah Brown (she/her): email@example.com
Precincts covered: Cv.01, Cv.02, Cv.03, Cv.04, Cv.05, Cv.06, Cv.07, Nl.01, Nl.02, Nl.03, Nl.04, Nl.05
Rural and outskirts of JoCo:
Michael Berkowitz (he/him): firstname.lastname@example.org
Precincts covered: Bg, Cc, Ce, Fr, Gr, Hd, Je, Jw, Lb, Np, Ox, Pn, Sc, Sn, So, Un, Ws, Wb1, Hs, Nl.06