August 4th Voter Outreach and Picnic at Dog Park After...

Door to Door Horsham Voter Outreach Event Aug 4th

Door to Door Canvassing is the single most effective way to get out the vote and make sure that voters are informed about the issues and the candidates. Horsham Democrats will be joining the coordinated campaign in walking door to door in Horsham Neighborhoods on August 4th from 12 Noon until 3PM. Meet at Peggy's barn, 524 Cedar Hill Road, for training, walk sheets, and candidate information. Walk in teams, engage with voters, make a direct impact in the upcoming election. Please RSVP at https://business.facebook.com/events/306856213189512/

Democrats and Doggies at the Horsham Dog Park, August 4th, 4PM - 7PM

Dogs not required!

It's the (hot) dog days of summer, so what better way to meet new and long time Democrats in Horsham than a BBQ at the dog park. Bring your fur baby, or come without, and meet us in the early evening for hot dogs, a meet and greet with Democratic candidates, some serious tennis ball throwing, and a whole lot of fun.

Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1899058453518642/, and leave a picture of your precious puppy in the comments!

Sarah our events lead has put up a signup genius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445adaf23a0f58-democrats: please visit it and let her know how you can help out with this event!

This event is weather dependent: if it rains we will announce a rain date.


The Most Effective Way to Create Positive Change is to Run for Something

We are looking forward to the Township and School Board elections in 2019. If you would like to run for a position on the school board or on township council, or know someone who would be a good candidate, please reach out to us at info@horshamdems.org. 


Horsham Democratic Committee Announces Keynote speaker for August 21 Meeting: Richard Buttacavoli, Vice-Chair, Montgomery County LGBT Business Council


The Mission of the Montgomery County LGBT Business Council is to create networking, social and business opportunities for LGBT business professionals and allies in Montgomery County. Their vision is to provide support to the Montgomery County business community through education, training, professional development, policy advocacy and adaptation to ensure that workplace environments are welcoming and inclusive regardless of sexual orientations and gender identities.

Richard will discuss LGBT Issues and Initiatives in Montgomery County. All are invited to attend. The meeting will be held at the Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church on Witmer Road beginning at 7PM.

 

Modern Tools Available for Use When Conducting Door to Door Voter Outreach

MiniVAN is an app you can use on your phone or tablet while you canvass to track and enter your results. Take a look! How to Use MiniVAN(pdf)


Please Support Our Work

Donations are welcome via our website at https://horshamdems.nationbuilder.com/donate. Money donated now will be used to help elect Democratic Candidates in the elections this fall, and in the Township and School Board elections in 2019. 


Recent Events

Important EPA Meeting in Horsham July 25th

Lisa Cellini attended the meeting on July 25t6h and told us this article is a fair description of the issues and the discussion:

EPA urged to set national standards to protect public health from PFAS chemicals

State officials, community leaders say federal action needed to fix contamination

https://business.facebook.com/PennEnvironment/posts/10155730991461623

Scott Wallace Opened his Campaign Office in Lansdale July 26

 

Maria and Sara Opened an Office in Spring House, Bob Casey Attended

Maria Collett said: "It was a PACKED house this morning as U.S. Senator Bob Casey and an incredible group of supporters helped us celebrate our office opening and kick off canvasses with Liz for PA Sara for State Rep and Steve Malagari for State Representative. If we keep up the great work, I know we’ll #flipthe12th and #turnpablue 💙"


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Upcoming Campaign Events

Here are a few events in the community you may be interested in:
 
  • August 4:  Horsham Day of Action: Drive our canvassers
    If you are able to drive canvassers around their routes, it will greatly increase the number of doors we can knock.  If you are interested, please let us by email to miker1643@gmail.com.
     
  • Want to canvass during the week?  Sara Johnson Rothman (HD-151) and Maria Collett (SD-12) are canvassing during the week from now until November!  Canvassing now is the best way to reach voters and build name recognition for our great candidates.  There will be lots of opportunities to canvass in Horsham.  If you are interested, click https://saraforstaterep.com/volunteer/ or https://www.mariaforpasenate.com/send-email

  • Are you interested in writing Postcards for Candidates? It’s never too early! Let’s make sure we have postcards done for all candidates who need them by November! Volunteers can sign up through this link https://actionnetwork.org/forms/volunteer-to-write-postcards-to-help-turn-pa-blue?source=email&

  • Texting has proven to be very effective in recent elections in getting out the vote.  If you have some time and want to try out texting from your computer, tablet or smart phone, check this out.  https://red2blue.org/texting/.  It’s easy to do (not at all techy), training is provided, and the texts don’t come from your number.  You can squeeze texting in throughout the day, when it works for you. Our candidates will be texting later, but you can try it now and support other Democratic candidates in PA or elsewhere.

  • MCDC will host one more Committee Person Trainings this summer on 8.1.
    Both will be held at UFCW 1776 3031-A Walton Rd. Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.
    It is not necessary to attend both.
    Registration starts at 7:00. Program begins at 7:30.
    Sign up here:
    Wednesday, August 1
    https://act.myngp.com/Forms/6211855437241845760

LogoOn Saturday, August 4th, join Martin O'Malley, the Montgomery County Democratic Committee, and a group of campaign professionals in Plymouth Meeting, PA, as we bring Win Back Your State Campaign Camp to Southeastern PA. The Campaign Camp is a one-day program designed to train the next generation to win elections in 2018. If you are looking to work on a campaign this year - whether you'd like to manage a campaign, become an organizer, or get your start in communications or fundraising - apply here to learn the nuts & bolts of organizing and winning elections.

  • You have now have more time to register for our next Cabinet in Your Community Event in the Southeast region. Our new date is  August 22nd at Montgomery County Community College


    This event will bring members of the Governor’s Cabinet to speak with the public at a townhall like format. The event is FREE and open to the public.  If you are interested in participating, please reply to nralston@pa.gov to request a registration form. 

Schedule for Horsham Democratic Committee Meetings

Horsham Democratic Committee meetings will usually be held on the third Tuesday of every month until the General Election: August 21, EXCEPTION: Tuesday, Sept 25 (to avoid conflicting with Yom Kippur on our regular 3rd Tuesday date, the 18th), and October 16. All Meetings will be held at the Yuong Sang Presbyterian  Church on Witmer Road beginning at 7PM. 

All of our meetings are now posted on our Facebook Page and on our website. Please RSVP, like, and share them with your friends!

Schedule for HDC Executive Committee Meetings

The executive committee will be meeting through the summer every Sunday am at 8am, at Peggy Leiby's barn, which is located at 524 Cedar Hill Road. Executive Committee meetings are where we plan events, coordinate activities, and set the direction for the committee. We never have enough people to do all that needs to be done, so all are welcome to attend.

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