If you know of any Get Our The Vote (GOTV) events that would be of interest to fellow Democrats and Progressives, please submit your suggestion via our Contact Form. Inclusion in the New Trier Democrats’ “Take Action – 2018 Election GOTV” List does not necessarily imply endorsement by the New Trier Democrats.  Thanks!

Thursday Nights from 5:00-8:00pm

JB Pritzker For Governor Phone Bank at New Trier Democrats’ Office

When: Thursday Nights, July through November, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: New Trier Democrats’ Office, 800 Oak Street, Suite 112, Winnetka
What: A phone bank to get out the vote for JB Pritzker for Governor in this important midterm election. This phone bank will also support Kwame Raoul for Illinois Attorney General as well as other down ticket races in Illinois. You must bring a cell phone and please bring a laptop computer if you can. Training and all necessary materials will be provided. For questions or to RSVP, call Jonathan Alter at 312-848-2925.

Sunday afternoons 1:00-5:00pm

Mondays Through Thursdays 5:00-8:00pm

Phone Banking for IL Midterm Candidates with Our Friends at Democratic Party of Evanston

When: Sundays 1:00pm to 5:00pm; Mondays through Thursdays 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: Democratic Party of Evanston’s Office, 747 Custer Avenue, Evanston
What: The DPOE will continue to host daily phonebanking events at its headquarters throughout Sept. and Oct. to help support IL Democratic candidates in November. Please bring your cell phone, laptop, and charging device. For more information or to RSVP, please visit DPOE’s events calendar. Thank you!

SundaysRandy Bryce, US House Wisconsin 1st
MondaysMatt Longjohn, US House Michigan 6th
Tuesdays – Sean Casten, US House IL-6th
WednesdaysBetsy Londrigan, US House, IL-13th
ThursdaysLauren Underwood, US House IL-14th

Postcard Parties with Our Friends at Indivisible Evanston

What: This is the FINAL PUSH to send get out the vote postcards for the Nov. 6th Midterms! Right now Indivisible Evanston has addresses to reach voters in IL District 6 (where Sean Casten is running for Congress against Peter Roskam). As they get more opportunities to postcard for other districts and/or candidates, they will add them to their parties.


Wednesday, September 19: 4:00pm – 9:00pm at 319 Wesley in Evanston.
Sunday, September 23: 4:00pm – 9:00pm at 319 Wesley in Evanston.
Monday, September 24: 4:00pm – 9:00pm at 319 Wesley in Evanston.
Tuesday, September 25: 4:00pm – 9:00pm at 319 Wesley in Evanston.
Wednesday, September 26: 6:00pm – 9:00pm at 2712 Ewing Ave. in Evanston.
Thursday, September 27: 5:00pm – 9:00pm at 1216 Madison St. in Evanston.
Monday, October 1: 4:00pm – 9:00pm at 319 Wesley in Evanston.
Tuesday, October 2: 6:00pm – 9:00pm at 2712 Ewing Ave. in Evanston.
Sunday, October 7: 1:00pm – 4:00pm at 319 Wesley in Evanston.
Tuesday, October 9: 6:00pm – 9:00pm at 2712 Ewing Ave. in Evanston.
Wednesday, October 10: 4:00pm – 9:00pm at 319 Wesley in Evanston.
Tuesday, October 16: 6:00pm – 9:00pm at 2712 Ewing Ave. in Evanston.
Thursday, October 18: 5:00pm – 9:00pm at 1216 Madison St. in Evanston.

RSVP to Rosie Rees or on Facebook for the dates you can come. Please bring postcard stamps and we’ll provide the postcards and refreshments! If you want to write and send postcards from home, we can arrange to get you the cards and the list of names and addresses. Want to host or organize a postcard party? We’ll provide info for ordering postcards and other instructions, and publicize it for you. But even if you don’t RSVP or can’t contribute stamps, come anyway at any time you can! THANK YOU!

Saturdays & Sundays

Canvassing for Lauren Underwood (IL 14th District) and Sean Casten (IL 6th District) with Our Friends at Indivisible Evanston

Lauren Underwood Canvasses

When: Saturdays from 8:45am to 2:00pm
Where: meeting location 9222 Lawndale, Evanston IL 60203 – will drive to IL-14th to canvass
What: Sign up here to Canvass for Lauren Underwood, candidate for Congress in IL 14th District. We’ll caravan from Evanston and then meet up with the Lake County Field Director from the Underwood campaign in Lindenhurst, who will give us a brief training and instructions before we head out to canvass door-to-door for the Underwood campaign. If you’ve never canvassed before, this is a great way to learn. Having conversations with folks 1:1 is the way we will win in November!

Sean Casten Canvasses

When: Sundays from 10:30am to 4:00pm
Where: Evanston – see sign up for details
What: Sign up here to Canvass for Sean Casten, candidate for Congress in IL 6th District. We are leaving from Evanston every Sunday morning until election day, traveling to/from Barrington, and returning by 4pm.

Saturday, Sept. 22nd

Canvass Supporting Sean Casten for Congress with Our Friends at Tenth Dems

When:  Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2:00pm
Where:  Highland Park Target parking lot – Route 41 and Park Ave. – 2099 Skokie Valley Road – far west corner.
What:  A door-to-door canvass in Barrington supporting Sean Casten, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 6th District running against Peter Roskam.  Meet at the Target lot to carpool.  Training will be at 3:00pm in Barrington followed by the canvass. Canvassing – talking to voters face-to-face – is literally proven to be the best way to reach voters. And ultimately, turning out voters is the key to winning. This is a seat Democrats can win. Let’s flip the House! To let Tenth Dems know you can come, send an email with your name and phone number to volunteers@tenthdems.org and they’ll let you know the details.  For questions, call Marc at 312-504-0013.

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 29th and 30th
JB Pritzker Weekend of Action with Team Brad Schneider

When: Saturday, September 29, 2018: shifts start at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm.  Same time/place on Sunday.
Where: Schneider for Congress HQ, 3000 Dundee Rd. #105, Northbrook
What:  Join Team JB and Team Brad for phone banking and canvassing in support of JB Pritzker. For additional information or to RSVP, register online.


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