In The Battlegrounds: Democrats Are Ready To Win in 2020
November 4, 2019
One year from Election Day 2020, Democrats on the ground are ready to hold Trump accountable for his broken promises.
One year out from the 2020 election, Democratic state parties across the country are building the infrastructure our eventual nominee and candidates down the ballot will need to win and holding Trump accountable for his broken promises.
See for yourself (and read more about the DNC’s general election programs here):
- Wall Street Journal: Wisconsin Democrats Make Early Push to Take On Trump. “Roughly 2,500 volunteers are expected to knock on about 50,000 doors this weekend to engage infrequent voters, independents and some people who voted for Mr. Trump. The number of doors is intentional: It is roughly twice the president’s 2016 margin of victory in Wisconsin.”
- Wisconsin Democrats: Democratic Party Volunteers to Knock Tens of Thousands of Doors Across State for #1Year2Win. “On November 2 and 3, one year out from the 2020 presidential election, volunteers for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin will knock on tens of thousands of doors and talk to potential voters all across the state in preparation for what is certain to be a close race in Wisconsin to win the presidency.”
- Florida Politics: Democrats preparing for presidential campaign on pocketbook issues. “Democrats are preparing to make the 2020 presidential election in battleground states about pocketbook issues such as Medicare and Social Security in Florida, dairy farmers in Wisconsin, and factory closings in Michigan and Ohio, the effects of Republican tax cuts in Arizona.”
- Florida Politics: Florida Democrats outline strategy to take down Donald Trump in Florida. “The state party has already raised $5.2 million for its campaign to defeat Trump and has assembled a team of 91 employees — the largest team in the nation and equal to both the Trump Florida campaign and Republican Party of Florida staff combined, according to Rizzo. The party hopes to register 200,000 new voters in Florida by July and has already registered 17,000 since June, out-registering Republicans four months in a row for the first time in three years.”
- FDP MEMO: One-year from Election Day, Florida Democratic Party Creating Robust Operation, Growing Electorate for Eventual Nominee. “FDP has already raised $5.2 million for the campaign to defeat Trump — with more than a year to election day…With more than a year to the election, FDP has a massive campaign operation and is on pace to register 200,000 voters by July 2020.”
- Ohio Democrats: On the Road Again … Meeting 2019 Main Street Candidates. “We criss-crossed the state, kicking things off in Hamilton County on Monday morning, heading up to northeast Ohio, zipping across the Ohio Turnpike to Toledo and wrapping up our three-day tour with stops in Mansfield and Wilmington. Our program to support local candidates is called the Main Street Initiative — and it’s all about building a bench of great public servants at every level, whether it be for school board, city council or mayor. The state party provided training and support for nearly 500 local candidates this year.”
- Nevada Democratic Party: One Year Out from the General Election, Trump, NV GOP Couldn’t be in a Worse Position. “With exactly one year to go until the 2020 general election, the Trump campaign and Nevada Republicans are in the worst possible position to win back a state Trump lost in 2016 and his endorsed candidates lost in 2018.”
- Maine Democratic Party Marks One Year Until the 2020 General Election. “Kathleen Marra, Chair of the Maine Democratic Party released the following statement: ‘One year from today, Mainers will head to the polls to cast our votes in an election with so much at stake: affordable access to health care, a healthy environment, the ability to work one job for a living wage, and a government that works for all people, not just the wealthy few…But to be successful, we’ll need every Democrat rallying behind our eventual nominees for president and Senate to put our party in the strongest possible position to win the White House, defeat Susan Collins, and help Democrats secure victories at every level of the ballot in 2020.’”
- The Gazette: DNC chairman Tom Perez sees 2020 election as ‘moral fork in the road’. “The national leader of the Democratic Party told Iowans on Friday that the nation stands at ‘a moral fork in the road,’ and it will take a united party supporting whoever emerges as the 2020 presidential nominee to defeat Republican Donald Trump.”
- WOI-DT. Tom Perez, in his remarks at the Liberty and Justice Dinner last week: “We are one family, one team. One family, one team. And we have one year to defeat the worst president in the history of our country.”
- Arizona Democratic Party: One year out from Election Day Arizona Democrats are Ready. “With exactly one year to go until election day, Arizona Democratic Party spokesperson Matt Grodsky issued the following statement: ‘Arizona Democrats have a plan that works for all Arizonans. At the end of the day, our policies focus on one thing: providing opportunities for Arizonans of all walks of life. After a long string of broken promises from Donald Trump and Arizona Republicans, Arizonans are ready to make a change in 2020.’”
- Texas Democratic Party: One Year Out From Election, Texas Democrats are in Prime Position to Turn Texas Blue. “Yesterday, Sunday, November 3rd marked one year from the 2020 election. The Texas Democratic Party remains in prime position to win in 2020. With several polls showing top Democratic contenders beating Donald Trump in Texas, Trump underwater in the state of Texas, John Cornyn with an abysmal 35% approval rating, and Texas Democrats with a clear path to victory, the Texas Democratic Party is ready to win up and down the ballot in 2020.
- PoliticsPA: PA Dems Announce New Comms Team: “The Pennsylvania Democratic Party has a new communications team. On Wednesday, the PA Democratic Party sent out a press release announcing the hiring of Brendan Welch as Communications Director and Andres Anzola to serve as Deputy Communications Director.”