STATE HOUSE ROUND UP Sue Ford

Dear Friend,

What an exciting time to be a Democrat in New Hampshire! The energy amongst Democrats is clear – and we need to make sure we continue to work hard and seize this momentum! We need to commit ourselves to fighting back now and it starts with having a wide effort for upcoming house specials. 2018 is right around the corner and we need to start now!

We have a number of special elections and municipal elections happening around the state and we need your help now more than ever!

Please continue to use this regular newsletter as a tool for your local committee meetings or as a supplement to your own regular newsletter.

As always, don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions you may have.

Best,

Sue Ford                                                                   Erin Cotton
NHDP Grassroots Chair                                           Operations Director, NHDP
Fmr. House Democratic Floor Leader                       ecotton@nhdp.org
sueford06@gmail.com

Nick Taylor                                                                 Erin Turmelle
Director, House and Senate Democrats                    Political Director, NHDP
ntaylor@nhdp.org                                                      eturmelle@nhdp.org


Events!
NHYD and Latino Caucus Happy Hour Event
Special Guest: Mayor Eric Garcetti (Los Angeles, CA)
When: August 28th @ 4:30 PM
Where:  Consuelos Taqueria, 36 Amherst Street, Manchester, NH
RSVP HERE

Joyce Craig for Mayor of Manchester Reception w/ Guest LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
When: August 28th @ 5:45 PM
Where: 11 Village Brook Drive, Derry, NH
RSVP HERE

New Hampshire Senate Democratic Caucus Reception w/ Guest Congressman John Delaney
When: August 30th @ 5:00
Where: 267 South Road, Brentwood, NH
RSVP HERE


Note

Rules Committee Meeting
Tuesday, August 29th, 6pm
NHDP, 105 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301


Action Alert!
Special Elections Across the State

Josh Adjutant
Grafton District 9 (Ashland, Alexandria, Bristol, Bridgewater, Grafton)

GOTV Community Canvass: 
Saturday, September 2nd, Starting @ 11AM
37 Bristol Hill Rd, Bristol, NH 03222
Sign up HERE

Election Day: Tuesday, September 5th
Josh’s Website: http://www.joshadjutantfornh.com/

Charlie St. Clair
Belknap District 9 (Laconia, Belmont)

Canvassing Shifts: 
Thursday, August 31st, 4pm; 354 S Main Street, Laconia
Thursday, September 7th, 4pm; 354 S Main Street, Laconia
GOTV, September 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th; 354 S Main Street, Laconia
Sign up for any of the above shifts HERE

Election Day: Tuesday, September 12th

Charlie’s Website: https://charliestclair.org/

Kari Lerner
Rockingham District 4 (Auburn, Chester, Sandown)

Canvassing Shifts: 
Saturday, September 2nd, 10am, 12pm, 2pm; 116 Harantis Lake Rd. Chester
Sign up for any of the above shifts HERE

Election Day: Tuesday, September 26th

Kari’s Website: http://karilernerfornh.com/


There will be many more opportunities to canvass for the rest of our special election candidates- more details to come!

Hillsborough District 15 (Manchester Ward 8)
Primary: 9/19 (Uncontested)
General: 11/7
Candidate: Erika Connors

Sullivan District 1 (Cornish, Grantham, Plainfield, Springfield)
Primary: 9/19
General: 11/7
Candidates: Brian Sullivan, Cody Dziegelewski *primary


Save the Date!

Registration for Delegates is now open HERE


Table of Contents
I. Social Media Buzz
II. State Democrats in the News
III. Democratic Press Releases
IV. Get Involved!
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Democratic Press Releases

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… “Senator Cavanaugh has dedicated his life to fighting for working families in our state and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Senate. The people of New Hampshire know they have a champion in Senator Cavanaugh and that he will be a tireless advocate for education, workers’ rights and our state’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. We look forward to the good work he will do for Senate District 16 and congratulate Senator Cavanaugh and his family.” … – Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn (D-Whitefield)


State Democrats in the News

Our Turn: Sununu should fight to preserve Medicaid expansion

By: Senator Donna Soucy (D-Manchester) and
Representative Cindy Rosewald (D- Nashua)

Concord Monitor: READ HERE

NH Democratic Party challenges new voter law

Featuring: Chairman Raymond Buckley (D-Manchester)

SeacoastOnline: READ HERE

Town hall forums are democracy at its best

By: Wayne H. Merritt (Dover)

SeacoastOnline: READ HERE

Letter: Trump and transgender troops

By: Kevin Monahan (Bow)

Concord Monitor: READ HERE

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