Grassroots Newsletter 11/5

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Dear Friend,

Tomorrow is the day!

In just one day, hundreds of thousands of Granite Staters will head to the ballot box to support Molly Kelly, Chris Pappas, Congresswoman Annie Kuster, and Democrats up and down the ticket. And after our months of hard work, I know that if we all turn out we can win!

It’s no secret that in New Hampshire, elections are won and lost in the margins. That means that every vote could be the difference from Democratic and Republican control in our state and federal government.

To play your part and make sure New Hampshire goes blue, here are three steps for you to take:

1. VOTE! Make sure you all have a plan to vote tomorrow. Remember your polling location and take a look at your sample ballot. Learn more about the two constitutional questions you’ll be voting on in addition to the candidates. Tomorrow, be sure to show up and make your voice heard.

2. Bring your friends! Don’t let your friends and families stay home on Election Day. Go and vote with other people or help those around you make a plan to vote. And be sure they have the proper information, so they know what’s at stake!

3. Volunteer! All day long we’ll be calling voters and knocking on their doors to tell them their polling location, remind them of what’s at stake in this election, and get them to the polls. Can we count on you to join us?

In these final 24 hours we all need to do everything we can to turn out the vote and elect an incredible group of leaders who have the vision and the dedication to move our state and country forward. Now, let’s get to work!

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

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


Sue Ford                                                                  Sarah Guggenheimer
NHDP Grassroots Chair                                          Deputy Communications Director,
Fmr. House Democratic Floor Leader                     NHDP                                  

Emma Tyler                                                             Erin Turmelle
Organizing Director, NHDP                                     Coordinated Campaign Director, NHDP                                           

Table of Contents

Election Night Events

Molly Kelly Election Night Event
Where: Puritan Backroom, Conference Center
245 Hooksett Rd, Manchester, NH
When: Tuesday, November 6th

Chris Pappas Election Night Event
Where: Puritan Backroom, Conference Center
245 Hooksett Rd, Manchester, NH
When: Tuesday, November 6th

Congresswoman Annie Kuster Election Night Event
Where: The Common Man Restaurant
25 Water St, Concord, NH
When: Tuesday, November 6th

Meet your Coordinated Campaign Field Team

The New Hampshire Coordinated Campaign Regional Organizing Directors are:

Hannah Chisholm

Hannah is the Regional Organizing Director in Hillsborough County!
Contact her at or (603) 459-5972

Maria Dieters

Maria is the Regional Organizing Director in Rockingham County!
Contact her at or (954) 336-3350

Slate Goodwin

Slate is the Regional Organizing Director in Belknap, Coos, Grafton, and Merrimack Counties!
Contact him at or (205) 737-5423

Austin Graber

Austin is the Regional Organizing Director in the Greater Manchester area!
Contact him at or (402) 689-1911.

Tom Sullivan

Tom is the Regional Organizing Director in Sullivan, Cheshire, Hillsborough towns, and the Upper Valley!
Contact him at or (571) 379-2616

Bryce Trzebiatowski

Bryce is the Regional Organizing Director in Carroll and Strafford Counties!
Contact him at or (715) 630-1872.

Claire Cheramie
Claire is the Campus Organizing Director!
Contact her at or (504) 495-7783.

Meet our Coordinated Campaign Field Organizers:

Senate District 1 – Roddy Emley, or (603) 348-3795 and Meghan Hoskins, or (317) 263-4040
Senate District 2 – Krum Bakalov, or (610) 761-5004 and Chris Howe, (970) 471-1635
Senate District 3 – Finn Galloway-Kane, or (802) 535-7796
Senate District 4 – Faith Kelnhofer, or (706) 308-7428 and Max Eberstadt-Beattie, or (917) 445-7697
Senate District 5 – Ben Goodman, or (216) 272-8529 and Roy Lawrence, or (586) 216-1179
Senate District 6 – Isabella Creatura, or (347) 205-7738
Senate District 7 – Becca Day, or (603) 969-7878 and Ustina Ibrahim, or (909) 2475879
Senate District 8 – Josh Gravlee, or 205-213-7539 and Reese Goldsmith, or (703) 887-7730
Senate District 9 – Jillian Seigel, or (781) 307-0921 and Katherine Connolly, or (910) 508-4100
Senate District 10 – Reilly Tegan, or (612) 889-9497 and Will Poling, or (203) 258-5360
Senate District 11 – Chloe Singer, or (781) 572-0829 and Lucas Harrington, or (413) 992-7698
Senate District 12 – Austin Weihmiller, or (808) 722-1215 and Zachary Reshovsky, or (360) 298-2797
Senate District 13 – Daisy Tito, or (951) 858-4733 and Ryan O’Neill, or (508) 944-7748
Senate District 14 – Shaun Spinney, or (603) 303-5125
Senate District 15 – Sam Auerbach, or (917) 573-0165 and Lindsey McEntee, or (216) 346-8504
Senate District 16 – Olivia Bergen, or (603) 486-1926, Chantelle Rioux, or (603) 851-1020, and Brandon Katz, or (646) 306-6989
Senate District 17 – Tyler Stitt, or (603) 714-1394
Senate District 18 – Sebastian Febres, or (603) 682-7178 and Gabe Harrison, or (908) 635-8055
Senate District 19 – Brandon Brandenburg, or (804) 994-4041
Senate District 20 – Amanda Feigin, or (845) 271-9007
Senate District 21 – Blake Waranch, or (407) 666-9899, Aidan Horgan, or (978) 987-8980, and Danny O’Leary, or (603) 205-9164
Senate District 22 – Donnie Spencer, or (317) 371-6869
Senate District 23 – Julia Derby, or (914) 356-2990 and Cam McClimans, or (703) 973-7087
Senate District 24 – Jesse Braughton, or (813) 395-1234 and Christian Lange, or (917) 280-4620
Keene State College Organizer – Claire Cheramie, or (504) 495-7783
Dartmouth College Organizer – Gigi Gunderson, or (612) 889-9497

Plymouth State University Organizer – Paige Schoppmann, or (802) 734-6084
University of New Hampshire Organizer – Gates MacPerson, or (603) 770-6175
University of New Hampshire Organizer – Marissa Parker-Bair, or (207) 440-3111

Please reach out to our Field Organizers to get some coffee and discuss how YOU can get involved in the Midterm elections!

Watch and Share: Our Democratic Nominees’ Ads!

From Molly Kelly:

From Chris Pappas:

From Congresswoman Annie Kuster:

Sununu Reality Check

It happened again…

For a second time, Governor Chris Sununu called Paid Family and Medical Leave a “vacation.” This callous, out-of-touch misrepresentation of Paid Family and Medical Leave is completely unacceptable. New Hampshire needs a governor who understands the issues facing hardworking families, like Molly Kelly, instead of one who disparages them.

Sununu can say he “misspoke” all he wants, but at some point we should all recognize that maybe he’s “misspeaking” because that’s just how he really feels.

Follow Sununu Reality Check on TwitterFacebook, and check out our website ( to get updates on how we’re holding Sununu accountable.

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Social Media

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Letters to the Editor


Kelly Supports Our Environment, Not Big Business

  By: Gustave Ruth
Keene Sentinel: READ HERE

Chris Pappas Understands Student Debt

  By: Melinda Hamilton
Foster’s Daily Democrat: READ HERE

Support, Not Weaken Public Education with Vouchers
By: Margaret Merritt
Laconia Daily Sun: READ HERE

Kuster Has Represented Us Well in Congress

  By: Joann Fenton
Keene Sentinel: READ HERE

A Blue Wave is the Best Hope

  By: Mary Wilson
Valley News: READ HERE

Please Vote, Millennials

  By: Mary Lee Sargent
Concord Monitor: READ HERE

Sununu no ‘Compassionate,’ Vote for Molly Kelly

  By: Cate Jones
Seacoast Online: READ HERE

Interested in writing your own Letter to the Editor? Email Sarah Guggenheimer at to sign up for the LTE Weekly Talking Points email today!

Absentee Ballots

ATTENTION: If you won’t be in town on Election Day, are unable to vote because of a disability, or cannot vote during polling hours because of an employment obligation, you are qualified to submit an Absentee Ballot! Head to your town clerk TODAY to submit your absentee ballot.

To learn more about voting in New Hampshire, click HERE.

Get Involved

We are going to need all hands-on-deck in 2018.  If you’d like to get involved, please let us know.  There are many ways to help out!  You can volunteer to write letters to your local paper, call your local representatives, testify at hearings, or share posts on social media.


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