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Post Card Writing: It Works

“[A]re handwritten notes effective? Is this explosion of activity the polite flipside of the post-Trump female primal scream – or does it actually get results? Two studies conducted during the Virginia 2017 election cycle indicate that handwritten personal notes and postcards are powerful – both for getting out the vote and for volunteer engagement. In […]

Josh Harder for CA-10 at the DVC

Josh Harder, Democratic candidate for California’s 10th Congressional District, spoke at the Democratic Volunteer Center this Saturday. California’s 10th is the closest swing district to Silicon Valley, and a key part of our effort to take back Congress. The Santa Clara County Democratic party brought Josh to the DVC, and Swing Left Peninsula/Swing Left South […]

A successful primary night for Democrats

It was a highly anticipated primary night in California last night, as numerous Democratic candidates vied for one of the top two spots in critical House races across the state. The top-two primary system means no party is guaranteed a candidate in the general election, but pending a couple of very close races, it appears […]

Andrew Janz at the DVC: The most important race of the election

Andrew Janz, running to replace Devin Nunes in California’s 22nd District, came to the DVC on Thursday evening and spoke about his effort to unseat Trump’s top enabler in Congress. He also answered questions from the audience about his desire to ensure adequate water supplies for this critical agricultural district, the effectiveness of phone banking […]

Bagels with Barney: A conversation with Barney Frank

Join Barney Frank and Anna Eshoo at this critical fundraising event to support the DVC Saturday, May 19 11:30am — 1:30pm 1121 Harriet St, Palo Alto The DVC is pulling out all the stops to take back our country — and your generous support will help us continue our work. Donation levels for this event […]

Day of Action at the DVC

May 5th was a Day of Action for Democrats across America, and the DVC was no exception. We had phone bankers and post card writers (who wrote about 800 post cards in one day!), a Skype call from Congressional candidate TJ Cox, and a visit from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo.

Democrat closes the gap in Arizona

Dr. Hiral Tipirneni didn’t with the 8th Congressional District in Arizona — but her campaign was still good news for Democrats. She lost by only 5 points in a district that went for Trump by 20. She was a remarkable candidate who the DVC was honored and motivated to work for. We phoned, texted and […]

Rebecca Dallet Wins Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat

The Democratic Volunteer Center was a phone-banking hub for Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Rebecca Dallet in the final stages of the race prior to the election on April 3rd. Judge Dallet is the latest in a wave of Democratic and Democratic-supported candidates to outperform historical election returns, winning by an impressive 12 percentage points. Read […]

A full house at the DVC Open House

It was a full house as we celebrated the 2018 opening of the Democratic Volunteer Center with an open house Friday evening. Supporters, donors, volunteers, and local elected officials filled the building to meet, mingle, and discuss the current and future plans of the DVC. To join our all-volunteer community and help elect more Democrats, […]