Today is ZERO DAY!
***Today’s Call To Action***
Election Season — Part One
Today is the last day to vote. It’s the last day to Get Out The Vote. Tonight we nurture ourselves; tomorrow we face the remainder of Election Season. We will work to ensure every ballot is counted and the will of the voters respected by Trump and his enablers in the Senate, state legislatures, and SCOTUS.
Today we call on our Members of Congress to commit to Counting Every Ballot. We call on ourselves to work to get out the vote until the polls close. Then we need to find what soothes us and get through a long night of election returns with pundits attempting to create a narrative long before all votes are counted.
Our vote and our voices will be heard, but we will not be finished with the work of maintaining our democracy — not today or even after every ballot is counted. COVID-19, financial collapse, racist policies and actions, climate catastrophe, and the impact of Trump’s GOP’s desperate attempts to save their minority rule will not evaporate. We will insist our Democratic leaders address these issues with progressive policies that benefit us all.
We The People will continue to protect our democracy.
Get Out the BLUE Vote One More Day!
**ACTION ONE: CALL OUR U.S. SENATORS**
SAMPLE SCRIPT FOR SENATOR MERKLEY AND WYDEN:
“My name is [–] and I’m a constituent from [city], Oregon [zip code].
Trump knows he is losing; he will try to cheat, stop the vote count. I am doing everything I can to elect Democrats up and down the ticket. Please do all you can to make sure Everyone Counts and Every Vote is Counted.
SENATOR JEFF MERKLEY
Portland: (503) 326-3386, DC: (202) 224-3753
Salem: (503) 362-8102, Eugene: (541) 465-6750
Medford: (541) 608-9102, Bend: (541) 318-1298
Pendleton: (541) 278-1129
Portland: (503) 326-7525, DC: (202) 224-5244
Salem: (503) 589-4555, Eugene: (541) 431-0229
Medford: (541) 858-5122, Bend: (541) 330-9142
La Grande: (541) 960-7691
**ACTION TWO: CALL COMPLICIT GREG WALDEN**
SAMPLE SCRIPT FOR WALDEN:
“My name is [–] and I’m a constituent from [town/city], Oregon [zip code].
Election season ends after every vote is counted. Tell Greg Walden to respect the American people by doing all he can to make sure Everyone Counts and Every Vote is Counted.
Greg sold us out on healthcare, the tax scam, big pharma, the internet and so much more. The least he can do at this point is to stand up to the most corrupt and inept president in modern history. Silence is consent. Silence is complicity.
**ACTION THREE: BE AN ACTIVIST**
ORD2 Indivisible Election Night Zoom Watch Party
November 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
November 4, 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Ongoing every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
#MyORHealth Support is available for Oregon’s “helpers”
Lines for Life has created a Virtual Wellness Room to offer support to helpers, mental health professionals, first responders, social workers and anyone considered an essential worker during the COVID-19 pandemic in Oregon. Each check-in call will have a facilitator to guide the conversation.
“We at Lines for Life want to thank you for all the work you do to keep our communities safe,” the organization said. “We are offering a place for helpers to exchange stories of hope and areas of need. We especially want to hear what things are coming up for you personally and explore how we can cheer one another on to continue the good work you are already doing. We ultimately want to create space to breathe out stress and breathe in hope.”
The meetings are held using Zoom conference calls from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at this link: https://zoom.us/j/4848426773. Please share this invite with anyone in your network of Oregon helpers.
November 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
November 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
**Visit the ORD2 Indivisible Event Calendar on a regular basis to keep updated on local activities. Participate with us as often as you can. We also encourage you to submit events to be added to the ORD2 Indivisible Event Calendar and help us keep current with our event postings. https://ord2indivisible.org/submit-your-event/
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