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Help Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff Win Their Georgia Senate Runoffs on January 5, 2021

Help Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff win their Georgia Senate Runoffs on January 5, 2021.

What follows is a bundle of useful information that will help you help Georgians lift Warnock and Ossoff to victory in the twin Senate runoff elections on January 5, 2021. Please bookmark it so you don’t miss any small updates we might add over the next few months.

Here’s job one: Spread the word to friends and family in Georgia about voter registration.

The deadline to register to vote in the January runoffs is:

DECEMBER 7

If you weren’t registered in time for the November general election, you can get squared away to vote in these races.

If you will turn 18 before the January 5, 2021 election, you can register to vote in the runoff.

Here’s a direct link to the relevant page on the website of the Georgia Secretary of State:

https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov/GAOLVR/welcome.do#no-back-button

Here also is the direct link for Georgia residents to request a mail-in ballot for the runoffs, courtesy of @Taniel:

https://ballotrequest.sos.ga.gov

Other dates to know, which will gain importance over time:

Early voting for the two Georgia Senate races begins on December 14, 2020 and ends on January 1, 2021.

We also need to center and support organizations already on the ground in Georgia who will turn out the Democratic vote in the twin Senate runoffs.

The New Georgia Project encourages civic engagement among Georgians, and is a leader in helping them register to vote. See the New Georgia Project website:

Home

See the Link Tree for the New Georgia Project, which includes links that allow Georgians to register to vote, track their ballots, cure their ballots, and more:

https://linktr.ee/newgeorgiaproject

See its About page:

About

Donate to the New Georgia Project:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/new-georgia-project-1

Like the New Georgia Project on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/newgeorgiaproject

Follow the New Georgia Project on Twitter:

@NewGAProject

Follow the New Georgia Project’s CEO, Nse Ufot:

@nseufot

One of the many endeavors of Black Voters Matter is registering people to vote. Georgia has been one of its target states. The organization will concentrate its efforts there for the next few months.

See the website for Black Voters Matter:

See its Our Purpose page:

See the Black Voters Matters page for Georgia resources:

See the list of dates for the Black Votes Matter bus tour, which should soon come to Georgia:

Donate to Black Voters Matter:

Like Black Votes Matter on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/BlackVotersMtr/

Follow Black Votes Matter on Twitter:

@BlackVotersMtr

Follow Black Votes Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown:

@MsLaToshaBrown

Fair Fight Action, launched by Georgia stalwart Stacey Abrams, is at the forefront of the effort.

See the main website for Fair Fight Action:

http://www.fairfight.com

See the Fair Fight page of Georgia Election Resources:

www.fairfight.com/georgia-resources

Donate to Fair Fight via ActBlue:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/fair-fight–inc–1?refcode=website

Like Fair Fight on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/FairFightAction

Follow Fair Fight on Twitter:

@fairfightaction

Spread the Vote, an organization that helps prospective voters obtain IDs they need to cast a ballot, has a branch in Georgia. See the Georgia page on the Spread the Vote website:

https://www.spreadthevote.org/georgia

This comes to OTYCD via @renay, and it was originally tweeted by @MalaikaJabali. It is a Google Doc listing relevant groups in Georgia that are lead by people of color, created by They See Blue Georgia. (Some are repeats of orgs mentioned elsewhere in this post, and, fair warning, we haven’t had a chance to vet some of the groups):

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1Ho5HxLJhuWxy1QKzi4_7Ryt6Nvk2wm3RakOgeGiOWK0/htmlview#gid=0

Also worth bookmarking is this Google Doc of slides created by Ana Diaz-Hernandez, who has roots in south Georgia. She will continue to update the slides throughout the next two months.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_Uzx_T9PQ7SYJUoexQ8zWcYKSBnYohevf_iWMeq4AH4/edit#slide=id.ga119d95688_0_163

Follow Ana Diaz-Hernandez on Twitter:

@anadzhz

The Vote Save America folks have launched a fund that assists 14 grassroots organizations in Georgia that helped flip the state blue and will help Warnock and Ossoff win.

Dubbed Every Last Vote: Peaches and Dreams, it distributes funds to groups discussed above as well as:

Georgia Alliance for Progress

Georgia Conservation Voters

Georgia Equality

Color of Change

Black Male Voter Project

…and more.

The donation link is via ActBlue:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/elv

Postcards to Voters launched a GOTV (Get Out The Vote) project for the Georgia Senate runoffs. As of November 14, 2020, it still had addresses to distribute.

New postcard writers should visit the Volunteer page and follow the directions given there:

Approved postcard writers should visit the Addresses page at the Postcards to Voters site to learn how to sign on:

Also see the main Postcards to Voters site:

And follow Postcards to Voters founder Tony the Democrat on Twitter:

@DemocratWit

Postcards to Swing States has launched a Georgia-specific sequel, with the cards going in the mail between December 26 and December 28, 2020.

This time, the organizers are selling the pre-printed Georgia cards. Prices start at $9 for 50. It also appears that they’ve designated a set number of bundles–as of November 14, 2020, the 750-card option was sold out.

Volunteer writers will receive addresses on email and are expected to provide their own postage.

See the Postcards to Swing States site:

https://postcardstoswingstates.com

Follow Postcards to Swing States on Twitter:

@Postcards2WI

Flip the West, an organization devoted to electing Democrats to the Senate, has created a Georgia Rapid Action Squad. Sign up at this link to volunteer to help elect Warnock and Ossoff:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11nE9e0eIf-zfW6uPJgb6VchuH01KzVFDwPAE6V82kRs/viewform?edit_requested=true

And! Of course! You need the basics on the two candidates!

See Warnock’s campaign website:

See his Meet Raphael page:

Donate to Warnock via ActBlue:

Like Warnock on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/reverendwarnock/

Follow Warnock on Twitter:

@ReverendWarnock

See Ossoff’s campaign website:

See his biography page:

Bio

Donate to Ossoff via ActBlue:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_hp_ossoff?refcode=ms_hp_fr_2019.09.10_x_homepage_x__x__x

Like Ossoff on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/jonossoff/

Follow Ossoff on Twitter:

@ossoff

Update, November 6, 2020: Stacey Abrams sent a thank-you tweet that included several handles for people who have helped build things up in Georgia. We’ve added them below. It might make sense for you to create a list on Twitter for Georgia contacts, so you can check it a few times a day.

Rebecca DeHart, CEO at Fair Count, the census-focused sister organization to Fair Fight:

@RebeccaDeHart

Nikema Williams, a Georgia state Senator and chair of the Georgia Democrats:

@DPGChair

The Democratic Party of Georgia:

@GeorgiaDemocrat

The Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials:

@GALEOorg

The Atlanta branch of Asian Americans Advancing Justice:

@AAAJ_Atlanta

Lauren Groh-Wargo, CEO of Fair Fight Action:

@gwlauren

Saira Draper, Director of Voter Protection for the Democratic Party of Georgia:

@Saira_Fa

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