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Help Flippable Support Democrats in State Elections in 2019

Help Flippable support Democratic candidates in state elections in 2019.


Recently we at OTYCD asked you to see if you have state or local elections in 2019.


If you don’t (or, hey, if you do and you have the bandwidth to take on more), and you’re up for helping win elections elsewhere in America, throw your weight behind the work of Flippable.


We at OTYCD have written about Flippable and its work before. It aims to help elect Democrats at the state level, which helps flip legislatures blue.


One of Flippable’s first great successes was the 2017 legislative elections in Virginia. Flippable and the Virginia Democrats wildly overperformed, coming within a coin flip of controlling the state’s House of Delegates–no one predicted that.


The winners included Elizabeth Guzman, Kathy Tran, Hala Ayala, David Reid, Cheryl Turpin, Jennifer Carroll Foy, and Danica Roem, to whom we also devoted a Believe It: You Matter post, because she’s just that awesome.


You can help any one of those defending incumbents in Virginia by looking up their campaign websites and giving them some money.


You can also donate to Flippable and its work helping get Democrats elected and re-elected in key states. Virginia is one of five focus states in 2019. Having done so ridiculously well in 2017, Flippable hopes to defend its wins and build on them to turn Virginia’s legislature properly blue in November.



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Read articles from 2017 on the coin flip to decide which party would control Virginia’s House of Delegates:

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GOOD UPDATE! Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy WON A Seat in the Virginia State Legislature

This OTYCD entry originally posted in September 2017.

YES YES YES! Per Flippable, Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy won her race for a seat in the Virginia state senate. Hooray!

Original text of this post follows.

Support Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy, who’s running for a Virginia state legislature seat this fall.

Flippable, the organization created after the 2016 elections to focus on state and local elections, has identified the state of Virginia as, well, flippable. All 100 seats in its House of Delegates are up for grabs on November 7, 2017.

We at OTYCD hope to prep and post items on the five Virginia candidates in the districts that Flippable has deemed most worthy of your time and money.

Foy is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and a public defender. She’s been a foster mom for eight years as well.

She would expand Medicaid in Virginia. She hopes to increase public school teachers’ salaries and reduce class sizes. She would protect Planned Parenthood’s funding. She supports extending the Metro Blue Line into Prince William County. She wants to raise the grand larceny threshold from $200 to $1,000, which should result in fewer people under the age of 18 being convicted of a felony. She would fight climate change.


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See the ‘Why Virginia?’ page on Flippable, as well as the other four candidates: