- October 16, 2020
- 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
JOIN “TEAM 12 - FLIP TO 26” FOR A VIRTUAL EVENT TO SUPPORT SIX KEY HOUSE CANDIDATES TO WIN 26 HOUSE DELEGATIONS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020 - 7PM EDT, 5PM MT, 4PM PDT, 3PM AK, 1PM HST
GUEST SPEAKER: U.S. CONGRESSMAN JAMIE RASKIN
Congressman Raskin (D-MD) is a distinguished Constitutional scholar and professor of Constitutional Law. At this event, Congressman Raskin will inform us about the Twelfth Amendment, and why securing 26 House Delegations will serve as a critical backstop for this election.
WE WILL BE READY
If Republicans can tie up enough electoral votes in post-election legal shenanigans and prevent an electoral vote majority, the Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution mandates that the President will be chosen by the House of Representatives.
Each state has only ONE vote. Right now Republicans have a majority in 26 state delegations and Democrats in only 22. Two are tied/deadlocked and cast no vote. Trump would win 26-22.
Democrats need to be in the majority in 26 State delegations in the next Congress to prevent Republicans from stealing the election.
FOCUS ON SIX RACES
The six candidates we are backing are in very competitive races to win or keep the Democratic majority in their states
- Alaska: Alyse Galvin, Independent supported by the Democratic Party At Large
- Iowa: Rita Hart, Democrat in IA 2
- Michigan: Hillary Scholten, Democrat in MI 3
- Michigan: Jon Hoadley, Democrat in MI 6
- Montana: Kathleen Williams, Democrat At Large
- Pennsylvania: Eugene DePasquale, Democrat in PA 10
NOTE ON DONATIONS:
The Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund supports 22 candidates whose victories are essential to holding current state delegations and winning four more states to obtain a 12th Amendment safe majority. The list of 22 candidates from 8 targeted states is below. We invite you to support the fund either by supporting all 22 candidates or allocating your donation to specific candidates.
Donate Today: Now is the time to take action. Using this link means your donation will be allocated equally to all 22 of the candidates participating in the Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund. Participating candidates are listed below in the shaded box.
To Allocate Your Donation to Specific Candidate(s): First make your donation using the link above. In a follow up email from the Fund you will be offered the option to allocate your donation to a specific candidate, our targeted 6 candidates or other candidates. Make sure to fill out the form and return via email to the Fund.
Contributions and gifts to the Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.
Team 12 - Flip to 26 is a collaboration between Indivisible Hawaii, the Secure Elections Network, Venice Action, and the Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund.
Paid for by Twelfth Amendment Defenders Fund, a joint fundraising committee authorized by Finello for Congress, Susan Wild for Congress, Cartwright for Congress, DePasquale for PA 10, Scholten for Congress, Jon Hoadley for Congress, Elissa Slotkin for Congress, Haley Stevens for Congress, Cohn for Congress 2020, Margaret Good for Congress, Committee to Elect Pam Keith, Debbie for Congress, Donna Shalala for Congress, Finkenauer for Congress, Rita Hart for Iowa, Cindy Axne for Congress, Alyse for Alaska, Kathleen Williams for Montana, Chris Pappas for Congress, and Committee to Elect Jared.