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Our mission is to elect Democrats to state legislatures, U.S. Congress, and the Presidency. We are a volunteer grassroots group, based in DC, MD, and VA,
strategically supporting progressive infrastructure and candidates.

 $9.9 Million Raised Since 2017!

WHAT
WE'RE DOING:


STRATEGIES

Focus: "infrastructure" support to State Parties and Grassroots Groups

WHERE
WE'RE WORKING:

PRIORITY
STATES

Click arrow to see our map of primary & secondary priority states.

Our Best Picks for Your 2024 Donations​​

Support Key Grassroots Groups in 

North Carolina and Montana

for Voter Registration and Organizing!

 

Support carefully selected groups, in collaboration with highly informed State Donor Table Organizations:

  • North Carolina - Put NC First

  • Montana - A Better Big Sky

 

 

 

 

Groups Are People of Color-Led, Native American, and Youth-Serving Organizations.

North Carolina Crucial for Presidency, Governor, and US House Races

Montana Crucial for US Senate, US House and State Supreme Court

Please Join our Fundraiser for These Great

North Carolina and Montana Grassroots Groups

7PM, February 29

Click Here to Register

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Support State Democratic Parties!

  • Michigan

  • Arizona

  • Pennsylvania

 

 

State Democratic Parties have Unique and Crucial Roles to Play to Win in 2024

 Our Partner - State Party Advancement Network (SPAN) Indentifies these State Parties as great investments right now. 

Priorities for 2024

Infrastructure Building for the Longer Term:

  • Combatting the right-wing propaganda machine

  • Grassroots groups organizing on the ground

  • Democratic state Parties

  • Voter Registration 

 

Elections:​

Presidency, US Senate&House Plus many down ballot & other races. ​

We will be highly strategic, focused & opportunistic

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31st Street Strategy, in a Nutshell

  • Election "infrastructure" is crucial.

  • Major issues with the standard approach of many other organizations:

    • "Boom and Bust" cycle around the time of elections

    • Siloed campaigns; disjointed & uncoordinated efforts

    • Too much, and too late, dependence on TV

    • Failing to organize locally year-round & on-the-ground

  • We build infrastructure in states with key elections, especially US Senate races, via organizations that do year-round, on-the-ground organizing.

    • Support State Party year-round organizing following successful Wisconsin model e.g. PA, NC and MI

    • Grassroots groups in PA, NC and GA

  • We especially look for opportunities to reach working class and rural voters​.

  • Working America's outreach to working class voters appears attractive, including for members to engage with voters in Pennsylvania.

  • We provide very selective candidate support where our dollars will be most effective.

Watch our Canvassing Training Video,

Developed in Collaboration with Turn PA Blue

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Listen to Robert Hubbell's podcast

about 31st Street Swing Left,

featuring Lisa Herrick and Jim Shelton

Our strategy is flexible, nimble, detail-oriented,

evidence-based, and targeted.

By banding together, we can have

the greatest impact.

Upcoming Events

 

Next Membership Meeting:

Feb 25 at 4PM ET, New Member Orientation 3:30 PM

Successful Fundraising 

     2017-$115,000 for VA Legislature
     2018-$1,024,000 for US House and Senate
     2019-$309,000 for VA Legislature
     2020-$3,850,000 for GA,PA,NC,IA&WI
2021-$1,032,000 mainly: PA,VA&MI
2022-Over $2,331,000 mainly: PA,NC,GA,MI&VA

2023 - Over $1,050,000 mainly for VA,PA,WI,AZ&MI
2024 - Over $100,000 mainly for PA,NC&MT

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