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1st District Democrat meeting is in Tama Saturday

September 14, 2018
Special to The News-Herald , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

The First District Democrats will be holding their central meeting on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the South Tama Elementary School Cafeteria with an all day schedule of events.

State Senator Rita Hart running for Lieutenant Governor on the ticket of gubernatorial candidate Fred Hubbell and State Representative Abby Finkenauer, 1st District congressional candidate, will be present for a Meet and Mingle from 12 - 1 p.m.

The public is welcome to attend any portion of the day they choose.

Schedule of Activities

10 - 11 a.m.

Affirmative Action Committee Meeting

Article Map

Consitituency Caucus Meetings

Asian and Pacific Islanders Caucus (Nathan Gruber)

Armed Forces/Veterans Caucus (Laura Hubka)

Disability Caucus (Karen Black)

Native American Caucuses (Donielle Wanatee)

Progressive Caucus (Mary Burke)

All Other Caucuses are currently forming

11:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Iowa Democratic Party Listening Post for 2020 Caucus, Scott Brennan (DNC Member and Norm Sturzenbach Jr)

This is your opportunity to find out what the Democratic Party is planning on changing in our Caucus System for 2020 and how it will affect all of us. (CART is being provided for this activity).

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Meet and Mingle

Senator Rita Hart (Lt. Gov. Candidate)

Representative Abby Finkenauer (1st District Congressional Candidate)

Paul Iversen (Iowa Labor Center)

Kate Revaux (NARAL)

Robin Stone (Activist and Delaware County Chair)

Tucker Cassidy (Activist)

Local Candidates

County Chairs

Caucus Chairs

Video Message and materials from Let America Vote

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Central Committee Meeting

Speakers: Why this Election Matters

Christina Blackcloud and Donielle Wanatee - Native American Perspective

Kate Revaux - Women's Rights are on the line

Tucker Cassidy - The Medicaid Crisis

Robin Stone - A Case for keeping the ACA - The effect of Losing the Pre-existing Condtion Protection

Paul Iversen - Save Our labor Center

Zack Davis - Let America Vote

(CART is being provided for this activity)

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Committe and Team Meetins

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. VAN Training - Kevin Geiken

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. How to Write a Good Letter to the Editor/Elected Official/Paper/Blog - Sunny Story

3:00 - 5:00 Activism - Phone Banking, Letter Writing, Envelope Stuffing



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