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COUNTDOWN: 5 DAYS a RATHER important election.

Upcoming Events


Nov 3 “Election Day”
  • Spread the word: the final tally of votes around the country, and subsequent assignment of electoral college votes, will likely take additional days to weeks. Important for people to know and expect!
  • OR: deadline for receipt of ballot in County Elections Office via mail or drop box is 8pm

Nov 4 - Jan 20 Extreme political/social kerfluffle possible here. See Moving Forward below.

Jan 20 Inauguration Day

Calls to Action

Contact Info for our Legislators
   OR:       Sen. Ron Wyden - Email  202-224-5244
                Sen. Jeff Merkley - Email 202-224-3753;
                Rep. GregWalden - Email 202-225-6730
   WA:      Sen. Patty Murray - Email 202-224-2621
                Sen. Maria Cantwell - Email 202-224-3441
                Rep. Jamie Herrera-Beutler - Email 202-225-3536
   Others: Find your federal reps here.
   HR County:       Rep. Anna Williams - Email 503-986-1452;
                             Sen. Chuck Thomsen - Email 503-986-1726
   W. Wasco Cty:  Rep. Daniel Bonham - Email 503-986-1459;
                             Sen. Lynn Findley - Email 503-986-1730

   Others:              Find your OR state reps here.

We insist: Count. Every. Vote.
Call/write ALL 3 of our federal representatives.

I’m calling to urge you to state publicly to your constituents, colleagues, and the press that our election season ends only when all of our votes are counted -- without interference or intimidation -- and to insist that your colleagues join you with similar statements of their own.

Phonebanking for Rep. Anna Williams

  • RSVP here for all phonebanking dates (and to see times).
  • Phonebanking training: Tuesdays, 2-3pm
  • Phonebanking dates: October 27, 31.

Moving Forward

Our gratitude (and we’re not finished yet!)

ICG leaders are so very thankful for all our MANY volunteers for their commitment to the 2020 Election.  Today, we want to take a moment to say “thank you!” 

We’ve rallied, written letters and postcards, done phonebanking and texting, but we’re not quite finished yet...and we still need you!  With Election Day less than one week away, there’s not a moment to waste.  We are in this together.  Can you rise to the challenge? 

We’re joining Indivisible Oregon over the next five days to phonebank like crazy to swing states. There are phonebanking trainings and events every day leading up to Nov.3 - take your pick! 

ICG Endorsements - Local, State, & Federal

Mayor - Kate McBride; City Council (3) - Gladys Rivera, Megan Saunders, Mark Zanmiller
YES on ballot measure: Measure 14-70 Revision of Hood River County Home Rule Charter

Attorney General - Ellen Rosenblum; Secretary of State - Shemia Fagan; State Treasurer - Tobias Reed; State Representative (HD52) - Anna Williams

YES on all state ballot measures: Measure 107 Campaign Finance Limits; Measure 108 Tobacco & E-Cig Tax Increase for Health Programs; Measure 109 Psilocybin Mushroom Services Program; Measure 110 Drug Decriminalization & Addiction Treatment

President/VP - Joe Biden/Kamala Harris; US Senator - Jeff Merkley; US Representative (CD2) - Alex Spenser

Resistance Actions During/After Elections

If Trump declares victory before all the votes are counted, makes unfounded claims that the election was “stolen,” tries to stop votes from being counted, or otherwise threatens the integrity of the election or the peaceful transition of power, mass grassroots mobilization will occur around the country. It’s quite possible that one or more of these triggers will occur immediately on/after November 3, and that the first mobilization will be called for Wednesday, November 4.

We are committed to nonviolence and to personal safety. We expect all participants to act nonviolently and lawfully at all times and to seek to de-escalate any potential confrontation with those who disagree with us. We expect all participants to respect one another and look out for one another.

Stay tuned in, and be ready to act:

ICG leadership will communicate plans for rallies/other actions in Hood River and/or The Dalles as developments unfold. Communication will be via ICG’s Facebook page and by “emergency alert” newsletter. Any gatherings will include social distancing and masks, and safety will be part of the planning.

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