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18. So locally I started a FB group with friends
Tue Jun 28, 2022, 07:54 PM
Jun 2022

about two years ago to tackle issues of our local school board. We got folks talking & definitely got the attention of the board & administrators. But when it came down to brass tacks we could only get about 5% of local eligible voters to come out & vote for school board/city council. I am about to pass that effort on to others so maybe I will try to help out with reproductive rights in some way. I think most of the activity for the next few months is going to be folks putting their energy towards trying to get Beto elected. I don't know if we even have a chance of getting him in ... the churches are so strong here and they will be pushing Abbott.

Republicans definitely are better at the local organizing - sometimes it feels like the DNC has given up on Texas. It's infuriating because it is such a big state and it takes $$ to organize. I just don't see them making a real effort here. And republicans will do everything they can to spend $$ here because they can't lose it.

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