Canvassing for Progressive Candidates
Up and Down the Ballot
In NYC + Neighbor Districts
In the nine weeks leading up to the 2018 midterms, Final Nine volunteers signed up for over 500 canvassing shifts and knocked on over 17,000 doors. And all four Democrats we supported won their races in districts previously held by Republicans. These campaigns' focus on voter contact made an enormous difference, with each of our candidates exceeding initial polling expectations.
And we saw the same happen all across the country! Spurred on by volunteer enthusiasm, a blue wave swept the electorate and Democrats took back the House majority with a remarkable 40-seat gain. This is what democracy looks like.
The Final Nine plans to expand in scope going forward, adding more races and, hopefully, more cities to the fold as we gear up for 2020! And we won't focus solely on the House this time around because, as we all know too well, we've got the presidency to take back too.