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Local Candidates Update

Tune into KACI this morning at 8:10 am to hear an interview with Arlene Burns, Democratic candidate for State Representative District 59, with host Mark Bailey.

City Council candidate Dan Richardson asked me to share a request for volunteers with POP members. Click "Read more" to see his full message and contact information.

POP Meeting Tuesday AND Watch TRMS Tonight

To join our POP Zoom Meeting Tuesday Sept 22 at 6:30, click:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85337713258
To join by phone, dial 253-215-8782 (Tacoma)
Meeting ID: 853 3771 3258

Also, we've been told that Indivisible's Ezra Levin will be on Rachel Maddow tonight (6pm or 9pm on MSNBC) to speak about the passing of Justice Ginsburg and the fight to save SCOTUS. He'll be talking about the actions we will be taking, including some developing actions that will possibly be announced on the show LIVE. So be sure to tune in!

RBG Vigil Tonight at 8 PM

In honor of Ruth...............
SILENT VIGIL TONIGHT (Sat.) 8 PM
Courthouse steps, The Dalles, OR
A half an hour of silence & meditation

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/18/100306972/justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-cha...

Emergency Request

We are just learning that Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away. This tragedy is two-fold.
We have lost a real hero. And we face the terrible prospect that Trump, aided by hypocrite McConnell, will try to appoint a conservative justice in the days before the election. Indivisible is asking us all to call our senators immediately and ask them to insist that there is no Supreme Court nomination or hearings until after the inauguration in January 2021. For more details and a short script, click "Read more."

Jeff Merkley 202-224-3753 and Ron Wyden 202-224-5244

September POP Meeting

Please mark your calendar and plan to attend our September 22 meeting at 6:30 via Zoom. It will be our last meeting before most people have voted, and there is so much we can do to help get every last voter to the polls. Zoom links will go out in another "POP Alert" prior to the meeting. Also, if you did not receive the POP Newsletter today (Sept 12) please check your spam folder or text or email me and I will forward it to you. It's full of information about how you can help make a difference before November 3rd.

Women's Equality Day Celebration today 4-6 pm

We are invited to join the Wasco County Democrats today from 4-6 pm for the grand opening of their campaign office and to celebrate Women's Equality Day! Live music, free ice cream and guest speakers including candidates Alex Spenser (US Congress), Carina Miller (state senate), Arlene Burns (state rep), Darcy Long-Curtiss and Dan Richardson (city council), Solea Kabakov (mayor), and a special guest appearance by Frances Perkins.

Location: 203 Washington, in the street outside the office. Please bring a chair if you would like to sit, and wear a mask.

POP Meeting Tuesday at 6:30

Don't forget that our August POP meeting will be Tuesday August 25th at 6:30 pm.

We have just 75 days until the election, and even fewer days until we begin receiving our ballots and voting. We have much to do to help ensure a Biden/Harris victory, and victories for progressive candidates all down the ballot. Please join us tomorrow!

To Join Zoom Meeting on your computer:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85751895592

To Join Meeting by Phone:
253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
Meeting ID: 857 5189 5592

Reminder - Post Office Rally Today at 11am

Join others from throughout the Gorge to rally in support of the Post Office today at 11 am in front of The Dalles Post Office. This is part of a nationwide event with more than 800 rallies planned at local post offices across the country. We'll have sign-making materials and voter-registration info. Let's raise our voices to Save The Post Office and protect our elections from the Cheater-in-Chief.

Save Our Postal Service Rally

Join fellow Indivisibles from around the Gorge at our Post Office in The Dalles (101 W 2nd St) this Saturday, August 22, at 11 am for a rally in support of our local postal workers, and to protest against Trump's efforts to dismantle the USPS and make voting by mail more difficult in the midst of a pandemic. Wear a mask, bring a sign, and plan to keep socially distant from others. We'll have a sign-making table set up by 10:45 if you need materials for a sign. Please click "Read more" to learn how else you can help save our Post Office.

Save Our Postal Service

POPPERS! Our election security depends on the US MAIL and as you know, Trump is doing everything he can to win the election, including making it harder for us to receive and return ballots by mail. Indivisible is asking us all to email and/or call our Members of Congress today or asap. Click Read More for a sample phone and email script and the phone numbers and addresses for Senator Merkley, Senator Wyden, and Representative Walden. Even though our two senators are in favor of helping the USPS, our calls and our emails give them the data they need to make a stronger argument.

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