Progressive Turnout Project

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Progressive Turnout Project "is a grassroots-funded political action committee with a single mission: get Democrats to the polls. PTP designs, tests, and executes specialized voter-turnout programs targeting inconsistent Democratic voters in the most competitive races across the country. Since its inception in 2015, the organization has raised more than $32 million with a supporter base of over 3 million and invested in voter-turnout programs in 130 congressional races."[1]

As of January 12th 2018

Progressive Turnout Project is a grassroots-funded Political Action Committee with a single mission: get Democrats to the polls. PTP designs, tests, and executes specialized voter turnout programs targeting inconsistent Democratic voters in the most competitive districts in the country. In the 2016 cycle, the group raised more than $5 million from more than 93,000 donors and ran programs in 19 congressional races.[2]

Turnout Fellows

According to their website, the Progressive Turnout Project has "121 paid fellows in 50+ congressional districts" andn "[D]elivered 500,000+ petitions to members of Congress in support of H.R 1, For The People Act:"[3]

"To pave the way for Democratic success in 2020 by investing in early, on-the-ground activism that maintains an active presence in the community, seeks to uplift newly elected Democrats and hold Republicans accountable for their actions.
"To date the Fellows Program has…
"Recruited, trained, and mobilized 121 paid fellows in 50+ congressional districts.
"Delivered 500,000+ petitions to members of Congress in support of H.R 1, For The People Act"

Team

As of January 12, 2018;[4]

Working for Doug Jones

Progressive Turnout Project supported Doug Jones in the Senate special election. The organization dispatched eight staff members to Birmingham and mobilized its supporters to knock on doors and make phone calls to voters in the final days of the campaign.

“Republicans have truly lowered the bar by putting their full support behind accused child molester Roy Moore,” said Communication Director Priyal Amin. “We refuse to sit on the sidelines while Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, and the RNC bankroll such a shameful campaign.”

The group said that since the election of President Donald Trump, there has been a blue wave across the country in local and state elections as voters look for a check on Republican power. Progressive Turnout Project said that on Tuesday, Alabama voters have an opportunity to send a sensible voice to Washington to represent working-class values.

Doug Jones has time and again demonstrated his strong moral character as a former prosecutor on the right side of justice,” Amin said. “Progressive Turnout Project is proud to support him as he stands up and fights for Alabama.”[5]

References

  1. accessed June 12 2019
  2. [http://www.alreporter.com/2017/12/10/progressive-turnout-project-sending-staff-to-alabama-to-support-doug-jones/The Alabama Political Reporter, Friday, January 12th 2018 Progressive Turnout Project sending staff to Alabama to support Doug Jones DECEMBER 10, 2017 Brandon Moseley BRANDON MOSELEY Progressive Turnout Project sending staff to Alabama to support Doug Jones By Brandon MoseleyAlabama Political Reporter]
  3. accessed June 12 2019
  4. [1]
  5. [http://www.alreporter.com/2017/12/10/progressive-turnout-project-sending-staff-to-alabama-to-support-doug-jones/The Alabama Political Reporter, Friday, January 12th 2018 Progressive Turnout Project sending staff to Alabama to support Doug Jones DECEMBER 10, 2017 Brandon Moseley BRANDON MOSELEY Progressive Turnout Project sending staff to Alabama to support Doug Jones By Brandon MoseleyAlabama Political Reporter]