August 29 note from Elect Kesten Campaign Manager Iyla Shornstein
The late progressive Senator, Paul Wellstone, famously said that campaigns have 3 scarce resources: time, people, and money. This is increasingly true the closer we get to the election.
Wellstone was a true leader of grassroots organizing. He rose from obscurity to win his Senate seat in an upset, despite being outspent 7-1. His success can largely be attributed to the strength of his grassroots operation.
Wellstone asked his supporters to do 3 things: volunteer 1 day a week, write a check, and be available on Election Day. And of course, recruit a friend to do the same thing.
We’re taking a page out of Wellstone’s book. If you support Robert’s candidacy, can you do the following?
If all of our supporters commit to doing these 3 things, we won’t just win the primary, we’ll defeat Senator Murphy by a landslide.
I hope you’ll join our movement to put #PeopleOverPolitics and flip SD40 blue!
Iyla Shornstein, Campaign Manager