Today on the show, we’re talking to Amy Morton, the board chair at Better Georgia. Listen in as we talk about the upcoming special election in Georgia and what progressives can do to win it, plus how we’re starting to plan for the midterm elections. We’re also discussing what you can do if you want to get involved in local politics either by running for office yourself or volunteering with Better Georgia.
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The rule of thumb in a special election is get your voters to the polls, because it is all about turnout.” – Amy Morton
- How progressives tend to do in special elections
- Who is running for the congressional seat
- Why progressives need to tap into anger
- What opportunities progressives have in legislature
- The missed opportunities in Georgia in the 2016 election
- Where to focus your energy for the midterm elections
- Why you should think about running
- What bills have been pre-filed in Georgia
- How people will learn that discrimination doesn’t pay
- Why your voice is important in calling out elected officials
- What you can make a difference
There’s a huge opportunity here, and the question is do we have a candidate in the race who will be able to take advantage of that?” – Amy Morton
A special election is a special animal, and if you play your cards right, you never know what can happen.” – Amy Morton