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Flip The Michigan House – Fems Extreme Michigan House Takeover / Makeover

  • Saturday, July 11, 2020 
  • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM

Don’t forget that the elections held in Michigan will greatly impact our future. It’s not just the Presidential election. Fems for Dems is working to help flip the State House in order to stop efforts by the Republicans to block efforts in Michigan and to make this a better place to live. We can do it with your help. In 2018, Democrats picked up 5 seats, and we were only 2,803 votes short of winning an outright majority. We must have an Extreme Makeover – Michigan House Edition! Below are several different ways you can help!Just a few troubling items that are on our minds these days:

  1. Michigan is ranked 29 out of 50 states in road, bridge and dam condition. 
    • The Republicans have blocked every effort made by Governor Whitmer to “fix the damn roads!”
  2. Michigan has an 81% high school graduation rate (National average = 85%). 
    • The Republican controlled House wants to slash public school funding by up to 25%..
  3. More than 650,000 Michiganders rely on the expanded Medicaid program.
    • Congressional Republicans are fighting to keep in place the onerous task of reporting work hours to keep their benefits during a global pandemic.

How you can help:Attend our July 11th, 11am event to hear directly from elected officials and candidates on how we can all help. We have two options to attend this event. Please note that you can always donate more than the donation amounts listed below.

  1. Zoom Webinar – $5 donation
  2. In-person event* – $20.20 donation

A few candidates that we have already confirmed: Chokwe Pitchford – HD 79, Julia Pulver – HD 39, Dan O’Neil – HD 104, Sarah Schulz – HD 98, and Christine Morse – HD 61. Supporting them and other candidates is critical to flipping the House.*NOTE: We will be having an-person (outside and socially distant) offering for anyone wanting to do that – including of course any local candidates/reps. The number of spots is limited and subject to the ability to follow current health guidelines.After you RSVP for this event, we will send you the Zoom link (or address in Oakland County where we are hosting this event).P.S. We plan to have an additional pop-up event in Macomb County on a different date.

FYI: We will only be able to take RSVPs / donations via the Actblue site – not our usual Fems Hub.