Gov. Greg Abbott’s own party sued him to revoke this extra week of early voting, which starts on Tuesday, October 13. Let’s take advantage of their loss by voting early now.
- Austin Chronicle
- Progress Texas
- Visit notrailroads.com for info about the Railroad Commissioner’s race
Call 866-OUR-VOTE or visit 866ourvote.org to ask questions or to report voter intimidation.
Early Voting: October 13-30
Monday, October 12
Calling Texas: The Million Voter Phone Bank
Powered by People is calling one million Texans at an all-day phone bank to get out the vote. We’ll be joined by special guests and Beto and our volunteers will make calls from 10:30AM to 9:00PM. Help reach one million voters by signing up for as much of this Texas-sized phone bank as you can!
Indivisible phone bank for Julie Oliver
1 to 6 p.m. Sign up to make calls for Indivisible-endorsed TX25 candidate Julie Oliver. You can volunteer from anywhere, and we’ll follow up and make sure you have everything you need to contact voters once you sign up.
To make calls for Julie, sign up for a shift on Monday between 1 and 6 p.m.
City Council Candidate Forum: Institutional Racism in Austin
5 p.m. Institutional and systemic racism have been in the national spotlight lately, but what is your local government doing here in Austin? How do your local candidates feel about issues that are important to you, and how will local politicians represent your interests if you elect them?
To find out more, join us for a virtual City Council Candidate Forum co-sponsored by Communities of Color United (CCU), Grassroots Leadership, & Undoing White Supremacy Austin.
Tuesday, October 13
Webinar: “Fighting for the Next 10 Years of Political Power in Texas”
6 p.m. Given Texas’ record of drawing maps that unfairly discriminate against Black, brown, lower-income, and rural communities, it’s more important than ever that we stay vigilant around this process.
Join Miguel Rivera from the Texas Civil Rights Project, Alex Birnel from MOVE Texas, and Jessica Cisneros, former Texas Congressional candidate LIVE on Thursday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00PM CDT.
Thursday, October 15
Indivisible phone bank for Mike Siegel
1 to 6 p.m. Sign up to make calls for Indivisible-endorsed TX10 candidate Mike Siegel. You can volunteer from anywhere, and we’ll follow up and make sure you have everything you need to contact voters once you sign up.
To make calls for Mike, sign up for a shift on Thursday between 1 and 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 17
Payback Project Event: Cardboard Call-A-Thon – everyone’s invited!
The Indivisible Payback Project has identified the twelve worst Republicans in the Senate that have a chance of being defeated in the election. Many groups in these “payback states” have acquired cardboard cutouts of their state’s terrible Senator and we’re about to bring them all together for a nation-wide GOTV Call-a-Thon!
- When: October 17th, 2:00pm to 5:00pm CT *Calling into Texas specifically from 3-3:30pm CT*
- Where: Indivisible Zoom and Cardboard-on-the-Street locations outside Payback Senate offices; also live streamed
- Register here to Attend
- What: Hubdialer GOTV phone bank into Payback states
Saturday, October 31
Race and Social Justice: The Search for Solidarity in Austin
3 p.m. Hear from five dynamic speakers, including:
- Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin
- Dr. Stephanie Elizalde, Superintendent of AISD
- Jan Goss-Gibson, CEO, Civility Consulting
- Robin Henderson, Assistant Chief of Police (APD)
- Chas Moore, Executive Director, Austin Justice Coalition
Tickets $24 – $100. All proceeds will benefit the Central Texas Food Bank, the Town Lake Chapter’s $20,000 annual Scholarship Fund, and The Links Foundation, Incorporated.
Your moment of Zen
This is more like a thousand moments, but MJ Hegar dominated John Cornyn so completely in last week’s debate that the entire experience felt Zen-like.