Two Weeks to Go!

The West Hartford Democrats are BUSY BUSY BUSY as we enter the home stretch to Election Day. Here’s what’s happening now:

Food Drive: This Sunday, October 25, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, our Democratic candidates will be taking time out from campaigning to participate in a food drive at the Crown Market (2471 Albany Avenue) to benefit the West Hartford Food Pantry. You can help us address food insecurity in our community by dropping off canned goods and non-perishable items including:

Canned fruit/applesauce, cold cereal (non-sugary varieties), tuna and canned meats, rice and rice mixes (1 lb. packages), baked beans (especially vegetarian options), canned pasta, pasta sauce (especially meat-free), spaghetti, peanut butter (16 and 18 oz. jars), jelly, soup (especially vegetarian options), canned vegetables, mac and cheese, baking mixes (brownies, cookies, cake, muffins), granola bars and cookies, toilet paper, toothpaste, laundry and dish detergent.

Canvass/Lit Drop for Sen. Derek Slap and Rep. Tammy Exum: Get Out The Vote by helping Derek and Tammy get over the finish line! Volunteers will have the option to do traditional canvassing or leave the campaign literature at the doors. Please bring a mask. We will also be practicing physical distancing.

Date/time: Saturday, October 24, 2:00-4:00 PM
Meeting Location: Fern Ridge Park (near splash pad)
Address: 567 Fern Street, West Hartford

Date/time: Sunday, October 25, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Meeting Location: Eisenhower Park parking lot
Address: 33 Sheep Hill Drive, West Hartford

Absentee Ballots: Are you planning to vote early? If you haven’t already, drop your absentee ballot off in one of the secure Ballot Drop Boxes outside the entrance to Town Hall or the Faxon Branch Library. Thousands of West Hartford residents have already cast their votes. If you plan to vote in person, polls will be open 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Nov. 3.

Make Calls for Biden/Harris: This is the No. 1 need for the Biden campaign in Connecticut. Here are some upcoming phonebanks:

Thursday, October 22, 6:30-8:30 PM, CT For Biden/Harris Virtual Battleground Phonebank. Special Guest: Congressman John Larson

Saturday, October 24, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, CT For Biden/Harris Battleground SATURDAY Phonebank

Sunday, October 25, 1:00-7:00 PM, CT For Biden/Harris Battleground SUNDAY Phonebank