Last night we released this season’s must-have fashion accessory: the London for Bernie t-shirts.
Click here to order them — they’re selling out fast! (Unlike Bernie, who won’t sell out, ever.)
A special thanks to Diana and Beth for designing and organizing production of the shirts.
Wouldn’t that be a great headline on the morning of Tuesday, February 2nd?
Whether Bernie wins or just does very well (and I can’t think of a third possibility right now), join us to discuss what happened — and what happens next.
We’re meeting on Tuesday, February 2nd at 6:30 PM at Unite the Union in Holborn. Our speakers are journalist and author Paul Mason and Bernie’s older brother, Larry Sanders. Attendance is free, but we’re limited in the number of tickets we can offer (and over 100 people have signed up so far). Please make sure you’ve signed up to attend here. And please spread the word – invite others!
If having the chance to ask questions and discuss politics with Paul Mason and Larry Sanders isn’t enough to draw you to Holborn on a cold, rainy February evening, how about this: On Tuesday night we’ll be offering up the long-awaited, official, soon-to-be-collectors-items London for Bernie T-shirts. These colorful shirts, designed by our team and printed here in London, are a must-have item for fashionable progressives.
And finally, we remind you that running our campaign here in the UK costs us money. Oddly enough, hedge funds and investment bankers aren’t lining up to donate money to our campaign. We need your help to win. You can donate by credit or debit card, or PayPal, here.
This poster, produced by London artist Aled Lewis, is being called Bernie Sanders’ “Hope poster” and compared to the iconic image of Barack Obama from 2008.
The phrase comes from a rally held in Iowa earlier this month.
“The question is, who is the stronger candidate?” Sanders asked.
When the crowd began chanting his name, Sanders replied, “Not me. Us.”
Aled talks more about his image on his Facebook page.
That’s the meeting last night at St. Andrews, in Scotland, of student supporters of Bernie Sanders.
As our organiser there wrote: “I cannot tell you how well that meeting went. As I am writing this email, there are still 15-20 people staying after the meeting to discuss Bernie’s policies and why they’re voting for him. … [The meeting] filled up to around 30 people at its height. We are also ready for Larry [Sanders] to come up whenever, people are extremely enthusiastic to hear him talk (possibly a panel or a Q&A Town Hall style event).”
As he summed it up, “St Andrews is definitely feeling the Bern!”
London supporters of Hillary Clinton have just announced a campaign event where you can meet Chelsea Clinton for only £500. (Those are the cheap tickets.)
Or – you can join us on the day after the Iowa Caucus to meet Bernie Sanders’ older brother Larry and discuss how our campaign is making history. Our event is free of charge.
Polls now show the race between Sanders and Clinton in Iowa is too close to call. Some polls now show Bernie is ahead. On Tuesday, February 2nd — the day after the caucus, when the results will be known — please join us for a public meeting to discuss what happened. And what happens next.
Among those scheduled to speak at our event (which will take place at 6:30 PM at Unite the Union, in Holborn) are Larry Sanders, Bernie’s older brother. Other speakers will be announced closer to the date.
Details are here — please RSVP today.
We don’t charge for our events. But running this campaign is costing us some money (to print flyers, t-shirts, ads on Facebook, etc.). Please donate to London for Bernie here:
To donate to the national campaign in the USA, follow the link on that page.
Here it is — feel free to print out and distribute copies:
20160118 GPP DAUK voting info AL edits
Want to vote for Bernie Sanders right now? You can.
Democrats Abroad has published their ballot for those who want to vote by post, fax or email (with scanned attachment). You can vote today by following this link.
There will also be polling stations in London, Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and St. Andrew’s during the week of the Global Primary. (Obviously you can either vote by post or in person, but not both.)
We’re only eleven (11) days away from the first contest of the primary season — Iowa on February 1st.
Want to discuss what happened and hear from the experts? We’re holding a major event in central London on the following day, Tuesday, February 2nd, at 6:30 PM. Details are here — please RSVP early.
This Saturday, January 23rd, you’re invited to participate in canvassing for Bernie in North West London. Following a very successful first canvassing last weekend, the Outreach Team is at it again. Come by and help us get the word out by asking businesses to carry campaign literature, talking to people and signing them up to vote for Bernie! We will meet at Belsize Park Tube at 11:00 Saturday. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
And next week, on Tuesday, January 26th, if you’re in St. Andrew’s you’re invited to meet up with our group there are 4:00 PM. Details are here.
As part of the organizing for the Global Primary and the get-out-the-vote effort for the November general election, Democrats Abroad is holding a number of events. On January 28th at 6:30 PM, there will be a meeting of their Young Professionals Network in London. Details are on our website.
We’ve just gotten this message from Democrats Abroad; we encourage supporters of Bernie Sanders to participate in this event.
It feels like just yesterday we were celebrating President Obama’s second presidential victory. Well, it’s that time again in the election cycle where we must come together to work to get another Democrat in the White House. We might be an ocean apart and a few time zones away but Americans abroad play an important role in getting out the vote.
Join DAUK’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) for our 2016 kick-off meeting at the Spread Eagle pub in Camden Town on January 28. We’ll get organized, make new friends, and enjoy a drink or two. Please stop by any time from 6:30 p.m.. Let us know you’re coming at this link: http://dauk-ypn-2016-kick-off.eventbrite.co.uk
Date and time: January 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Place: Spread Eagle Pub, 141 Albert St, London, NW1 7NB
Closest Tube: Camden Town (Northern line)
Questions? Please contact us at email@example.com
Another successful meeting of the London organizing committee for Bernie Sanders took place last night in central London.
Building on previous meetings, public events, canvassing in the streets of north London and more, we plan the next steps in the campaign to win the Global Primary in Democrats Abroad for Senator Sanders.