Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Candiates, Canvassing and Kennedys, Oh My!

This past weekend, the Smith Dems sent 11 members on the College Democrats of Massachusetts' Campaign Invasion in the 10th Congressional District. We canvassed, called and talked with candidates about the importance of making this district blue on November 2nd. Along with college Dems from across the state, we made 3,700 phone calls and knocked on over 2,000 doors! Special guests of the weekend included Steve Grossman, Joe Kennedy III, Susan Bump, Chairman Walsh, Bill Keating, and State Senator Terry Murray.

The Smith Dems with Joe Kennedy III

On Sunday, the Smith Dems hustled back to Northampton to attend a rally for Congressman Richie Neal, with special guest, Vicki Kennedy, husband of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and an advocate for the Democratic Party. She gave an inspirational speech about the importance of keeping health care reform alive, especially for women, and how re-electing Congressman Neal is how we can do that. We were honored to make her acquaintance and look forward to supporting her and her husband's work at the polls!

The Smith Dems with Vicki Kennedy

We are now in the final push toward election day. Please make sure you get to the polls! Also, the Smith Dems will be working on canvasses and phone banks throughout these next two weeks. Send us an email at to get more information about how to get involved.