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🖊️ · [email protected]
September 17, 2021 at 6:34 PM

Stop the bans

Jena spoke out against the abortion ban in Texas because she believes protecting the right to choose is critical. This is about the fundamental right to reproductive justice. This Texas legislation puts women and generations of progress at risk. Jena spoke out against the a…
Celia Stockwell, Finance Director · [email protected]
September 16, 2021 at 7:40 PM

Just $5

We are so close to reaching our mid-month goal, and I’m reaching out one more time before tonight’s deadline to see if you can help us get there. Team, We are so close to reaching our mid-month goal, and I’m reaching out one more time before tonight’s deadline to see if you c…
Oppo Update via Jena for Colorado · [email protected]
September 15, 2021 at 6:20 PM

We’ve shown our strength

Rose Pugliese just announced that she will not be running for political office. Thanks to your support, this republican challenger is backing down from running against Jena!   One of our potential Republican challengers isn’t running! Help us keep the momentum going by g…
Jena Griswold · [email protected]
September 11, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Solemn day in our history

Today is a solemn day for Americans. Friend, Today is a solemn day for Americans. As we commemorate this day, I wanted to send a message of support to all of the families and friends who lost loved ones on 9/11. We will never forget the courage and bravery of our first respo…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
September 10, 2021 at 4:50 PM

What I told USA Today about elections

I just got the chance to brag about Minnesota's democracy in the pages of USA Today! I told them that, "there are aspects of what we do in Minnesota that are exportable." I noted our longtime system of election day voter registration, online voter registration, and widespread opportunities to …
Denver HQ · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 8:45 PM

Facts over fiction

Extreme republican leaders continue to go to great lengths to perpetuate “The Big Lie.” Team, Extreme republican leaders continue to go to great lengths to perpetuate “The Big Lie.” The impacts of their actions are dangerous for our democracy. These lies have led to the intro…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
September 8, 2021 at 8:24 PM

Other states will follow Texas

Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott enacted an anti-voting law that goes beyond mere suppression. It's not just unfair and anti-democratic. It's just plain mean. The new law would criminalize efforts to make voting easier for eligible voters. In Texas, and in states like Minnesota, people who …
Griswold HQ · [email protected]
September 7, 2021 at 7:52 PM

Let’s check the data

In the 2020 election, Colorado’s vote-by-mail for all elections ensured that every voter could safely cast their ballot in the midst of a global pandemic. But the truth is, we’ve participated in vote-by-mail for all voting for years because we know that when a state increases access to the polls, …
Team Jena · [email protected]
September 6, 2021 at 6:01 PM

The backbone of our country

Today, we honor workers across America who show up day after day to ensure the most important services are available to the public. Team, We wanted to reach out to wish your family and you a Happy Labor Day! Today, we honor workers across America who show up day after day to…
Jena Griswold · [email protected]
September 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM

an honor

I grew up in the mountains of rural Colorado and was raised in a working-class family. I’m the first person in my family to attend a 4-year college and then go on to graduate law school. I learned the value of hard work and determination at a young age, and these values are what led me to fight fo…
Jena Griswold · [email protected]
September 1, 2021 at 6:36 PM

Thanks for being here

It is because of your dedication to our campaign that we were able to surpass our monthly fundraising goal! Thank you for helping us close out August on a high note, Team. It is because of your dedication to our campaign that we were able to surpass our monthly fundraising g…
Celia Stockwell, Finance Director · [email protected]
September 1, 2021 at 12:36 AM

re: this morning’s meeting

I wanted to make sure you saw Jena’s note from this morning. Team, I wanted to make sure you saw Jena’s note from this morning. Our meeting went well, and she felt confident that our grassroots supporters would be able to get us to our goal. Since then, we’ve closed the gap …
Jena [Personal] · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 5:13 PM

This morning’s meeting

I just met with Celia to go over our fundraising numbers and I had to reach out. After her message yesterday, you all showed up and helped us get even closer to reaching our August goal! I truly couldn’t be more grateful for your support and more confident in the coalition we’ve built together. …
Steve Simon · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 2:45 PM

ICYMI: quick recap

I’m reaching out because a lot has happened this month. Secretary of State races like the one here in Minnesota are going to be targeted by outside groups this cycle. Millions of dollars could be flooding the state with negative ads. I was one of the eight Secretaries of State, from both pol…
Celia Stockwell, Finance Director · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 8:50 PM

Bump in the road

I had to come directly to you to give you an update on our August goal. Yesterday, we told you that we needed to raise $5,000 before the end of the month in order to get to where we need to be. Team, I had to come directly to you to give you an update on our August goal. Yes…
Team Griswold · [email protected]
August 29, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Focused on the goal

We’re at the end of the month, and we can’t let anything distract us from the task at hand. Team, We’re at the end of the month, and we can’t let anything distract us from the task at hand. Over the past several months, Republican elected officials have introduced voter suppr…
✔️ · [email protected]
August 27, 2021 at 7:25 PM

Who would’ve thought?

Secretaries of State gathered for their annual National Association of Secretaries of State summer conference, and to say this year’s event was dramatically different than in years past would be an understatement. Team, Secretaries of State gathered for their annual Nationa…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
August 26, 2021 at 1:30 PM

The attempt to rehabilitate the insurrectionists of January 6th

With the distance of seven months from the storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, some national political figures would rather that Americans forget what happened that day; forget that those who attacked the Capitol were trying literally to stop the democratic process by halting the lawful …
Opponent Update via Team Jena · [email protected]
August 25, 2021 at 7:04 PM

Getting into the details

We’re reaching out to fill you in on Jena’s potential opponent and how detrimental electing her to statewide office would be, but before we get into the details, can you chip in $25 to Jena’s re-election campaign? Team, We’re reaching out to fill you in on Jena’s potential o…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
August 24, 2021 at 3:21 PM

A bipartisan breakthrough on election integrity

I'm proud to announce a big breakthrough in the fight against the Big Lie. Politico says it best: "The nation’s top election officials are calling for more stringent guidelines for post-election audits, as supporters of former President Donald Trump continue to relitigate his defeat in 2020." …
PETITION via Griswold HQ · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 10:23 PM

Our last shot at this

The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act was introduced in Congress last week, and the House is planning to take action on passing it as early as this week’s special session. After the For the People Act stalled in a Senate filibuster, this could be one of the last chances to federally strengt…
Team Jena · [email protected]
August 20, 2021 at 8:56 PM

Ted Cruz is scared of voters

Ted Cruz blocked the Senate from even discussing the For the People Act a few days ago, and you won’t believe what he said when he did it Team, Ted Cruz blocked the Senate from even discussing the For the People Act last week, and you won’t believe what he said when he did it…
UPDATE via Griswold HQ · [email protected]
August 19, 2021 at 5:52 PM

Digital attacks

Last month, we told you that a Republican dark money group launched attack ads against Jena for her support of the For The People Act. Team, Last month, we told you that a Republican dark money group launched attack ads against Jena over her support of the For The People Act.…
Action Needed · [email protected]
August 19, 2021 at 2:22 PM

this message is really important

"Our Democratic process is really, really, really in trouble, and our secretaries of state are the first responders to this emergency," Ellen Kurz, Founder iVote Secretary of State races like the one here in Minnesota are going to be targeted by outside groups this cycle. Millions of dolla…
Team Griswold · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 7:31 PM

re: Chief Misinformation Spreader

“My Pillow Guy” and chief misinformation spreader Mike Lindell has riled up his supporters to spread lies about the 2020 election since the results were called. Team, “My Pillow Guy” and chief misinformation spreader Mike Lindell has riled up his supporters to spread lies abo…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
August 17, 2021 at 9:15 PM

Newest U.S. Political Flashpoint

'Democracy will be on the ballot': Secretary of state races emerge as newest US political flashpoint - CNN Team, In just the latest national piece highlighting the importance of upcoming Secretary of State races like mine. CNN reports that "outside groups plan to spend millions to sway …
Team Jena · [email protected]
August 16, 2021 at 11:31 PM

facts and science > “other side”

What would you say if someone told you that climate change should only be taught in schools if teachers also taught “the other side” of the issue? Team, What would you say if someone told you that climate change should only be taught in schools if teachers also taught “the o…
UPDATE via Team Jena · [email protected]
August 13, 2021 at 8:06 PM

Doubling down on lies

Extreme Colorado republican leaders are falling in line with their colleagues across the country. They’re doubling down on lies about the 2020 election in the hopes of undermining confidence in our electoral system. Team Extreme Colorado Republican leaders are falling in line…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
August 12, 2021 at 10:01 PM

before the outside groups flood Minnesota

Races like mine are being targeted with misleading ads from massive outside, big money organizations. I need to make sure that we have the resources to fight back but I need your help. Will you help us raise another $2,125 by midnight tonight? Click here to send a donation of $5 or more now → -S…
Jena [Personal] · [email protected]
August 12, 2021 at 7:26 PM

How we do it in CO

In June, I joined the Secretaries of State from Maine, Connecticut, and Rhode Island on a virtual panel about the attack on voting rights in Texas. Team, In June, I joined the Secretaries of State from Maine, Connecticut, and Rhode Island on a virtual panel about the attack o…
Denver HQ · [email protected]rcolorado.org
August 11, 2021 at 8:04 PM

re: Texas

Jena recently joined fellow Secretaries of State on a virtual panel as a part of a critical conference focusing on the importance of national voting rights. Team, Jena recently joined fellow Secretaries of State on a virtual panel as a part of a critical conference focusing …
Steve Simon for Secretary of State · [email protected]
August 11, 2021 at 5:46 PM

Outside groups

Did you see this? ↓↓↓ Outside groups "are preparing to pour millions of dollars into races for secretary of state" for this election cycle. - The Hill We need to be prepared for the influx of cash and misleading ads. The national organization most likely to target Steve has raised mor…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
August 10, 2021 at 3:34 PM

Feeling the heat from the spotlight

New Spotlight on Secretaries of State as Electoral Battlegrounds. - The Hill Races like mine in Minnesota are being targeted with misleading ads. We need to make sure that we have the resources to fight back, which is why we are aiming to raise another $7,500 this week to stay on track. Will…
Team Griswold · [email protected]
August 10, 2021 at 3:06 PM

Opponent Update

We’ll get right to it: Rose Pugliese is laying the groundwork to run for statewide office. Team, We’ll get right to it: Rose Pugliese is laying the groundwork to run for statewide office. First, Republican County Commissioners named Rose the sole finalist for Mesa County Atto…
Team Griswold · [email protected]
August 9, 2021 at 9:31 PM

250,000 more voters in CO

Here is an incredible statistic: there were 250,000 new registered voters under Colorado’s Automatic Voter Registration system! Here is an incredible statistic: there were 250,000 new registered voters under Colorado’s Automatic Voter Registration system! The Automatic Voter…
News Update via Team Griswold · [email protected]
August 5, 2021 at 4:15 PM

Did you see this?

Jena was interviewed by The Hill about the voter suppression laws being passed across the nation. Did you see this, team? Jena was interviewed by The Hill about the voter suppression laws being passed across the nation. Since the 2020 election, we’ve seen over 400 bills intr…
Griswold HQ · [email protected]
August 4, 2021 at 9:32 PM

Congresswoman Boebert took it to Twitter...again

Congresswoman Lauren Boebert has taken to Twitter AGAIN to spread false information about Jena and Colorado’s elections. Team, Congresswoman Lauren Boebert has taken to Twitter AGAIN to spread false information about Jena and Colorado’s elections. Jena stood up to her lies, b…
Petition via Griswold HQ · [email protected]
August 3, 2021 at 6:58 PM

Reform the Filibuster →

In June, the filibuster was weaponized to block the passage of the For The People Act, which would have extended critical voter protections nationwide. 2,500 Signatures needed by MIDNIGHT: Sign on to reform the filibuster >>> SIGN YOUR NAME Team, In June, the filibus…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
August 3, 2021 at 6:26 PM

Former President Trump pressured the DOJ

Trump News Update → The Justice Department has released notes from a conversation in where then-President Trump urged the acting U.S. Attorney General to call the 2020 election "corrupt," adding "leave the rest to me." Just think about it: A President of the United States pressured the chief la…
Team Jena · [email protected]
August 2, 2021 at 10:45 PM

Thank you + stay in touch

You have been committed to the idea that every eligible voter in our state should be able to cast a ballot. Your unwavering commitment to this priority is the reason why we surpassed our July fundraising goal! And for that, we say thank you! Team, You have been committed to …
Steve Simon · [email protected]
July 31, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Takeaways from the first January 6th hearing

This week's first hearing of the Select Committee on the January 6th attack was extraordinary. The testimony of the four Capitol police officers who battled the rioters was raw and riveting. We won't soon forget it. And we shouldn't. Here are my biggest takeaways: First, the goal of the attack…
Jena Griswold · [email protected]
July 31, 2021 at 4:36 PM

Re: Keeping you in the loop

I just got off the phone with Celia. She gave me the updated numbers, and we’re just $452 away from our July goal! I’ll be honest, the current situation in the country is disheartening. Team, I just got off the phone with Celia. She gave me the updated numbers, and we’re just $4…
Celia Stockwell, Finance Director · [email protected]
July 30, 2021 at 3:40 PM

Keeping you in the loop

We’re SO close to reaching our end-of-month goal, and if we get 100 people to chip in just $15, we’ll crush it! Can you be one of them and chip in $15 right now? With hundreds of voter suppression bills nationwide, we must do all we can today to keep Jena as our Secretary of State and keep those b…
Griswold HQ · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 5:39 PM

Right to the point

We’ll get right to the point: We’re $3,454 away from our July goal -- can you chip in now to help us close the gap? Summer is coming to an end, and 2022 is getting closer by the day. We can’t afford to leave Jena vulnerable to attack. Not now, when voters’ rights across the country are under attac…
Jena [Personal] · [email protected]
July 28, 2021 at 3:45 PM

From my perspective

I hope you all have been able to enjoy the beautiful Colorado summer with friends and family. Whether it’s hiking through Rocky Mountain National Park, taking a day trip to Crested Butte, kayaking on the Horsetooth Reservoir, or simply grilling in your backyard, I think we can all agree that we’re…
Celia Stockwell, Finance Director · [email protected]
July 27, 2021 at 6:47 PM

Keep pushing forward

Voting rights are under attack, and Jena has spent the last few weeks continuing the fight for Coloradans and all Americans by helping the nationwide fight for stronger voting protections. Team, Voting rights are under attack, and Jena has spent the last few weeks continuing…
Steve Simon · [email protected]
July 27, 2021 at 3:32 PM

Today’s hearing...

Today is the first meeting of the House Select Committee to investigate the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th. The goal of the Committee will be to determine precisely how and why the mob stormed the Capitol. Let's recall what we already know: The mob was inspired to violence by the ral…
Team Griswold · [email protected]
July 23, 2021 at 4:10 PM

It’s on us

The For The People Act (HR1) aims to protect voting rights nationwide. All of us at Team Griswold fought for it as well because it increased access to the polls, expanded voter registration, prevented partisan gerrymandering, and implemented so many of the initiatives we have in Colorado. …
Steve Simon · [email protected]
July 22, 2021 at 8:30 PM

What I said to the Texas legislators fighting for voting rights

Yesterday, I had the honor of talking virtually to the Texas House legislators who have made national news by leaving their home state to derail passage of harsh legislation that would impose cruel new barriers to voting and would criminalize steps to make voting more accessible. They are right t…
Denver HQ · [email protected]
July 22, 2021 at 12:00 AM

Jena on MSNBC

A federal Judge in Colorado is considering sanctioning lawyers who brought forward a frivlous lawsuit against the 2020 election. After dismissing their case in April, the Judge is considering disciplining the lawyers for filing a frivolous claim and allowing themselves to be used as “a propaganda …