Omar Montgomery has a courageous vision: a city where every person thrives, and nobody is left behind. We have a team and a plan. The only thing missing now is you! Sign up to join #TeamOmar, get involved, and stay in touch as we work hard to make Our Aurora a reality.

38 Messages

  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 10:13 PM

Campaign update

John, I wanted to give you a quick update on where we stand. There are a few hundred ballots that will determine the outcome of the election. We have been working day and night to help voters "cure" their ballots. "Curing" ballots means notifying voters they can resolve issue…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
November 5, 2019 at 4:22 PM

Today is the last chance to vote for #OurAurora!

John, Today is Election Day in Aurora! You have until 7:00 pm today to get your ballots in! Click here to find a location to go vote in person or drop off your ballot. If you need a ride to vote or for one our volunteers to pick your ballot up and drop it off, call us at 72…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
November 4, 2019 at 6:46 PM


John, Election Day is tomorrow, and we just found out former Congressman Mike Coffman has infused his campaign with $25,000 of personal money even after spending over $450,000 to buy this seat. This means polling shows this race is neck and neck. He is willing to spend whateve…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
November 1, 2019 at 1:59 PM

We're under attack

John, we're under attack. A few days ago, a dark money group launched an attack ad against our campaign. They've already spent nearly $45,000 on advertising to go towards attacking me. This dark money group has zeroed in on our common sensed housing plan and they're pulling ou…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 29, 2019 at 6:12 PM

Have you voted yet?

John, We are just one week until ballots are due in Aurora's Municipal Election! Tuesday, November 5 at 7 pm! Do you have a plan to get yours in? It is too late to mail it to guarantee it will arrive in time. But you can drop it off until Election Day (Nov 5 at 7pm)! Find your…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Thank you and ways to help!

John, First, thank you so much for your support for our fundraising deadline and match. We met it because of you! We have also had some amazing endorsements in the last few days, including one of my heroes, former US Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., and Brady (formerly …
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 22, 2019 at 2:24 PM

Match update!

John, Yesterday we told you about a generous match by supporters to ensure we have the resources we need to get over the finish line. Election Day is 15 days away and without this last push we may come up short. Thanks to a generous supporter, donations are now worth DOUBLE! …
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Help us meet our match

John, The time is now. We are in the last few weeks of this election for Aurora’s future. I am meeting hundreds of voters at every opportunity, our volunteers have been talking to thousands of voters every week, our mailers are reaching tens of thousands of voters every day. …
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 18, 2019 at 3:03 PM


John, Our campaign has always been about creating a progressive, inclusive and welcoming city that works for everyone. We have made great strides to challenge the status quo and have achieved more than anyone thought we could when we started. I wanted to share some exciting …
  Ashley Wheeland via · [email protected]
October 14, 2019 at 6:12 PM


John, The Aurora Sentinel just weighed in on our race -- with a powerful endorsement. This is a game-changer because the Aurora Sentinel is the largest paper in Aurora and will have major impacts on the race.  I’m honored to have the Sentinel’s support, but we need to move q…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 10, 2019 at 9:29 PM

Canvass with Jason and me Saturday!

John, Ballots are being mailed! We need to talk to as many voters as we can about our vision for #OurAurora. Our vision is one of a transparent and inclusive Aurora city government. Join Congressman Jason Crow, the Denver Area Labor Federation, and me to get the word out!!! D…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 7, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Our most important deadline is tonight

John, I wasn’t planning to email you again today. But our public fundraising deadline is in a couple of hours and we’re coming up just a little short. If you donate one more time, we’ll hit our goal before midnight. I have a simple request -- will you make a $10 donation or m…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
October 6, 2019 at 6:51 PM

Crucial time - Aurora's ballots are coming in a week!

John, We have just 9 days until most ballots are mailed in all of Aurora's counties. We are making critical spending decisions that will determine the outcome of the race tomorrow’s campaign fundraising reporting deadline. Our goal is to reach as many voters across the city …
  Lindsay Minter via · [email protected]
October 5, 2019 at 8:02 PM

We have so many ways to help coming up!

John, We are a week until ballots are mailed out by Aurora's counties! Every day we are talking to hundreds of voters about our vision for our city. A diverse city where all communities have opportunities. We wanted to share all of the ways to help with spreading the word! --&…
  Ashley Wheeland via · [email protected]
October 1, 2019 at 1:09 AM

RE: Help us get on track

John, Sorry to email again today. But as many of you know -- we are working every day to get Omar elected. As Omar said we are in the last stretch of our campaign. We need your help to reach our fundraising goal for September. We are just $900 from it! Can you pitch in tonight …
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 30, 2019 at 3:45 PM

Help us get on track

John, I just met with my campaign manager to discuss our final push before ballots go out in 14 days. She let me know as of right now, we’re a bit behind on our end of month online goal, but I know we can turn it around. Will you help us get back on track? Donate right no…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 27, 2019 at 2:09 PM

You're Invited to a Fundraiser

John, I am so honored to have two amazing leaders hosting a fundraiser for my campaign. They have shown our state what true leadership is - working together for a better Colorado. I will do the same for Aurora. You are invited to join Hon. Phil Weiser and Hon. Joe Salazar at…
  Representative Dominique Jackson via · [email protected]
September 26, 2019 at 5:55 PM

Let's knock doors for our Aurora Saturday!

John, We only have 41 days to the Aurora municipal election! Wow. We need your help now! Join me to canvass for Omar Montgomery for Aurora Mayor this weekend. I support Omar because he will be the Aurora Mayor that listens and uplifts all Aurorans' voices and needs. De…
  Ashley Wheeland, Omar's Campaign Manager via · [email protected]
September 18, 2019 at 3:44 PM

Join us this Saturday! Invite your Aurora friends!

John, We have a great opportunity to come together as community for a meet and greet with Omar this Saturday at Cheluna Brewery in Ward 1. It is being hosted by Councilwoman for Ward 1, Crystal Murillo, as well as other amazing leaders from Adams County and Arapahoe County! …
  Ashley Wheeland · [email protected]
September 17, 2019 at 9:22 PM

Can you volunteer this week?

Hello Volunteers! We have so many great things happening. Omar has been endorsed by Congresswoman Diana DeGette and SEIU 105!  And we have all of our planned opportunities that you can sign up for here: We have phone bank at the Arapahoe County Dem…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 17, 2019 at 8:10 PM

Another amazing endorsement!

John, I am so proud to announce the endorsement of Congresswoman Diana DeGette! It’s an honor to have the support of the Congresswoman, a widely-respected and well-known leader with decades of effective advocacy for all communities. I pledge to bring that same progressive, p…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 13, 2019 at 2:29 PM

Please let us know if you are joining us tomorrow!

John, Please let us know if you will be joining us tomorrow for our event in support of my campaign with the Hon. Gabby Giffords. We will be joined by supporter advocates Sandy and Lonnie Phillips and Senator Rhonda Fields. Details: Saturday, September 14 at NOON 10730 …
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 11, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Join Hon. Gabby Giffords and me this Saturday!

John, Join Honorable Gabby Giffords and me this Saturday for a local event in support of my candidacy for Aurora Mayor! We will be joined by supporter advocates Sandy and Lonnie Phillips and Senator Rhonda Fields. Details: Saturday, September 14 at NOON 10730 E. Bethany …
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 9, 2019 at 2:52 PM

Do you have a yard sign yet? Get yours today!

John, The election is less than 60 days away! We would appreciate your help in many ways! We have phone banks and canvasses every week! Please RSVP here for any and all of them! We also have yard signs! Please help us get them out all over Aurora! You can come get them at…
  Ashley from Omar for Aurora via · [email protected]
September 6, 2019 at 11:36 PM

Double your donation - only tonight!

John, We have an opportunity to match our last ten donations tonight! A donor has said they will match them! If you haven't made your donation or are inspired to give again please click here. It is the perfect time to do so! We have a few hours left for us to reach our goa…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 6, 2019 at 3:10 PM

We only need 30 more donations!

John, Our campaign is busy! We are knocking doors, calling voters, meeting with community. Tonight at midnight is our next fundraising deadline. We only need 30 more donations to reach our 150 donations goal! Any amount helps our campaign. $20 helps us knock doors in Aurora for…
  Carrie P. Walker, Omar's Mom via · [email protected]
September 4, 2019 at 1:39 PM

My son Omar has a new vision for Aurora

John, I am Omar Montgomery’s mom. I am so proud of my son. He is running to be our Mayor for our Aurora. Omar is going to be Aurora’s Mayor and do amazing things. I have watched him do them every day of his life. He takes care of so many, including me. He works as a college pr…
  xxxxxx Wheeland · [email protected]
September 3, 2019 at 6:36 PM

Omar for Aurora Volunteer Opportunities

Hello Volunteers!  So much going on! We have all of our planned opportunities that you can sign up for here: As an update we have a phone bank at the Arapahoe County Dems Office (where Omar has an office) from 4-8 pm tomorrow night! Vita is also h…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
September 3, 2019 at 2:28 PM

This is not my next political office

John, We need your help -- today. We are just a few days from our next fundraising deadline and 63 days until election day.   I am facing one of the most corporatist politicians ever to hold office in Colorado, former Congressman Mike Coffman. His donors are breaking campaign f…
  Ashley Wheeland · [email protected]
August 28, 2019 at 5:38 PM


Hello Volunteers!  We are just over two months from the election!!! Every single shift you volunteer for helps to get out the word about Omar. Voters need to know about Omar and his awesomeness, and about the candidates trying to buy their next political office. We need to tell them! Our…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
August 28, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Exciting announcements and opportunities!

John, I am excited to have two new amazing endorsements. First, I am proud to announce the endorsement of the Denver Area Labor Federation (DALF). DALF makes up our state's union family. They advocate for workers every day. The work of DALF and their membership organizations ha…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
August 23, 2019 at 4:27 PM

Reserve your Omar yard sign!

John, We are getting yard signs very soon! Help us spread the word by reserving yours and getting it up ASAP. Also, please help us cover the costs by donating $25 today. Click here to sign up for yours and donate. If you can pick up we will call and let you know when they get in…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
August 22, 2019 at 6:21 PM

Will we see you this weekend?

John, We have a lot of opportunities to help the campaign this weekend! Please join us for one, two, or all three of them! Jason and Team Crow BBQ in Support of Omar Montgomery, Saturday, August 24th at 1:30pm Let's get together to celebrate our community and to get ready for o…
  Ashley with Omar for Aurora Mayor via · [email protected]
August 19, 2019 at 2:16 PM

Join Jason and Omar at this end of summer BBQ!

John, Summer is winding down, kids are off to school, and it's time for community! Aurora's municipal election is  just around the corner and it’s critical that we show up and work hard to support Omar in this race for Aurora Mayor. Please join Jason and Team Crow for a BBQ to su…
  Meredith Phillips · [email protected]
August 15, 2019 at 12:26 AM

GlobalFest, door knocking.....and we made the ballot!

Hey Team Omar, I hope you've all heard the news: Omar is officially on the ballot!  Thank you to everyone who signed our petition and helped us get them circulated and notarized - you're helping us to make history! Now we just need to put the work in to win.  We're starting immediately, with…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
August 13, 2019 at 4:11 PM

Thank you and let's keep up the hard work!

John, First and foremost, I want to say thank you. We reported donations for our first fundraising period and our Mayoral campaign had the highest percentage of Aurora donors. With your help we reached our final goal -- and we had nearly 400 donors, double the donors of my opp…
  Meredith Phillips · [email protected]
August 12, 2019 at 9:21 PM

New literature - it's time to hit the doors!

Good afternoon Team Omar! As most of you know, we're just about done with our nominating petitions, but there's still time to get your signature in!  You can find our petition at the Arapahoe County Democrats HQ for the next few days, and tonight, you'll find us at the Bent Barley Brewing Comp…
  Omar Montgomery via · [email protected]
August 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM

just a few more hours

John, It is our city level leadership that makes some of our most fundamental decisions. Our local leaders represent our values and our dreams for our future. My dream is an Aurora where all communities feel safe. My dream is an Aurora where all families can afford a home they…