I’m running for Mayor because I know that we can and must do better to make our city a place where people want to live, work and raise their children.

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  Team Joyce · [email protected]
June 8, 2023 at 6:38 PM

can we get your thoughts on the wildfires? >>

Folks, if you've looked out your window the last few days, you've probably noticed that the sky is looking very different.  There are more than 400 active wildfires burning across Canada this week, triggering air quality alerts hundreds of miles south in the United States.  The real perpetrator? Cl…
  Team Joyce · [email protected]
June 5, 2023 at 7:25 PM

BREAKING: Sununu won't run

Republican Governor Sununu just announced he will not run for President.  Not only that, but he's openly committed to supporting Donald Trump if he's the nominee, no matter what’s best for the Granite State:"I'm going to support the Republican nominee, because I can guarantee they're better than any…
  Team Joyce · [email protected]
June 5, 2023 at 2:00 PM

we need your help by MIDNIGHT

We’re counting on you, everyone.Hey folks, we know Joyce already reached out to you, so we’ll make it quick: We have another fundraising deadline TONIGHT. After today, the numbers will be made public. We need a show of strength to make it clear that Granite Staters want a leader like Joyce.Will you …
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
June 4, 2023 at 7:01 PM

can I count on you?

We’ve got a BIG fundraising deadline tomorrow. It’s our biggest one so far.Folks, we’ve got a BIG fundraising deadline tomorrow. It’s our biggest one so far. June 5 is a state-required deadline. The amount we raise will be made public. Political pundits will use it as an indicator of our strength. E…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
June 2, 2023 at 6:26 PM

sharing the love <3

I will never back down from fighting for equality and for everyone to have the freedom to live authentically. It’s officially June, folks. The weather is warm, strawberries are in season, and, most importantly, it’s Pride Month!  The freedom to love who you love no matter who they are is a right Gra…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 31, 2023 at 7:00 PM

we have until MIDNIGHT, folks

Folks–   My very first end of month deadline is here! I know it sounds strange to be excited over a deadline, but here's the thing– it's our chance to show the tremendous momentum behind my exploratory committee.  Yesterday, I reached out saying I needed twenty more donations to hit our fundraising …
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 30, 2023 at 6:00 PM

our deadline is TOMORROW

This is not a drill, folks: Tomorrow is the last day of May and we're about to close the books on the FIRST month of talking to folks across the state about running for Governor.  Why is this important? Because political pundits will be keeping a watchful eye on our fundraising to determine the mome…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 29, 2023 at 2:07 PM

a tribute to our fallen

Dear friend,  I wanted to take a moment to honor the brave Granite Staters who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our great nation.  Today is a day to remember the selflessness, courage, and unwavering dedication of our fallen military heroes. It is their sacrifices that have allowed us…
  Team Joyce · [email protected]
May 25, 2023 at 8:04 PM

need your thoughts on gun safety >>

This data will be critical in showing the GOP what Granite Staters like you thinkThis is a hard issue to talk about, folks.  Gun violence is an epidemic across our country, and New Hampshire has some of the weakest gun laws in the nation. In Manchester, Joyce has implemented a gun violence reduction…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 24, 2023 at 8:21 PM

can you believe the month is almost over?

Friends, Wow. What a month.  I announced my exploratory committee for Governor at the very beginning of this month. It's been a whirlwind. I've been having conversations with people across the state, and I understand that behind every vote, there is a person with a story. And I just want to say– I’m…
  Team Joyce · [email protected]
May 19, 2023 at 8:30 PM

please take this reproductive rights survey (one question)

This data will be critical in showing the GOP what Granite Staters like you thinkFolks, Here are the facts: Up until 2021, New Hampshire was a leader in ensuring access to abortion. Then, a Republican Governor signed the most restrictive abortion ban in modern New Hampshire history into law.Having t…
  Team Joyce · [email protected]
May 16, 2023 at 3:01 PM

we knocked it out of the park. can we take it further?

Folks, we are in awe— Yesterday, you received an email from Joyce asking for 11 donations to reach our goal for the middle of the month ahead of last night's deadline.  After making the ask, donations began to come in, and you knocked it out of the park.  Friend— we want to be a little bit bold here…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 15, 2023 at 6:00 PM

we need ELEVEN donations by midnight. can we count on you?

Wow— I announced my exploratory committee to flip the New Hampshire Governor’s office just two weeks ago, and I’m thrilled with the response from Granite Staters across New Hampshire.  Early fundraising strength is CRITICAL, so my team set a mid-month goal to keep us on track to flip this seat. We o…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 12, 2023 at 2:10 PM

NH is my home - can I count on your support?

Hi there,  As a proud Granite Stater, I would be honored to earn your support for Governor.   Growing up in Manchester, I saw first-hand how our state is filled with resilient, hardworking people who care deeply about their families, their communities, and their futures. I'm committed to fighting fo…
  Team Joyce · [email protected]
May 8, 2023 at 7:30 PM

here’s how week 1 went for Team Joyce

Granite Staters are making it clear they are ready for a leader like Joyce. Hi there,  It’s already been one week since Joyce announced her exploratory run for Governor.In our first week, we have raised over $100,000 with the help of our supporters. Hundreds of donors from all ten counties in New Ha…
  Team Joyce · [email protected]
May 5, 2023 at 2:30 PM

Governor Lynch is in. Are you?

Friends,  Did you see what Governor John Lynch said about Joyce’s exploratory run for Governor?  “Joyce’s leadership in Manchester and across the state make her the most well-prepared candidate to serve as our next Governor, and her record as a winner in tough elections proves she can put together a…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 2, 2023 at 1:30 PM

not a lot of people know about this yet

Yesterday I shared that I’m exploring a run for Governor of New Hampshire.Hi, everyone, Yesterday I shared that I’m exploring a run for Governor of New Hampshire. The response has been overwhelming – we blew our goal of 50 donations out of the water! So we’re upping the goal. Today, we need to bring…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 1, 2023 at 1:05 PM

a personal update and a new challenge

I’m exploring a run for Governor of New HampshireHi, everyone, For the past six years, I’ve served as the mayor of Manchester. I’m proud of our community and our strides to make Manchester a stronger city. Now, I’m exploring a run for Governor of New Hampshire. We’ve made progress in Manchester by h…
  Team Craig · [email protected]
March 17, 2023 at 2:35 PM

talk of the town

We're so grateful for the overwhelming show of gratitude and support from the community. We thought you might be interested in seeing what business leaders, public service professionals, and elected officials from across New Hampshire shared about her time as Mayor. John,We're so grateful for the o…
  Team Craig · [email protected]
March 16, 2023 at 2:35 PM

Mayor Craig's news

We cannot thank you enough for all your support during Mayor Craig’s campaigns and time as mayor. John,We cannot thank you enough for all your support during Mayor Craig’s campaigns and time as mayor. This morning, she announced that she will not seek re-election this year.We've already heard from …
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
March 16, 2023 at 11:30 AM

Thank You

I wanted you to hear it from me. Today, I announced I will not seek re-election as Mayor of Manchester. Serving as Mayor has been one of the greatest honors of my life. To the residents, city employees, and community partners of Manchester, thank you. John, I wanted you to hear it from me. Today, I…
  Team Craig · [email protected]
October 12, 2022 at 1:36 PM

Excited for tonight?

Join us to support of the NH House Dems Victory Committee .Hi John, We wanted to send a quick reminder about the event at Joyce & Mike's house tonight at 5:00pm to support the NH House Dems Victory Committee!   It's more important than ever that we have representatives in Concord who will fight…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
September 19, 2022 at 9:32 PM

You're invited: Support DVCC

Join us on October 12th to support of the NH House Dems Victory Committee .John,  In November of 2021, Democrats saw big victories in Manchester's municipal elections. But now, in order to continue to see progress in communities across the state, we must elect representatives in Concord who will fi…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
May 19, 2022 at 3:00 PM

See you Friday?

My friend, State Rep. Matt Wilhelm, is turning FORTY this week! Dear John,My friend, State Rep. Matt Wilhelm, is turning FORTY this week! Will you join us on Friday evening at Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester to celebrate and raise funds to flip the NH House from red-to-blue?  We’ll be taking ove…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
December 1, 2021 at 4:24 PM

Special Election

John,   Thank you once again for all of your hard work - and your support - over the last year. The success we saw in Manchester proves that when we put in the work and talk directly to voters, we can win.   I’m writing to let you know about a sp…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
October 28, 2021 at 10:34 PM

this has never happened before

John, This has never happened before. I was just informed that our opponent is about to outspend us on television in the final days of this campaign. If we're going to win this election, we have to be able to outmatch them dollar-for-dollar on TV. That means we have to …
  Jeff Taylor · [email protected]
October 26, 2021 at 3:28 PM

BREAKING: Our opponent's on TV 🚨

BREAKING: OUR OPPONENT IS UP ON TV John,   I have bad news: Our opponent is going live on TV this week.    This is BIG NEWS. Two years ago, she didn’t raise enough money to have a TV ad. This time, she’s matching us dollar for dollar in the…
  Team Craig · [email protected]
October 25, 2021 at 1:18 PM

time is running out

Paid for by Joyce Craig for Manchester, Arthur Gatzoulis, Fiscal Agent   Joyce Craig for ManchesterPO Box 3893Manchester, NH 03105United States If you believe you received this message in error or wis…
  Jeff Taylor · [email protected]
October 20, 2021 at 7:30 PM

joyce just stepped on stage

John,   Joyce just stepped on stage for her first debate with our opponent. She is ready to outline her record of accomplishments for Manchester over the last 4 years, and defend Manchester against baseless attacks.   The debate’s just about to start, but we already kno…
  Team Craig · [email protected]
October 19, 2021 at 1:37 PM

WATCH: Joyce's new TV ad

Thank you for all your help so far! Joyce's TV ad is LIVE! John,   Because you’ve been one of our best supporters this whole campaign, we wanted to reach out and make sure you got a sneak peak at Joyce’s new campaign ad t…
  Kevin Cavanaugh · [email protected]
October 10, 2021 at 7:03 PM

The Manchester I know

John,   We are near the finish line of this municipal election season, and as we get closer, you can hear the attacks starting up in earnest. Our opponents’ spin team is working overtime, spreading misinformation and attacking the reputation of o…
  Cinde Warmington · [email protected]
October 8, 2021 at 7:05 PM

I got your notes and it means a lot

John,   Thank you so much for your words of encouragement. It really means a lot.   It has been a tough couple of weeks for the State of New Hampshire. Last meeting of the Governor and Executive Council was canceled because a far-right fringe mob put the safety of o…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
October 7, 2021 at 3:09 PM

Join me in saying thank you to Cinde Warmington

John,   With everything going on right now, it’s important for us to take a step back and thank the people who are fighting to improve our state. Like so many of you, I have been upset over some of the things happening in Concord, like the abortion ban that was rece…
  Faith Thompson · [email protected]
October 5, 2021 at 8:44 PM

It's all or nothing

Here's what I just learned: John,   I was just at a senior staff meeting where Jeff outlined our campaign’s mail program. Right now, we are $1,200 short of funding our full mail program, and I told Jeff that we could make up the difference with th…
  Jeff Taylor · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 9:30 PM


I have a call with Joyce at 9:00     Just a quick update for you, John: Joyce is calling me at 9:00 to ask what we've raised for our end of quarter report. Thank you for everyone who gave yesterday when Faith asked. Our goal was $3,500. Now, we have just $1,000 left to r…
  Faith Thompson · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 10:09 PM

What we need to do before tomorrow

Tomorrow is the last day of the month, and we are so close. Friends,   The primary is now a week behind us, and everyone is running full speed ahead towards the general election on November, 2nd.   But here's the deal: We have less than 30 hours t…
  Jeff Taylor · [email protected]
September 22, 2021 at 6:05 PM

Now we know Joyce's general election opponent - and it's bad news for Manchester.

John,   First, I want to say thank you for your support yesterday. Joyce beat her opponents' combined total - and that gives us important momentum heading into the final stretch of this campaign.   But now that the primary is over, we know what t…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
September 22, 2021 at 1:00 AM

Thank you

We won big tonight, and I can't thank you enough! John, We won big tonight, and I can't thank you enough for all the support you've shown me since I first ran for Mayor. I know that there's a lot of work to do between now and Election Day in Nove…
  Faith Thompson · [email protected]
September 18, 2021 at 10:19 PM

I thought Excel was broken

That's the tracker I have in our finance plan that measures where we're at. John, I really thought Excel had broken. I'm a new Text block ready for your content. That’s the tracker I have in our f…
  Jeff Taylor · [email protected]
September 9, 2021 at 11:10 PM

She's back

Our opponent has a new surrogate joining her on the campaign trail. John,   I just got the notification on my phone: Kelly Ayotte is on stage right now for a fundraiser with one of our opponents. It’s the latest sign that they are pulling out all …
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
September 6, 2021 at 6:43 PM

Happy Labor Day

I wanted to reach out and wish you a Happy Labor Day! Friends,   I just wanted to reach out and wish you a Happy Labor Day! As we gather together with family and friends, let's thank the brothers and sisters of organized labor who contribute so mu…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 8:10 PM

Time is running out

We have less than 12 hours to hit our goal John,   I want to thank you for all of your help so far this campaign. Together, we've knocked on thousands of doors and reminded our friends, family members, and neighbors about the importance of voting …
  Faith Thompson · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 11:11 PM

How can I help?

John, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Faith Thompson, and I'm Joyce Craig's new Deputy Finance Director. Since joining the team last week, I've been able to meet many of Joyce's supporters face-to-face, and I keep heari…
  Jeff Taylor · [email protected]
August 28, 2021 at 7:03 PM

The GOP is doubling down

National Republicans are teaming up to defeat Joyce Craig. John,   I have bad news: National Republicans are teaming up to defeat Joyce Craig. Congresswoman Kat Cammack was in Manchester this past week to campaign with Victoria Sullivan.   The st…
  Tyler Studebaker · [email protected]
August 26, 2021 at 8:53 PM

Our team is growing!

John,   This is Tyler Studebaker, Joyce Craig’s Organizing Director. I’m writing with some really exciting news: We’ve hired a new field organizer, Caitlin Laughlin! With the primary less than a month away, it is more important than ever that we …
  Jeff Taylor · [email protected]
August 20, 2021 at 1:00 PM

an update from the field

John --   It's Joyce Craig's campaign manager Jeff. I wanted to reach out to you with an update from the field. I was out knocking doors yesterday and came across a lot of campaign literature for one of Joyce’s opponents. And it was exactly what you’d expect: They’re ly…
  Team Craig · [email protected]
August 16, 2021 at 8:35 PM

Take the survey: Rail in Manchester

Do you support bringing rail to Manchester?     John,   Last week, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the preliminary plan for a commuter rail station in downtown Manchester. We want to know: Do you want to see rail in Manchester? …
  Team Craig, Jeff Taylor, Joyce's Campaign Manager · [email protected]
July 31, 2021 at 7:45 PM

We just came back from knocking on doors

Did you get a chance to see this email from Jeff: Hey John, I've been looking through the numbers and I need to reach out. John,   We just came back in from knocking doors all morning and had a chance look at where the fundraising is heading into tonight's deadline.  …
  Jeff Taylor, Joyce's Campaign Manager · [email protected]
July 30, 2021 at 8:56 PM

The month is almost over, John

Hey John, I've been looking through the numbers and I need to reach out.     Hey John,   We've had a busy month! In a moment, I'm going to ask you for a contribution but first I want to tell you where things stand.   We hired our first two amaz…
  Joyce Craig · [email protected]
July 19, 2021 at 8:08 PM

We've officially filed for re-election!

Surrounded by my family and supports, this afternoon I officially filed for re-election as Mayor     Hi John,   This afternoon, along with friends, family, supporters, and hundreds of nominating petitions from voters across the Queen City, I of…