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Abbie Smith · [email protected]
November 6, 2019 at 1:29 AM

Thank You, Kokomo.

NationBuilder Friend “Let us take on the world while we’re young and able, and bring us back together when the day is done.” Today is done. Here we are. Together. “Mom, the only thing you’ll regret is not trying.” The words, spoken by my daughter Matilda, that launched this mayoral c…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
November 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM

The Polls Are Open!

NationBuilder ? Friend Election day has finally arrived. The polls are open and we need you to vote! We have worked hard for over 10 months to get to today. Your votes are the only thing that stands between us and a better Kokomo. If you didn't vote early, vote centers are open across…
Abbie Smith · [email protected]
November 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM

The final Coffee Club - Thank You!

NationBuilder Friend After 35 weeks, this is the final Coffee Club video. Thank you. Thank you for joining me on this journey, and for your guidance and support. Watch the video here. In your service, Abbie ? PS If you haven't voted yet, all vote centers will open on Election Day 6 a…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
November 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Have you voted?

NationBuilder ? Friend Happy Saturday!! Early voting continues today, tomorrow and Monday! Check out the locations below!? If you are casting your ballot on Election Day, the polls are open 6AM-6PM. The locations are listed below. Your support means the world to me!? When making you…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
November 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Can you help?

NationBuilder Friend I am proud to announce that since May, our campaign has had over 500 volunteer shifts covered and with your help, we have talked with over 14,000 Kokomo Residents. For this weekend we have a goal of 200 volunteers to make phone calls and knock on doors, can you h…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM

I've got your back!

NationBuilder Friend On Tuesday night, there was a Facebook post asking both myself and Tyler Moore some very specific questions regarding education policy, funding and how that affects Kokomo with our childhood poverty rate. Here is my response: Let there be no doubt: all is not wel…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 29, 2019 at 9:32 AM

Get Out The Vote!

NationBuilder Friend I am proud to announce that since May, our campaign has had over 500 volunteer shifts covered and with your help, we have talked with over 14,000 Kokomo Residents.? We need your help for one last push! Can you help us reach more Kokomo voters? Click here to pick …
Abbie Smith · [email protected]
October 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Dispelling the rumors and moving onward

NationBuilder Friend In this week’s #AbbieForMayor #CoffeeClub, I dispel a few social media rumors & pivot to focusing on what is important in #OurCity. Over the next few days, we have a big decision to make. It’s not just between two candidates, it’s a choice between two very di…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 27, 2019 at 11:18 AM

Onward

NationBuilder Friend Friday night 5 of my yard signs were found with hate symbols painted on them. When I made the decision to run for mayor of Kokomo, I knew it wouldn’t be easy. I certainly didn’t expect this, but here we are. Onward. In the next 10 days, you have a decision to mak…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM

You Have A Choice

NationBuilder Friend Over these final days you have a choice to make. And it is not just between two candidates. It’s a choice between very different approaches for our City. Vague ideas cut from politically talking points aren’t enough. Agreeing with everyone to get along isn’t enou…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 24, 2019 at 9:18 AM

Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose.

NationBuilder Friend When you know exactly why you made the life-changing decision to run for mayor of your city, it’s easy to avoid the distractions of politics as usual. I’m running for Lindsay who needs affordable childcare so she can get back to work. I’m running for Freddie who …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 23, 2019 at 10:40 AM

Have you voted?

NationBuilder ? Friend Early voting is underway for the General Election, you can cast your ballot at the Howard County Government Center today- November 1st from 8AM-4PM (Monday-Friday only) Your support means everything to me! When making your decision, please remember to vote Abbi…
Abbie Smith · [email protected]
October 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

The Health of Kokomo

NationBuilder Friend In this week’s #AbbieForMayor #CoffeeClub I discuss how I stay healthy and the health of Kokomo.  We know that access to education, from early childhood to beyond high school, leads to good jobs, retirement savings, healthy choices, and longer life expectancy.  …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 20, 2019 at 2:24 PM

Please join us at Tin Man tomorrow!!

NationBuilder Friend Good Morning! I hope you are enjoying a relaxing weekend!! Just a reminder that tomorrow is our final fundraiser at Tin Man!! Please join us for drinks and light appetizers from 4:30-6:30p! Each ticket includes one drink, including beer and wine. Kids under 18 ge…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 18, 2019 at 10:07 AM

Campaign Finance & volunteer report

NationBuilder Friend Today I will submit my pre-election campaign finance report to the Howard County Clerk’s Office in compliance with campaign finance regulations. I am incredibly grateful and proud to report that 363 donors have contributed $203,645.99 to my campaign for mayor, I …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 17, 2019 at 11:19 PM

Mayor Greg Goodnight endorses Abbie Smith

NationBuilder -- Friend Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight endorses Abbie Smith  "In January of this year, I announced that I would not seek a fourth term as Mayor of Kokomo. I felt, and still do feel, that our city needs a leader that will bring fresh ideas, without all of the personal and…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 16, 2019 at 9:32 AM

Please join us at Tin Man on Monday!

NationBuilder Friend Good Morning! With the General Election nearing, I want to invite you to my final fundraiser at Tin Man on Monday, October 21st.?Please join us for drinks and light appetizers! Each ticket includes one drink, including beer and wine. Kids under 18 get in free. T…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Coffee Club #32- What does the first 30 days look like?

NationBuilder   Friend -- In this week’s #AbbieForMayor #CoffeeClub, I chat about my best quality as a leader and the first items I will address as Mayor.  As far as my best quality, I believe it’s my ability to listen and convert what I'm hearing into action. Some people listen all …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 12, 2019 at 8:58 PM

Will you join me at Tin Man?

NationBuilder Friend Happy Saturday! With the General Election nearing, I want to invite you to my final fundraiser at Tin Man on Monday, October 18th.?Please join us for drinks and light appetizers! Each ticket includes one drink, including beer and wine. Kids under 18 get in free. …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 11, 2019 at 10:02 AM

Abbie Smith Receives USW Local 2958 Endorsement

NationBuilder -- Friend   “I have always, and will continue to stand up tall and fight for working families. At the end of the day this work is all about answering to the working people. Anyone who would deny the right of workers to organize is a person who does not want to be held a…
Abbie · [email protected]
October 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM

The sky is not falling.

NationBuilder ? Friend -- To often I get emails from politicians?acting like the sky will fall if they don't reach some arbitrary?goal. I'm not going to do that, but I am going to still ask for your help. Because?it is with your help that we've come as far as we have. We ha…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM

It's time to VOTE!!

NationBuilder ? Friend Early voting is now underway for the General Election, you can cast your ballot at the Howard County Government Center today- November 1st from 8AM-4PM (Monday-Friday only) Your support means everything to me! Please vote Abbie Smith for Mayor of Kokomo!! ? Th…
Abbie Smith · [email protected]
October 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM

My first voting experience and plan for public safety.

NationBuilder Friend In this week's #CoffeeClub, I will discuss the deadline to register to vote (which is today! Click here to register) and my first voting experience and how empowered I felt to use my voice. I will also touch on public safety again. Public safety has been at the …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM

FW: Just wanted to make sure you saw this

NationBuilder -- Friend The Abbie For Mayor "Masquerade Social" is tomorrow night at The Hobson from 8pm-11pm. Join us for an unforgettable night of excitement and vintage-inspired glamour! Experience headlining DJ Gabby Love, a premium bar featuring specialty, signature cocktails. V…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 2, 2019 at 10:17 AM

You're Invited to the Masquerade Social!

NationBuilder -- Friend We are only a few days away from the Abbie For Mayor "Masquerade Social" this Friday October 4th at the Hobson from 8pm-11pm. Click here to purchase your tickets. Join us for an unforgettable night of excitement and vintage-inspired glamour! Experience headlin…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
October 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM

I need YOUR help!

NationBuilder -- Friend I need your help! This Saturday (October 5th) and Sunday (October 6th) we will be having a massive volunteer canvassing event around Kokomo and we need as many volunteers as possible. Early voting for this year's municipal election begins in 10 days. Can you h…
Abbie Smith · [email protected]
September 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM

My Favorite Books

NationBuilder Friend Welcome to week 30 of The Coffee Club! This week I talk about what I'm reading now and share some of my favorite books. Then I answer a question about inclusion and diversity in Kokomo. Click here to watch this week’s Coffee Club video. In your service,  Abbie …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM

I need YOUR help!

NationBuilder -- Friend I need your help! Next Saturday (October 5th) and Sunday (October 6th) we are having a massive volunteer canvassing event around Kokomo and we need as many volunteers as possible. Early voting for this year's municipal election begins in 10 days. Can you help …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 27, 2019 at 8:00 PM

You're Invited to the Masquerade Social!

NationBuilder -- Friend We are a week away from the Abbie For Mayor "Masquerade Social" Friday October 4th at the Hobson from 8pm-11pm. Join us for an unforgettable night of excitement and vintage-inspired glamour! Experience headlining DJ Gabby Love, a premium bar featuring specialt…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 27, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Abbie hits the 200 mile mark!

NationBuilder -- Friend Since announcing my candidacy for Mayor of Kokomo on January 22nd, 2019, I have walked 200 miles of Kokomo’s streets knocking on doors and speaking to 10,004 of Kokomo citizens. Canvassing has been one of my favorite parts of the campaign process. It has provi…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 25, 2019 at 6:39 PM

Abbie Smith responds to Kokomo Shooting Death

NationBuilder Friend -- Throughout this campaign process, I have been asked a lot of tough questions and have been given a lot of tough love on the changes citizens feel need to come to our city. Most recently, my neighbor asked with an aching heart, “How could another teenag…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 25, 2019 at 10:01 AM

I need your support this Thursday.

NationBuilder Friend -- Please join us this Thursday night at Indiana University Kokomo for the General Election Candidate Forum hosted by the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance.? Click here for more information. If you can't make it and would still like to show yo…
Abbie · [email protected]
September 23, 2019 at 8:00 PM

heading out

NationBuilder Friend -- I’m about to head out the door to talk to voters. This is something I have been doing nearly every day for the past 6 months, and I love it! No really, I do. It has been incredibly rewarding to speak with so many people who care for and have concerns a…
Abbie Smith · [email protected]
September 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM

My faith

NationBuilder Friend In this week's Coffee Club video, I talk about my faith, and how it shapes the way I make decisions. Click here to watch this week’s Coffee Club video. In your service,  Abbie Smith   PS If you have been enjoying Coffee Club and would like to help out, please c…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Reserve your yard sign before they're gone!

NationBuilder Friend -- We are taking sign-ups for #AbbieForMayor yard signs! Click here to reserve yours today, and a volunteer will come and put one in your yard in the next week!! We will be delivering them as fast we can.?We are hoping to be able to order more signs in o…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 17, 2019 at 10:36 AM

I stand with UAW

NationBuilder Friend -- Workers’ rights to negotiate a fair contract, fair wages, fair benefits, and safe working conditions is fundamental to the function of our economy and democracy. It’s what holds all parties accountable for their actions. I am proud to continue my famil…
Abbie · [email protected]
September 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Work/Life Balance

NationBuilder Friend While canvassing earlier this week I was chatting with a woman who asked me how I was balancing the campaign and my life, especially as a parent of two young children. I’ll be honest, it is not easy, all parents know what a challenge it can be to maintain everyth…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 12, 2019 at 10:00 PM

Please join us this Sunday!

NationBuilder Friend You are invited to our block party!!!! We are hosting the District 3 and 4 Block Party in collaboration with Coach Law and IronFist Boxing Club & Learning Center at Studebaker Park this Sunday from 1-3pm! Bring the family for free lunch and entertainment!? In…
Abbie Smith · [email protected]
September 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Serving our veterans -- Coffee Club Week 27

NationBuilder Friend In this week’s #AbbieForMayor #CoffeeClub video I talk about some great advice I received from a friend. Then, in response to the policy question, I discuss how we can do better to serve out veterans. Click here to watch this week’s Coffee Club video. Click to re…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
September 5, 2019 at 11:42 AM

Platform Announcement

NationBuilder -- Friend Mayoral Candidate Abbie Smith, has released her campaign platform for the future of Kokomo.  “I have walked 180 miles of Kokomo streets and spoken to 7,905 people about their hopes, dreams and aspirations for the City of Kokomo. I’ve heard you say your top con…
Abbie · [email protected]
September 4, 2019 at 1:55 PM

Have you ever thought about...

NationBuilder Friend -- Have you ever thought about contributing to a political campaign but never made that final click to donate? You're not alone! I have had many contributors to my campaign who are first time donors. Check out Kristina’s story on why she chose our campai…
Abbie · [email protected]
September 2, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Happy Labor Day -- Coffee Club Week 26

NationBuilder Friend In this week’s #AbbieForMayor #CoffeeClub I chat about how we celebrate Labor Day. Last year over the Labor Day weekend I spent a chunk of my time reading “The Last Ballad”- a historical fiction about a woman named Ella May Wiggins who led the effort to unionize …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
August 30, 2019 at 2:04 PM

Abbie Smith Receives Local AFL-CIO Endorsement

NationBuilder -- Friend In time for Labor Day, Abbie Smith, candidate for Kokomo Mayor, announced the endorsement of her campaign by the Howard-Tipton Chapter of  AFL-CIO. The chapter believes Abbie Smith is the best person to support in this coming election. She understands the conc…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
August 29, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Letter to the Editor- Landlords

NationBuilder -- Friend Last weekend while out canvassing, I visited with a grandmother of 3 who served our country in the Navy. With the Temptations playing in the background, she shared her concerns for her grandsons and the community. One of the boys came up and asked, “can you he…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
August 26, 2019 at 10:01 AM

What makes a place great? -- Coffee Club Week 25

NationBuilder Friend Welcome to Week 25 of The Coffee Club! In this week’s #CoffeeClub, I discuss the book “Getting things done” and what changes I think can be made to make #Kokomo a place that everyone loves and where everyone wants to live. Click here to watch this week's Coffee C…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
August 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Letter to the Editor- Civility

NationBuilder -- Friend If you missed the Letter to the Editor that ran in Tuesday's Kokomo Tribune, please read below. I am writing in response to your article published on August 17th regarding State Representative Mike Karickhoff’s speech at the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
August 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Reserve your #AbbieForMayor yard sign!

NationBuilder Friend -- We are taking sign-ups for #AbbieForMayor yard signs! Click here to reserve yours today, and a volunteer will come and put one in your yard at the end of September!! We will be delivering them as fast we can.?We are hoping to be able to order more sig…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
August 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Kokomo's aesthetic and my summer job -- Coffee Club Week 24

NationBuilder Friend Welcome to Week 24 of The Coffee Club! In this week’s #AbbieForMayor #CoffeeClub, I talk about a summer job I had during college and Kokomo's Aesthetic. Click here to watch this week's Coffee Club video. Abbie PS If you're enjoying the Coffee Club and would like …
Abbie Smith for Mayor · inf[email protected]
August 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Use Your Vote as Your Voice

NationBuilder Friend -- Use Your Vote as Your Voice   I recently met a 73 year old man who will be voting for the very first time in his life on Nov 5th. I was so excited for him, but I did ask why he’d never voted before this election. He said he just never felt his voice mattered i…
Abbie Smith for Mayor · [email protected]
August 14, 2019 at 4:16 PM

Free #AbbieForMayor Decal!

NationBuilder Friend -- Get your FREE #AbbieForMayor decal by clicking below!!? #AbbieForMayor Merch is going fast! Purchase your shirts, mugs and hats by clicking below!? Did you miss this week's #CoffeeClub where I talk about gathering spaces in Kokomo? Click here to watch…