9 Messages

Ascend Team · [email protected]
November 6, 2019 at 7:03 PM

A Great Night in Virginia and Nationwide

Friends, Last night, 18 of our endorsees were on the ballot after months (and sometimes years!) of hard work campaigning -- and we're so proud to share that we won 14 of those races outright. Together, we helped flip the Virginia House of Delegates blue, lead…
Hannah Beck · [email protected]
October 23, 2019 at 2:18 PM

What November 5th means

Friends, As November 5th approaches, we've got our eyes on 15 races in Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. We're working hard to flip the VA House of Delegates after getting agonizingly close to a majority in 2017 -- and in TX and PA, we have much at stake in…
Hannah Beck · [email protected]
September 29, 2019 at 5:50 PM

Closing out the third quarter & looking ahead

Friends, What a quarter it's been! We endorsed candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates, supported local candidates in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Texas, and became among the first to support one of the early attempts to flip a seat in the Texas House …
Hannah Beck · [email protected]
September 27, 2019 at 2:53 PM

Our Final 2019 Endorsements: Rising Stars in Texas

Friends, Today, I'm writing to ask for your support so we can move funds into my home state of Texas and support two incredible individuals running for office near Houston. I know we’ve asked a lot this year -- but these are our last two endorsements for 2019…
Hannah Beck · [email protected]
September 11, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Introducing Our Fall Interns

Friends, I am thrilled to announce our Fall 2019 intern class! We had a fantastic summer with six brilliant individuals from across the Northeast, and now, I’m excited to introduce you to the three local students who will be powering this work over the next few mont…
David Burd · [email protected]
August 29, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Announcing Our VA and PA Local Candidate Endorsements

Friends, While a big focus of our work this year has been the Virginia House of Delegates, in line with Ascend’s long-term approach, we’ve also continued to identify and support local candidates across all four of our states. We’re excited to share with you f…
David Burd · [email protected]
August 28, 2019 at 8:27 PM

Announcing our Virginia House of Delegates Endorsements

Friends, Thanks again for all of your support as we’ve pushed to raise critical dollars to support our fall candidates. Perhaps the most important goal this year for Democrats in Virginia is to retake control of the House of Delegates, and our priority has b…
Hannah Beck · [email protected]
August 17, 2019 at 5:35 PM

Thank you

Friends, Thank you so much for your support over the past week. Not only did we exceed our $5,000 goal, but we received contributions from an awesome range of people -- from new donors and return donors, high-dollar donations and grassroots contributions alike. I was …
David Burd · [email protected]
August 13, 2019 at 3:47 PM

Hey John​ -- can you help?

John, As you probably know, we're in the midst of our third and final endorsement round for the year, focused on identifying several additional candidates in Pennsylvania and Texas, but perhaps most importantly, on selecting our full set of endorsees in Virginia. Fli…