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  Team Jess · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 6:15 PM

URGENT: one more crucial ask!

Our team is absolutely crushing our phonebank and texting goals for the day! BUT: John,   We’ve got great news: our team is absolutely crushing our phonebank and texting goals for the day!   The results are coming in, and these calls and texts are convincing …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 12:32 AM

The Wins We’ve Got

As I reflect on the past 10 months, I’m so proud of all the hard work that our staff, volunteers, and supporters have put into the campaign. John,   Election day is tomorrow! Do you have a plan to vote? You can find your polling place at ivote.de.gov.   As I r…
  Team Jess · [email protected]
September 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Did you hear the latest?

We’re less than 24 hours from polls opening, and we’re still $6,700 short of our fundraising goal. John,   We’ll keep this brief:   We’re less than 24 hours from polls opening, and we’re still $6,700 short of our fundraising goal.   This is the most important…
  Team Jess · [email protected]
September 14, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Tomorrow is Election Day! 📢🗳

This race is about all of us. John,   Election Day is tomorrow, and we’re going to make history.   This race is about advocating for people over profit — we are electing the first female progressive Senator to replace the GOP’s favorite legislator.   To make su…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
September 13, 2020 at 5:02 PM

What I’m Seeing, and What We Need

I was very emotional on our last team call before the primary. John,I was very emotional on our last team call before the primary. We Need Your Support Today! I’ve been all in since the day I decided to run. But it’s been incredible to…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
September 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM

The Message That Will Keep Me Going

The other night I got a text message from my dad. John,The other night I got a text message from my dad. I admit I haven't been great about responding to texts lately (just a little busy), but this one broke through.He texted to tell me he just finished a phon…
  Team Jess · [email protected]
September 10, 2020 at 1:02 AM

REMINDER: Three hours to reach our goal 🚨⏱

Chris Coons just dropped $1M. Hi John,   There are just three hours left until we hit today’s goal. We’re still $4,002 away.   This is crunch time. Can you donate $34 to make sure we reach our goal? DONATE $34 Chris Coons is fighting like…
  Jess · [email protected]
September 9, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Six days.

This race is about accountability. Help us finish strong. John,   We’re less than one week out from Election Day! We are so close to electing the first Delaware Senator who will answer to the people.    The only way we can beat our opponent’s corporate money is…
  Jess · [email protected]
September 6, 2020 at 5:45 PM

$5,318 today

Your donation means I can advocate for workers from the Senate floor. John,   I’m writing to you today both somber and hopeful: I am somber because I know that even on Labor Day weekend, our essential workers aren’t catching a break. I have hope because I know t…
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
September 4, 2020 at 3:16 PM

Chris Coons says he doesn’t have the time to debate Jess 🤔

What’s the Senator doing? John,   Senator Chris Coons won’t debate Jess. Here’s what his team told WHYY:   “Regrettably, we couldn’t identify sufficient time for Senator Coons to attend this debate, as his schedule is swamped the next two weeks, and then he wil…
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
September 3, 2020 at 2:45 PM

Riding the Progressive Wave Straight to D.C.

Are you ready to fight for climate justice? Good morning, John,   Congratulations are in order! 🎉 Senator Ed Markey won the Massachusetts primary on Tuesday night. This is a big victory for Markey and the people of Massachusetts. It’s also a big victory for the …
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
September 2, 2020 at 12:30 AM


We’re two weeks from Election Day. This is the last progressive race. John,   There are just two weeks until Election Day. (We can hardly believe it either!)   We’re pushing to raise $2,222 in two days. We need to make sure we finish this thing strong! …
  Jess · [email protected]
August 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Coons says he won’t debate Jess – what’s going on?

The Senator is scared. He has good reason to be. John,   This week, WHYY reached out to Chris Coons again, asking him to debate Jess. And again, Coons refused to comment.   We can guess why — Jess is a values-driven, clear-eyed opponent. You know what she stands…
  Jess · [email protected]
August 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Black Lives Matter

We must stand up and fight back against racial injustice and inequity. John,   Jacob Blake was shot by the police seven times. Wisconsin officers paralyzed him. Kenosha has again erupted in protest. He was another Black man targeted by police.   I am struck by J…
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
August 26, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Did you see Jess’s new interview?

Jess talks Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, and why we need to beat Chris Coons. Good morning, John,   We have two pieces of good news to share: 1. Jess was featured in Jacobin this week, and 2.  we’ve already raised over $1,100 in 16 hours, bringing us mu…
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
August 25, 2020 at 8:34 PM


Our pre-primary filing deadline is Wednesday. Will you help us reach our goal? John,   Our pre-primary filing deadline is tomorrow! We need to raise $8,000 between now and then. Help us reach our goal This deadline is a big deal: For peo…
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
August 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM

We need a Senator who will fight for our teachers

There’s only one candidate in the Delaware race who prioritizes teachers. John,   Schools across the country are starting to reopen their doors. But we’re unprepared –– teachers lack proper PPE, students aren’t required to wear masks, and social-distancing is a…
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
August 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM

We need 124 more donors by 10 a.m.

We’re so close to our goal. Can you make sure we get there? Good morning, John,   WOW. We’re blown away! In just 21 hours, 116 of you have donated to our people-powered campaign.  Get us to 240 donations Yesterday morning, we set a goal …
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
August 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Just 24 hours to get 240 donors

Will you help us reach our goal? We need to prove we can win. John,   We have a hard deadline. Over the next 24 hours, we need 240 people to donate to this campaign. Pitch in $5 now It’s simple: We need to show the Democratic establishme…
  Jess · [email protected]
August 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM

USPS workers are essential

We need to fight against Trump’s agenda to sabotage our elections. John —   First of all, I want to thank you for helping us raise over $12,000 over the weekend! That money allows my team of organizers to reach working-class Delawareans, so that together, we can…
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 1:20 AM


We need your help to reach this goal! John —   We have only three hours and $1,079 left to reach our $10,000 goal! DONATE BY MIDNIGHT We are so close to exceeding our goal. If each of you gave $5, we’d be able to raise $12,000 just this …
  Jess for Delaware Team · [email protected]
August 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM

We need $10K to reach every voter! Here’s why.

John,   There’s just one month left until the Delaware Democratic Primary! 🎉 We have only 31 days to win this campaign by turning out our working-class coalition of supporters.   But here’s the thing: We need money to call, text and mail our message to voters. …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
August 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM

This is the fight for our lives

Our campaign video is out. We’re building a movement. Hi John,   This week, I’m introducing myself to even more voters with our newly released campaign video that’s centered on the big issues: health care, housing and racial justice. I’m inviting Delawareans t…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
August 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Help us beat the GOP’s favorite Democrat

Chris Coons is often called the “GOP’s favorite Democrat” because of his refusal to stand up to Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell. John,   I’m going to keep it real with you: not all Democrats are created equal. Senator Chris Coons is often called the “GOP’s f…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
August 3, 2020 at 8:02 PM

Another Big Endorsement!

John,   Great news! Our campaign has earned another endorsement: State Representative John Kowalko!   “Jess Scarane’s total support for the American working families is evidenced in her uncompromising support for a …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 31, 2020 at 2:30 PM

Here’s where we stand:

Hi John,I’ll keep this short: today is the last day of the month, and our biggest fundraising deadline of the campaign yet. Donate Today! July has been, without a doubt, our strongest month of the campaign. We’ve hired two new organize…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 30, 2020 at 12:15 PM

“We’re not going to use your money to take care of you.”

John,This past weekend, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin echoed what a lot of Republicans are saying about eliminating the federal unemployment insurance payments. “We’re not going to use taxpayer money to pay people more to stay home.”We know that these UI p…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 28, 2020 at 12:30 PM

More Money for War?!

John,$740 billion. That’s the Pentagon’s base budget, and it represents higher military spending than the next 11 nations combined.And last week, Chris Coons sided with Republicans to vote down an amendment that would have cut 10% from this budget. …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 27, 2020 at 6:30 PM

The best weekend of the campaign.

John,   I don’t say this lightly: this past weekend was the best one of the campaign so far.   I’m incredibly proud of our volunteers, who put together a 24 Hour Telethon Livestream. We raised over $10,000 from the event! Missed The Livestream? Do…
  Team Jess · [email protected]
July 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM

The Neverending Livestream!

Well, not quite….but we’ll be livestreaming for a full 24 hours!John, can you join us for our 24 hour virtual fundraiser starting tomorrow at 11AM ET?We’ll be livestreaming all day on twitch; you just have to join this link any time during these 24 hours!Jess…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 21, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Here & Now

John, it's happening,Across the country, candidates like Jamaal Bowman, Mondaire Jones, Paula Jean Swearingen, and Donna Imam have won their primaries.Voters are proving that this platform is popular. They want Medicare for All, living wages, guaranteed housi…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 20, 2020 at 11:15 AM

A personal update...

John,   On Friday, I stepped away from my job. So, as of today, I’m a full time candidate for US Senate.   The work we’re doing with this campaign is too important to do it part time. Thousands of working people donate their hard earned money to this campaig…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 17, 2020 at 11:30 AM

HUGE News: We’re endorsed by Working Families Party!

Hi John,I am so thrilled to share with you the big news: our campaign has earned the endorsement of the Working Families Party! I’m joining a list of WFP-endorsed candidates here in Delaware who are fighting to build working class p…
  Team Jess · [email protected]
July 16, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Calls! Merch! Interviews!

Hi John,It’s been a great week over at Team Jess! We wanted to make sure you saw all the latest campaign news and updates.Last weekend, Jess attended the March for Jeremy McDole on Saturday and the Vigil for Black Lives on Sunday. …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 13, 2020 at 11:45 AM

We can end homelessness for less than Trump increased the military budget this year.

Hi John,   Each night, hundreds of thousands of Americans experience homelessness. It’s inhumane—there’s no reason anyone should ever lack safe and stable housing in one of the richest countries in the world.   Donate To Fight For Guaranteed Housi…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
July 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Where we are

Hi John,First, I want to thank you for an incredible end to our campaign’s Q2! We raised over $17,000 in the last 2 days of June—our highest total since launch day!I was focused on fundraising before the quarterly deadline, but we’ve also achieved some other…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
June 29, 2020 at 9:30 PM

Join Me TONIGHT at 7:30PM on Facebook Live!

Hi John,   This evening, I’ll be going live on Facebook with two very special guests: Madinah Wilson-Anton, candidate for Representative District 26 and Shané Darby, candidate for Wilmington City Council District 2. Join us at 7:30…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
June 26, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Biggest Campaign Week Yet

John,We’re less than three months away from our primary election, and every day is more critical than the last. From our voter contact efforts this past month, it’s clear that the word is spreading about our campaign, our platform, and our vision for Delawar…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Exciting Things Happening: Campaign News & Updates

John, It’s been a busy past week for our campaign, and I wanted to make sure that you saw all the latest news and updates! Field and Volunteer News: Last Sunday, we made a record number of calls in a single day! In just the past couple days, dozens of new v…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
June 18, 2020 at 12:30 PM

What I’m reading: The Deficit Myth

John,Here’s what I’m reading this week: The Deficit Myth by Dr. Stephanie Kelton.The past decade, Republicans and corporate Democrats alike have told us that we can’t “afford” social programs due to the federal deficit. The pushback is always the same: they …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
June 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Here’s how we reimagine public safety

Hi John, I’m so inspired by the activists who, over the past couple of weeks, put together protests throughout the state. Because of their work and the demands for change from so many of you, our legislators proposed some initial measures for police oversigh…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
June 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM

BIG News

John,I wanted to share some exciting news with you!   Yesterday, I mailed in the paperwork to file for US Senate! That means we’re officially going to be on the ballot for the Democratic primary on September 15th. First, I wanted to thank …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 11:30 AM

Black Lives Matter

John,This weekend I attended another protest against police brutality and for Black lives in Wilmington.Over 1,000 people joined together to say we’ve had enough and to demand that we reimagine public safety as a concept grounded in guaranteeing the health, …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
May 30, 2020 at 2:30 PM

We’re raising money to put YOU on the ballot

John,You can still contribute to putting our name on the ballot. Donate To Put Us On The Ballot I’m running to fight for Medicare for All because of the woman I spoke to last week who can only afford to get her medical, vision, and de…
  Team Jess · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 12:45 PM

John, Let’s get on the ballot

Did you know that candidates have to pay to get their names on the ballot on election day?This year, US Senate candidates here in Delaware have to pay $10,440 so that their names will appear in the Democratic primary on September 15th. Donate To …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
May 26, 2020 at 12:15 PM

Friday 5/29: Party Change Deadline to Vote in the Primary

Hi John,   I hope you had a safe, healthy, and restful Memorial Day!   This is the last week that you are able to change your voter party registration in Delaware.   Our state has closed primaries, so you must switch your party registration to Democrat befo…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
May 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM

What I’m reading: Individual behavior won’t stop climate change

John, Here’s what I’m reading this week: Global emissions plunged an unprecedented 17% during the coronavirus pandemic.I know a 17% drop may sound like a lot, but it won’t get us to the 7.6% emissions decrease we need to see every year to avoid the worst eff…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
May 21, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Is Chris Coons Auditioning for Secretary of State?

John,For the past few years, Chris Coons has made no secret of the fact that he wants to be Secretary of State. And recently, articles have been written about the likelihood that Chris Coons would be chosen as Secretary of State under a Biden presidency.I’m …
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
May 18, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Our hospitals are in a crisis

John,   Last week, Delaware hospitals said that they are losing $5 million a day because of coronavirus.   A few days earlier, I talked on my weekly livestream about how we need to change the way we fund our hospitals.    Sign Up For Tonight's F…
  Jess Scarane · [email protected]
May 15, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Why can’t Chris Coons stop talking about the deficit?

Hi John,Did you catch my latest video about how our elected officials are trying to use COVID to take away our social safety net? I wanted to share it with you, because I’ve gotta say: I’m tired of hearing about the deficit.Since the CARES Act passed, Republ…