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Catherine Coddington · [email protected]
January 28, 2022 at 11:02 PM

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Christy Smith for Congress         Dear John, I thought I would send you all a quick update about how close we are to hitting our goal this month. Earlier this week we shared that we needed to hit $7,000 to stay on pace. As of 10 a.m. this morning, we're only $3,380 from …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
January 28, 2022 at 2:16 AM

The most flippable district in the country

Christy Smith for Congress         Dear John, Over the last couple of weeks, one thing has become very clear: all eyes are on CA-27. Major news outlets and politicos have been touting CA-27 as the best chance for Democrats to flip a seat from red to blue. To put it simply…
Team CA-27 Blue Wave · [email protected]
January 26, 2022 at 12:20 AM

Bring on the Blue 🌊🌊🌊🌊

Christy Smith for Congress         Dear John, Here's the truth: the road to keeping the House majority in 2022 goes through CA-27. And here's one more thing you should know: We need to raise some serious cash if we're going to flip CA-27 from red to blue, and bring on ano…
Team Christy · [email protected]
January 22, 2022 at 5:02 PM

New year, new district, new leadership

Christy Smith for Congress         John, The 2022 midterm season is in full swing and, at the start of a new year, with a new district number, a new congressional map, and a ton of new voters to talk to, Christy isn't wasting any time getting her message out. We've got les…
Team Christy · [email protected]
January 21, 2022 at 9:31 PM

Onward & upward

Christy Smith for Congress         Dear John, We know this year has been a tumultuous one, to say the least. With all the uncertainties surrounding COVID, and a tough election year coming up, we know it's easy to get lost in a sea of stressful news cycles. But, despite th…
Team Christy · [email protected]
January 19, 2022 at 10:19 PM

Just 14

Christy Smith for Congress         Dear John, Fourteen. That's the number of 2022 Congressional races the Cook Political report has called a true "toss-up." That's the number of races that could determine whether Democrats or Republicans control Congress, and determine the…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
January 14, 2022 at 10:32 PM

I'm going to be blunt.

Christy Smith for Congress         Dear John, It is the beginning of an election year, John, and I know your inboxes are going to be flooded with more and more emails, text messages, and asks for donations all competing for your attention. I know they get a little annoyin…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
January 13, 2022 at 2:01 AM

The most important piece of legislation this year

Christy Smith for Congress         Dear John, Right now, we are facing one of the most pivotal moments in recent memory – a moment we decide how willing we are to protect the right to vote in this country. Since the 2020 election, we have seen the most egregious GOP-led…
Flip CA-27 Blue · [email protected]
January 7, 2022 at 10:01 PM

Did you hear the news??

Christy Smith for Congress         Hi John, We know you've been busy these past couple of weeks so we wanted to make sure you saw the big news that happened over the holidays. Congressional maps were finalized and they show that CA-27 (our new district number!) will be on…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
January 6, 2022 at 8:01 PM


Christy Smith for Congress         John, One year ago today hordes of violent insurrectionists, fueled by the lies of a presidential hopeful to overturn an election, brutally ransacked our Capitol building and attacked the very seat of democracy itself. We all watched in …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
January 5, 2022 at 6:33 PM

Starting 2022 with some amazing news →

Christy Smith for Congress         Happy New Year, John! I have some great news: With your support, we were able to hit our end-of-year goal, and I want to thank you for everything you did to get us there. I can't tell you how grateful I am for your continued support. But…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
January 1, 2022 at 1:31 AM

Our last email of the year

Christy Smith for Congress     John, I know my campaign has been emailing you a lot lately. And by now, you probably know about our end-of-year goal. And earlier this week, you learned about the excellent new maps and what they mean for this campaign. And by now, you definitely kno…
Team Christy · [email protected]
December 31, 2021 at 6:12 PM

How Mike Garcia has failed this district

Christy Smith for Congress         John, The new year is right around the corner and we want to make a resolution with you: Get Mike Garcia out of office. Let's recap all the ways Mike has failed to represent this district: 🆇 Voted against the Violence Against Women Act …
Team Christy · [email protected]
December 30, 2021 at 3:06 PM

Who's funding Mike Garcia?? 👀

Christy Smith for Congress         John, There are many differences between Christy and Mike Garcia and who they take money from is a big one. While Christy is building a grassroots campaign, Mike Garcia courts corporate PACs and special interest dollars. Just look at th…
Team Christy · [email protected]
December 29, 2021 at 9:02 PM


Christy Smith for Congress         John, As 2021 comes to a close, we'd like to take a moment to say that on behalf of Christy and the whole team, we're beyond grateful for your ongoing support. In a moment, we're going to ask you to chip in whatever you can to help Chri…
Finance Director, Team Christy · [email protected]
December 28, 2021 at 5:02 PM

Here's the truth, John

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Listen, John, I’ve been crunching the numbers all day and here is the truth: If we don’t hit our end-of-year goal, we are going to have a lot of ground to make up. Like Dave Wasserman said, while most districts will be playing defe…
Team Christy, Rapid Response Team · [email protected]
December 28, 2021 at 1:04 AM

BREAKING NEWS: New maps released

Christy Smith for Congress         John, We have some huge news. The redistricting maps are final and it looks GREAT for Christy. Just like we thought, the district has become more blue, with conservative strong-hold Simi Valley moving into another district. And …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
December 26, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Re: $20,000

Christy Smith for Congress         John, I hope you had a wonderful holiday filled with friends and family. I have to be honest, 2022 got here a lot quicker than I anticipated! In 6 days, we will be closing out our last quarter before the new year, and while I reflect on e…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
December 22, 2021 at 4:01 PM

An anniversary I'm not celebrating

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Four years ago today, Trump signed into law – backed by nearly all Republicans and not a single Democratic vote – one of his only legislative accomplishments: to give corporations and the wealthiest Americans one of the biggest tax …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
December 20, 2021 at 8:51 PM

❄ ❄ Happy Holidays ❄ ❄

Christy Smith for Congress         John, As we close another year of tremendous challenge, let's walk into 2022, hopeful, united, and determined.   From our family to yours, Happy Holidays! -- Christy DONATE             This email was sent to…
Team Christy · [email protected]
December 16, 2021 at 10:06 PM

FWD >>> There’s a big difference

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Did you see our last email? We wanted to make sure because it explains why we're stepping up our end of year goal to $20,000. There is simply too much on the line in 2022. While Christy is on the ground working hard for the people …
Team Christy · [email protected]
December 16, 2021 at 2:01 AM

There’s a big difference

Christy Smith for Congress         John, We talk about the many differences between Christy Smith and Mike Garcia, but today we want to show you. Check it out: While Mike Garcia was meeting with Donald Trump to do his bidding:   Christy Smith was out meeting wit…
Team Christy · info[email protected]
December 10, 2021 at 8:06 PM

Christy's not slowing down!

Christy Smith for Congress         John, The days may be getting shorter and cooler, but we're not letting that slow us down! Between taking a vocal stand on reproductive freedom and getting out and meeting with members of the houseless community, there is simply too much …
Team Christy · [email protected]
December 9, 2021 at 8:46 PM

The Senate is voting on the Build Back Better Act

Christy Smith for Congress         John, While many families are still recovering from the impacts of COVID, our communities need support now more than ever. That's why passing the Build Back Better Act is critical. Here are some of the most important parts of the Build B…
Team Christy · [email protected]
December 7, 2021 at 1:37 AM

[MUST WATCH] Christy = 🔥🔥🔥

Christy Smith for Congress         "I will be damned if I nearly died having both of [my daughters], only to have them see the day where they would become second-class citizens…" - Christy Smith John, You know what gets us fired up? When out of touch, conservative SCOTUS …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
December 2, 2021 at 9:31 PM

I’m lucky to have you

Christy Smith for Congress         John, I need to be honest with you -- this month we didn't hit our goal. We came really close but couldn't cross the finish line. To close the gap and stay on pace with Mike Garcia and his special interest dollars we need to raise $5,000…
Christy’s · [email protected]
November 30, 2021 at 9:16 PM

Really Quick

Christy Smith for Congress     John -- sorry for any typos, I'm sending this message from the road. This morning Catherine, my finance director, let me know that we were only $1,156 away from hitting our goal. That is incredibly close to the finish line. I will keep this short bec…
Catherine Coddington, Team Christy · [email protected]
November 29, 2021 at 10:45 PM

Why now?

Christy Smith for Congress         John, You've heard from this team about why you should be on Team Christy and you've heard from us about why Mike isn't the right fit for this district. Today, I want to talk to you about why we need your donations now. The beginning o…
Flip CA-25 · [email protected]
November 28, 2021 at 9:31 PM

News flash, Mike is playing against us

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Yesterday, Team Christy talked to you about why Christy would be the best person to represent CA-25. Today, we want to talk about why Mike is not it. When it comes to rebuilding the infrastructure of our nation, supplying affordab…
Team Christy · [email protected]
November 27, 2021 at 6:31 PM

Time to shake up Congress

Christy Smith for Congress         John, I know you heard from Christy yesterday and she let you know we would be reaching out to you to help us hit our end-of-month fundraising goal. Today we want to talk about why we know Christy would make the best representative for t…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
November 26, 2021 at 6:46 PM

Here’s what we’re going to do

Christy Smith for Congress         John, I hope you got to spend yesterday with people you love and some really good food. I really can't believe we are at the end of November and that December is right around the corner. It feels like this year has gone by so fast. Over…
Team Christy · [email protected]
November 25, 2021 at 5:31 PM

Happy Thanksgiving

Christy Smith for Congress         John, We just wanted to pop in with a simple message: Today and every day, we are grateful to have you on our team.   Be in touch soon, Team Christy DONATE DONATE MONTHLY             This email was sent t…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
November 23, 2021 at 8:02 PM

We aren't setting our families up for success

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Do you want to hear something that over 70% of Americans agree with? Working families need paid leave. All caregivers should be able to provide love and care when they are needed without having to contend with their work schedule. …
Team Christy · [email protected]
November 19, 2021 at 9:29 PM

Here’s why Christy is perfect for CA-25:

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Here's the deal about Christy: When it comes to fighting climate change and making sure Californians are safe from devastating wildfires and droughts -- you're going to want her in the room. When it comes to making sure someone is…
Team Christy · [email protected]
November 16, 2021 at 10:30 PM

This could really change things

Christy Smith for Congress         John, First: Mike Garcia was elected to represent CA-25 in a special election. Then: Christy Smith ran against him in 2020 and only lost by 333 votes. Now: Mike Garcia is poised to lose the Republican stronghold in Simi Valley (ho…
Team Christy · [email protected]
November 15, 2021 at 10:11 PM

Check out what we've been up to:

Christy Smith for Congress         John, We hope your fall is off to a great start -- we're reaching out to follow through on our goal to keep everyone looped into the work on the ground. From events with local Democrats to meeting with the Girl Scouts, we've had a busy c…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
November 14, 2021 at 2:06 PM

Will you join Team Christy?

Christy Smith for Congress         John -- To me, all politics are personal. I know that having leaders with the right values can make a real difference in the lives of the people in our communities -- and that's why I'm fighting so hard to win this key, toss-up race. Fli…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
November 12, 2021 at 8:04 PM

Here's why I’m running for Congress

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Running for Congress is a tall task and I'll be honest, some days can feel tough. From countering Mike Garcia and other Republicans' smears to fending off attacks from special interest dollars, campaigning for public office can be …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
November 10, 2021 at 8:16 PM


Christy Smith for Congress         John, From wildfires to unprecedented droughts, there has been no shortage of terrifying headlines about the climate crisis in California. In fact, Woodland Hills hit a record 121 degrees last year, the highest temperature ever recorded i…
Team Christy · [email protected]
November 9, 2021 at 8:01 PM

News flash Mike, you’re done

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Last month, we asked you to vote on the worst vote Mike Garcia has taken -- the American Rescue Plan or the Violence Against Women Act. And you all made your voices loud and clear -- voting no on the Violence Against Women Act is …
Catherine Coddington, Team Christy · [email protected]
November 6, 2021 at 5:31 PM


Christy Smith for Congress         John, $22.28. That's the average grassroots donation to this campaign. I knew that we were building a strong grassroots movement to flip this district but we have something truly special. I have no doubt that California's 25th Distric…
Flip CA-25 · [email protected]
November 5, 2021 at 9:35 PM

Dave Wasserman: CA-25 could get bluer

Christy Smith for Congress         DAVE WASSERMAN-- COOK POLITICAL “CA-25 Mike Garcia (R) - Biden +10 to Biden +12” John, Last week, Dave Wasserman from the Cook Political Report said that it is likely that CA-25 gets bluer after redistricting. That means CA-25 is going …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
November 2, 2021 at 6:25 PM

We did it again!!!

Christy Smith for Congress         John, My end-of-month fundraising campaign just ended and I wanted to thank you for your support. Here's why your continuous support is so important: It allows us to hire the folks we need to win. It allows us to make sure we talk to t…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
November 1, 2021 at 12:46 AM

Not another Halloween email

Christy Smith for Congress         John, I know today is Halloween and I could spend my time telling you about how scary Mike Garcia is for this district -- there would be plenty to talk about. I could tell you about his terrifying voting record. I could tell you about t…
Flip CA-25 · [email protected]
October 30, 2021 at 3:31 PM

This is who Mike Garcia is and has always been

Christy Smith for Congress         John, This district deserves a representative who shares our values and believes in our community -- not a representative like Mike Garcia who spends his time tweeting about everything he thinks is "wrong" with California. We deserve a …
Catherine Coddington, Team Christy · [email protected]
October 29, 2021 at 6:11 PM

You haven't donated yet and too much is on the line

Christy Smith for Congress         John, We're up against Mike Garcia's corporate PAC money and millionaire friends. So we've been combing through our records to make sure we aren't missing any donors. Here's what we have on file for this email address:   END-OF-QUART…
Team Christy · [email protected]
October 28, 2021 at 8:02 PM

333 Votes

Christy Smith for Congress         John, Here's what we're up against: Historically, midterms are not kind to the party who holds the presidency which means we're at risk of losing the House. Republicans will say anything about Christy to win -- even if it isn't true. Mi…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
October 27, 2021 at 8:15 PM

2,659 people

Christy Smith for Congress         John, It's been a little over 7 months since we launched our campaign and we've seen an incredible amount of support -- not just from the people in this district but from all over California and beyond. People know that CA-25 could be th…
Christy Smith · [email protected]
October 24, 2021 at 5:06 PM

My daughters. My friends' daughters. The country's daughters

Christy Smith for Congress         John, A few weeks ago, I attended the Women's March to advocate for reproductive freedom where I told my personal story. And while I was telling my story, I couldn't help but reflect on the reason I ran. My daughters. My daughters are …
Christy Smith · [email protected]
October 22, 2021 at 9:20 PM

What do you think is Mike Garcia's worst vote?

Christy Smith for Congress         John, I've been living in this district for a long time. I've seen many representatives from this district and I have got to say Mike Garcia has to be the worst. Mike Garcia has taken some pretty terrible votes and I know which ones stic…