Marcus Goodwin for DC Council At-Large 2020. Marcus Goodwin is running to keep us safe and build a stronger, more equitable economy.

37 Messages

  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 9:54 PM

not what we had hoped for, but thank you all the same

this race taught me about persistence, resilience, and hope for a better DC It's impossible to know what's going to happen in a 23-candidate election... This morning, we didn't wake up to the result we wanted, John. Here's a link to the final results.  But, I wanted to reach out one…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 2:08 PM

we did this with people power, John

together, look at what we've accomplished John -- Look at everything we've accomplished with this people-powered movement that's fighting for a more equitable DC. Look at the momentum we've built together: Our campaign team and tenacious volunteers left it all out on the field, an…
  Marcus Goodwin for DC Council · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 1:03 PM


Marcus Goodwin #6 on the ballot. John -- if you haven't cast your ballot yet in the 2020 election, I hope to still earn your support and one of your two votes in the At-Large Council Race. Check out my platform here, and mark us (get it?) -- Marcus Goodwin -- #6 on the ballot.   P…
  Marcus Goodwin (personal) · [email protected]
November 1, 2020 at 11:22 PM

one last time

this is it -- this is the final time I'll ask. Dear John,   This week, we have been to every single one of DC's 32 early vote centers. We're just about 48 hours from the final votes being cast in this At-Large DC Council race, and I'm running on fumes.   We've got a few last-minute cam…
  Endorsement Alert via Team Goodwin · [email protected]
October 31, 2020 at 4:58 PM

Big Endorsement in the Home Stretch!

Former Ward 7 Councilmember Kevin Chavous just endorsed us for DC Council -- will you join our movement and keep the momentum going? John, we're writing to announce Marcus just picked up another big endorsement in the race for DC Council At Large. Former Ward 7 Councilmember Kevin C…
  Marcus Goodwin for DC Council HQ · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 10:11 PM

we can't take anything for granted, sign up to volunteer

join us for a pre-election day volunteer shift John --  The countdown until polls close on election day is on: DC POLLS CLOSE IN: Will you join our campaign team for a volunteer shift any time between now and Tuesday to help get everybody to the polls? Sign up here. VOLUNTEER …
  Team Goodwin · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM

turkey sandwiches

we need your help to feed our volunteers Why are we showing a turkey sandwich?  John -- we're not trying to make you hungry. (Even if it is almost time for lunch.)  We're showing you this picture because we are going to have over 100 volunteers at the polls on election day -- and …
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 12:44 PM

the biggest go-go hit since Bustin' Loose?

our campaign jingle will be stuck in your head John -- I grew up with go-go music on the stereo (if you know, you know), so it blew my mind this week when some of our supporters decided to record a Goodwin for DC Council go-go Anthem. We've been rocking out ever since. It's no Chuck…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 28, 2020 at 7:38 PM

voting math

a little bit of math shows you why we still need to keep up our fight for a more equitable DC John -- here's some simple election math that tells you how many voters we still need to be communicating with about our plans for a more equitable DC and the At-Large Council race: 311,268…
  Marcus Goodwin Campaign HQ · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 8:16 PM

thank you! now let's get folks to the polls

you're an amazing grassroots team -- now, let's make sure everyone gets out and votes! Hey John, I have to thank you all yet again. We smashed our final campaign finance deadline fundraising goal, and we're in a strong position headed into the last week of this race. And it was just …
  Marcus Goodwin (iPhone) · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 10:45 PM

running around DC like a crazy person

It's been a marathon deadline day. Please help us finish strong, one last time. Dear John,   Tonight at midnight is the final campaign finance deadline in this race. Here's what I've been up to:   Today consisted of running around DC like a crazy person trying to make sure every last …
  Fatimah Goodwin · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 12:33 PM

opposition research on Marcus

I know Marcus better than anyone does -- because I'm his mother... John -- I've got all of the dirt on Marcus. Or in campaign speak, I've done all of the "opposition research." That's because I'm his mother. Good news: there aren't any major skeletons in this closet. I mean... I coul…
  Jen Thomas · [email protected]
October 25, 2020 at 7:25 PM

I do (believe that we can win)

We're coming down to the wire, but I know that Marcus is the man for the job. John -- Jen (Marcus's fiancé) here again. I'll be the first to tell you how proud I am of each and every one of you who's been following this DC Council race from close by or outside the DMV. This team has…
  Malcom, Marcus, you (3) · [email protected]
October 25, 2020 at 12:15 PM

FWD: RE: last deadline of this campaign

will Marcus see your name on the list? Hey John -- We're making some progress towards tomorrow's campaign finance goal, but not enough to get comfortable yet.  Campaign managers like me tear our hair out over potentially missing deadlines like this. When our numbers go public after…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 24, 2020 at 9:24 PM

Share this please. It will help us win.

The Washington Post Editorial Board weighs in on the DC Council At-Large race again... John -- I need you to share this Washington Post Editorial. It is a powerful statement on the dynamics of this election and what's at stake. First, the Washington Post reiterated its support for ou…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 23, 2020 at 10:48 PM

last deadline of this campaign

We're in the two minute drill, bottom of the ninth, next basket wins -- whatever you want to call it, we're there. John -- We're in the two-minute drill, the bottom of the ninth, next basket wins -- whatever you want to call it, we're there.  The final campaign finance deadline of …
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 22, 2020 at 11:06 PM

Our opponents are getting desperate

People are tearing down our signs, and covering them up. Help us fight back so we can put more up. John, They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Here's what I see in several less: Our opponents are doing everything they can, legal or otherwise, to stop our momentum. All across…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM

another endorsement!

I'm proud to announce the support of The Georgetowner Editorial Board John -- On the back of recent endorsements from The Washington Post Editorial Board and Teamsters Local 639, I'm proud to announce that The Georgetowner Editorial Board has endorsed our campaign for DC Council At-…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 20, 2020 at 5:38 PM

join us for a "party at the polls"

I need your help -- sign up for a volunteer shift now!   Dear John,   There are only 14 days until the last voters cast their ballots in this election. We have been working every day to educate voters about my platform to create a more equitable DC. If elected, I will fight to expand …
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 18, 2020 at 1:01 PM

big update, and I have you to thank for it

thank you! this people-powered campaign would be nothing without your support   Dear John,   WOW! I continue to be amazed by the response to our people-powered campaign. This week, we made history and crossed the 2,000 contribution mark! But with only 16 days left until election day, …
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 16, 2020 at 7:19 PM

The Washington Post spotlights our campaign!

Watch my plan to address COVID and end this pandemic nightmare   Dear John,   The Washington Post just published a long piece on the DC Council At Large race that spotlighted our campaign as one of the top contenders with "the highest profiles and most key endorsements."   But with f…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 8:36 PM

virtual event: Closing the Wealth Gap -- RSVP now

I hope to see you'll join us on Sunday, RSVP now >> Hi John -- I wanted to send you a personal invite to a virtual event I'll be participating in on Sunday afternoon at 2 PM EST. If you're interested, you can RSVP here >> Please join me and the founder of the ShineHard…
  Malcom Fox, Campaign Manager · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 11:07 PM

a very controversial topic: yard signs

"yard signs don't vote"... or do they? John, I swear, every time the word “yard sign” comes out of my mouth on the campaign trail, it’s not long until someone starts mocking them to my face:  “If yard signs could vote, Marcus would have this election locked up and you could take a d…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 12, 2020 at 11:33 PM

we almost got there, thank you so much

we came up just short over the weekend, but we still raised an incredible amount at our campaign finance deadline.   John -- again, all I can say is thank you.    Great News: We made up so much ground over the last few days. Over 100 donors chipped in to the last few emails I sent out…
  Marcus Goodwin (iPhone) · [email protected]
October 10, 2020 at 11:33 PM

You up?

It's been a marathon deadline day. We've got one last hurdle to jump over, can you help? Dear John,   I'm reaching out quickly before tonight's campaign finance deadline. One last time.    Yes, I know it was a lot of emails. You heard from me already. You even heard from my dog Sammy …
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 10, 2020 at 5:57 PM

Bad news: We're in 3rd place, and two people win this race. Can you help?

I'll be direct here. Our latest poll showed we're behind where we need to be to win. We need to be to hit our $10,000 10/10 deadline goal.   Dear John,   I'll be very direct: We've got recent polling that shows our campaign is in 3rd place, and only two candidates in this 23-way race…
  Sammy Goodwin · [email protected]
October 9, 2020 at 10:51 PM

🐾 Hey Human, it's me -- Sammy Goodwin 🐾

My Dad Marcus finally let me off-leash on the email fundraising program after I begged for hours.   Hi John,   It's me, Sammy Goodwin. I'm eminently qualified to reach out on Marcus's behalf ahead of tomorrow's deadline, since you're now hearing from his "best friend." (Sorry, Jen -- …
  Vince Gray · [email protected]
October 9, 2020 at 1:02 PM

Please join me in supporting Marcus

I've endorsed Marcus for DC Council -- will you join me and help us hit his big campaign finance deadline goal? Dear John,  Voters across the District are casting their ballots. The election for At-Large D.C. Council is going to be close. Its outcome is critical to the direction of …
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 10:13 PM

In my first 100 days

Here's my plans -- but, I also want your input. What are your top priorities?   John -- with 26 days left until votes are counted, our momentum is surging -- we have a serious shot to win this election. Many voters and supporters have been asking what I'll bring to the table on the C…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 7, 2020 at 8:12 PM

I'm personally asking for your help, John

It all comes down to this -- can we prove to the media, pundits, and voters that we're going to win this race?   Dear John,   It all comes down to this. No, not the Vice Presidential Debate tonight... although I am excited to watch Kamala Harris wipe the floor with Mike Pence. We've g…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 6, 2020 at 12:28 AM

we're labor endorsed!

I'm proud to announce the support of Teamsters Local 639 John -- Today, I'm proud to announce that one of the biggest unions in DC, Teamsters Local 639, has endorsed our campaign for DC Council At-Large! The 8,000+ members of Teamsters Local 639 are essential workers who deliver sup…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 4, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Thrilled to have the support of Anita Bonds

This is another huge moment in the race for DC Council At Large -- thrilled to announce we have the support of Anita Bonds. John -- two years ago, we ran for DC Council At-Large against Anita Bonds. We campaigned hard, won the support of many DC community members and I ended our ca…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 3, 2020 at 7:39 PM

Even the President can get COVID

Watch my plan to address COVID and end this pandemic nightmare   Dear John,   The President's recent diagnosis made it clear, this pandemic is far from over. We must continue to act responsibly, wear masks, socially distance, and frequently wash our hands. It will take thoughtful and…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 2, 2020 at 8:25 PM

thank you, John

I couldn't do this without all of you at my back -- this is a people-powered campaign through and through.   John -- wow.   I am blown away by your support over the last week as we pushed hard towards our big end-of-quarter grassroots fundraising goal. Great news -- we hit the goal! A…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
October 1, 2020 at 1:11 PM

The Washington Post has endorsed our campaign!

The Washington just endorsed Marcus Goodwin for DC Council -- the momentum keeps building! John, I'm writing to announce that we have received the biggest endorsement in this race for DC Council At Large. That's right, the Washington Post Editorial Board has endorsed us for DC Coun…
  Marcus Goodwin Campaign HQ · [email protected]
September 30, 2020 at 1:15 PM

[input from John needed!] - quick 1 question survey

This is a people-powered campaign -- which of these issues matters most to you?     Hi John -- By leading protests to remove racist antiquated statues, marching for racial justice, and advocating for affordable housing and educational and economic opportunity for everyone in DC, Ma…
  Marcus Goodwin · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 1:14 PM

hey John

Let me tell you a little bit about myself and why I'm in your inbox. You're receiving this email because of your support for innovative, change making candidates for office like Marcus Goodwin. Marcus is running for an important at-large seat on the Washington, DC Council. If you'd pr…