The success and growing demand for small donor programs are all about empowering voters to have a stronger voice, encouraging community candidates to run, holding leaders accountable, and blunting the influence of moneyed interests that try to sway our elections and our policies.
Oregon wants to build an inclusive democracy where everyone participates, every vote is counted, and everyone’s voice is heard. Make sure your members in Oregon know about the Small Donor Elections bill and let’s show legislators that folks on the ground care about this deeply.
Sample Email #1
Do you feel like your voice is heard in politics, Name?
We all deserve a democracy where every voice matters, and where every person is
heard. Where it’s the most voters instead of the most special interest donors that
decide elections. Where the most talented – not just the most financially connected –
can run for office to represent us.
Do you agree? Good. Because we need your help.
Sign up now to receive updates on how you can help Small Donor Elections pass in
Sample Email #2
Small donor matching is a proven alternative to big money’s pay-to-play politics,
empowering candidates without networks of wealthy donors to run for office – and
win – by accepting only small donations from people like you and me.
In other communities that have a small donor elections system in place, like Maine,
Connecticut, and Montgomery County, Maryland, it changes the way candidates
campaign and govern by creating more accountability and a more representative
Will Oregon be the next state to pass Small Donor Elections? We can do it with your
help! Learn more and sign up to help
Sample Social Media Posts
I want everyone in Oregon to have their voice heard. That’s why I support
#SmallDonorElections. RT if you agree! #orleg #orpol [attach social graphic 2]
We can reduce the power of big money & keep politicians accountable! I support
#SmallDonorElections; RT if you do, too. #orleg #orpol [attach social graphic 3]
Join the effort to ensure a voice for all Oregon. Sign up: avoiceforalloregon.com
If you’re tired of big money calling the shots, it’s time to pass Small Donor Elections.
Learn more & sign up for updates at avoiceforalloregon.com [attach social graphic 5]
Who wants a more accountable, inclusive, and responsive government? We do, too.
Learn more at avoiceforalloregon.com [attach social graphic 4]