Thank you for your interest in helping Betsy win this race so she can clean up politics and move Maine forward. There are so many ways we can use your energy and expertise. Here are just some examples of the ways volunteers will fuel this campaign: hosting a gathering, door knocking, phone calls, letters to the editor, social media, or lending a hand at events. If you wish to have one of Betsy's signs in your yard, terrific! Just click on this link to give us your address and we'll drop one off for you. If you'd like to volunteer, click on the button below to let us know let us know. Thank you.
Interested in Writing a Letter to the Editor?
Letters are so important because they tell YOUR friends and neighbors why YOU are supporting Betsy. These letters can be short (150 words) and might follow this outline:
- State your support. I am writing to express my support for Betsy Sweet for Governor in the upcoming June 12 Democratic primary.
- Why you are supporting Betsy. One or two reasons is all you can cover in 150 words. Examples: the only clean elections candidate, long time fighter, gets things done, she’s a uniter, true progressive, great mom, known her work for 35 years, etc.
- Final Ask. I hope you will join me in supporting Betsy Sweet for Governor on June 12.
Please submit your letter to a Maine publication and send us a copy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is some general information—deadlines are coming right up, so you will need to submit as soon as possible. The word limit is 150 words.
Bangor Daily News
Deadline is June 1
To submit: https://bangordailynews.com/opinion/submit/
Portland Press Herald
Deadline June 5
To submit: https://www.pressherald.com/reader-services/letters-editor/
Lewiston Sun Journal
Deadline is June 5
To submit: http://www.sunjournal.com/letters-to-the-editor/
Deadline June 2
Limit 300 words. To submit: https://www.journaltribune.com/letters-to-the-editor/