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Former NY-19 Democratic Candidate on WAMC

Former NY-19 Democratic Candidate Helps Drive Voter Turnout Effort One of the defeated candidates in the seven-person Democratic primary for New York’s 19th Congressional District is involved in a new endeavor. Gareth Rhodes is executive director of Show Up 2018, whose motto is “Make America Yours Again.” WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke

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State of Politics picks up Show Up 2018 Video on Kavanaugh

Show Up 2018 Video Outlines Stakes Of Kavanaugh Confirmation From the Morning Memo: A video to be released Monday by the group Show Up 2018 warns of the stakes of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. The organization was founded by Dennis and Karen Mehiel and its executive director is Gareth Rhodes,

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Kaplan Twins kick off national youth vote effort

EXCLUSIVE: Kaplan Twins kick off national youth vote effort by new group for the mid term elections – NY Daily News While the non-profit says it is nonpartisan and won’t be backing specific candidates, it was created by Dennis Mehiel, a big-time Democratic donor from New York who once ran for lieutenant governor and recently

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Aja Michaela Pratt ShowUp2018 Video in the News

Watch This ‘HTGAWM’ Star Explain Why You Actually Need To Go To The Polls How To Get Away With Murder’s Michaela Pratt spent notably less time last season covering up murders – and far more pushing to protect civil rights using the country’s court system. Now, the actress who plays Pratt is stressing the importance

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With Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Looming over Midterms, Show Up 2018 Launches New Ad: “ONE JUDGE” Encouraging Americans to Vote in Key Races This November

Show Up 2018, a new nonpartisan organization designed to drive voter turnout in the 2018 midterm elections, today released a new 30-seconds ad called One Judge (video below) asking voters to consider the immense power one judge can have over laws that affect their lives and that of their friends, neighbors, and communities. The video will be distributed via a robust digital

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Kaplan Twins PSA

 It’s no secret the United States has a low voter turnout rate, especially during mid-term elections. As explained by the Kaplan Twins, even if you don’t think you’re political, politics are part of your everyday life. In other words, #YouArePolitical.

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