Can you pitch in to help pro-equality, pro-environment, pro-health care young Democrats?
$50, $25, $15, or even $6 will go a long way as Thursday's early voting approaches.
It's time to endorse.
The Farm Team has been raising money for a little over a month in order to support young candidates. Out of our initial list of prospects, three out of four made it through their primaries. Gordon Smith scored a strong victory in Asheville, finishing second in the Asheville City Council primary. Since the top three finishers on November 3 will join the City Council, Gordon is in a great position to win in November.
Kady-Ann Davy finished second in her Fayetteville City Council District 2 primary, but kept the incumbent under 45% in a field of four.
Donald Hughes made it out of the Durham City Council Ward 1 primary by a healthy margin, but has a tough road ahead as he tries to make up the difference that separated him and the primary winner.
Today, we're inviting prospects and other young Democratic candidates from across North Carolina to apply for our endorsement by e-mailing NCFarmTeam@gmail.com. Applicants must be under 40, must not be incumbents (for the position they're running for), and must be prepared to return an endorsement questionnaire. In addition, they have to be ready to explain how they plan to use early voting to their advantage.
Candidates will receive monetary help based on a number of factors, but these three (in order of importance) will be key:
1. The ability of the candidate to be an exceptional public servant who shares our values.
2. The candidate's chances in the November election.
3. How big of an impact our help can make.
Again, even if you aren't a farm team prospect, you are invited to e-mail us at NCFarmTeam@gmail.com to request an application. Requests for endorsement applications MUST be received by 5:00 PM EST, Wednesday, October 14.
Best of luck to all Democrats running in NC!