Message from BAND President

This past weekend, the Wendy Davis campaign and Battleground Texas cooperated for a wildly successful 50 Plus 1 Weekend. The goal was to knock on 50,001 doors, but volunteers knocked on 75,996 doors and made 91,589 phone calls! The groups included several entirely new volunteers. Going back as far as 1999, local Democrats have not made this many phone calls or knocked on this many doors this early in a campaign cycle -- not even in 2008, the most exciting election year we had ever seen as a club.

BAND Meeting July 9

The next monthly BAND meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 at the Harris County Courthouse Bay Area Annex at 16603 Buccaneer, across the parking lot from the Freeman Branch Library. Guest speakers are to be announced.

Filibuster anniversary party on Wednesday, June 25

Join Battleground Texas as we celebrate the first anniversary of the Wendy Davis filibuster that brought the state senator national recognition. Battleground Texas is hosting a house party 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 at Los Ramirez Mexican Restaurant, 16630 El Camino Real, Houston 77062. The event includes streaming video from Davis, a campaign update and a limited menu for those who would like to order food.

Let's carpool to see Davis, Van de Putte at labor rally Saturday

Make plans to see State Sen. Wendy Davis and State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, by attending the "Momma Ain't Happy" Rally Honoring the Legendary Ladies of the Texas Labor Movement. Area 5 Democrats are putting on the rally 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Hall, 1730 Jefferson, Houston 77003.

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