Hundreds of Yale students, including scores of volunteers from the Yale Dems, worked from dawn until dusk on Election Day — canvassing, phone banking, driving voters to the polls and voting. Incredibly, turnout from Ward 1 this year outpaced that of 2012 — an indication of Yale student enthusiasm for Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Senator-elect Chris [...]
On Saturday, November 3, more than three dozen members of the Yale College Democrats gathered in the New Haven Elks Club for a rally on behalf of Senate candidate Chris Murphy. The Dems — as well as several hundred members of the New Haven community — were joined by numerous members of the board of [...]
The Yale College Democrats held their first event of Get-Out-the-Vote weekend on Thursday night, a phone-bank at which dozens of people made calls on behalf of President Obama and Chris Murphy. The phone bank will be followed by numerous canvasses at Yale and across the region Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Dems will also attend [...]
On Thursday, October 25, nearly forty members of the Yale Dems departed campus for a four-day trip to Pennsylvania for swing state canvassing and phone banking. The Dems arrived at the University of Pennsylvania — where we’ll be staying — at about 1:30 pm, after a West Wing-filled bus ride. After lunch, Dems members began [...]
On Monday, October 22, the Yale College Democrats hosted a rally for Senate candidate Chris Murphy with special guests Sen. Dick Blumenthal and President of the Planned Parenthood Federation Cecile Richards. More than 100 students and members of the New Haven community attended to support Murphy. At the rally, Murphy said, “I’m tired of Linda McMahon [...]
On Sunday, October 21, the Yale College Democrats held their final voter registration drive of the 2012 election cycle. The Dems gathered on Old Campus, then spread out to dining halls and Cross Campus for the broad registration efforts. The deadline to send in a voter registration form in Connecticut is October 23; one can register [...]
On Saturday, October 20, members of the Yale Dems traveled to New Hampshire to canvass for President Obama! The Dems knocked on hundreds of doors and spoke with dozens of undecided voters, in just the latest of our efforts to help the President win this election.
On Sunday, October 14, dozens of members of the Yale College Democrats spread out across New Haven to canvass for Senate candidate Chris Murphy and Rep. Rosa DeLauro. Following the canvass, the Dems went to Shake Shack for a festive team-building dinner! It’s events like this that are getting us fired up and ready to [...]