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  • During the 2012 election cycle, there will be thirty-three U.S. senate seats being contested, including 23 Democrats, 2 Independents and 10 Republicans.  Democrats Republicans Independents*CA – Feinstein AZ – Kyl CT - LiebermanDE – Carper IN – Lugar VT - SandersFL- Nelson (Bill) ME - SnoweHI – Akaka MA - BrownMD – Cardin MS - WickerMI – Stabenow NV - EnsignMN – Klobuchar TN - CorkerMO – McCaskill TX - HutchisonMT – Tester UT - HatchNE – Nelson WY - BarrassoNJ – MenendezNM – BingamanNY – GillibrandND – ConradOH – BrownPA – CaseyRI – WhitehouseVA – WebbWA – CantwellWV – ManchinWI - Kohl  
  • 18 States have open primaries – where Democrats can vote across party lines for Republicans and vice-versa. Independent and Unaffiliated voters can also vote for anyone on the ballot – California just a passed a proposition to open up their primary this past November19 States and DC have closed primaries – where Democrats must vote for Democrats and vice-versa. Independents and Unaffiliated voters are shut out of the process completely4 States – Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, and Rhode Island – allow independents or unaffiliated voters to participate in the primaries – but Democrats must vote for Democrats and vice-versa4 States – Kansas, Montana, Utah, and West Virginia – have open Democratic Primaries, where Independents or Unaffiliated voters can participate on the democratic side, but are shut out on the Republican side3 states – Alaska, Illinois and Iowa have same-day registration
  • There are thousands of issue advocacy groups and think tanks in Washington…But no Citizen-driven movement, across the country, building a voice against the extremes on both sides of the aisle…We are Republicans, Democrats and Independents, who care deeply about issues and fostering bi-partisanship in the halls of Congress…We want our politics to evolve and for Americans to put country over party…We are No Labels.

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  • The Politics of Today
  • It’s About the Primary, Stupid
  • It’s the Primaries, Stupid!
    Democratic Turnout Republican Turnout
    2010 8.3% 10.5%
    2006 8.7% 8.2%
    2002 10.5% 8.8%
  • The Counterweight:
    The No Labels Movement
  • Who We Are:
    We are the Majority of Americans;
    United as Republicans, Democrats and Independents;
    Calling for our Leaders to
    “Put their Labels Aside;”
    Providing a Counterweight against the Hyper-partisan Extremes.
  • We Are the Majority
  • 2008 Presidential Election – Vote Results by States
  • 2008 Presidential Election – Vote Results by Counties
  • No Labels Launches
  • December 13, 2010
    No Labels Launch
    Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Crist, Mayor Booker,
    Mayor Villaraigosa, Senator Bayh, Senator Manchin,
    Rep. Tom Davis, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski and more
    1,000 people from all fifty states
    Fifty two million media impressions
    USA Today, Washington Post, New York Times,
    Wall Street Journal
  • What Is Being Said
    David Brooks and Mayor Cory Booker
  • What Is Being Said
    Meet the Press – No Labels Roundtable
    December 19, 2010
  • National and Regional Press Coverage
  • Gillibrand
    New York
    Lieberman
    Connecticut
    Klobuchar
    Minnesota
    Stabenow
    Michigan
    Cantwell
    Washington
    Hagan
    North
    Carolina
    Manchin
    West
    Virginia
    Wyden
    Oregon
    Warner
    Virginia
    Landrieu
    Louisiana
    McCain
    Arizona
    Nelson
    Nebraska
  • What Is Being Said
    U.S. Senator John McCain
  • John
    Avlon
    Lisa
    Borders
    Jon
    Cowan
    David
    Frum
    Bill
    Galston
    Nancy
    Jacobson
    Kiki
    McLean
    Mark
    McKinnon
    Jonathan
    Miller
    David
    Frum
    Andrew
    Tisch
    David
    Walker
    No Labels Founding Leaders
  • How You Can Help:
    Candidates
    National Day of Action
    Canvass/Calls
    Legislation
    Emails
    Phone calls
    Town Halls
  • Throwing a Yellow Flag:
    Governing Process
    Social Media
    Email Blasts
    Direct contact to Member
  • Building a National Infrastructure:
    435 Congressional Districts
    1,000 Declaration Signers in every district
    50 State Leaders
    Regional Field staff
    Generation No Labels
    National Bus Tour
    No Labels
    No Labels
  • National Day of Action
    6 States – 6 Primary Races
    3 Republicans and 3 Democrats
    In-state and Out-of-State Volunteers
    Open Primaries vs. Closed Primaries
  • 2012 Election Cycle
  • Increasing Access to the Process
  • Redistricting
    75 Competitive Congressional Districts 17% of House Districts
    California’s 38th
    Gerrymandering
  • Metrics of Success
    Soft Indicators
    - Emails/Calls to Members of Congress
    - Congressional Town Hall Attendees
    - National and Regional Press Attention
    - Organic Membership Growth
    Hard Indicators
    - Senators Saved
    - Elevate Bi-Partisan
    Legislation