Hey can we get some support for Huntsville AL city council candidate Frances Akridge?

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From this amazing article: Huntsville City Council candidate’s ties to Bernie Sanders revealed in ad — ‘Few things are scarier than socialism’

On Monday, Dr. Mary Jane Caylor’s campaign for Huntsville City Council released a creative new social media ad that invoked her opponent’s ties to socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

With Halloween on the horizon, Caylor hit her opponent, Frances Akridge, with the tagline “few things are scarier than socialism… Especially in our local government.”

Akridge, the ad says, has donated to liberal campaigns across the country, including Bernie Sanders for President, Rick Nolan for Congress (Minnesota), Katie McGinty for Senate (Pennsylvania), Nelson for Congress (Wisconsin), Zephyr Teachout for Attorney General (New York), Nanette Diaz Barragán for Congress (California), Deborah Ross for Senate (North Carolina), Chase Irons for Congress (North Dakota), Maggie Hassan for Senate (New Hampshire), Paul Clements for Congress (Texas), Morgan Carroll for Congress (Colorado), Russ Feingold for Congress (Wisconsin) and Pramila Jayapal for Congress (Washington).

While local races are normally less partisan than statewide or national races, Caylor’s campaign tied Akridge’s “ultra-left” activities to the local level, saying that Huntsville would be hurt by socialist City Council policies.

“Imagine how much of your money Frances Akridge will want to tax and spend… We cannot afford to let Frances Akridge traffic in her big-government values to our City Hall,” the social media caption reads.

It continues, “Huntsville’s bright future demands fiscal responsibility and a budget that is overseen by an experienced, conservative leader. We need the conservative, proven, and principled leadership of Dr. Mary Jane Caylor.”

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In response to Caylor’s ad, Akridge shared a Facebook post that read, “Huntsville municipal elections are SUPPOSED TO BE nonpartisan. And now we have this crap.” The post did not dispute any of the ties to socialist or liberal candidates or that Akridge would govern as a socialist on the city council.

According to Caylor’s campaign, in the October 9 Huntsville City Council District 2 election, ”the choice is clear: Socialist Frances Akridge or Conservative Mary Jane Caylor.”

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Maine’s Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Zak Ringelstein has been endorsed by: Brand New Congress, Demand Universal Healthcare, Democratic Socialists of America (National), Lincoln County Indivisible, Local Berniecrats Maine, Political Revolution, Southern Maine DSA, Veterans For Bernie

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Maine's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Zak Ringelstein has been endorsed by: Brand New Congress, Demand Universal Healthcare, Democratic Socialists of America (National), Lincoln County Indivisible, Local Berniecrats Maine, Political Revolution, Southern Maine DSA, Veterans For Bernie submitted by /u/Attorney-General
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Andrew Gillum: Here is a candidate that the Democratic establishment will fully support, that the media will support, and he supports Medicare For All, legalizing marijuana, and transitioning off fossil fuels!

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Andrew Gillum had Bernie's support in the primary, and I guarantee Bernie will be back in Florida to get out the vote for the general election.

Gwen Graham (the one the Democratic establishment backed) and Philip Levine (who got 20% of the vote) both fully endorse Gillum and will do what is needed to beat the Republican candidate

70% of Americans support Medicare For All. Gillum will win major independent support and typically-non-voting support due to backing Medicare For All.

He'll further get out the vote with his marijuana legalization stance.

He criticized his Democrat opponent for her support of the Keystone pipeline.

Anybody here want to argue that we shouldn't support him because he chose to run with a D by his name instead of trying to start his own party?

Let's make Andrew Gillum the Governor of a major state. He supports the important issues brought to the forefront by Bernie's campaign.

This is beautiful. A little voice of reason from outside of Congress, from a Governor, would sure be nice.

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Our Revolution Endorsed Candidate Patricia Faye-Brazel Won Her Dem Primary Last Night For Alaska State House Rep-10!

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Look at these numbers… every vote counts! From Ballotpedia Democratic primary election Democratic primary for Alaska House of Representatives District 10 Patricia Faye-Brazel defeated Neal Lacy in the Democratic primary for Alaska House of Representatives District 10 on August 21, 2018.

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Patricia Faye-Brazel (D) 55.4 289 Image of https://api.ballotpedia.org/v3/thumbnail/75/75/crop/best/Neal_Lacy.jpg

Neal Lacy (D) 44.6 233 Ballotpedia Logo

There were no incumbents in this race. Source

Total votes: 522

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