There are 6 competitive congressional districts close enough for a day trip by car or train.
NY-18 Pat Ryan is running to hold this seat that he just won in a special election. This district is rated D+3. The canvassing sites are a little more than an hour’s drive from Riverdale. Due to redrawn maps, Ryan is in a different district and many voters may not know him. FiveThirtyEight rates the race lean D.
- September 24 Buses to PA and NY 18 from Union Square
- October 2, Leave Riverdale @ 9:00 a.m.: Fall Foliage Canvas with Bend the Arc and Hudson Valley Indivisible in Middletown, NY. Contact Dan Guenzburger@Dan3720@optonline.net if you can join us.
- October 15, Leave Riverdale @ 9:00 a.m.: Fall foliage canvas with Hudson Valley Indivisible in Warwick,NY. Contact Dan Guenzburger@Dan3720@optonline.net if you can join us.
Phonebank on Thursdays @ 6pm. Bend the Arc is organizing weekly phone banking to CD 18 that you can do from your home. Contact Madeline Ritter at firstname.lastname@example.org
NJ-07 Tom Malinowski is running to hold his seat, which he won narrowly in 2020 against to Tom Kean Jr., who is running again to unseat him. The district is now rated R+2 and Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com calls the race a toss-up.
NY-03 Robert Zimmerman is running to hold his seat, formerly held by Tom Suozzi, in Democratic hands. The district covers much of Nassau County and parts of Queens and is rated D+4. FiveThirtyEight calls the race likely D
NY-01 Bridget Fleming is running to flip this seat left vacant by Lee Zeldin. The district is R+4 and Nate Silver calls it Lean R as of 9/16.
To Canvass in NY-01 contact Margaret Lew at email@example.com
While Pennsylvania is further away from the NYC area, canvassing for these two Congressional candidates also helps Democrats up-ballot running for Senate and Governor–John Fetterman and Joh Shapiro.
PA-01 Ashley Ehasz is running to flip this seat in this district which Biden won by 4.6%
PA-07 Susan Wild is running to hold her seat in this Republican leaning district, which Biden won by a whisker in 2020.