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BONUS: A Better Democratic Party with DSCC Members

Creating a functioning Louisiana Democratic Party is an existential issue for the survival of our state. (No hyperbole.) We are in a moment where we should be having friendly but clarifying conversations with each other, current DSCC members, and potential chair and executive committee candidates about the future of the party. Check out our DSCC FAQ ONE SHEET: https://bit.ly/DSCCFAQ Read
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BONUS: Bridge to the Future with Davante Lewis

This week we’re sharing a short bonus episode with some inspiring words from Friend of Lefty, Public Service Commissioner Davante Lewis. After the disastrous results of our October 14, 2023 Louisiana primary elections, we held a couple of live Zooms with Democrats interested in change at the state party. We’ll be distilling that content for release in our next episode.
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BONUS: Demystifying Coordinated Campaigns with Professor Handwerk

As we complete our summer series of bonus episodes focused on “Demystifying the Democratic Party” with our progressive professor, Stephen Handwerk, we break down what coordinated campaigns between state parties and candidates are and why they are important. Find all our episodes in this ongoing series on our special Louisiana Lefty archives page: Demystifying the Democratic Party Find more Louisiana
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BONUS: Demystifying State Democratic Parties with Professor Handwerk

As we continue our ongoing series on “Demystifying the Democratic Party” with Professor Stephen Handwerk, we explore what successful state Democratic parties are doing, and what the Louisiana Democratic Party could and should be doing. Check out the Louisiana Democratic Party Constitution and Bylaws. Find more information on how the Democratic Party operates in our “Demystifying” episodes: • Demystifying the
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BONUS: Demystifying the DSCC with Professor Handwerk

While Louisiana Lefty is on summer break, “Professor” Stephen Handwerk, former executive director of the Louisiana Democratic Party and current DSCC member, as well as political consultant and strategist to the Association of State Democratic Committees on behalf of state parties, joins host Lynda Woolard for a bonus episode to break down the roles and responsibilities of the Democratic State
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Bonus: Demystifying Party Chair Elections with Professor Handwerk

Louisiana Lefty has been on winter break, but recent events with the Louisiana Democratic Party prompted us to quickly put out an episode to address some of the questions about how we get state party leadership. On this episode, host Lynda Woolard and “Professor” Stephen Handwerk break down how we get – or change – a Louisiana Democratic Party chair.
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3.11 Demystifying Voter Reg vs GOTV with Professor Handwerk

Louisiana Lefty is on summer break for the next three episodes, but we’re still releasing mini-pods. This week, Stephen “Professor” Handwerk returns to the podcast to speak with host Lynda Woolard about the difference between the civic engagement of voter registration and the electoral work of Get Out The Vote. Visit IWillVote.com to check that your own voter registration is
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2.3: Demystifying Democratic Alphabet Soup with Professor Handwerk

Lynda Woolard hosts Stephen Handwerk, consultant, strategist, and former executive director of the Louisiana Democratic Party, for the second in a series of episodes on how the Democratic party operates. This week, we go through the alphabet soup of organizations in Washington, D.C. that work on Democratic party politics throughout the United States. Follow Stephen Handwerk on Twitter. Read about
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1.19: Demystifying Democratic Endorsements with Professor Handwerk

Lynda Woolard hosts Stephen Handwerk, consultant, strategist, and former executive director of the Louisiana Democratic Party, for the first in a series of episodes on how the Democratic party operates. This week, we go through what candidates need to know about getting an endorsement from the party. Find Stephen Handwerk on Twitter. Read the DNC bylaws. Read the Louisiana Democratic