Democratic party is determined to avoid Clinton’s big mistake in 2020

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Wisconsin — long a stronghold for the democratic White house aspirants — was known to be visited by Hillary Clinton, before the rust belt state and the presidential election, Donald Trump in 2016 will be lost.

But to avoid in the hope of errors sent in 2016, Democrats this time, 30 field organizers in Wisconsin, revised as part of the party’s ground game. On top of that, thousands of Democrats from across the country flock to Milwaukee for the party’s national convention, the party crowns its nominee, against Trump in the year 2020.


“We do a lot right now, to ensure that Wisconsin’s blue and not the hand of, to Outdo a choice,” Courtney Beyer, communications director for the democratic party of Wisconsin, told Fox News.

“We understand that if we are not only going to win elections, at the top of the ticket, but also down ballot, to talk we must begin, to the people now.’

— Xochitl Hinojosa, DNC Communications Director

To work In places such as Wisconsin — and other States that went for Trump in 2016 — Democrats, by the injustice of 2016, when to take it, Clinton’s ascent seemed to be on the White house given. Now, it is with the technology, to overturn voters ‘ commitment and local organization as one of the top tools in the fight, Score and win local elections.

“We understand that if we are not only going to win elections, at the top of the ticket, but also down-ballot, to talk we must begin, to the people now,” said Xochitl Hinojosa, the communications Director for the Democratic National Committee. “So that was the biggest thing we learned is that you have to talk to people, and you build a relationship with them.”

“We don’t know that they can show up only in these communities prior to an election,” Beyer said.


The Democratic National Committee has its area of organization of infrastructure in seven competitive States with a program called Organize Corps 2020.

In Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, DNC, is a “multi-million-dollar investment” with progressive partners, hire and trains the field organizers, mainly from the municipalities, you’ll have to arrange for the 2020 election cycle, according to Fox News, the of the DNC.

“Our hope is that we will be able to have a infrastructure, an organizational infrastructure in place so that, if we have the candidates, we can see the hand, the infrastructure to them,” said Hinojosa. “Can we send already trained organizers, and that is why we started the program.”


If successful, Hinojosa said the program will correct the strategic error by election campaigns in the past. Namely, the earlier organization and voter commitment would help the potential candidates to avoid the need to ramp up the efforts after winning the primary election.

At a recent press event in Michigan – another state Democrats DNC to focus on — Chairman Tom Perez said that 2018 was “the gift that keeps on giving.” This gift to the national party is investment, the investment in the state, political parties and community-based organization — two strategic, the party, the hope before the ultimate choice.

Not to be upstaged, a spokesman for the Republican National Committee, said the party regularly holds training weeks with state parties across the country and trains the volunteers for their trump card-win-Initiative program, which began in the year 2015.

“We have a robust ground-game, with thousands of highly-qualified volunteers from the previous cycle and a data-driven infrastructure, we have been investing in continuously since 2014,” Blair Ellis, the national press secretary for the RNC, told Fox News. “This top-tier organization, coupled with the trump administration’s incredible economic success, moved to secure us in a strong position, more Republican victories heading into 2020.”

Trump has also been fundraising at a furious pace, amassing a huge war chest in preparation for a General election fight.

However, in addition to the organization of the Corps, the DNC upped her contributions to state parties from 33 percent in comparison to your investment, this time in the year 2015 They have also announced renovations to their operations with the data.

The “democratic Data Exchange” allows the coordination between the candidates, state parties, the DNC and other progressive organizations, so you can reach better to the voters by phone, E-Mail and the web.

“[Data exchange] was a possibility, which kind of brought all the other players at the table to discuss what was possible,” Juan Penalosa, Executive Director of the Florida Democratic party, said. “… a lot of it is streamlining and better communication.”

Penalosa said the changes, which the DNC has been a fundamental change in philosophy — one that is long overdue. In the past, he said of the DNC’s investment would come about four months before a Federal election. Now, the Florida Democratic party is riding a wave of investments in the primaries.

“If we can get that the news is out, we can win these voters. We must ensure that we, our message, and don’t let the Republicans lie openly and call us socialists.’

— Juan Penalosa, Executive Director of the Florida Democratic party

Penalosa said the DNC has its party, the $50,000 at the beginning of a Latino-focused radio talk-engage show to Spanish-speaking voters in the state.

“If we can get that the news is out, we can win those voters,” he said. “We must ensure that we, our message, and don’t let the Republicans lie openly and call us socialists.”

Although the Democrats lost the tip of Florida in 2018, ticket, Penalosa, he said, encouraged by the down ballot races.

“We thought it would be in the vicinity of the top to the bottom and flipped the seats a lot, as a result,” he said.

Penalosa also said that the state party recruited 90 organizer Organize Corp 2020, 40 percent of them speak Spanish. They also launched an initiative to get people of color to recruit to run for municipal offices in Florida.

“I firmly believe that more Hispanics are going to be running the rule Democrats for office means more and more Hispanic Democratic voters,” Penalosa said.

Michigan is another focus of the DNC’s strategy for 2020. In the year 2016, the state will Trump was a very close to, who won by less than a percentage point. Democrats are working to ensure that the upcoming presidential elections is nowhere near as close.

“We are going to engage people, 365 days of the year, every year, to ensure that you know how powerful they are politically,” Michigan democratic Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II said.


In many respects, Gilchrist the next generation of Democratic leaders to be. The 36-year-old computer engineer left rollers a job at Microsoft for community organizing. He took one of the first public office in 2016 on a ticket with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, becoming the first black lieutenant governor in the history of the state.

Of the upcoming elections, he vowed to himself, “make sure that Michigan is transformed back into a blue state for the next generation.”

Andrew Keiper is an Associate Producer on the investigative unit at Fox News. He also covers the 2020 campaign trail. You can follow him on Twitter at @keiperjourno.

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