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  Robert White · [email protected]
September 22, 2022 at 7:43 PM

Why I'm Supporting Ben

I am proud to endorse Ben Williams to be the next Ward 1 State Board of Education Representative.  Friends, I am proud to endorse Ben Williams to be the next Ward 1 State Board of Education Representative.   Education is the biggest factor in all of the work and progress we fight for in our city. As…
  Robert White · [email protected]
June 23, 2022 at 3:57 PM

What we inspired

I want to send my most heartfelt thank you to every single person who dared to dream with this campaign. Friends,  I want to send my most heartfelt thank you to every single person who dared to dream with this campaign. In the days leading up to the election, people cried, prayed, and believed. Aga…
  Robert White · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 10:00 PM

Two hours ‘til polls close!

The primary election is almost over… Friends,  Polls close in exactly two hours at 8pm! I wanted to reach out with a couple final reminders:If you are in line by 8pm, stay in line until you cast your vote. If you encounter any issues, respond directly to this email. You can vote at any vote center …
  Team Robert · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 12:59 PM

Polls are OPEN 🚨🚨🚨

Friends,  It’s Election Day, polls are open, and in just 11 hours, this primary will be decided. We’re feeling excited, nervous, grateful, and everything in between. We’ve worked so hard for months to get to where we are today. Now we just need you to VOTE, and to make sure everyone you know has a…
  Robert White · [email protected]
June 20, 2022 at 5:00 PM

What’s your plan for tomorrow?

How are you planning to cast your ballot, and who are you going to text to make sure they’ve got a plan? Friends,  Tomorrow is Election Day! If you haven’t voted yet, it’s time to make a plan! What time of day are you planning on going? What location are you going to? How are you planning on gettin…
  Zoe Ades · [email protected]
June 19, 2022 at 2:02 PM


If you haven’t voted yet, please do so today! Friends,  Today is the LAST DAY of early voting. We wanted to remind you of a couple things:You can vote at any voting center regardless of your registered address. Find the full list of locations here. DC does same-day voter registration — just bring p…
  Team Robert · [email protected]
June 18, 2022 at 7:23 PM

Status report

Here’s where we’re at with three days to go Friends,  We still need 38 people to sign up to volunteer with us at the polls on Election Day. This race is extremely tight, and many of our volunteers have been able to persuade voters to join our team as they’re walking into voting centers.   Sign up t…
  Luz =?iso-8859-1?q?Mart=EDnez?= · [email protected]
June 17, 2022 at 2:41 PM

We’re gonna work, then we’re gonna CELEBRATE 🎉

What we still need for the next four days, and what we’re gonna do Tuesday night! Friends,  We’ve only got one long weekend to go before Election Day. We want to make sure that every single person that shows up to the polls knows who Robert is, why he’s running for mayor, and his vision for DC. So …
  Team Robert · [email protected]
June 16, 2022 at 1:17 PM

5 days to make a difference

We can defeat Bowser, but only if we all work together Friends,  We’re only five days away from election day. As of yesterday, upwards of 89 percent of voters were yet to cast their ballots. We need to do everything we can to get folks to the polls and to get them on #TeamRobert. Here are five thin…
  Robert White · [email protected]
June 15, 2022 at 1:01 PM

A statistical tie 📊

New polling has us in a statistical tie with Mayor Bowser Friends,  In case you missed it, the newest poll in this race has us in a statistical tie with Mayor Bowser. This race couldn’t be closer.  We’re hosting a virtual campaign rally tonight at 6:30pm to talk about the state of the race and what…
  Robert White · [email protected]
June 14, 2022 at 12:35 PM


Friends,  The most recent poll shows that we are in a statistical tie with the mayor in this race! That is an incredible feat. Mayor Bowser has the power of incumbency behind her and has outspent us at every step, but we have the strength of people who are ready for a change — something her politi…
  David Whitehead · [email protected]
June 13, 2022 at 10:38 PM

Re: Your help could make a difference

Hi again!  We’re only 47 volunteers short of our goal to have folks at every voting center during early voting and on election day. Sign up to volunteer at a voting center near you — It could really be what makes the difference.  This work is incredibly important — there are folks showing up to th…
  Luz =?iso-8859-1?q?Mart=EDnez?= · [email protected]
June 11, 2022 at 2:01 PM

10 more days

We’re rounding the corner to election day and we need your help Friends,  Early voting has started and we’ve only got 10 days until primary day! We’re almost at the finish line but there’s still a lot of work to do. Our #1 priority now is making sure we have volunteers at voting centers to reach fo…
  Robert White · [email protected]
June 10, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Tonight’s final fundraising deadline

Friend,  We’ll be brief. Tonight at 11:59 p.m. is our very last fundraising deadline of this primary. But we’re coming up short of where we need to be to win.  We need you to give whatever you can right now to help get us over the finish line.  Thank you so much. Knowing we can count on you makes …
  David Whitehead · [email protected]
June 9, 2022 at 12:01 PM

We need your help at the polls!

Hey there!  With only 12 days left until election day, we need you to come out and help us at the polls. We're looking for volunteers during early voting (6/10 - 6/19) and on election day (6/21) to help voters at polling centers make the most informed decision before casting their ballot. Believe …
  Karl Racine · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 7:02 PM

Why I’m supporting Robert White for mayor

He’s proven to be the leader DC needs Friends,  I was proud to endorse Robert White for mayor at the very start of his campaign. I have worked closely with Robert and I know him to be a thoughtful leader who is full of integrity and dedicated to serving the residents of his hometown.  Robert is a l…
  Mark Hecker · [email protected]
June 6, 2022 at 6:18 PM

A look at our finances

I want to show you where your donations are going Friends,  We’ve only got 15 days until the election, and there are just 5 days until our final fundraising deadline. I’m going to ask you for one more donation before the end of voting but first I want to give you an inside look on how your contribu…
  Christy White · [email protected]
June 4, 2022 at 4:01 PM

Help get my husband elected 💜

Hi team,  This is Christy White, Robert’s wife. Our whole family is so grateful for all the hard work you're doing to bring new leadership to DC. We’ve got less than a month until election day, so I hope we can keep counting on you to come out with us to knock doors, make calls, or write postcards…
  Mark Hecker · [email protected]
June 3, 2022 at 5:35 PM

Internal fundraising numbers

We're only a week away from our final fundraising deadline Hey there,  I wanted to send you a quick email to introduce myself and let you know about our last (!) fundraising deadline before the primary. I’m Mark and I’m on Robert’s finance team. My job is to make sure we have the money we need to r…
  Zoe Ades · [email protected]
June 2, 2022 at 2:28 PM

Last night’s debate...

This is how we fared Friends,  I hope you got a chance to watch last night’s big debate, because in my totally unbiased opinion, Robert absolutely nailed it. But don’t just take my word for it:  If you didn’t get a chance to see it last night, or if you want to rewatch (which I will be doing all d…
  Robert White · [email protected]
June 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM

20 days to make a difference

In less than 3 weeks, the race for mayor will be decided Friends,  We're only 20 days away from election day, and only 10 days away from the start of early voting. We’ve got the Mayor’s team nervous and we need to keep it that way. Can you contribute $20, or whatever amount you can, to help us keep…
  Robert’s · [email protected]
May 31, 2022 at 2:09 PM

I’m so proud of my son

I hope he has your support Friends,  This is Deacon Bobby White, Robert’s dad. I’m out knocking doors every weekend and I am blown away by all the people who are giving everything they can to this movement to bring change to DC. But the team tells me we still have more voters to reach. Robert has a…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 27, 2022 at 12:30 PM

We’ve got less than a month

Right now, we have just 25 days left until Washingtonians cast their votes and choose the next Democratic nominee for mayor of the great city of Washington, D.C. Friend—  Right now, we have just 25 days left until Washingtonians cast their votes and choose the next Democratic nominee for mayor of t…
  David Whitehead · [email protected]
May 25, 2022 at 1:01 PM

Read this email for ways to help us win

We need your help making sure folks vote for Robert Friends,  Mail-in ballots have been sent out, which means folks have already started voting. Thanks to all your hard work, we’ve been able to reach tens of thousands of voters, but we know there are more who we still need to reach. So I need you t…
  Zoe Ades · [email protected]
May 24, 2022 at 2:55 PM

Have you seen our new TV ad yet?!

Friends, This morning we launched our very first TV ad! Going up on TV is a big deal, and it’s only possible because of your support, so I wanted to make sure you all saw it first! I hope you’ll share with your friends and family and post on social media.    We have a strategy to reach every singl…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 24, 2022 at 12:34 AM

Big debate next week

Bowser has not committed to showing up Friends, There’s a big debate next week, the only televised debate of this mayoral primary election. This is a crucial opportunity for voters to hear directly from the candidates but Mayor Bowser is refusing to confirm her attendance.  I’m attending every deba…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 21, 2022 at 8:08 PM

One month to election day

We need your help to make the most of this final month Friends, We’re one month away from primary day and now is the time to lean in and sprint to the finish line. I’m running for mayor because I know DC’s potential, and I know we can achieve our goals if we work together. Can you chip in $31 so we…
  Team Robert · [email protected]
May 20, 2022 at 7:21 PM

Get Out The Vote Rally THIS SUNDAY!

Join us for a big GOTV rally at metrobar this weekend! Friends, This Sunday, May 22 from 1-3pm, we’re hosting a rally to celebrate our awesome volunteers and get out the vote! Enjoy some food, drinks, mingling, and mobilization at metrobar (640 Rhode Island Ave NE). We'll have GOTV activities where…
  David Whitehead · [email protected]
May 19, 2022 at 6:21 PM

One easy way to build support for Robert (really!)

Just send a text! Friends,It takes a movement to unseat an entrenched incumbent. We’re going to keep knocking doors and talking with voters across DC like we have been, but there’s also a new and really easy way you can help right now. We want you to text 5 friends for Robert, to say you support hi…
  Luz =?iso-8859-1?q?Mart=EDnez?= · [email protected]
May 18, 2022 at 10:49 PM

Update from our campaign manager

Friends,  We are entering the final stretch of this campaign. On Monday, mail-in ballots went out to voters which means people are going to start voting any day now, so I want to give you a quick inside look at our campaign operations.  In March, we got poll results that showed 65% of DC’s likely …
  Luz =?iso-8859-1?q?Mart=EDnez?= · [email protected]
May 17, 2022 at 9:10 PM

Did you watch last night’s debate?

Friends,   At last night’s Fair Elections Mayoral Debate, Robert proved he is the only candidate who is ready to be the next Mayor of DC and who understands the urgency of the issues our city is facing. Robert showed he has a proven-track record of so…
  David Whitehead · [email protected]
May 11, 2022 at 6:25 PM

Did you see that fundraising report?!

Plus, you’re invited to our office opening party this weekend! Friends,  We have a number of canvasses you can join this weekend (weather permitting), and I’m also excited to invite you to our special office opening party this Saturday, May 14 at 2pm! Come help us break in our new office, enjoy foo…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 6:46 PM

Re: Don’t forget tonight’s deadline

We’re still short Hi again, Wanted to give you an update on our fundraising numbers. We’re so close — we just need to raise $1,057 before midnight. If you haven’t already, please chip in by the end of the day today to help us hit our goal. --- From: Robert White <[email protected]>Sent: Tu…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 1:00 PM

🚨 Major Deadline @ Midnight 🚨

Chip in before it’s too late Friends, Our deadline is in 15 hours and we’re still $3670 away from our goal. This is our last chance to get matching funds before people start voting and we have to reach our goal to execute our strategy to win. Can we count on you to make a contribution now to help u…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 9, 2022 at 6:40 PM

This is the biggest deadline of our campaign

It’s our last chance before the people start voting Friends, I’ll be quick — tomorrow at midnight is the biggest fundraising deadline of the campaign. It’s our last chance to get matching funds before people start voting and we need to meet our goal. But, we still need to raise $9,682 in the next 3…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 7, 2022 at 6:47 PM


Yesterday, we found out that the 27-page campaign-mailer-in-disguise that the Mayor sent out cost taxpayers $130,000. Friends, Yesterday, we found out that the 27-page campaign-mailer-in-disguise that the Mayor sent out cost taxpayers $130,000. All while schools don’t have soap and students are wal…
  Zoe Ades · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 9:45 PM

Did you see?

As a key member of our team, I wanted to make sure you saw the new video we released today! Friends, As a key member of our team, I wanted to make sure you saw the new video we released today! Robert’s story is powerful and the obstacles he overcame have prepared him to be the problem solver our c…
  Robert White · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 1:05 PM

What your contribution means

It’s more than you might realize Friends,  Thanks to you, we blew our April fundraising goal out of the water, which means we can run more ads in more places to reach more voters and grow our movement. It means we can keep buying yard signs and material to give to folks as we knock on doors and can…
  Team Robert · [email protected]
May 2, 2022 at 7:01 PM

50 days

It's game time Friends,  With exactly 50 days until the primary, it's game time. In the next 50 days, we plan to knock on tens of thousands of more doors, send out a bunch more mail, and deliver even more yard signs. We need to make sure we have the resources to get all of this done. In honor of 50…
  Team Robert · [email protected]
May 1, 2022 at 5:01 PM

Check your mailbox 👀📫

We’ve got new campaign mailers coming your way! Friends,  In the next few days, you’ll start to see mailers from us hitting your mailbox. We’re so excited to reach more DC voters and introduce Robert to folks who haven’t started tuning into this race. This is a big moment in this race and key to bu…
  Robert White · [email protected]
April 30, 2022 at 4:02 PM

Big End-of-Month Deadline

Help us hit our goal Friends,  It’s the end of the month, and we want to end April with big fundraising numbers. We’re currently $5,168 short of our goal, but I know we can get there. If everyone who opens this email (that means you) donates just $7, we can end the month with the amount we need to …
  David Whitehead · [email protected]
April 28, 2022 at 7:22 PM

Re: field team

Friends, We are full steam ahead on voter outreach. Since April 1, between door knocking and phone banking, we have reached over 6,000 DC voters. Last Saturday alone we knocked over 700 doors. This is how we’re going to win this thing — by out-organizing and out-working the competition.  If we kee…
  Team Robert · [email protected]
April 26, 2022 at 8:30 PM

Help us hit our goal!

Show your support and join us at these events and canvasses. Friends, Because of the efforts of all our incredible volunteers, we’ve reached nearly 6,000 DC voters since April 1. That’s huge. Before the end of the month, we want to make an additional 1,000 contacts. But we can’t do it without your h…
  Robert White · [email protected]
April 25, 2022 at 10:28 PM

Two months

This is urgent Friends, The primary election is less than two months away. That means it’s crunch time. In these next two months, we need to reach every voter and share our vision for DC with them. We have built an incredible team of volunteers who I know can make this happen, but we need to make su…
  Robert White · [email protected]
April 21, 2022 at 7:55 PM

How we’re going to tackle violence

Friends,  Today, I released my transformative Jobs Guarantee plan that will drive down violent crime by getting DC residents employed in the jobs that will tackle our climate crisis. This is the kind of deliberate and comprehensive plan we need to address crime and violence and keep our city safe. …
  Team Robert · [email protected]
April 18, 2022 at 9:30 PM

Voting info – please read

Friends, Happy Monday! We’re reaching out to remind you that we’ve only got one month until mail-in ballots are sent out! Now is the time to double check your voter registration to make sure all your information is up to date. And remember: only registered Democrats can vote in the Democratic prima…
  Robert White · [email protected]
April 15, 2022 at 8:12 PM

Why I'm Running

Hi friend,  I’m running for mayor because with record budgets, Mayor Bowser has failed on her promise to curb violence, improve our schools, and make housing affordable.  As we keep growing our movement and getting closer to the primary on June 21, I wanted to take a moment to reintroduce myself. M…
  Luz Martínez · [email protected]
April 12, 2022 at 3:30 PM


Friends, The endorsements keep rolling in! This morning, the Washington Teachers' Union announced their endorsement of Robert, telling us teachers are frustrated with Mayor Bowser’s leadership and are ready for change. With a strong fundraising report yesterday and today's backing from yet another …
  Robert White · [email protected]
April 10, 2022 at 5:51 PM

Last chance before May

Friends, I’ll cut to the chase: tonight at midnight is one of the biggest fundraising deadlines for our campaign. After tomorrow, our next chance to get matching funds won’t be until May — the same month mail-in ballots go out.  Your support has allowed us to reach thousands of voters across the ci…
  Robert White · [email protected]
April 9, 2022 at 4:33 PM

Did you see our big news?

Friends, In case you missed it, this week our campaign was endorsed by AFSCME District Council 20, DC’s largest public-sector labor union.   This is the first time AFSCME District Council 20 has endorsed a challenger in over a decade and it’s a big deal. This is a major vote of no confidence by the…