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May 15, 2024
Contest Every Race Blog
More Teams & Voters than Ever Before: Success Stories from the Frontlines of Contest Every Race Partners
Here at Contest Every Race, we have a lot to celebrate! Movement Labs, the incubator and consulting firm we are housed under, has committed to expanding our grants program to unprecedented numbers during this critically important election year.
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May 2, 2024
Press Release
Movement Labs Expands Contest Every Race Rural Grants Program to over 350 Democratic County Parties Nationwide
In response to increased demand from state and county partners, Movement Labs, an incubator and consulting firm building progressive power, has successfully expanded the Contest Every Race county grants program to unprecedented numbers.
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April 25, 2024
Press Release
California Democratic Party and Contest Every Race Announce Statewide Candidate Recruitment Initiative
The California Democratic Party today launched a statewide campaign to recruit hundreds of Democrats to run for local office, with a targeted focus on non-urban areas where GOP incumbents often run uncontested.
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April 15, 2024
Contest Every Race Blog
Contest Every Race Local Partners Scale Up Rural Organizing (April Update)
Read about what Contest Every Race local partners have been up to in the past month!
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April 3, 2024
Press Release
Contest Every Race Announces Significant Progress in Arizona and Wisconsin: Championing Democracy One Election at a Time
As part of our ongoing mission to advocate for democracy and challenge the rise of election deniers, Contest Every Race is proud to share our latest achievements in Arizona and Wisconsin. Our efforts underscore the importance of local and statewide races in maintaining the integrity of our electoral system.
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March 13, 2024
Press Release
Democrats Recruit 350+ Candidates To Challenge Previously Uncontested MAGA Extremists in February, Part of National Effort to Contest Every Race
Contest Every Race, a national project to make sure every Republican is challenged, has successfully completed a month-long candidate recruitment drive with grassroots partners in 23 states ahead of major filing deadlines.
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February 12, 2024
Press Release
Contest Every Race Announces Plans to Win 53,000 Votes for Biden and Senate Democrats in 9 States
As Donald Trump’s inevitability as the GOP nominee grows, Contest Every Race announced today plans to mobilize 53,000 voters in non-urban areas of Presidential and Senate battleground states by running nearly 1,000 Democrats for local office.
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January 16, 2024
Press Release
Contest Every Race Expands North Carolina Rural Organizing & Candidate Recruitment Ahead of 2024 Presidential Election
Contest Every Race has expanded its rural grants and candidate recruitment project to North Carolina, a “swing state” key to Biden’s re-election strategy. This program launches as the North Carolina Democratic Party has made it a priority to focus on rural counties and to ensure Democrats are competing in every single race. 
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January 10, 2024
Press Release
Michigan Democratic Party and Contest Every Race Announce Ambitious Statewide Candidate Recruitment Initiative Targeting 6,500+ Incumbent Republicans
Today, the Michigan Democratic Party launched a statewide campaign to recruit thousands of Democrats to run for local office. This is part of a national campaign by Contest Every Race to help ensure that no Republican goes unchallenged up or down the ballot.
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January 5, 2024
Press Release
Democratic Party of Georgia and Contest Every Race Announce Ambitious Statewide Candidate Recruitment Initiative
The Democratic Party of Georgia today launched a statewide campaign to recruit hundreds of Democrats to run for local office. This is part of a national campaign by Contest Every Race to ensure that no Republican goes unchallenged up or down the ballot.
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November 15, 2023
Press Release
Contest Every Race Celebrates Democratic Wins in Ohio, Virginia and North Carolina, Plans to Expand Rural Organizing Support in ‘24 Cycle
The 2023 elections brought a wave of Democratic victories in areas traditionally seen as Republican strongholds. Contest Every Race is proud to announce significant wins in Ohio, North Carolina, and Virginia, underscoring the impact of our early investments in long-term organizing infrastructure.
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