FreedomWorks Key in Jeff Flake Victory for U.S. Senate!

Outcome of Senate election in Arizona proof that grassroots campaigns are critical to winning elections.

MESA, AZ – Congressman Jeff Flake will become Arizona’s 11th U.S. Senator after defeating former US Surgeon General Richard Carmona. After months of polling that showed Flake trailing in the race to fill outgoing Senator Kyl’s seat, momentum began to swing toward Flake in the closing weeks. As early ballots were returned Richard Carmona held an early 1.5% (2500 votes) lead on Jeff Flake. The overall results changed on Election Day when Flake closed the gap beating, Carmona at the polls by 10,000 votes. This shift, due in part of a larger than normal election day turnout, accounted for a net 9% gain on Election Day for Flake. Hundreds of thousands of provisional ballots statewide have yet to be counted which should only add to this lead.

Despite what many political pundits predicted, Romney did not carry Flake’s victory. Nearly 100,000 votes for Romney did not go to Flake. While Romney’s Election Day percentages dropped from early return ratios, Flake’s increased by double digits.

“Given the news that Jeff Flake has been elected our Senator, it’s impossible not to recognize the efforts of our organization and our volunteers,” said Freedomworks Field Director Stephen Viramontes. “After opening our office in Mesa right as early balloting began in October, we were able to produce and deploy the largest grassroots army this State has ever seen.”

As can be seen from the raw numbers, grassroots wins elections! In just a short 5 weeks, the accomplishments for Flake were tremendous along with support from various organizations.

  • 389,000 phone calls to voters
  • 193,070 doors knocked with placed literature
  • 11,026 signs placed
  • 102 completed precinct walks
  • 2,309 volunteer hours

FreedomWorks is the nation’s largest Conservative grassroots political organization. Its focus and purpose is to help Conservatives get elected all across the country. This was the first cycle in which FreedomWorks had a grassroots presence in Arizona. With results such as these and a solid coalition built, it is likely to continue to focus efforts on future races in Arizona.

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FreedomWorks Releases “Hand Picked by Obama” Ad Against Richard Carmona

FreedomWorks Comes to Arizona!

Did you make the Arizona stop for FreedomWorks? What did you think?

ALERT! Conservative Activists to Rally outside Bill Clinton’s Speech at Arizona State University TONIGHT!

WHAT: FreedomWorks for America activists will join local Arizona Tea Partiers and other allies in the limited-government movement for a rally and sign-wave in support of conservative Senate candidate Jeff Flake outside of Bill Clinton’s speech at Arizona State University.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012. The rally will begin at 9pm PT.

WHERE: ASU Tempe- Sun Devil Performance Lawn (Rural/6th St), Tempe, AZ.

WHY:  FreedomWorks for America believes that the only sure path to responsible spending reform and pro-growth economic policy is to elect fiscally conservative Republicans like Jeff Flake to the Senate and to retire President Obama in November.

Unlike traditional Super PACs which exist to produce expensive advertising buys, FreedomWorks for America was created to develop tools to empower local activists to create a winning ground game that will transform grassroots conservatism into lasting political change this November.

For more information, please visit www.FreedomWorksforAmerica.org.

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RALLY TOMORROW FOR JEFF FLAKE BEFORE THE DEBATE WITH RICHARD CARMONA 

BILL CLINTON WILL BE AT ASU CAMPAIGNING FOR RICHARD CARMONA. WE NEED TO SHOW THE COUNTRY THAT AZ WILL REMAIN A RED STATE !!!

***WE CAN NOT LOSE THIS SENATE SEAT***

PLEASE TRY TO ATTEND THIS IMPORTANT RALLY !!! 

TIME TO STEP UP AND SUPPORT JEFF FLAKE 

Debate Rally!

Join the Honorable Matt Salmon

and State Representative J.D. Mesnard

to cheer Jeff on before the first U.S. Senate debate!

What: Rally before the debate! 

Where: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, 555 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix 

When: Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Meet at 4:00 PM outside the Cronkite School or meet at Campaign HQ at 3:20 PM (4455 E. Camelback Rd; Suite C-246) to carpool over. 

What you’ll need: Bring a friend! Come to Campaign HQ at 3:00 PM if you’d like to make a rally sign. 

Additional Notes: We encourage you to carpool. TV monitors are available to view the debate.

If you have any questions call Katie at 602-845-0333 or e-mail Katie@jeffflake.com 

AND THEN 

FREEDOM WORKS RALLY AT 7:30PM 

Tomorrow evening former President Bill Clinton will be at ASU Tempe campaigning for Carmona. Because of national media attention the former president will generate, we are holding a rally in support of Jeff Flake, with signs and as many FreedomWorks supporters and fellow patriots as possible. We are meeting at 7:30 in front of the Wells Fargo Arena, within a short distance of the Carmona event. 

Meet here: http://www.mapquest.com/?q=&q=10436681+type%3Amqid

FreedomWorks for America Celebrates Grand Opening of Mesa, AZ Victory Office with “Presidential Debate Watching Party”

WHAT: FreedomWorks for America activists will join local Arizona Tea Partiers and other allies in the limited-government movement for a “Presidential Debate Watching Party” in honor of the grand opening of the FreedomWorks for America’s Mesa, AZ victory office on October 3rd, 2012 at 5:30pm MT. Volunteer activists will join together to watch the debate between President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney, following the debate activists will participate in voter training and planning activities to increase fiscally conservative voter turnout in their respective districts.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012, beginning at 5:30pm MT.

WHERE: FreedomWorks for America’s Mesa Victory Office | 1818 East Southern Avenue, Ste. 2A | Mesa Arizona, 85204

WHY: FreedomWorks for America believes that the only sure path to responsible spending reform and pro-growth economic policy is to regain a Senate majority of fiscally conservative Republicans and to retire President Obama in November. Unlike traditional Super PACs which exist to produce expensive advertising buys, FreedomWorks for America was created to develop tools to empower local activists to create a winning ground game that will transform grassroots conservatism into lasting political change this November.

For more information, please visit www.FreedomWorksforAmerica.org.

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