FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NOVEMBER 15, 2022
Monica Garcia, email@example.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Stand Up America’s President and Founder, Sean Eldridge, issued the following statement after former President Trump announced his intention to run for president in 2024.
“Last week, the American people soundly rejected Trump’s extremist candidates for governor, senator, and secretaries of state. Democrats, Independents, and even Republicans came together to send a loud message that we want our elected leaders to stand up for our democracy and our fundamental freedoms.
“Tonight’s announcement makes it clear that our democracy is not out of the woods yet. Trump was the ringleader of the criminal conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election and the will of the American people. He and his allies have shown that they will go to any lengths to seize power, from lying to the public to inciting political violence. To protect our democracy and our freedoms, we must make sure he never sets foot in the Oval Office again.”
Stand Up America was founded in 2016 as a digital-first grassroots community working to resist Donald Trump’s corruption, racism, and his threats to our democracy. From 2017 to 2021, our members made nearly two million calls to Congress to oppose Trump’s agenda and to call for his impeachment, removal, and disqualification from running for office. In 2020, our volunteers contacted 25 million voters to help defeat Trump and elect Joe Biden to the presidency. This year, our team helped build a firewall for democracy ahead of 2024 by electing pro-democracy Secretaries of State in Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, and Nevada, passing key democracy ballot initiatives, and mobilizing our members to get out the vote for progressive candidates nationwide.
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About Stand Up America
Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with over two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to stand up to corruption and voter suppression and build a more representative democracy, Stand Up America has driven over 1.7 million calls to lawmakers, registered over 100,000 voters, mobilized thousands of protestors, and contacted tens of millions of voters.