About Swing Left

In 2018, taking back the House was the one big way we put a check on Trump and the GOP. And over the next two years, there’ll be lots of key ways to further curb their destructive agenda and restore our democracy: flipping the Senate, defending the House, winning the state-level races needed to ensure fair maps in the 2021 redistricting—and, of course, taking back the Presidency.

Swing Left helps you find the most impactful things you can do to help Democrats win the most important elections. The work defeat Trump and the GOP in 2020 starts NOW—sign up to receive actions you can take as they become available.

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How It Works

When you enter your email address to join Swing Left, you’ll be put on a carefully curated mailing list of updates and ways to take action:

  • Learn more about the most important local and national races affecting our country
  • Connect with other volunteers and organizers, in person and online
  • Fundraise or donate to candidates strategically
  • Canvass, phonebank, host or attend events, and more

We all want to save the country from the forces attacking our democracy. But, most of us don’t live in Swing Districts or Swing States, where the races really matter.

We’ll be working to connect you with meaningful action you can take to have impact where it matters most—even from afar, no matter where you live. Stay tuned for more soon.

Our Promise

Your privacy and your time are vitally important.

  • We respect your inbox. You’ll only receive emails relevant to the work you choose to support.
  • We won't publish, sell or distribute your email address to a 3rd party.
  • Action opportunities will be carefully curated, focused on the most impactful places and ways to get involved.

Who We Are

Swing Left was started by Ethan Todras-Whitehill, a writer and teacher, Joshua Krafchin, a marketer and entrepreneur, and Miriam Stone, a brand strategist. The three brought in their friends, who in turn brought in their friends, to help build Swing Left in the wake of the 2016 election.

Swing Left has grown into a grassroots movement of hundreds of thousands of people across the country. And in 2019, Flippable, an organization working to turn state governments blue, joined the Swing Left family. The national organization is now led by Executive Director Ethan Todras-Whitehill, Managing Director Matt Ewing, Chief Marketing Officer Michelle Finocchi, and Chief Strategy Officer Catherine Vaughan.

We weren’t politicians or professional organizers. We are citizens. And like many people, we'd been sitting on the sidelines for too long. We didn't have all the answers, but we knew it was time to channel our anger and despair in a positive direction.

In the words of Barack Obama, We are the ones we have been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

And so are you.

Get in touch

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