These are past events I have done, thanks to everyone who has helped, housed and volunteered with me
I will always be a little bit behind in this section since it is difficult to update by phone, my only tool on the road. For the latest info about where I am, check Twitter @BikeforObama or Facebook
Milwaukee, WI Canvassing Door to Door 09/30/12
A true fall day here in WI, as I rode around door to door I noticed for the first time how much the leaves have changed color and that there is a nip in the air. 59 doors knocked, 1 picnic attended.
Racine, WI Canvassing Door to Door 09/29/12
Spent the morning knocking doors with a local canvassing legend Joe, before heading out on the bike north for Milwaukee. Thanks guys I had a great time. Approximately 50 doors knocked
Racine, WI Evening with Valerie Jarrett 09/28/12
Rolled into Racine just in time to help set up for Special Aide to the President Valerie Jarrett's arrival.
Provincetown, MA Phonebank and Debate Watch Party for Elizabeth Warren 09/20/12
Great event organized by my friend Selectman Erik Yingling for Elizabeth Warren, I spent an hour making 80 calls before watching Scott Brown angrily and irrationally attack Warren with incorrect facts and assertions. Thanks for having me
Chicago, IL Phonebanking, 09/13/12
After a nice tour of HQ, I spent the next day in the Illinois field office making calls back into Iowa. 160 calls made
Davenport, Iowa, Evening phonebanking, 09/10/12
My last stop in Iowa, what an incredible time I have had in Iowa. Great to spend the last night phonebanking and meeting Murph, a guy who has made 14,000 phone calls on the President's behalf. I could only make 80.
Iowa City, Iowa, Voter registration and more. 09//12-09/02/12
Attended an incredible event in Iowa City, I volunteered at an event featuring the President and First Lady, and the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden. Also did a bit of volunteering the next day.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Phone banking, 09/04/12-09/07/12, 09/09/12
So much fun in Cedar Rapids. I got to meet tons of wonderful people while phone banking and organizing for 4 days. Hundreds of calls made.
Des Moines, Iowa One week at OFA HQ anything and everything, 08/26/12-09/2/12
Most incredible stop yet and possibly ever, got to meet President Obama at a rally, made tons of phone calls and just had a great and very productive time here in Des Moines, still here for another rally with President Obama on 09/01/12 and more calls leading up to it!
Council Bluffs, Iowa OFA Office, Phone banking and Canvassing, 08/24/12-08/25/12
First stop in Iowa, 2 wonderful days spent with the Council Bluffs Dems, 223 phone calls made and 125 doors knocked
Omaha, Nebraska, OFA HQ, Phone banking 08/23/12
Great and productive time in Omaha, defending the Blue Dot, almost 200 phone calls made
Pendleton, OR 08/18/12-08/19/12
Two great days of volunteering, one at a training session and another at a phone bank, I will always have fond memories of Pendleton, 65 calls made.
Portland Oregon Phonebanking 08/13/12
Back on the west coast, 70 phone calls made in the wonderful Portland office
New York City Phone Banking 08/10/2012
Recovering from appendicitus didn't stop me from a little NYC phonebanking. 80 phone made.
Sacramento, CA Phone Banking
Stopped by the office in Sacramento and made about 50 calls to try and help out the cause in California. Wish I could have stayed longer.
Antelope Valley, CA Two Phone Banks 07/12/12
A great time in Antelope Valley, in Lancaster and Valencia. I made about 70 phone calls in the course of the two phone banks, one at the childhood home of Judy Garland.
Las Vegas, NV Phone Banking and Voter Registration 07/04/12
A great couple of days in Las Vegas, what better way to spend the Fourth of July than registering voters and phonebanking. 100 calls made and many new voters registered and volunteers recruited.
Durango, CO Phone Banking, Canvassing and Voter Registration 06/25/12
Great couple of days in Durango, beautiful town and some really fun events. 50 calls, 8 voters registered, 5 volunteers recruited and 50 doors knocked. Plus some data entry.
Albuquerque, NM and Rio Rancho, NM Phone Banking and Voter Registration 06/19-20/12
Back in a battleground state! Although with such a great OFA team here I don't think it will be much of a battle. 112 calls made, 2 voters registered and 2 hours of data entry over two days.
Oklahoma City, OK Phone Bank 06/07/12
After a short vacation and 4 days on the bus I was reunited with my bicycle "Baltimore" and able to spend some time in OKC making some phone calls, 100 plus calls made
North Truro, MA Phone Bank 06/03/12
A return home to Massachusetts for a wedding was a great excuse to do some phone banking for Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren. About 250 calls made.
Little Rock, AR Phone Bank 05/19/12
A great stay in Little Rock, saw the Clinton Presidential Library, had some amazing Greek and BBQ food and did some phone banking with some great volunteers. 50 calls made.
Jackson, MS Phone Banking, 05/12-13/12
100 mile day on the bike, 3 hours of which was in the most intense rain storm of my life. Got to Jackson and dried off a bit before making some phone calls. 100+ calls made over 2 days
Birmingham, AL Voter Registration and Persuasion Calling to FL, 05/7/12
Was heading out to do some voter registration and volunteer recruitment when the sky opened up and it started pouring, I only got one volunteer and one voter, but luckily the state Director Leanne had some left over persuasion calls to Florida I could do. 1 VR, 1 Vol, 50 calls made
Chattanooga, TN Phone Banking 05/05/12
Wasn't going to stay too long, but the Cinco de Mayo festivities drew me in at the Tennessee Obama Headquarters in Chattanooga. 50 calls made.
Chattanooga, TN Phone Banking at Betty's 05/3/12
With my girlfriend Claire in town to visit we headed to Betty's house for a phone bank, Claire got to see first hand how much fun I'm having out here phone banking. We called into NC. 60 calls made between Claire and I.
Atlanta, GA Voter Registration and Volunteer Recruiting, 04/27/12
Had a great day in East Dekalb County, they turned out the highest percentage for President Obama in 2008, by county. Hoping to repeat. I had a personal best 9 volunteers recruited, and 8 voters registered
Jacksonville, Fl Phone Banking and Voter Registration
A warm day in Jacksonville, thankfully a day off. Got certified to Register Voters in the state of Florida and hit the streets, later cooled off in the office and made some calls. 5 Voters Registered and 100 calls made.
Wilmington NC Voter Registration and Phone Banking, 04/16/12
Arrived on one of the first scorching days of the trip, but got right out in my spandex cycling gear to register voters, talk at a local Democrats meeting and make some phone calls. 50 calls made, 5 voters registered.
Richmond VA Phone Banking 04/9/12
Did some phone banking in downtown Richmond at the State Headquarters. 80 calls made
Woodbridge, VA Day of Action, Voter Registration and Phone Banking, 04/7/12
Got out in Northern VA for a great day of VR and phone Banking, met some great people. 50 plus doors knocked, 2 voters registered, 20 phone calls
Washington D.C. Phone Banking 04/5/12
Phone Banked with D.C. volunteers, 77 calls made
Washington D.C. Phone Banking and Seder, 04/4/12
Attended a phone bank event and a Voting Rights Seder, inspiring and informative. 100 calls made
Hightstown, NJ, Homestay with Local Dems, 03/31/12
A wonderful evening in the home of two local Dems, motivating them to get involved with the campaign. 2 Volunteers activated
New York, NY Job Fair Voter Registration, 03/29/12
Worked a booth at a Job Fair in Brooklyn, don't know the number but signed up a lot of motivated volunteers and registered a lot of voters.
New Haven, CT Talk to Yale Dems 03/27/12
A talk to the Yale Democrats.
Boston, MA Canvass 03/24/12
A Bike For Obama specific event, canvassing Jamaica Plain. 244 doors knocked
Portsmouth, NH Phone Bank 03/20/12
A long day on the bike, including a bicycle breakdown, leading into a phone banking event in Portsmouth.
65 calls made
65 calls made
Keene, NH Canvass 03/17/12
After 20 miles of hilly riding, friends, family and well wishers took to the streets and did some canvassing for President Obama. 144 doors knocked
Vermont, Kick-Off Event 03/17/12
The Kick-off event of Bike For Obama. Friends and Family and well wishers riding the first 20 miles to Keene, NH.