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Report: Obama Group Targeting 27 Midterm House Races

Report: Obama Group Targeting 27 Midterm House Races
Former President Barack Obama (Julio Cortez/AP)

By    |   Tuesday, 12 June 2018 04:06 PM EDT

Organizing for Action, the group formed out of former President Barack Obama's campaign operation, will lobby on various levels for 27 House races nationwide this year.

The group will also work with the National Democratic Redistricting Committee to campaign for ballot efforts in nine states, while supporting Democrats running for governor and for state office positions, Politico reports.

"OFA's lifeblood has always been its incredible volunteer base," spokesman Jesse Lehrich said on Twitter. "Their battle-tested organizing and training skills will be a huge value-add for progressives in critical races this November."

The organization said in a statement it was "prioritizing 27 districts whose representatives have consistently advanced the interests of the wealthy and the well-connected at the expense of hard-working families.

"OFA volunteer teams will organize in each district to amplify support on the ground for candidates who will actually fight for their constituents."

According to Politico, the districts targeted by OFA include several where President Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton.

However, it does not include all the seats held by Republicans in districts where Clinton defeated Trump, viewed by Democrats as their best chances to win seats in November.

Here is the full list of districts OFA is targeting, according to the report:

  • AZ-02
  • CA-04
  • CA-10
  • CA-21
  • CA-25
  • CA-39
  • CA-45
  • CA-48
  • CA-49
  • CO-06
  • IA-01
  • IL-06
  • KS-03
  • MN-02
  • MN-03
  • MO-02
  • NC-09
  • NC-13
  • NJ-11
  • NY-11
  • PA-01
  • PA-06
  • PA-07
  • TX-07
  • TX-23
  • TX-32
  • WI-01

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The group formed out of former President Barack Obama's campaign operation, Organizing for Action, will lobby on various levels for 27 House races nationwide this year.
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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 04:06 PM
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