Raja Files Thousands of Petition Signatures, Releases Grassroots Stats
Raja exceeds 400% of signature requirement, personally knocks on 1,126 doors and says, “We’re just getting started.”
Raja Krishnamoorthi filed over 400% of the required petitions to qualify for Illinois’ 8th District Democratic primary ballot in March and released an inside look at his grassroots campaign by the numbers.
In addition to establishing what observers have called a “huge head start” and “commanding financial lead,” Raja’s campaign already mobilized over 100 volunteers and contacted thousands of primary voters throughout the 8th District. In addition, Raja personally knocked on 1,126 doors.
Responding to the news, Raja said, “I am flattered by the outpouring of support and activity throughout the 8th District. It is clear that our message of helping working families reach and hold on to economic security is resonating with voters, and puts our campaign in a position to win. I’m happy to say that we’re just getting started.”
So far, Raja’s campaign has:
- Called 11,897 voters
- Knocked 10,116 doors
- Activated 110 volunteers
- Earned 106 grassroots endorsements
- Held 13 coffees and open houses
- Opened 1 office and 2 staging locations
- Canvassed for 2,775 petition signatures