A campaign insider reported to me this morning that the Reverend Billy team was on their way to the Board of Elections to file a little over 18,000 signatures. Then, the following e-mail went out on the Reverend Billy “activists” list:
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 12:58 PM
Sean Haugh sent a message to the members of Reverend Billy Talen for Mayor of NYC activists.
Subject: turning in the signatures
Howdy all! We’re about to head out to the Board of Elections to hand in the 18,395 signatures gathered by 112 different people to get Rev. Billy on the ballot for Mayor! Thanks so much for all your help!!
We’ll be celebrating the accomplishment tonight at HQ, at 250 Lafayette in Manhattan. Hope to see you there! We switch into full campaign mode tomorrow with the weekly volunteer meeting at HQ at 7pm.
Thanks again so very much for everything you are doing to help Rev. Billy take the message about the Rise of the Fabulous 500 Neighborhoods to the people of NYC!
And a follow up announcement:
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 1:22 PM
Brennan Cavanaugh sent a message to the members of Reverend Billy Talen for Mayor of NYC activists.
Subject: Tues @ 250 Lafayette @ 7
“AND the WVRB [W VoteRevBilly radio] staff will be broadcasting tonight (Cambra@7, Wes@8, Brennan@9) so requestlines will be open…”