For the past several months, Maine People's Alliance and Mainers for Accountable Leadership partnered with dying father Ady Barkan of Be a Hero to beg Senator Collins to vote "no" on Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.


Senator Collins betrayed the public trust when she voted in favor of Kavanaugh’s confirmation.


The people of Maine have been clear with you, Senator Collins: the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Justice is a threat to all Mainers. Kavanaugh is committed to ending healthcare for people with pre-existing conditions. He is committed to overturning Roe v. Wade. His confirmation poses a danger for millions of families in Maine and across America.


Senator, your deciding vote was a rubber-stamp for Trump’s anti-healthcare, anti-woman, anti-environment and anti-labor agenda.


For failing to stand up for the people of Maine and ignoring the voices of your constituents, and for endangering the lives of millions of Americans, we will work to elect a new senator to represent the State of Maine. 

Every dollar donated to this campaign will be used to fund your eventual Democratic opponent in 2020.  Mainers deserve a senator who will fight for a country that works for all of us.

Be A Hero Team
Maine People's Alliance
Mainers for Accountable Leadership


Show your support for this campaign by endorsing it and sharing why!

  • endorsed

    “Collins could only say of the Mueller report that it was “unflattering portrayal of the President.” Really, Susan Collins? Try "Trump is a criminal thug.”

  • endorsed

    “Collins receives more donations from Texas fossil fuel industry than from Maine residents (The Hill; 16 April 2019) https://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/439145-texas-fossil-fuel-industry-bests-maine-residents-for-donations-to-susan”

  • endorsed

    “Maine can do better.”

  • endorsed

    “Susan Collins is a bait-and-switch B. She needs to go.”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse because Susan Collins is a total disaster in her support for this administration. I am, however, concerned that she does not have an opponent. I would be interested to know who might be considering this challenge.”

  • endorsed

    “It's time for Susan Collins to go. We need someone concerned with the American people not personal interest.”

  • endorsed

    “I endorse Susan Collins future opponent because she let women down with her vote for Kavanaugh/trump, two privileged, entitled liars who are eating away at the principals of our Democracy.”

  • endorsed

    “Kavanaugh will have a long term deleterious effect upon this country. She must have been blind to not see through his theatrics and legal views.”

  • endorsed

    “She has no courage when it comes to Trump and his ilk. She should have voted AGAINST Kavanaugh. We'll have that idiot on the bench at SCOTUS for decades, thanks to her.”

  • endorsed

    “We have been misled for so long - she's not a moderate Republican - she needs to GO!”

September 27, 2018

Next target: Chuck Grassley

We've been watching the hearing today, and we're furious. 

Senator Chuck Grassley made his message loud and clear at Dr. Blasey Ford’s testimony: he does NOT believe women, he does NOT support survivors of sexual assault, and he will defend sexual predators, no matter what.

So we decided it was time to send our own message to Senator Chuck Grassley:

Hey Chuck -- we’re the people who worked with Mainers to raise over $1.5 million for Senator Collins’ future Democratic opponent, if she votes to confirm Kavanaugh. But after witnessing your disgusting misogyny and cruelty at Dr. Blasey Ford’s testimony, we decided to try a different approach with you:

We're not waiting for your vote. We are building a campaign to fund your future Democratic opponent.

Because Chuck has already raised $1,078,202 from lobbyists, we need to be prepared to spend big money to defeat him.

Will you fight back against rape culture in the Senate by contributing to fund Senator Chuck Grassley’s future Democratic opponent NOW, and help us match his $1,078,202 from lobbyists?

Your money will go directly to It Starts Today, where it will be held for the Democratic Nominee to run for Senate in 2022. 

Are you feeling infuriated? Channel that fury into action, and help us vote Grassley out in 2022:

http://bit.ly/defeatgrassley

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