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The Democratic Party -----------------------

In planning the 2012 Democratic National Convention, we set out to find ways to include more Americans, and to be creative about it.

We've done a lot to follow through on that, and it's all pretty exciting, but here's one thing you should definitely know about: A grassroots supporter and their guest will have VIP access for all three days, meet with President Obama, and witness history up front with the First Lady when the President delivers his acceptance speech.

You can't buy these tickets -- no one gets to do all this stuff. No one but you and your guest, anyway.

Chip in $X or whatever you can today and you'll be automatically entered to attend the Democratic convention as a VIP guest of the First Family:

[url]

If you've never been to a convention, you're in for a treat -- you'll get to meet amazing people, hear inspiring speeches, and experience the awesome energy of the convention hall. Getting to meet with the President and First Lady isn't half bad, either.

So chip in $X or whatever you can and be automatically entered for a chance to join us in Charlotte next month:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Don't worry about finding a hotel or booking a flight -- we're picking up the cost of airfare and accommodations for you and a guest. Enter today:

[url]

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012 [url] , or click here to enter without contributing [url] . One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI.

Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

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We've run a lot of contests on this campaign, but you should pay special attention to this one. Here are three reasons why: The winner gets to go to the Democratic National Convention, meet the President, AND spend time with the First Lady. Chip in $X or whatever you can to be automatically entered for a chance to meet her -- and her husband -- in Charlotte:

[url] In addition to sitting up front with the First Lady as President Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for president, the lucky winner and a guest will get airfare, a hotel room, and VIP tickets to all three days of the convention. You should give it a shot -- chip in $X or whatever you can to be automatically entered: [url] Good luck! Joe P.S. -- Every time you donate in the next 78 days, you are getting us that much closer to a win on Election Day. It's closer than you think. Chip in today:

[url]

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21st, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama for America here, [url] or click here, [url] to enter without contributing. Two 2 winners will each receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the 50 U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and timing of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules, [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.

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Democrats --

For decades, national political conventions have been closed-door, exclusive events for rich donors and party insiders. But for Democrats, that's not how we do it.

Charlotte is going to be the most inclusive, representative convention in modern history. We're increasing the number of delegates, opening up the whole event to any American who wants to be a part of it. We're funding it without cash from lobbyists, political action committees, or corporations.

Just as we're building our organization across the country, we're counting on Americans like you to help build a convention experience that represents all of us.

That's how we'll win this fall. You can help Democrats across the country by chipping in $X or whatever you can today.

And when you do, you'll be automatically entered for a chance to attend the convention with VIP access -- top-notch seats for every night, an opportunity to meet with the President and the First Lady, and free airfare and accommodations.

And on the night of President Obama's big speech, you'll be sitting with the First Lady, right up front.

Help build this organization today, and be automatically entered for a chance to join us in Charlotte next month:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012, or click here to enter without contributing. One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rulesand additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI. Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

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I'm really excited about this year's Democratic convention in Charlotte -- there's nothing I love more than feeling the energy when tens of thousands of fired up Democrats meet in one place.

We can expect some pretty big moments this year -- from Elizabeth Warren's and President Bill Clinton's speeches to watching Vice President Biden and President Obama bring it all home.

But I think that, without question, the coolest experience anyone will have at the convention will be sitting up front with First Lady Michelle Obama when the President accepts the nomination -- and one lucky DNC supporter and their guest! will get that opportunity.

All you have to do is donate $X or whatever you can today to be automatically entered for the chance to win this incredible opportunity.

We've got your airfare and hotel covered. You'll get two VIP passes for three days at the convention. And you'll meet President Obama before he takes the stage.

After the convention, we'll be in a full sprint to Election Day, so the resources we raise between now and then will determine how much we can spend to help Democrats win in November.

Election Day is closer than you think.

Pitch in $X or whatever you can today to give Democrats the resources we need in the final months of the campaign, and you'll be automatically entered to win this once-in-a-lifetime trip to Charlotte:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrice

Patrice Taylor Director, Office of Party Affairs & Delegate Selection Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Your odds really are better than you'd think. Enter now.

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012, or click here to enter without contributing. One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI. Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003 Click here to unsubscribe from this mailing list.

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From: democraticparty@democrats.org

Sent: Aug. 20, 2012, 2:11 p.m.


The Democratic Party -----------------------

In planning the 2012 Democratic National Convention, we set out to find ways to include more Americans, and to be creative about it.

We've done a lot to follow through on that, and it's all pretty exciting, but here's one thing you should definitely know about: A grassroots supporter and their guest will have VIP access for all three days, meet with President Obama, and witness history up front with the First Lady when the President delivers his acceptance speech.

You can't buy these tickets -- no one gets to do all this stuff. No one but you and your guest, anyway.

Chip in $X or whatever you can today and you'll be automatically entered to attend the Democratic convention as a VIP guest of the First Family:

[url]

If you've never been to a convention, you're in for a treat -- you'll get to meet amazing people, hear inspiring speeches, and experience the awesome energy of the convention hall. Getting to meet with the President and First Lady isn't half bad, either.

So chip in $X or whatever you can and be automatically entered for a chance to join us in Charlotte next month:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Don't worry about finding a hotel or booking a flight -- we're picking up the cost of airfare and accommodations for you and a guest. Enter today:

[url]

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012 [url] , or click here to enter without contributing [url] . One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI.

Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

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Subject: Be on the front lines of history

From: democraticparty@democrats.org

Sent: Aug. 20, 2012, 2:11 p.m.


The Democratic Party -----------------------

In planning the 2012 Democratic National Convention, we set out to find ways to include more Americans, and to be creative about it.

We've done a lot to follow through on that, and it's all pretty exciting, but here's one thing you should definitely know about: A grassroots supporter and their guest will have VIP access for all three days, meet with President Obama, and witness history up front with the First Lady when the President delivers his acceptance speech.

You can't buy these tickets -- no one gets to do all this stuff. No one but you and your guest, anyway.

Chip in $X or whatever you can today and you'll be automatically entered to attend the Democratic convention as a VIP guest of the First Family:

[url]

If you've never been to a convention, you're in for a treat -- you'll get to meet amazing people, hear inspiring speeches, and experience the awesome energy of the convention hall. Getting to meet with the President and First Lady isn't half bad, either.

So chip in $X or whatever you can and be automatically entered for a chance to join us in Charlotte next month:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Don't worry about finding a hotel or booking a flight -- we're picking up the cost of airfare and accommodations for you and a guest. Enter today:

[url]

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012 [url] , or click here to enter without contributing [url] . One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI.

Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

To unsubscribe from this mailing list, click the link below:

[url]

The Democratic Party -----------------------

In planning the 2012 Democratic National Convention, we set out to find ways to include more Americans, and to be creative about it.

We've done a lot to follow through on that, and it's all pretty exciting, but here's one thing you should definitely know about: A grassroots supporter and their guest will have VIP access for all three days, meet with President Obama, and witness history up front with the First Lady when the President delivers his acceptance speech.

You can't buy these tickets -- no one gets to do all this stuff. No one but you and your guest, anyway.

Chip in $X or whatever you can today and you'll be automatically entered to attend the Democratic convention as a VIP guest of the First Family:

[url]

If you've never been to a convention, you're in for a treat -- you'll get to meet amazing people, hear inspiring speeches, and experience the awesome energy of the convention hall. Getting to meet with the President and First Lady isn't half bad, either.

So chip in $X or whatever you can and be automatically entered for a chance to join us in Charlotte next month:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Don't worry about finding a hotel or booking a flight -- we're picking up the cost of airfare and accommodations for you and a guest. Enter today:

[url]

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012 [url] , or click here to enter without contributing [url] . One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI.

Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

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We've run a lot of contests on this campaign, but you should pay special attention to this one. Here are three reasons why: The winner gets to go to the Democratic National Convention, meet the President, AND spend time with the First Lady. Chip in $X or whatever you can to be automatically entered for a chance to meet her -- and her husband -- in Charlotte:

[url] In addition to sitting up front with the First Lady as President Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for president, the lucky winner and a guest will get airfare, a hotel room, and VIP tickets to all three days of the convention. You should give it a shot -- chip in $X or whatever you can to be automatically entered: [url] Good luck! Joe P.S. -- Every time you donate in the next 78 days, you are getting us that much closer to a win on Election Day. It's closer than you think. Chip in today:

[url]

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21st, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama for America here, [url] or click here, [url] to enter without contributing. Two 2 winners will each receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the 50 U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and timing of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules, [url] and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Obama for America, 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601.

Paid for by Obama for America

Contributions or gifts to Obama for America are not tax deductible.

To unsubscribe from this mailing list, click the link below:

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Democrats --

For decades, national political conventions have been closed-door, exclusive events for rich donors and party insiders. But for Democrats, that's not how we do it.

Charlotte is going to be the most inclusive, representative convention in modern history. We're increasing the number of delegates, opening up the whole event to any American who wants to be a part of it. We're funding it without cash from lobbyists, political action committees, or corporations.

Just as we're building our organization across the country, we're counting on Americans like you to help build a convention experience that represents all of us.

That's how we'll win this fall. You can help Democrats across the country by chipping in $X or whatever you can today.

And when you do, you'll be automatically entered for a chance to attend the convention with VIP access -- top-notch seats for every night, an opportunity to meet with the President and the First Lady, and free airfare and accommodations.

And on the night of President Obama's big speech, you'll be sitting with the First Lady, right up front.

Help build this organization today, and be automatically entered for a chance to join us in Charlotte next month:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrick

Patrick Gaspard Executive Director Democratic National Committee

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012, or click here to enter without contributing. One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rulesand additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI. Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

Democratic National Committee, 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003

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I'm really excited about this year's Democratic convention in Charlotte -- there's nothing I love more than feeling the energy when tens of thousands of fired up Democrats meet in one place.

We can expect some pretty big moments this year -- from Elizabeth Warren's and President Bill Clinton's speeches to watching Vice President Biden and President Obama bring it all home.

But I think that, without question, the coolest experience anyone will have at the convention will be sitting up front with First Lady Michelle Obama when the President accepts the nomination -- and one lucky DNC supporter and their guest! will get that opportunity.

All you have to do is donate $X or whatever you can today to be automatically entered for the chance to win this incredible opportunity.

We've got your airfare and hotel covered. You'll get two VIP passes for three days at the convention. And you'll meet President Obama before he takes the stage.

After the convention, we'll be in a full sprint to Election Day, so the resources we raise between now and then will determine how much we can spend to help Democrats win in November.

Election Day is closer than you think.

Pitch in $X or whatever you can today to give Democrats the resources we need in the final months of the campaign, and you'll be automatically entered to win this once-in-a-lifetime trip to Charlotte:

[url]

Thanks,

Patrice

Patrice Taylor Director, Office of Party Affairs & Delegate Selection Democratic National Committee

P.S. -- Your odds really are better than you'd think. Enter now.

No purchase, payment, or contribution necessary to enter or win. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Entries must be received by August 21, 2012. You may enter by contributing to Obama Victory Fund 2012, or click here to enter without contributing. One 1 winner will receive the following prize package: round-trip tickets for winner and a guest from within the fifty U.S. States, DC, or Puerto Rico to a destination in or near Charlotte, North Carolina; hotel accommodations; and tickets for winner and a guest to one or more speeches, events and/or proceedings at the Democratic National Convention, as well as the opportunity to meet President Obama and Michelle Obama, on a date, at a venue and for a duration to be determined by Sponsor approximate retail value of all prizes $X . Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Promotion open only to U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent U.S. residents who are legal residents of 50 United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 18 or older or age of majority under applicable law . Promotion subject to Official Rules and additional restrictions on eligibility. Sponsor: Democratic National Committee, 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.

PAID FOR BY OBAMA VICTORY FUND 2012, A JOINT FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE, AND THE STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: CO, FL, IA, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, AND WI. Contributions or gifts to Obama Victory Fund 2012 are not tax deductible.

The first $X of a contribution to OVF 2012 will be allocated to Obama for America with the first $X designated for the primary election, and the next $X for the general election . The next $X of a contribution will be allocated to the Democratic National Committee. Any additional amounts from a contributor will be divided among the State Democratic Party Committees as follows, up to $X per committee and subject to the biennial aggregate limits: FL 17% ; OH 16% ; PA 13% ; CO 11% ; NC 11% ; VA 11% ; NV 6% ; WI 6% ; IA 5% ; and NH 4% . A contributor may designate his or her contribution for a particular participant. The allocation formula above may change if following it would result in an excessive contribution. Contributions to OVF 2012 will be used in connection with a Federal election, and may be spent on any activities of the participant committees as each committee determines in its sole discretion and will not be earmarked for any particular candidate.

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