Activist Alphabet Soup: A Glossary of Acronyms

Updated: Aug 12, 2019

Keeping up with the terms of the Resistance can be a real PITA. Here's a quick guide to help you, courtesy of your friends at No Safe Seats. * Check back often because internet.

ATDS = All The Damn Seats

BLM = Black Lives Matter

C&E = Campaigns & Elections

CD = Congressional District

CD6 = Congressional District 6 (All things Lucy McBath)

CM = Campaign Manager

DACA = Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

DCCC = Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

DD = District Director

DEM = Democrat

DINO = Democrat in Name Only

DNC = Democratic National Committee

DRE = Direct Recording Electronic (as in voting machines)

E&T = Education & Training

ED = Election Day

EV = Early Voting

EVBM = Early Voting  By Mail

FB = Facebook

FLOTUS = First Lady of the United States

FTW = For The Win

GGA = Georgia General Assembly

GOP = Grand Old Pedophiles, I mean PARTY. Sorry.

GOTMFV = Get Out the Mother F%#&in' Vote!

GOTV= Get Out The Vote

HB = House Bill

HD = House District

HRC = Human Rights Campaign

LGBTQ = Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer

ITMFA = Impeach the Mother*cker Already

JDP = Jenny Daley Peterson

KDL = Katie Davis Landsman

LA = Legislative Assistant

LD= Legislative Director

MAGA = Morons are Governing America

MOC = Member of Congress (Includes Senators)

MWM = Mediocre White Man

NGP VAN = Votebuilder and Canvassing App

NIATL = Nobody Is Above The Law

NPP = Non Political Post

NRA = A Corrupt Organization With Blood On Their Hands

NSS = No Safe Seats

NWL = Nice White Lady

MVP = My Voter Page on the Secretary of State Website

PB = Paper Ballots

PC = Precinct Captain

PCT = Precinct

POC = Person/People of Color

POTUS = President of the United States

REP = Republican

RINO = Republican in Name Only

RNC = Republican National Committee

SB = Senate Bill

SCROTUS = So Called Ruler of the United States

SD = State Senate District

SoS = Secretary of State (see also Brian Kemp aka POS)

UOCAVA = Uniformed and Overseas Civilian Absentee Voting Act

VBM = Vote By Mail

VPB = Virtual Phone Bank

VR = Voter Registration

VVPR = Voter Verified Paper Receipt

WOC = Women of Color

WW = White Women

YD = Young Dems

45 = Trump-What’s-His-Stupid-Face


ICYMI and still need some of those other interwebs abbreviation clarification to feel like a HMFIC? Go here, IMHO.

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