How to Run for Office: GOTV Make-a-Plan Scripts

Yes, you need one

You’ve knocked on doors, you’ve persuaded voters, and shook strangers’ hands. As you enter early voting season, you can see Election Day right around the corner. It’s all in the voters’ hands now, right? Wrong. There is still a ton of work you can do, and the most important of that is making sure your voters actually vote! While Election [...]

January 12th, 2018

How to Run for Office: Some Real Talk on Voter Contact Expectations

“Politics is about shaking hands and kissing babies.” Has anyone ever actually said that to you? While it’s a tad simplistic, there is a tremendous amount of truth to the statement. The truth is, politics is about voter contact. Voter contact means introducing yourself personally (and with volunteers) directly to the voters. Most of the time voter contact means knocking [...]

January 10th, 2018