Get out the vote

Why early voting is a mistake in Ohio

Souls to the polls, where churches bus people to the voting booth after church weeks before the election are a strategy GOTV people love. Wait, you don’t know what GOTV is? Get Out The Vote has traditionally been a strength of the Democratic party- which is also a fan of slate cards- printed lists of Read More

If you are a GOTV expert- Obama needs you more than the Montgomery County Party does

If you are a serious Dem and already a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) specialist- in this primary, it’s critical that you sign-up on the Obama site – instead of working your normal shift with the County. Sign up at http://my.barackobama.com/OHgotvcaptain They are targeting surefire Obama supporters to make sure this doesn’t come down to Read More

The technology behind the get out the vote

I went walking for Obama and my own campaign today. One of the advantages of being endorsed- is access to voter data and the ability to pick who you want to campaign to- and what info you want to gather. I don’t have access to that system. The Obama lists were segregated by age- 40 Read More