GOTV Problem: Inform us what YOU are engaged on to avoid wasting our democracy


Work your ass off, you get this

For the great of our nation, now could be the time so that you can put within the hours wanted to provide an election final result to avoid wasting our democracy. Don’t know what you are able to do to assist political campaigns within the midst of a pandemic? Each day Kos staffer Jen Hayden has introduced our new GOTV page that gives all types of choices for you:

That is an all fingers on deck state of affairs and you can also make the distinction, even from the consolation of your sofa or eating room desk. The Each day Kos activism and tech groups, together with companions like MoveOn and Vote Ahead, have collaborated to create this Get Out The Vote toolkit the place you’ll be able to see all choices obtainable to achieve voters and assist deliver this nationwide nightmare to an finish. Preserve that hyperlink useful for reference within the last days of this marketing campaign season, however check out all of the choices below and see if there are areas you’ll be able to assist. If phone-banking isn’t your sturdy go well with, take into account writing letters to voters. No effort is just too small. Each single motion counts and each single vote counts. So, let’s get to it.

Chris Bowers, Each day Kos Govt Marketing campaign Director, reviews that Each day Kos volunteers have adopted greater than a million voters as a part of our partnership with Vote Ahead. 

  • Research present that voters who obtain easy, handwritten messages reminding them to vote are 1-3% extra prone to vote than those that do not.
  • Our pals at Vote Ahead have recognized 10 million swing state voters who lean Democratic, however who do not vote in each election. If all the letters could be written and despatched, that would imply as much as 100,000 to 300,000 additional votes for Joe Biden in swing states—greater than sufficient to win the election.
  • Each day Kos has been working arduous to recruit volunteers to jot down letters, with nice success. Greater than 40,000 Each day Kos volunteers have participated in 2020 up to now, and final week they adopted their one millionth voter! 

Lots of you might be already engaged on the actions linked here and here. In case you haven’t chosen a method to contribute, please decide one you’ll be able to work on! Donating money to spice up our activism group’s work helps as nicely. If you cannot afford to contribute—or if in case you have already contributed and are in search of different methods to construct victories—you’ll be able to signal as much as volunteer by clicking right here

Over the previous 18 years, the Each day Kos group has excelled at inspiring others to contribute their time, power, and sources. Please inform us within the feedback what you might be doing and what group you’re working with. Phonebanking? Textbanking? Pamphletting? Writing letters or postcards? Images and video obtain additional credit score. We might wish to share your work on social media to encourage others to motion. Be at liberty to jot down your personal submit and be sure you use the hashtag: #GOTVchallenge. Between now and Nov. 3 we should rally collectively to extend voter turnout to place Biden/Harris within the White Home by an amazing and incontrovertible majority, overturn the Republican majority within the Senate, increase the Democratic majority within the Home, and elect Democrats in down-ballot races, together with state legislatures. 

Go Each day Kos Neighborhood! We obtained this! Present us a photograph of the stacks of letters you’ll be sending out in October! Inform us what you’re doing within the feedback!