Get Out The Vote Resources for Advocates
By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant
It has been a while since I’ve done a post on resources. Since the election is less than 70 days away I want to focus this article on resources that advocates can use with regards to getting out the vote. If you have a GOTV resource that is not included in the article, please share them in the commenting section.
Registering Constituents at a Clinic
1st up is a video from Nonprofit Vote. It explores how to register clients at a clinic to vote.
Results of a Voter Registration Project at 2 Family Medicine Residency Clinics in the Bronx, New York. This is a research paper regarding a program aimed at getting consumers at a medical clinic to register to vote.
Info for Nonprofits
As I’ve written about in the past, nonprofits can and should play a role in the electoral process. But their are certain rules nonprofits must adhere. It is important to be aware of federal and state laws regarding nonprofit election activities.
Working on a Campaign
This is an introduction to a series of videos on GOTV. The series was created by the New Organizing Institute. There are a total of 5 videos.
Back in April I hosted a #MacroSW Twitter Chat on Get Out The Vote. You can find the transcript as well as a list to each states Board of Elections here.
NASW’s PACE put together a page where you can locate info about working on a campaign as well as volunteering with your local chapters GOTV efforts. You can find it at this link.