• GOTV: The ABCs of Get Out The Vote

    Nov 07, 2016 by Ben Holse

    abcs of GOTV

    It's time for our favorite acronym, GOTV- Get Out the Vote

    As Election Day, Absentee and Early Vote rounds the corner, it becomes increasingly important to reach out to potential voters and Get Out the Vote. GOTV is an essential part of any campaign strategy and can make the difference between winning and losing on and before Election Day. 

    Get Out the Vote can mean different things to different types of political campaigns, as well as people.

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  • GOTV & Voter Turnout? Get Out The Vote-Defined

    Nov 02, 2016 by The Campaign Workshop

    letters in the word vote hanging off a clothesline

    GOTV, What is Get Out The Vote? A quick explanation of voter turnout.

    GOTV (gee-oh-tee-vee) stands for Get Out The Vote and is used to describe a political field strategy for a candidate or organization ensuring that voters who are most likely to vote for your campaign actually do so. It sounds simple, but there can be many hurdles for good voter turnout, and remember: your opponent is doing the same thing.

    Know the rules: State and Local Laws.

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  • GOTV Plan: 15 Get Out the Vote Myths Busted

    Oct 10, 2016 by Joe Fuld

    GOTV Planning: Let's Bust Some Myths!

    Get Out The Vote and a good Get Out The Vote plan (GOTV Plan) is something we as a firm, spend hours talking about. There is lots of  lore, superstition, mythology, and bad ideas around get out the vote.

    There is no cable show dedicated to busting myths about political tactics, but if there was, GOTV myths would surely be a hot topic.  Over the years, there have been a lot of notions about Get Out The Vote programs that I believe are wrong. Here is my attempt to dispel these get out the vote myths and show it as a cornerstone in the foundation of any campaign plan.

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