Voter Databases and Systems with Chris Littleton CW 26- Transcript

Voter Databases and Systems


John Tsarpalas: Today’s guest on Commonwealthy is Chris Littleton, director of operations at Voter Gravity. Voter Gravity is a database and system for campaigns. We’ve talked about this in past podcasts on voter ID and targeting voters.

It’s important to have a good database, especially if you are going to be going door-to-door and making phone calls. If you want to win, you have to do that. Continue reading

Running for Local Office and Political Campaign Website Basics with Lennie Jarratt CW 24- Transcript

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John Tsarpalas: Today on Commonwealthy, my guest will be Lennie Jarratt. Lennie’s done a lot of political activism things in his life. So this is actually going to be a two-part podcast.

Today we are going to talk about Lennie’s experience in running for office. And then Lennie made his living in the tech world and he’s built hundreds of websites, so we are also going to talk about political campaign website basics. Continue reading

Working with Volunteers in a Political Campaign

Volunteers on Red Road Sign.Never make a volunteer wait!! The volunteer is giving you the most precious thing anyone has – their time. If you waste it, they will not come back again.

If a volunteer calls or walks in, you should make him/her a priority. If you are on the phone, get off and talk to the volunteer. If you are working on another task, drop it and greet the volunteer. Treat him/her as the precious guest he/she is. Continue reading