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September 30, 2010

RNC Announces Major GOTV Push -- Make 40 Calls to Voters From Comfort of Own Home

Endorsed by Quenchy (TM)

...and recruit 40 friends to do likewise. I think this last bit is kind of hard for anyone who doesn't have a blog (or, at least, a swingers' newsletter, as I used to), but even three or four people recruited to do this aids the cause greatly.

Hell, the calls alone aid the cause greatly. (But try to get the friends, too.)

I already told them, I'm signing up myself, and will be placing my 40 calls. Maybe think about doing so yourself.

As you probably have read a bunch of times, we lost that race for Murtha's old seat not due to actual numbers of voters who would vote for our guy but because we simply did not have the turnout machinery in place that the Democrats did. The district preferred the Republican... but a Democrat is now in Congress because their people went to the polls in greater numbers than ours.

In numerous places -- like in Sean Bielat's district -- we have a fighting shot to take these races. But, there, for example, Barney Frank has run unopposed for over 20 years. We just don't have the canvassers, ward-heelers, door-knockers in place there.

Many of the seats we could win, we won't win, for lack of aggressive GOTV.

That's what this is all about -- drawing on the national conservative movement to make calls to places where we just don't have the people in place.

Anyway, I think it's a great idea. I'll be doing it, and I hope you'll consider doing it too.


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