Grassroots GOTV Campaign Sends 283,000 Handwritten Postcards To New Yorkers Ahead Of State Primary

September 12th, 2018

Grassroots GOTV Campaign Sends 283,000 Handwritten Postcards To New Yorkers Ahead Of State Primary

Eighteen thousand people have signed up to write Postcards to Voters across the country.

Source: gothamist.com/2018/09/12/postcards_to_voters_2018.php


These Teens Are Making a Mark on Elections They Can’t Yet Vote In

May 16th, 2018

These Teens Are Making a Mark on Elections They Can’t Yet Vote In

“I’ll initiate change and not just wait for it.”

Source: www.teenvogue.com/story/teenagers-are-helping-flip-seats-in-2018-elections-with-postcards-to-voters


 

Column: Rebuilding Our Democracy One Postcard at a Time

April 7th, 2018

Column: Rebuilding Our Democracy One Postcard at a Time

Not long ago I was reading Julian Barnes’ Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Sense of an Ending when a sentence jumped out at me: “In those years before mobile phones, email and Skype, travelers depended on the rudimentary communications system known as the postcard.” It probably caught my attention because my wife, Nancy, and I have been taking considerable comfort in this troubled time from writing rudimentary postcards to strangers all around the country.

Source: www.vnews.com/Column-Political-Postcards-16617018


Postcards to Voters Awarded National “Ally Spotlight” Designation by Democracy Legacy Action – Press Release – Digital Journal

Postcards to Voters Awarded National “Ally Spotlight” Designation by Democracy Legacy Action – Press Release – Digital Journal

March 11th, 2018

Volunteer organization Postcards to Voters has been recognized as a National Ally by Democracy Legacy Action and will be highlighted in an upcoming campaign spotlighting the work of both organizations to increase voter turnout across the country.

Source: www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3691071


Yolo activists connect with voters across the U.S.

Yolo activists connect with voters across the U.S.

March 2nd, 2018

When longshot Democrat Doug Jones pulled off an upset win over Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race on Dec. 12, several hundred Yolo County residents with writer’s (and texter’s) cramp felt personally connected to the surprise victory.

Source: www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/yolo-activists-connect-with-voters-across-the-u-s/


2 Postcards – 1 lesson

2 Postcards – 1 lesson

February 28th, 2018

Yesterday was like any other day when I went to the mailbox: bills, catalogs, coupons, but then there were two post cards. Postcard number one was shiny and new. It was printed on that nice, slick card stock and reminded me that it was time to vote….

Source: m.dailykos.com/stories/2018/2/28/1745441/-2-Postcards-1-lesson


Will November bring a ‘wave’ election?

Will November bring a ‘wave’ election?

February 17th, 2018

Is a “wave” election forming that will sweep scores of Democrats into Congress, governorships and legislatures? Not so fast, say Republicans, who are banking on a bump from the tax cut bill.

Source: www.startribune.com/will-november-bring-a-blue-wave-for-democrats-republicans-hope-tax-cut-means-no/473597813/


Postcards group looks to Magic Markers, not money, to win over wary voters

Postcards group looks to Magic Markers, not money, to win over wary voters

January 15th, 2018

A new group is trying to use Magic Markers and the power of the internet to influence elections in Wisconsin and around the country.

Source: www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/15/postcards-group-looks-magic-markers-not-money-win-over-wary-voters/1030129001/


Sioux City Voters Getting Out-of-Town Postcards in Special Election for Statehouse Seat

Sioux City Voters Getting Out-of-Town Postcards in Special Election for Statehouse Seat

January 4th, 2018

An out-of-state Democratic group is targeting an Iowa statehouse race, hoping to turn a Republican house seat from red to blue. The volunteer organization

Source: iowapublicradio.org/post/sioux-city-voters-getting-out-town-postcards-special-election-statehouse-seat