Category: Voter Turnout

How to Deploy a “Pledge To Vote” Plan

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Electoral candidates have used a “pledge to vote” tactic in order to commit voters to voting. In years past, pledges have been made when candidates walked door to door with clipboard and pamphlet in hand. They also assigned members to contact voters via telephone. The purpose of the above was to get voters to sign… Read more »

How to Market a Political Candidate

How to Market a Political Candidate

A large part of a political campaign is marketing. You need to properly market your political candidate to ensure that people know who they are and what they stand for. Marketing a political candidate can help boost voter turnout and encourage swing voters to cast their ballot for your candidate. Here’s how to start: Create… Read more »

Incentives for Voting: Does It Work?

Incentives for Voting

With voter turnout on a steady decline, lawmakers and city officials all over the United States are looking for ways to voters to get to the polls and cast their votes. One option that many cities and states are considering are incentives. In Los Angeles, the Ethics Commission is asking the City Council to think… Read more »

NY Senate Democrats Introduce Plans for Voting Reforms

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Despite New York’s long history of political engagement, the Empire State has struggled to combat consistently low voter turnout in recent years. Following the 2016 general election, a report from Nonprofit VOTE found that New York ranked 41st in the nation for voter turnout, with barely 57 percent of eligible voters casting ballots. New York’s ranking… Read more »

Strategies to Help Increase Voter Turnout at Your Next Election

Strategies to Help Increase Voter Turnout at Your Next Election

Unfortunately, one of the most difficult parts about planning an election is getting people to show up for it. You might think that everyone would want to have their voice heard in the voting booth, many people have busy schedules these days, and as a result, they don’t always go out of their way to… Read more »

Automatic Registration Efforts Advance in Two Dozen States

The debate over voter registration policies continues. Last week, President Obama voiced his support for a bill in Illinois that would automatically register people to vote when they apply for a state driver’s license or identification card. As NPR reports, similar bills are being considered in about two dozen states. While the Illinois bill, and… Read more »

Renting A Voting Machine For Your Election

Renting A Voting Machine For Your Election

Much success of an election is due to the convenience provided to the voting community. Most people are coming straight from work, on a lunch break, before and after school functions, and with children in tow. It is important to let the voters know that they are placing a secured vote on time. Often times… Read more »

Give Back With Your Next Vote

Give Back With Your Next Vote

It is always a great thing when a company decides to donate some of its money to a non-profit organization. After all, if the group is doing something great for the community or group of people throughout the world, why not support them so they can keep their operation going. However, it seems now everyone… Read more »

Voters With Disabilities Can Vote Easier With Online Voting

Voters With Disabilities Can Vote Easier With Online Voting

When you’re living with a disability, voting can become a very challenging task. In fact, thousands of polling places in the U.S. were not compliant with federal laws for disabled voters during the last election. Many voting areas are inaccessible and require the use of stairs and lack a ramp or elevator. Say there isn’t… Read more »

The Voting Times Are A-Changing

The Voting Times Are A-Changing

As society has evolved over the years, our processes have changed as well. However, when some things do not progress, adapt or assimilate, they are often doomed to no longer be used or exist. This idea is consistent in voting, coupled with all the advances in technology, has made many states and organizations take the… Read more »