My first blog post about voter outreach this year was on mailing handwritten postcards to voters. This post is about the two other forms of voter outreach available to us in the time of COVID when we cannot go door-to-door to speak to voters. In a year when we cannot conduct in-person canvassing, phone banking and texting are the most direct way of communicating with voters. With the fall election campaign now heating up and early voting starting in key states, now is the time for you to jump in. ALL HANDS ON DECK ARE NEEDED NOW for this crucial election!

Every candidate’s campaign and every state Democratic Party has a website with a tab you can click on to sign up to be a volunteer for voter outreach. For example, on the website for the Biden-Harris campaign, click the menu icon in the upper right corner and when the drop down menu appears, click on the words “Action Center.” From there, you will be taken to a page with all the different volunteer options including phone banking and texting.

To answer questions about phone banking and sending texts, … [more]