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NYT: Manual Texting Programs ‘Translate to Dollars and Votes’

Manual Texting has become a highly effective GOTV and fundraising instrument that provides campaigns the ability to form personalized connections with voters in real-time according to a recent article from the New York Times. The successful upset campaigns of Senator Doug Jones in Alabama and Democratic nominee for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York recognize Manual …

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Study Results: Telephone Town Hall Increases Candidate Support By 11%

We’ve long understood the value of Telephone Town Halls, one of our favorite programs we’ve perfected over the last 12 years. No other technique allows a candidate to have a real conversation with thousands of potential voters supporters at once. In order to really quantify the effects of our Telephone Town Halls, we conducted a …

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Manual Texting as A Storytelling Tool to Change Hearts and Minds

  When an anti-LGBTQ group in Anchorage, Alaska put Proposition 1 on the ballot to repeal transgender protections from the city’s non-discrimination ordinance, we knew we had an uphill battle to fight. We had to counter bigoted scare tactics and promote the truth about the transgender community. The Fair Anchorage campaign utilized several different types …

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Former Senator Max Baucus Says Patch-Through Calls Work

Patch-through calls are a powerful tool in making sure elected officials hear from their constituents. Organizations and campaigns have been using patch-through calls for years to get their message to legislators with deeply personal calls from regular people. Many people wonder how effective these calls are. Do elected officials in Congress and state houses across the …

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Why Patch-Through Calls Work

  Activists wish that getting their issues taken seriously by elected officials were as easy as sending an email, but that rarely gets the job done. Real stories from real people aren’t as cheap as cookie-cutter emails, but the reactions they receive from their elected officials are priceless.   Patch-Through programs are an effective tool in …

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Patch Calls Protect Civil Rights in Red States

While Congress and many state legislatures are under Republican control, that doesn’t mean progressives can’t win legislative battles and protect civil rights from being rolled back.   In August 2017, the Texas state legislature tried and ultimately failed to pass an anti-transgender “bathroom bill”. This bill aimed to restrict public schools and other state-funded facilities from allowing …

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