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Adopt-A-Voter: Gotv To Change the Nature of The Electorate

How Stones’ Phones Changes the Nature of the Electorate It all started in 2005 when Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger attempted to transform the state of California through a special election. If successful, this overhaul would have moved the traditionally blue state of California drastically towards the right. In order to combat the proposed propositions, the Alliance …

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Marijuana on The Ballot

It is a raging debate: Would there be an increase in voter turnout solely because marijuana is on the ballot? Stones’ Phones sought to answer this question in a recent live ID call program in Florida, where medical marijuana will be on the ballot this November. The call was placed to five-thousand random voters, but it was …

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Convince Yourself to Vote

Stones’ Phones has pioneered a couple of tried-and-true GOTV programs over the years: Adopt-A-Voter and Plan-Making Questions. Ever innovating, we have adapted the research of Yale Psychologist Dr. Michael Pantalon to help voters convince themselves to vote. Dr. Michael Pantalon developed the technique of Instant Influence in an emergency room, where doctors had to quickly convince their patients to change habits …

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New York Times Confirms It: Nothing Matters Without GOTV

Your GOTV plan can make or break your campaign. A recent New York Times study found that even though “young people, poor people, and Hispanics are often singled out for low voting rates,” every demographic of voters has voter turnout shortfalls. According to the Times, “there are millions of nonvoters in every demographic group.” And that means …

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Dialing for Ballots: How to Use Phones for Vote by Mail Gotv

With more and more states allowing no-excuse absentee voting, campaigns and organizations are implementing ballot chase GOTV to remind voters to fill out and return their ballots. DC and 26 states allow no-excuse absentee voting, while Washington, Oregon, and Colorado now conduct their elections entirely by mail. If you’re working in any of these states, …

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How to Run a Robust Early Vote Phone Program: Electing the First Latina Senator

In 2016, Stones’ Phones oversaw a Pollie Award-winning phone campaign to turn out record numbers of early voters in the Nevada Senate race. It was projected to be among the closest in the country, with Republican Joe Heck enjoying a slight advantage over Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto. We needed historic Democratic turnout, in particular Latino voters, to …

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