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  •  It's reasearch based. The return on leaving (0+ / 0-)

    messages for the kind of calls you're making is close to zero, and it takes time you could be using dialing more numbers. You actually get more people that will call back because they missed a call and didn't get a message than will call back if they got a message from someone they didn't know.

    For volunteer recruitment, especially if you're calling people that have volunteered before, it's sometimes productive to leave messages.

    Near the end of GOTV, when we're trying to reach every last voter and the lists are down to the dregs, it can help to leave messages in hopes that people get the message in time to vote even if you don't manage to reach them on the phone.

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    by laderrick on Sat Oct 16, 2010 at 11:16:58 PM PDT

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