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We've spent a LOT of time talking about this election but now it's time to take our conversation to the streets and Get Out The Vote (GOTV)!

A recent Gallup poll showed that President Obama is UP over Mitt Romney among registered voters. But, here's the thing: he's DOWN by several points among likely voters. That's where YOU come in. The fact is, if we get our Democratic-supporting voters to the polls, we win. Period. And we don't just re-elect President Obama. We ensure our Democratic candidates up and down the ticket a victory, too.

The best bang for your buck in terms of GOTV is the Obama for America (OFA) campaign. Starting this weekend, all across the country, OFA is doing "dry runs" for their final four-day GOTV push. There are shifts the next two Saturdays and Sundays, most starting at 10:00 a.m. with the last shift at 6:00 p.m. (this may vary from place to place, of course.)

They will be doing both phonebanking and the more impactful canvassing (door knocking.) What we need from you is to sign up for as many shifts over the next two weekends to ensure this is a success. The OFA GOTV ground game is unparalleled and is what will ensure our success on November 6th. It's how we overcome massive expenditures by corporate interests that are trying to influence our elections.

Contact your local OFA office TODAY and get involved. If you don't know how to reach them, try contacting your local county Democratic Party. Or, click HERE and sign up to volunteer.

Please don't wait. Our future is at stake.


Cross-posted from Eclectablog.

Originally posted to Eclectablog - eclectic blogging for a better tomorrow on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 06:05 AM PDT.

Also republished by Election Central, 4more, and Michigan, My Michigan.

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