Go Door to Door in your neighborhood,
reach out to others, and tell them about Howard Dean
What to do:
Find an area of town that you would like to canvass and go door
to door talking about Howard Dean and finding out how the people
you meet feel about him. It's fun to go with someone else and
either take alternate houses or opposite sides of the street.
Use the script and voter form to note their opinions. Offer them
literature and a way to volunteer or get a yard sign.
Alternatively, if you are near a DFA
Office they could really use your help in their canvassing
events and activities. Call
them for more details.
How to do it:
1.Make enough copies of the following materials for each house.
in black and white is fine.
The Voter Form One per Voter
The Dean Flyer-4Up So you will
only need to print 1/4 of total number of voters you expect to
2. Print out one copy of the following materials
3. Print out a few copies of the following materials to give
out if people want them.
The Overview DFA
The effect of the Bush
Taxes on South Carolinians
6 Reasons Dean will Win
Why Christians like Dean
us to see if we can get walking lists of likely democratic
voters in your area. If not pick your own neighborhood or other
area to canvass. Bringing a friend is usually more fun.
5. Review the Canvassing Script well enough so you feel comfortable
asking those questions, while not following the script exactly.
6. Review the Canvassing FAQ for questions that folks might ask
and some suggested answers.
7. Bring your copies of the materials to hand out.
8. Go Canvassing filling out one voter form for each person that
you talk with.
us with contact info for each person who wants yard signs
or is interested in volunteering. Make copies of the forms, keep
one for yourself to follow up with in case you or others want
to help during Get Out The Vote and mail the original forms to
Mike Carey, Charleston DFA, 215 East Bay Street, Suite 401, Charleston,
us with how things went and suggestions for improving the campaign.
We'd like to post your success stories.