The election on November 2nd 2004 may be the most important of our
lives, but millions of people, including many of those most affected
by unjust government policies, will not show up to vote on election
day. VoterCall provides a simple way for individuals anywhere to make
a huge difference - placing brief phone calls to encourage low-income,
minority and young voters to go vote.
Non-partisan groups across America have
registered over 2 million new young, low income and minority voters for
the 2004 elections. If all these people vote, they can have a powerfully
progressive impact on American democracy, compelling our leaders to bring
greater justice to our country, and peace to the world. Experts agree that
calling voters can make all the difference between them voting and not
We’ve put these newly registered voters into a database.
People can login through our website and pull up voters’ phone numbers and
details, and an easy to follow call script. They then just call the
voters, record how the conversation went – did they say they’ll vote? do
they need a ride to the polls? do they not want to be contacted again? –
and submit the record back into the database. People can call from
anywhere they have a phone and access to the web – alone at home, or
together with friends or colleagues. They can call as many, or as few
people as they like – there’s no minimum or maximum commitment required.
VoterCall also allows people to keep track of the number of voters they’ve
called. It also empowers people to recruit other volunteers and form a
VoterCall is entirely non-partisan. We do not know
the political affiliation of the voters in our database, nor are we trying
to persuade them to vote for a particular candidate or
VoterCall is a project of Res Publica, with support from
TrueMajority and the November 2 Campaign.
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