Voter Registration and Having Fun in Maine
Maine Dems need our help to defeat Susan Collins in 2020.
What is canvassing?
Canvassing involves knocking on doors in an assigned neighborhood (or “turf”) to gather information from pre-identified registered voters. Canvassers follow a script and enter people’s responses in an app on their cell phones called MiniVan.
Do I need experience?
No experience is needed, but you should bring a smart phone. At each of the scheduled events, a canvass captain will help you get started. You will have a chance to review the script, familiarize yourself with your turf, and practice using the canvassing tool on your phone.
Do I need a car to canvass?
It helps to have 2-3 people per car. Depending on the density of the neighborhood, you can park the car and everyone can canvass, or the driver can and stay with the car while the passengers canvass.
What if I want to Register Voters?
We make regular trips on weekdays to voter registration "hot spots" -- places where people go in the course of their everyday lives - colleges, shopping malls, courthouses, libraries, etc.
Does canvassing or Voter Registration take all day?
No. You can complete a canvass in 3-4 hours and leave plenty of time to visit the beach, go shopping, or explore one of southern Maine’s picturesque towns. Make a day trip of it!
Create your own voter registration trip.