Walk Your Precinct | New Library Journal Advocates’ Corner Column

EveryLibrary executive director John Chrastka writes about using the best techniques from candidate campaigns to do effective Get Out the Vote work for libraries in this month's Advocates' Corner column from Library Journal.

EveryLibrary executive director John Chrastka writes about using the best techniques from candidate campaigns to do effective Get Out the Vote work for libraries in this month's Advocates' Corner column from Library Journal.

In library parlance, GOTV approaches becomes best practices for us to follow in library ballot campaigns. We have a toolkit from the Poli Sci world that we can study, adapt, and win with at the polls. Library campaigns need to understand these factors and work to activate voters when a measure is on the ballot. It is ground work that will pay off on Election Day as well as the other 364 Advocacy Days in the year. Let’s unpack the baseline parts of the toolkit today and focus on activating likely voters for the library:

Click through to read the whole piece on Library Journal and check out pieces by other interesting and engaging thinkers and doers around the library advocacy world.

 


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    published this page in News and Updates 2021-02-15 04:19:38 -0800