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What can those of us in NON BATTLEGROUND states DO to get Romney elected?

Posted on 10/02/2012 7:51:17 AM PDT by Crimson Elephant

Apologies for the VANITY, but wanted a thread to pass along advice. I am in a total GOP state/district...it literally does not matter if I go vote because Romney will win, and all state races will go as they go.

SO for those in this situation (or the reverse for that matter..like Cali or New York), other than give money or drive and volunteer...what can we DO. Any ideas for those of us bound to jobs and way outside of a competitive state?

This is a call to get creative. I'm not sure trolling message boards and blogs really does anything, but who knows?


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 2012; battleground; election; registration; vanity
Just trying to circulate ideas for activism.
1 posted on 10/02/2012 7:51:21 AM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: Crimson Elephant

In past elections you could sign up with the RNC to make phone calls to voters in swing states. I would assume you can do the same this time.


2 posted on 10/02/2012 7:52:29 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Crimson Elephant

You have friends & relatives in other states, Get in touch with them and set them straight, they have friends too.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 7:53:39 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Crimson Elephant

Move to Ohio or Pennsylvania


4 posted on 10/02/2012 7:53:45 AM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: Crimson Elephant

PRAY and ACT. 2 Chronicles 7:14


5 posted on 10/02/2012 7:55:42 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: Crimson Elephant

Give Money or Time for GOTV, not chin music for the lack of ads.


6 posted on 10/02/2012 7:56:01 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Crimson Elephant

I’d actually be happier to see some money sent to guys like Pete Hoeksta in his senate race against Debbie Stabenow.


7 posted on 10/02/2012 7:56:11 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Crimson Elephant

You could vote in battleground states where oblablabama’s judges have blocked voters ID laws....
That’s justice !


8 posted on 10/02/2012 7:56:54 AM PDT by Ulysse (r)
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To: Crimson Elephant

You can sit in the comfort of your home and help with the GOTV effort in battleground states by making calls:

http://www.mittromney.com/call-home-landing


9 posted on 10/02/2012 8:00:36 AM PDT by eureka! (Bless Our Troops. D*mn the Left.)
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To: Crimson Elephant

Make phone calls for other parts of the country...and/or give $$$.


10 posted on 10/02/2012 8:00:47 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative
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To: Crimson Elephant

From the looks of your name, we must be in the same state....a lot of folks here in Mobile are going to FL to poll watch and have been going over on weekends to pass the word......I’ve made the phone calls to other states in the past but didn’t volunteer this time - got tired of having the phone hung up in my ear....LOL....


11 posted on 10/02/2012 8:02:14 AM PDT by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: Crimson Elephant

Google the email addresses of black churches in battleground states. Email a link to the You Tube video of the black preacher speaking the truth.


12 posted on 10/02/2012 8:03:42 AM PDT by KMG365
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To: Iron Munro

ick.


13 posted on 10/02/2012 8:06:05 AM PDT by RitchieAprile (my French needs no pardoning..)
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To: Crimson Elephant

As in any war, send the ammunition where it’s needed the most.......................


14 posted on 10/02/2012 8:17:34 AM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Perdogg
Do people like telemarketers, robo calls or solicitors invading their privacy? TV/internet ads are sadly effective due to short attention spans and expectations of knowing commercials are ingrained in ones entertainment/mass media/flyers.

Those who seek should be informed but those who value privacy after a long hard day at work need to be informed in the most subtle way possible. A phone call, message, or a knock on the door do not provide comfort to those who want to be left alone. Mass media exploitation is the most effective way to reach people, second only to personnel experiences.Why do you think mass propaganda is so effective?

Btw, how much of these GOP superstar consultants make? I know they earn their money destroying candidates who promote limited government and social responsibility, but have a hell of a time cracking the Party that promises more.
15 posted on 10/02/2012 8:19:01 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Crimson Elephant

Get Out The Vote!
GOTV

Senate and House control are just as important as the WH.

So is State and Local, as that foundation controls many agendas, today, and well into the future.


16 posted on 10/02/2012 8:20:36 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Crimson Elephant
Do everything you can to keep the electoral college.

We are seeing a classic example of what would happen if just the popular vote were used to elect a presidenr.

Candidates would just campaign in the northeast and laft coast. Screw the rest of the country.

17 posted on 10/02/2012 8:23:07 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: Crimson Elephant

I sent $250 to the NRA. Seemed the best thing to do with the money.


18 posted on 10/02/2012 8:23:55 AM PDT by MeganC (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Crimson Elephant

I was having the same thought just this morning out on my walk. There are quite a few Romney/Ryan yard signs, none for Obama, and one for Jill Stein(?). What could I do to help?

Oh, yes, and ROLL TIDE.


19 posted on 10/02/2012 8:24:56 AM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: G Larry
Senate and House control are just as important as the WH.

I agree but some will attack you for saying so.
20 posted on 10/02/2012 8:30:04 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Crimson Elephant

Move to WI. If you have lived in WI for 28 days before the election, you can vote here. Just get a bunch of friends together and rent a motel room or two for one month. Then, bring proof that you have resided in this location. This can include a check paid to the motel owner, so if you have three people in a room, divide the rent up in three and ask for a receipt from the ‘landlord’. No one will care if you stay for a day because there is no way to verify your presence. If you get some junk mail sent to you at the adress, even better because, like it or not, this is prooof of residency here. Then, on election day bring your ID, rent receipt, junk mail to your address to register. Then after the registration process, you can vote the same day. You could also reside at a friend’s house for 28 days (but you will still need some junk mail or rent receipt).
But, you only have a week to begin this process. The Dems in IL have been doing this for years to our state.
You can also look at the WI Government Accountability website for more info.


21 posted on 10/02/2012 8:32:46 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: Crimson Elephant

$$$$$$$$$$$$!


22 posted on 10/02/2012 9:35:27 AM PDT by kenmcg (t)
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To: Venturer; Crimson Elephant

That’s what I’ve been doing. I have many family members in Ohio and I’m on it virtually every day. I’m with you Crimson Elephant and um, war eagle... although we haven’t been having the kind of season you have - I still support Bama too.


23 posted on 10/02/2012 9:40:12 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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