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BIG TIME effort by the GOP/Team Romney to GOTV
Oct 7, 2012 | Rick Wiley - RNC Political Director

Posted on 10/07/2012 4:17:33 PM PDT by profit_guy

Team Romney & the GOP have made over 5 million volunteer voter contacts this week. Enormous effort on the ground (including 2.4 million volunteer voter contacts yesterday on Super Saturday by 30k volunteers).....Enthusiasm is on our side............

FL made over 1 million volunteer voter contacts this week...VA 500k...OH 600k...NC 500k...CO 250k...WI 400k...NV 250k...NH 125k


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: getoutthevote; gop; gopvolunteers; gotv; vanity

1 posted on 10/07/2012 4:17:37 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: profit_guy

I helped with this yesterday...knock on doors and make sure likely GOP voters vote.


2 posted on 10/07/2012 4:20:22 PM PDT by The Klingon
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To: profit_guy

Well, somebody is really on the ball. I just heard this song play “No one left to blame” and the lyrics matched up pretty well with the debate. So I went to Cowboy Lyrics to read the lyrics and right there they have a place to help get Mitt Romney elected and to click and donate. So...they’re on it apparently! http://www.cowboylyrics.com/lyrics/boland-jason/no-one-left-to-blame-29852.html


3 posted on 10/07/2012 4:25:40 PM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: The Klingon

What state are you from? What state were you working? Can you enlighten us with the approach? Does the GOP encourage early voting? Do they encourage rides to the poll,/take a friend, etc? Any sense how we stack up against the Dem efforts?


4 posted on 10/07/2012 4:26:31 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: profit_guy

Well, somebody is really on the ball. I just heard this song play “No one left to blame” and the lyrics matched up pretty well with the debate. So I went to Cowboy Lyrics to read the lyrics and right there they have a place to help get Mitt Romney elected and to click and donate. So...they’re on it apparently! http://www.cowboylyrics.com/lyrics/boland-jason/no-one-left-to-blame-29852.html


5 posted on 10/07/2012 4:27:03 PM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: profit_guy
This is from an email I got from the campaign a couple days ago...

...And so are our supporters. They've joined our cause and transformed this campaign into a nationwide movement. They've knocked on over 5 million doors and made over 30 million volunteer voter contacts.

That's 15 times more doors and 5 times more phone calls than at this same time in 2008 -- and that's incredible.

So add your weekend numbers to this. Not sure if this is a function of fact that Romney is putting together an unbelievable GOTV effort or that the McCain campaign from four years ago was totally incompetent. Or maybe a combination of the two.

At any rate, this is encouraging news.

6 posted on 10/07/2012 4:30:01 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: The Klingon
Romney vs Obama call centers in MI yesterday Photobucket
7 posted on 10/07/2012 4:32:45 PM PDT by profit_guy
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One thing I thought Romney would be great at is organization, ground game and planning.

Here’s hoping that remains true.


8 posted on 10/07/2012 4:33:06 PM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: profit_guy
HEAT MAP: Photobucket
9 posted on 10/07/2012 4:37:53 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: profit_guy; The Klingon

I cannot speak for the klingon. But I am in Broward co FL and yes the GOP encourages early voting especially absentee ballots. Rides to the polls...not so much at least not yet. We were packed like sardines in our little office in Ft Lauderdale. There were people out in the pubbie neighborhoods knocking on lots of doors and I think we ended up with 10k calls in that one office alone on Sat.

The Mclame effort in comparison was well....lame. There was no organization or paid volunteer coordinators that had incentive to get the volunteers producing. Our phones are automated and make it easy to make 100 calls an hour. Mclame’s phones were right out of the late 1970’s. I sense that I am now working for a candidate that wants this win very much.


10 posted on 10/07/2012 4:39:04 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: lovesdogs

on.wsj.com/RIc312


11 posted on 10/07/2012 4:48:23 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: profit_guy

80 calls per volunteer... pretty darn good!!


12 posted on 10/07/2012 4:51:37 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: profit_guy

I wish there was a way to tell them to leave me the eff alone. Don’t call me anymore. I will vote and I won’t forget, geez, but if you wake my granddaughter up one more time with your stupid phone calls I will scream.


13 posted on 10/07/2012 4:53:12 PM PDT by republicangel
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To: lovesdogs

WI calling and knocking on doors too.


14 posted on 10/07/2012 5:03:47 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: profit_guy

If we lose, it won’t be due to bad management. I’ve always said:

1. Romney is excellent in a debate and;

2. Romney is a seriously talented CEO and can run an organization.

Even though he was never my guy. . . very much hoping he’ll win.


15 posted on 10/07/2012 5:24:44 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: profit_guy

Profit Guy, I know you didn’t ask me, but I know busloads of Californians are going to Nevada every weekend to knock on doors and phone bank (banking for those who can’t do the walking I presume). Romney campaign is underwriting.

Yes that means they don’t expect to win California, but, they are really putting effort into Nevada.


16 posted on 10/07/2012 5:27:13 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: lovesdogs

“I sense that I am now working for a candidate that wants this win very much.”

SO IMPORTANT, and that was what was missing with McCain (who I am proud to have supported as a candidate) and Bush 1, just no fire going there.


17 posted on 10/07/2012 5:28:46 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Persevero

That’s good to know, thanks.


18 posted on 10/07/2012 5:33:17 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: profit_guy

This seems to be where Romney putting his cash...not so much on TV. He will simply outwork them on the ground.


19 posted on 10/07/2012 5:57:57 PM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Persevero

Don’t forget the volunteers from St George Utah!


20 posted on 10/07/2012 7:06:49 PM PDT by GeaugaRepublican ( "DO OBAMA VOTERS EXIST?")
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To: profit_guy; All

Any comparison numbers from Obama’s camp?


21 posted on 10/08/2012 6:16:12 PM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: Crimson Elephant

If so, we have GOT to use his secrets forever in the future because this is a critical and growing component to any successful national election.

2008 was just unacceptable...no doubt due in part to a lack of interest from volunteers...but completely unacceptable.


22 posted on 10/08/2012 6:25:14 PM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: ez

From reports it sounds like there will be more ads as we get closer.....already have ramped that up bigtime. But, a big part of the money is going to GOTV....it’s about time we realize how important that is. The Romney campaign may end up being a good RNC case study for what to do.

Yes, the economy is still pretty poor (doing great here in West Texas thanks to oil...but for everyone else not so much).

And many people say how can this race be close.

But, you have to realize how POLARIZED this nation is right now. It is because of this that Obama is doing so well. If we were not so polarized, Romney would have a much easier time. It’s not that Americans have necessary agreed with liberalism.

It’s that so many are so hardline on both sides that it really keeps the polls tight. Those undecideds are pretty much what we must win, and thankfully our lead with them appears to be growing.


23 posted on 10/08/2012 6:56:34 PM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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