Postcarding: Driving Voter Turnout in Philly
Reach out to "high potential" voters who will be essential to securing Democratic victories in November.
Who We're Reaching
A lot of people vote in Presidential elections but not much more than that. We need to let them know about the critically important elections coming up this year to secure Democratic victories for the open U.S. Senate and PA Governor seats.
Specifically, we are writing to Philly voters (non-Republicans) who don’t normally vote in midterm elections, to persuade them to change their habit and vote this year. We call these people “high potential” voters – they are already voters; they just need to do it more often! Research shows that multiple touches to voters increases our chances of success, so that’s our plan.
How It Works
We have targeted about 90,000 Philadelphia "high potential" voters, and we want to write to them at least twice this year. So far this year our volunteers have written to about 23,000 voters! But we need more of you to get involved if we want to reach our goal and keep going through the November election.
Getting involved is easy! We provide the addresses, postcards, and simple scripts, which are based on research on what messages are most persuasive to these voters and will get them to the polls this year.
There are three steps to sign up:
Email us at this link and tell us how many postcards you want and give us your delivery address. We recommend you order enough cards to write and mail within a month of receiving them. Please order your postcards in multiples of 50.
Donate $7.00 per set of 50 postcards to our ActBlue account at this link. (Plus an extra $5.00 if we are shipping to you.)
Purchase your 40-cent postcard stamps online at this link or at your local post office.
We’ll email you all the instructions, addresses, and the script. If you are in the Philadelphia area, we will hand deliver the postcard packets to you or you can pick them up. If you are outside the Philadelphia area, we will ship the packet to you. Please add $5.00 to your donation for shipping costs.
Email us to get started or ask us a question. We need to keep momentum through November, so we need you!