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ORGANIZATION: Turnout Nation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 239 people are interested

While the pandemic may prevent us from being politically active in real life, it won’t stop us from mobilizing online!

Turnout Nation is a non-partisan network of passionate people working to increase turnout in US elections. Our movement is carried by Captains, volunteers who recruit 10 people in their social circle to vote. The main responsibility of a Captain is to get their friends to commit to voting by creating an ongoing dialog about the importance of voting and how to get it done. They use our easy to access resources to provide up-to-date information on registration and voting to their connections until election day.

We are invested in this methodology because it works! In a randomized control trial run by Dr. Donald Green from Columbia University, our relational organizing was proven to be 10x more effective than door-to-door canvassing.

How you can join the network:

Join our Captain community by finding 10 family members, friends, and acquaintances you’ll get to vote! Captains enter their 10 names in our android/iOS app to check their registration and voting status, and can recruit other Captains, thereby multiplying their impact.

We only use data to give Captains this information and will never sell data. We will never ask for the contact information of voters or attempt to contact them. Protecting the information of Captains and voters is our top priority.

Captains that want to contribute more time outside of helping their 10 voters can Join the Support Team and help with research, content creation, and other technical projects, and help us recruit more Captains in our target states.

Why it Matters:

Just over half US citizens voted in 2016 and states are increasingly decided by razor thin margins. By using an effective turnout method, you can have a big impact. The work doesn’t stop after the 2020 presidential election. Our community is invited to keep using our platform to increase voter turnout for other local and statewide initiatives and elections.

Turnout Nation is a non-partisan, fiscally sponsored project under the Social Good Fund, a 501(C3) non-profit.

For general inquiries, please visit our website.

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About Turnout Nation

Location:

400 West Peachtree Street NW , Suite #4 PMB 1503, Atlanta, GA 30308, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help return power to the people through the work of Voting Captains, volunteers who pledge to help 10 of their friends vote in every election. We're non-profit, non-partisan, and research backed!

Description

Turnout Nation is a network of engaged Americans dedicated to increasing voter turnout through friend-to-friend mobilization!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Computers & Technology
Politics
Community, Computers & Technology, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Captains recruit and guide 10 people to the polls in the November 2020 election and beyond with the support of Turnout Nation staff. Captains do so on their own schedule and can choose their level of participation.

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