Trick or Vote: Dracula Encourages Folks to Participate in Democracy
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This post comes from Future Majority, a national blog credentialed to cover the youth vote and youth organizing at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
What is the one day of the year that you expect a stranger to knock on your door? Halloween. And what's comes less than a week after Halloween? Election Day. What does that make Halloween? If you are a member of the Bus Federation or one of its partner organizations, it makes Halloween the best day of the year to launch a massive door-to-door canvass to Get Out the Vote (GOTV).
That's the pitch that Jefferson Smith, one of the founders of the Oregon Bus Project, gave to a group of young activists, insiders and media in Denver today at their Trick or Vote Launch Party.
Trick or Vote is exactly what it sounds like:
(Funny video of vampire talking about Trick or Vote after the flip)