We will give voting age students the tools to organize and engage on college campuses.
We will mobilize and equip voters to exercise their constitutional right to vote.
- The surge of minority voter awareness, mobilization, and participation in 2006 and 2008 did not go unnoticed by the and their strategists. They understood that if this trend continued; the Republican Party would be relegated to perpetual minority party status.
- In 2010, a failure to deploy mobilization and GOTV efforts early proved fatal for democrats. The same energy found in the previous cycles was absent. GOTV efforts began late in the cycle and volunteers present in 2008 were “no shows” in 2010.
- In 2011, 14 states passed 25 various voting measures that threaten to disenfranchise millions of voters, a disproportionate number of whom are working families, seniors and young people. These measures include: restrictions on third party registration; restrictions on when and where individuals can register; documentary proof of citizenship; durational residency requirements; enhanced felon disenfranchisement laws; restrictions on early or absentee voting; and photo identification.
- In 2012, we will fight to ensure that voters across the nation are educated to the changes in their state’s voting laws; are mobilized and equipped to exercise their constitutional rights this fall; and are protected from any election day attempts to deny them their right to vote.