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gasperc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-28-06 01:07 PM
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34. how they spend it,
I agree, mis-judging poor targeting, the parties infastructuure has been left on the vine to hang and shrivel up. The republicans come in with their 4 day last minute GOTV push in the final week. The GOP knows that most people don't have the time or inclination to volunteer or be really connected to the party but throughout the year hit them with hot button issues like abortion, gays, war(patriotism) to keep them engaged for party identification reasons then pings them around election time when it's time to vote.

Progressive voters are not pinged in the same way but we are winning many of the young people over. People that were say 25 in 2000 and DIDN'T VOTE. They are 31 now, and WANT TO VOTE, we must engage these people, get them to identify themselves as siding with the democrats and voting democratic on election day.

So your right SOMETHING HAS TO CHANGE. Let's keeping throw each other ideas and send them up to the MDP officers and get action before we end up with Depressing Dick as our next governor.
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