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mandyky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-12-05 07:34 PM
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17. Utilize our local Democratic elected officials
Will Pitt's mom went canvassing this last election and lots of "poor" folks just were not interested. We need our local Dems to help the poor in their areas and hold townhalls etc.

We also need to utilize "liberal" Christian churches like Unitarians, Quakers, etc. Not all Christians are fundies and evangelicals.
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  -What can Dem. party do to attract those who didn't vote in the past? bobweaver  Jan-12-05 03:34 PM   #0 
  - If you didn't vote in 2004?  Vash the Stampede   Jan-12-05 03:35 PM   #1 
  - didn't pdiddy already do the threat thing  tk2kewl   Jan-12-05 03:42 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, "Vote or Die"  Vash the Stampede   Jan-12-05 03:43 PM   #5 
     - lol  tk2kewl   Jan-12-05 03:44 PM   #7 
  - I was surprised to learn that 2004 was the second highest turnout  Pacifist Patriot   Jan-15-05 03:57 PM   #49 
  - A few ideas  JaneDoughnut   Jan-12-05 03:40 PM   #2 
  - better outreach is crucial........  bettyellen   Jan-12-05 04:08 PM   #10 
  - That's terrible.  renaissanceguy   Jan-14-05 04:09 AM   #35 
  - I couldn't agree more  marions ghost   Jan-14-05 08:18 AM   #44 
  - I'd like to see a concerted campaign NOW to get teens involved  blondeatlast   Jan-12-05 03:42 PM   #4 
  - You're absolutely correct!  NickiWitch   Jan-12-05 06:42 PM   #16 
  - Exactly.  renaissanceguy   Jan-14-05 04:12 AM   #36 
  - As a 16-year old with a 45-year old's brain...  Democrat Dragon   Jan-15-05 02:42 PM   #48 
  - Yes, yes...  sueh   Jan-17-05 04:49 PM   #52 
  - Get some charismatrons  zacho   Jan-13-05 08:37 PM   #33 
  - Put working class economic issues on the table  Warpy   Jan-12-05 03:44 PM   #6 
  - I think its time to try and re-claim the progressive and greens  MadAsHellNewYorker   Jan-12-05 03:46 PM   #8 
  - Grow some sack?  aden_nak   Jan-12-05 03:54 PM   #9 
  - Oh I Don't Know I used to be an "R" voter and  Wisc Badger   Jan-12-05 04:22 PM   #11 
  - I never voted democrat until this year - independent or didn't vote  dmordue   Jan-12-05 04:43 PM   #12 
     - Say, a thread on how dems can pull in repubs  DaedelusNemo   Jan-14-05 04:51 AM   #37 
  - Keep the focus on how screwed up everything is and thats its  Kota   Jan-12-05 04:53 PM   #13 
  - get a spine. thats what they need to do.  burn the bush   Jan-12-05 05:11 PM   #14 
  - Appeal to common sense values.  Liberty Belle   Jan-12-05 05:24 PM   #15 
  - I like that approach!!!  Wisc Badger   Jan-13-05 07:59 AM   #19 
  - I completely agree with you  DaedelusNemo   Jan-14-05 05:05 AM   #38 
  - Utilize our local Democratic elected officials  mandyky   Jan-12-05 07:34 PM   #17 
  - I agree with your thoughts and further...  itzamirakul   Jan-13-05 06:36 AM   #18 
     - We should definitely run people everywhere  DaedelusNemo   Jan-14-05 05:16 AM   #39 
  - I think a pretty simple principle operates here.  Tafiti   Jan-13-05 09:09 AM   #20 
  - politics is a theater of lies in which we can have no influence  DaedelusNemo   Jan-14-05 05:26 AM   #40 
  - Another idea  JaneDoughnut   Jan-13-05 10:34 AM   #21 
  - I say 'COMMUNITY," and I hammer it over and over and over..again!  Maat   Jan-13-05 11:12 AM   #22 
  - I disagree about the "selfishness" thing  JaneDoughnut   Jan-13-05 12:05 PM   #23 
     - We must have miscommunicated.  Maat   Jan-13-05 07:08 PM   #31 
  - Demand accountability for government and corporations  DaedelusNemo   Jan-14-05 05:29 AM   #41 
  - Only a SOUTHERN candidate will siphon red state votes  El Fuego   Jan-13-05 12:22 PM   #24 
  - Agree 100%  dist22dem   Jan-13-05 12:59 PM   #26 
  - Disagree  JaneDoughnut   Jan-13-05 05:09 PM   #29 
  - Did people really see Clark as a southerner in '04?  Ken Burch   Jan-15-05 02:34 AM   #46 
  - Voting reform.  StephanieMarie   Jan-13-05 12:24 PM   #25 
  - It's also a political opportunity  DaedelusNemo   Jan-14-05 05:32 AM   #42 
  - Wacky, but think about it before you laugh uproariously...  blondeatlast   Jan-13-05 03:48 PM   #27 
  - BRILLIANT!  crispini   Jan-13-05 03:57 PM   #28 
  - Why thank you!--if only they paid me for this stuff!  blondeatlast   Jan-13-05 06:14 PM   #30 
     - I don't know that moving the DNC to the Midwest would help.  Maat   Jan-13-05 07:12 PM   #32 
     - No, just physically move the entire DNC headquarters to a red state.  crispini   Jan-13-05 09:19 PM   #34 
        - I guess it would be good, symbolically speaking.  Maat   Jan-14-05 10:41 AM   #45 
     - Now we can pile 'em up instead of 'em just going down the drain : ) /nt  DaedelusNemo   Jan-14-05 05:33 AM   #43 
  - Pack up the DNC HQ and move it to Antarctica  eg101   Jan-17-05 06:26 PM   #54 
  - One thing we need to do is pound the Republican party over and...  Lone_Star_Dem   Jan-15-05 11:22 AM   #47 
  - Give them a reason to EARN their vote?  TankLV   Jan-15-05 11:33 PM   #50 
  - ...  trezic   Jan-16-05 06:49 AM   #51 
  - Huh! We actually agree on something  eg101   Jan-17-05 06:22 PM   #53 
  - work locally to build the party representation...  pinto   Jan-17-05 06:44 PM   #55 
  - Voting Behavior in White Democrats  crunchygranola25   Apr-29-11 02:02 AM   #56 
  - I think that  craticdemo   Oct-29-11 12:25 PM   #57 
  - Secretly promote the Republican Party.  rorschach1620   Oct-29-11 05:16 PM   #58 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-04-11 08:26 PM   #59 
 

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