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Tue Dec 3, 2019, 03:34 PM

 

A shout-out to all of the college kids working in these campaigns

A son of a friend of mine was working for the Harris campaign. He'd survived the staff cuts that came with the office closures a few weeks back. Honor student and recent bachelor's degree grad who had deferred law school to work on the campaign. There are a lot of those kids / young adults on these campaigns doing the grunt work - answering calls, handing out fliers at events, making calls, and knocking on doors. For many, when their candidate drops, it's back to school or the job market. For others, it will be on to another campaign - maybe another Presidential candidate, or maybe someone looking to win a House or Senate seat. Very long days, very little money, and maybe there's a staff job at the end if the candidate wins - and maybe not. It's a labor of love, and none of these candidates could do the job without them.

So thanks, guys!
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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 03:37 PM

1. K&R

 

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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 03:42 PM

2. Older people do this too

 

My experience in working in campaign offices and in the field is that most of the people involved are either young or seniorish. It makes sense that mid-aged people with families and full-time job obligations have less flexible time to devote.

But thank the boomers, too.
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Response to Algernon Moncrieff (Original post)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 03:42 PM

3. I was one of those kids in 1978.

 

I truly appreciate what they do for our party. The campaigns could not function without them. What they learn is amazing, that I can attest to.

Thank you to the next generation!
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