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    Moveon rapport d'activité 2008 Moveon rapport d'activité 2008 Document Transcript

    • People-Powered Politics 2008 POST-ELECTION REPORT
    • IntroductIon In September of 1998, Wes Boyd and Joan Blades started a dedication to on-the-ground organizing, the Obama MoveOn with just $89.95 and one big idea: use technology campaign built an infrastructure early on which made so to bring people back into American politics. It seemed many Americans, and most of our members, excited to get crazy at the time, but since then, MoveOn has grown involved. to 4.5 million strong and the technology we helped to MoveOn members made it clear from early 2007 that pioneer is now commonplace among campaigns. And in electing a progressive president was our top priority. After 2008, American politics is more people-powered than it our members endorsed Obama early in the primaries, we has ever been. launched the largest volunteer mobilization in MoveOn’s Technology has created more direct communication history to help Obama secure the nomination. between constituents and their elected officials, allowed As we reached the general election, MoveOn members’ groups of small donors to compete with the influence participation in the campaign skyrocketed. We contributed of big money in Washington, and helped millions to get almost 1 million volunteers to Obama’s campaign who involved and make a difference in the most critical election together worked more than 20.8 million hours to put in modern history. While we have a lot of work still to Obama in the White House. do to level the playing field, we’ve taken dramatic steps in the right direction. And nothing proves the power of From virtual phone banks to house parties, the organizing this principle better than Barack Obama’s campaign for tactics we helped to pioneer in the last few election cycles President. With an incredible grasp of technology and Young people get out the vote for Barack Obama in record numbers. 2
    • have been adopted broadly, and MoveOn members were MoveOn didn’t do this alone, of course. From SEIU to among the most skilled veterans at using these tools to Brave New Films to VoteVets, we were honored to work help elect Obama. with and alongside dozens of organizations to build a progressive infrastructure to help Obama make the change MoveOn pioneered online giving in 1999, and online small- Americans want to see. donor cultivation has been a key part of our strategy ever since. So, we see the enthusiasm and participation from Bottom line, 2008 has seen the greatest democratization small donors in this year’s election as an indication of both of American politics in a generation – and regardless of an inspiring candidate and a campaign ethic dedicated to where on the political spectrum you stand, that’s a very giving ordinary people power on- and off-line. good, very healthy thing. All told this election cycle, MoveOn members: • Delivered over 933,800 volunteers and over Sma$$
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5200 $88,000,000 for Barack Obama. 400,000,000 • Helped to mobilize young folks, adding more than 1 million people in Generation Obama to the MoveOn 300,000,000 ranks, registering nearly half a million with our friends at Progressive Future, and turning them out in 200,000,000 battleground states. 100,000,000 Kerry Obama • Helped Democrats win at least six Senate seats [three Bush McCain 0 races are still outstanding at the time of this report] 2004 2008 Source:
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    • ‘‘ ElEctIng Barack oBama In just a few years, the members of MoveOn have once again demonstrated that real change comes not from the top- down, but from the bottom-up. From their principled opposition to the Iraq war – a war I also opposed from the start – to their strong support for a number of progressive causes, MoveOn shows what Americans can achieve when we come ’’ together in a grassroots movement for change. I thank them for their support and look forward to working with their members in the weeks and months ahead. – Senator Barack Obama, February 1st, 2008 On the day of MoveOn’s endorsement of Obama for President MoveOn members pulled out all the stops to elect Barack Obama, donating over $88,000,000 and volunteering over 20,841,507 hours. MoveOn has been a pioneer in “online-to-offline organizing” – using email and the web to help folks make an impact in their neighborhoods. This cycle, MoveOn FLICKR USER BARACK OBAMA members in battleground states received daily emails alerting them to specific needs at their local Obama office, along with hand-written updates from local volunteer leaders. These regular and distributed communications tripled our recruitment rates over the course of the campaign and turned out almost one million MoveOn like Ohio and Virginia. MoveOn members also made members to canvass, phone bank and register voters for 557,000 recruitment calls from home on our easy-to-use Obama over the course of the campaign. web tool – including Richard S., of Mill Valley, CA, who Recruitment engine: With lots of enthusiastic members made an astounding 5,431 recruitment calls! in “safe” states, we came up with a unique solution Working directly with the Obama campaign: In a first- to the ever increasing need for volunteers in the key ever for MoveOn, our members joined forces with the battleground states. Members in states such as Texas and Obama field campaign to mobilize voters across all 50 Vermont became a “recruitment engine,” calling every states. Our members brought years of field experience to single MoveOn member in battleground states to get them the Obama team, filling their ranks with veteran organizers to their local Obama office. and enthusiastic volunteers. We turned out over 250,000 Reaching out across the country: With MoveOn’s small volunteers directly through our website to the campaign. staff, running traditional campaign phone banks simply All told, almost a million MoveOn members participated in wasn’t an option. But the technology we pioneered in the campaign, far out-doing our participation in 2004. 2006 for our “Call for Change” program provided the solution. MoveOn members made 2.14 million calls at decentralized “phone parties” where neighborhood progressives would gather, cell phones in hand, and call through lists of MoveOn members in battleground states 4
    • total volunteers total hours final week hours Battleground States 428,133 9,555,425 2,587,410 Non-Battleground-States 505,675 11,286,082 3,056,037 Grand Total 933,808 20,841,507 5,643,447 Total participation of MoveOn members in Obama campaign. Thomas Hoey • Rev. J. Howard Cherry • Donald H. Groce • Anne Atwood • Louis Aledort • Anne M. Miller • Mike Rhoads • Holly Brians Ragusa • Traci McGrath • Scott Southard • Windy Charles • Kelley Hewitt • Michael Dwinnell • Carrie Meyer • Patricia Crowley • Andrew J. Jacobsen • Michael Droske • Bill Williamson • Matthew C. Lucero • John Dixon • Charlie Laster • Frank Goetzke • Duane J. Arens, Jr. • Michael Welke • Jesse White • Jesse Coughran • Laurie Brassard • Jodi Stemple • Matthew Mogen • Karen A Vasquez • Joleen Schultz • Richasu Young • Kathy Armstrong • Brian Southard • Lashanda Crout • Ann Reynolds • Michael Sommer • David Milazzo • Paul Eichenberger • Todd Smith • Hazel Van Zandt • Tim Paul Tomkinson • Penny Connell • Albina Kozlowska • Arthur Kaltenborn • Mitchell Grant • Oliver Jordan Abbott • Mike Knox • Steve Bohinc • Rebecca Saunders • Anne B. Hurley • Susie Vaks • Mark Zimmerman • Michael G. Smith • Lisa Petersen • Jeremy Pagel • Iris V. Anderson • Linda Warschoff • Allyson Lipkin • Michele Samelson • Holly Paulson • Paul Schwartzmyer • David W. Lauder • Michele Angel • Robert Rigler • Stephen Montgomery Graham • Shelby Sanchez • Libbey Paul • Karen S. Kennedy • Jaana Myllyluoma • Denise Kachur • Andrea Juno • Daniel J. Grothaus • Mark Barabasz • David P. Liebowitz • John Scott • Ian Corbett • Ruth Gramolini • Paul Donnellon • Brian Kelly • Allyn Breech • Tom Morin • Denise McCurry • Christine Sarver • Zora DeGrandpre, ND • Elliot Quint • Daniel Goldstein WILL THE • Phil Golembiewski • Sara Crosby • Deborah Carrara • Michelle Bowdle • Robi Zocher • Michael Stanley • Sharyn Grobman Korwin • Jared Richardson • Dr. Donna Hebbeler • John Lloyd-Owen, III • Brad Schreiber • Aileen Granadosin • Diane Berger • Joan Sorkin • Sandra Slater • Stephen Lehmann • Idelle Musiek • Joseph R. Zbiciak • Patricia Mastricolo • Eric Wang • Paul Mowbray • Jamie Johnston • Cass and Matt Shaw • Sue Brown • Kathy Schaub • Laura Holland • Sharon Williams • Pat King • John Utrata This story started more than a year and a half ago when • Lucy Edelbeck, OP • Matt Steski • Aaron Hanson • Ken Scott • Elinor Brandt • Donald Emerick • Judy Schultze • W. Michael Stephenson • Mercedes Brugh • Rick Palm • Sean Kernick • Ann Biersteker • Lorraine Terruso • Debra Spencer • Samantha Stockdale • Thomas Alan Rickner • Debra Meringa • Heidi Rosbe • Nancy J. Bredberg • John Huber • Bregtje Hartendorf-Wallach • Ellen Levin • Sarah Dubek • Christine C. Burge • Adi Noe • AnnaMarie Cornett • Mark Hahn • Mike “Minox” Mayo • Katherine Elliott • Sue Stone • Christine E. Hoffman • Jessie Cohen • James D. Pirtle, Esq. • John Murphy • Ellen Wohl • Hillary Wanecke • Matthew Palevsky • Fred Schneider • John Lillig • Eli Trainer • Ava H. Nackman • Lynn Scruggs • Trick Runions • Shirley Furst • David Kreizman • Jean F. Gerbini • James Ellsworth • Colleen Kavanagh • John Otey Smith • Eleanor Yepez • Teddie Brudner • Catherine M. Smith • Anjela Williams • Samantha Ludin • Jim Lee • Tamara Davis Brown • Alyce Miele • Ona Hogarty • Becky Klein • Harriet Huss • Garrett Loontjer • Andrew C. Stapinski • Jerry Krause • Todd J. Dodenhoff • Robert Derrick • Jay Allen • Yvonne Hileman • Gregory Penderghest • Sara Chacko • David L. Lumpkins, Jr. • StuartQuimby • John Nestor • Jennie Nasteff • Jeff Schatz • Edward Freeman • Ernest Coleman • Shannon McEwen • Jodie Battaglia • Roscoe • Timothy L. Huckins • Elizabeth Owen • William Fraser • Vicki Thomas • Karin Brennan • Allison Cook • Daren Bowlby • Helen Lococo • Tim Copeland • Steve Aranda • Christopher M. Pupke • Clarke McCarthy • Libby Kelson-Fulcher, D.D. • Baila Zheutlin • Zahra Pavlovicz • Rims & Judy Barber • Donald Ball • Sherri Schlesinger • Brian Ross • Jim Matthews • Sarah Schneider • Elissa Hirsh • Christopher R. Carroll • Josh Rales • Judith A. Rice • Nancy Janus • Lauren Leach • Cash Morrow • Karen Palinsky • Andrew Ward • Jane Martin • Jill McCormick • Christopher Visgitis • David Eisenman • Edward W. Christy • Darlene A. Kura • Janet Sturtz • Jeff Shifrin • Kevin Doty • Carl LeVake • Ruth Reilly • Karen Wolf • Shannon McCoy-Hayes • James Tumulty • Kathy Chapman • Darrel King, Sr. • Dana Delibovi • Maggie Stroup • Andrew Vayo • Emily Herbert • Natalie Thompson • Rabia Shafie • Elmer Verguson • Joshua Valencia • Wesley Mason • Elizabeth Dorn • Mark Whitley • Rosie Switzer • Amelia Marritz • S.L. Stebel • Mark Klarman • Hannah Gurman • Eileen Gaffney Green • Deborah Grossman • Joseph Norris • Merle Hofmann • David Choi • Bobbie V. Centurion • Stephanie Davidson • Stephen Helller • John Parris • Elizabeth Harris-Tuck • Pam and Byron Caughey • Katherine Davis • Andrea Garvey • Rory McDaniel • Rick Gordon • Roger Dumas • Marie Case • Caroline Vimont • Janine McGarrow • Mac Jones • Tim Weber • our members flocked in April 2007 to our Virtual Town James Kwak • Robert Last • Mark L. Flythe Mr. • Andrew S. Minor • Tamara Bevard • Stephanie Asip Leavitt • Manuel de Lizarriturri • Deborah Snow • Richard Bishop • Tricia Goyea • James Dotson • J. Andrew Smith • The Rev. John J. Lloyd • Matthew Lander • Rob Wlodarski • Richard Briggs • William Whalen • Chuck Northrop • Bryce Lynch • William Brown • Charles Courtney • David Thompson • Nathan Olson • Donna Yahraes • Joe T. Hart • Rian ONeill • William Doswell • Gina Gamble • Diana Loomis • Timothy Enright • Debora and Michael Mandelbaum • Helen Duffy • Sheila Smith • Johnny Nettles • Randall Rutz • Gene Walker • Laurene Mraz-Peterson • Patricia A. Farr • Katherine Zotos • Skip Shaputnic • Ryan McLaughlin • Eric Naylor • Matthew Rosler DEMOCRATIC • Ariane Dagilis • Luca Benedetti • Patricia M. Griffin • Beverly J. Goodrich • Jon Haagenson • Evelyn Monsay • Peter Metcalfe • John Silliphant • Diana O’Brien • Sanford Braver • Brian Marody • Peter Murray • Ben Kowalski • Susan Pierce • Richard Adams • MaryAnn Dean • Constance Vincent • C. Kleymeyer • Michael Saxman • Kevin Schaefer • Chessa Hickox • Cal Vandegrift • Jay R. Whitney • Karen Kormos • Catherine Ledner • Wendy H. Meyer • Joanne Greenberg • Sandra Fugate • Christina M. Mosher • Marjorie Kenneally • Jonah Geil-Neufeld • Stefano Cordova • Allison Greer • Elisa Frye • Michelle Lopez • Chris Mitchell • Karen Saquing • Rebecca Otis • Teri Doerksen • Dina • Peter O’Grady • Kathy Cullen • Linda Paravagna • Matthew Niner • Kendall Morgan • Albert Brown • Scott Lehmann • Hannah Carlen • Jill Weckesser • Douglas Kremer • Stephanie Smagala • Pattu Thiemann • Frank Krapf • William McBride • Amy Williamson • Mary Saleh • Gregory Rick, Jr., MD • William H.Gray • Diana Myers • Judi Worrall • Zena Collier Hampson • Jeff Shimko • James McGuinness • Margery Sudsataya • Walter D. Pullen • Janette Lehoux • Marty Casey • Lawrence Greene • Patricia Joshi • Harry C. Kiely • Tom Battey • Fidelia Dickinson • Luis A. Rivera • Jan Hatcher • Robb Pastor • Laura Milliken • Collin Bowman • Jeff Stoba • Cathryn Stevenson • Lee Wenzler • Ron Sprinkle • Patricia Sternberg • Brent Stansbury • David Jones • Kristin Edwards • Laurie O’Reilly • Roslyn Kenney • Lucas Madar • William A. Edmundson • Christopher Munson • Njoki Kamau • Martha Teshich • David Sciarrino • Suzanne M Brown • Mahealani Melton • Lisa Rembert • Chad Bauman • Claire • Charles Neveu • Wendell Verduin • Devin Fleming • Travis Middleton • Lucie Brown • Carlos Flores • John Boyack • Evelyn Rosh • Terry L. Gustafson • Carolyn Knowlton • Ryan Geerlings • Elaine Kovacs • Cory Neugesser • Vic P. Thacker • Kirk A. Matkin • Kathleen Holmay • Tim Riff • Jennifer Haskill • Paul Longton • Paul Kruger • Marina Libel • John Williamson • Gregory Abbey • Eugene Douglas • Barbara Holland • Patricia Cormier • John Kirk • Faye Bernstein • Larry Bassett • Susan Stuurmans • Deborah Forest Hart • Dolores (Dee) White • Mary Kate Molloy • Clarice Corell • Sherry Welch • Russell all meeting on Iraq. Out of a field of seven candidates, Atkinson • Madeline Shaw • A. Otway • Harriet J. Budinich • J. Kaiser • Steven Schend • Laura Velkei • Margaret O’Gorman & Mike Hunninghake • Gerald A. Brader, Jr. • Elizabeth J. Foster • Dennis Ulrich • Pamela Leto Weisbrod • Paul Levy • Paula M. Flagel • Polly Watson • Lois Swanson • Charles S. Henry • Barbara Rochelle • Rebecca Priest • Andrew Cone • Richard Nicholls • Naim Assil • Robert E. Dodge • Marty Duckenfield • Jennifer Miller • Lara Pruitt • Audrey Alande • Marie Yue • Geneva Haber • Jonathan Hansen • Eliza Shanley • Darcy Bullock • Jean Burnett • Brian T. 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Bright • Norman Kantor • JoAnne Kennelly • Chris Huffman • George Thayer • Richard Shipps • Tia Bowman • Adam Bonin • Fritz Conle • Ron Hansel • Billie Gastic • Barbara Schutz • Risha Linda Mateos • Randy Reed • Molly Delander • Sharon Cizek • Wendy Zieve • John Akins • Jolinda Smith • Valerie Shelton • Chandran Cheriyan • James A. Dugan • Patricia Burling • Robert Devere • Lois Fein • Miriam • Mitch Gurney • Jeanne B. Kent • Simeon H Redmond • Bryan Cornelius • Matthew Arnold • Glenn Fink • Catherine Giampa • C. Norman Kraus • Stephen Phinney • Peggy Otterstrom • Eldon T. McMullen • James Henry • Charles Geneslaw, MD • Bill Wasley • Dr. Travis Obama won the town hall with 28% of the vote, largely LaForest • Patrick O’Brien • Ian Waslton • Joanna M. 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As Americans voted in overwhelming numbers in primaries, MoveOn.org and allied In the days that followed, our members infused the organizations ran this full page ad to tell the fledgling campaign with over half a million dollars in small superdelegates to let the voters decide. donations – an amount that Obama has subsequently Members poured personal endorsement e-mails into dwarfed, but at the time provided the campaign with primary states, ultimately sending almost 700,000 e-mails much-needed resources and helped the campaign build asking friends and family to support Obama in their state a foundation for their huge base of small donors. primaries. And in the lead up to March 5, more than 20,000 volunteers called MoveOn members in Texas to turn them out for Obama to both vote and caucus in the famous Texas two-step. Watch the Virtual Town Hall meeting on Iraq: http://pol.moveon.org/townhall/iraq/report_back.html 5
    • MoveOn members wore their support for Obama proudly. We distributed millions of buttons, stickers, and t-shirts this year. Once we hit the general election, members chipped in for ads that clearly defined the choice between Barack Obama and John McCain. Our “Obama in 30 seconds” ad contest generated over 1,100 entries. The winner, “Obamacan,” aired in four states and nationally throughout the election. Actor John Cusack challenges voters to try to tell John McCain and George W. Bush apart. John Cusack appeared in an ad reminding voters about McCain’s ties to companies like Halliburton. When Sarah Palin arrived on the scene, we even employed a talking ‘‘ ’’ moose to get the message across. It’s the endorsements from the usual suspects that often generate the most money and organizational support. Few were surprised when the liberal MoveOn.org backed The winner of the “Obama in 30 seconds” Obama, but the organization has become one of his top contest, this ad was one of the first to show fundraisers and is urging its 4.2 million members to get out Obama’s crossover appeal to voters. the vote for him. We tried to advertise outside the box, with creative – US News and World Report, Oct. 21, 2008 approaches that could break through the media noise. The “Bush-McCain Challenge,” a fun quiz that compared the two politicians, was promoted in TV ads; over half a million Americans played the game online. Click here to take the quiz yourself: www.bush-mccainchallenge.com 6
    • MoveOn Councils At Work MoveOn Members Get Creative It wasn’t just online and on the airwaves that our At the Denver convention, MoveOn partnered with members made a difference. Our local councils artist Shepard Fairey to host a gallery displaying art helped define John McCain in cities and towns inspired by Obama’s candidacy. around the country and were key to rallying the hundreds of thousands of MoveOn members who ultimately volunteered for Obama. • Our councils highlighted McCain’s ties to Big Oil. We organized over 200 “Oil-Free President” events outside gas stations in July, earning media hits in dozens of swing state outlets, including in Nashua, NH; Naples, FL; and Bloomington, IN. • Our councils helped educate voters about the The Decemberists perform at a concert similarities between McCain and Bush. We ran in Denver in the Shepard Fairey/MoveOn over 300 “Bush-McCain Challenge” events on space for hundreds of Obama supporters. May 28th, attracting media coverage in places like Nashua and Portsmouth, NH, and Denver, CO. • We added almost 4,000 local leaders doing GOTV over the course of the campaign, bringing our council leadership to 16,000 members nationwide. These paintings were finalists in the Manifest Hope art contest. The contest generated more than one thousand entries. The finalists were on display at the Denver gallery. 7
    • One Member’s Story Every chance I get, I’ve been volunteering here in Lafayette, Indiana. It’s the most exciting, joyful, amazing experience I can imagine – and sometimes it brings tears to your eyes. My friend and I were canvassing and registering voters the other day here in Lafayette. We knocked on a door, and a woman came out who was on the phone. She saw our campaign buttons, briefly put the phone aside to tell us she was on an overseas call, and took our clipboard to fill out a voter registration form while she continued to talk. She was obviously on the phone with her husband, who seemed concerned that someone had come to her door – he seemed to want to be sure she was safe. She kept saying, “No, honey, it’s okay. They are Obama volunteers. I’m registering to vote. It’s okay.” Then finally she said to him, “Honey, I have to register so I can vote for Obama. He’s going to bring you home!” It was a beautiful moment. But the truth is, everyone who spends time knocking on doors meets people who don’t know where to vote or how to vote early, or who just need some reassurance that it’s okay to vote for Obama. They’re grateful to see you. – Mia Lewis , West Lafayette, Indiana MoveOn member 8
    • a Broad maJorItY In tHE SEnatE No one can accuse MoveOn members of not being able to walk and chew gum at the same time. In a year with an 2. We ran ads to help define the races and educate voters in uphill battles in Kentucky, Georgia, and extraordinary focus on the Presidential election, we also North Carolina. weighed in with $3,854,978.92 and several defining ads to build a broad Democratic majority in the Senate. We focused on helping in three ways: 1. We poured in small donations to help Senate candidates run competitive campaigns against well-financed incumbents. Tom Allen Maine $365,854.26 Mark Begich Alaska $79,649.84 Al Franken Minnesota $740,306.00 Kay Hagan North Carolina $499,679.18 Jim Martin Georgia $214,427.64 MoveOn partnered with Campaign Money Watch to get Jeff Merkley Oregon $405,882.41 this ad on the air in Kentucky to challenge long-time Iraq war supporter Mitch McConnell. Jeanne Shaheen New Hampshire $219,105.46 Mark Udall Colorado $167,574.13 3. Using direct mail and online ads, we encouraged young, enthusiastic Obama supporters to vote down- Blue indicates winner ballot in key Senate races. Red indicates loser Black indicates too close to call at time of report Facebook ads proved to be a great way to alert young Obama supporters to the importance of voting down-ballot. 9
    • MoveOn’s Work in the House of Representatives Our members also had some time for the House of Darcy Burner Washington 8 $86,846.59 Representatives this cycle, donating over $800,000 to progressive House candidates. Donna Edwards Maryland 4 $81,459.19 No race was more exciting than helping Donna Edwards Alan Grayson Florida 8 $30,312.26 win her primary campaign against Al Wynn in February Jim Himes Connecticut 4 $27,799.76 of this year. MoveOn members volunteered for Donna in Maryland, donated over $81,000 to her campaign, and Larry Kissell North Carolina 8 $178,904.41 chipped in to keep ads on the air at a critical time in the Alice Kryzan New York 26 $49,217.83 campaign. We’re proud to have been a part of electing a progressive champion Betsy Markey Colorado 4 $157,810.60 like Donna to the US House. John Murtha Pennsylvania 12 $235,147.01 And the race put other FLICKR USER MATTHEWNSTOLLER Representatives on notice: fail Tom Perriello Virginia 5 $30,101.76 to listen to your constituents, Patrick Murphy Pennsylvania 8 $125,129.94 and you might be next. Carol Shea-Porter New Hampshire 1 $45,218.55 Tim Walz Minnesota 1 $16,323.51 Blue indicates winner U.S. Representative Red indicates loser Black indicates too close to call at time of report Donna Edwards MoveOn members contributed $1.08 million to help put House candidates over the top. 10
    • nortH carolIna ‘‘ If you’d told us in 2006 we’d be focusing on North Carolina MoveOn is working with EMILY’s List to highlight some in 2008, we would have laughed. But it was clear early great candidates like Kay Hagan, a legislator in my home last summer that something was happening there, so we state of North Carolina who is running for U.S. Senate. It decided to step up and help turn North Carolina blue. is a race that the pundits and politicos had previously And we did! Our efforts helped put the state over the top ignored, but no longer: Last week the Washington Post1 ’’ for Obama and elect a Democratic Governor, Senator, and rated it as one of the most winnable Senate races for Congressman in this deep red state. We sent a message Democrats in the country. that the electoral map is changing and progressive issues – Elizabeth Edwards in a MoveOn email are important in all states of the Union. Since that day, MoveOn members generously contributed When we started, Obama was down seven points in the $499,679.18 to help elect Kay Hagan to the Senate. But it state polls and Kay Hagan who was running for Senate wasn’t just Hagan who wanted to turn North Carolina blue against the better known and better financed Elizabeth – our members kicked in almost $179,000 to Larry Kissell’s Dole seemed like a long shot. At the beginning of June, race in NC-08. Hagan was ten points down. In the summer of 2008, we blanketed the state with an ad But that month, we partnered with Elizabeth Edwards and that reminded voters where John McCain and Elizabeth EMILY’s List to bring in some much needed early money for Dole stood on energy issues. The ad showed that these Kay Hagan. two candidates were literally in the “pocket” of Big Oil. FLICKR USER HAPPYKATIE MoveOn blanketed North Carolina with this ad linking Elizabeth Dole and John McCain to Big Oil interests. Read the Washington Post article ranking the Hagan-Dole race one of the most winnable in the country: http://blog.washingtonpost.com/thefix/2008/06/friday_senate_line_6.html?hpid=topnews 11
    • you want change? BARACK OBAMA for President, Vote for but DON'T STOP there. Vote for KAY HAGAN for US Senate BEV PERDUE for Governor LARRY KISSELL for US Representative District 8! Almost 300,000 new and young voters received this In September, we focused on new and young voters – a postcard to encourage them to vote down-ballot in potentially powerful voting bloc in North Carolina. We North Carolina. A similar one was sent in Oregon. just needed to get them all registered. We opened eight voter registration offices in the state and registered close to 44,000 new and young voters. As the election drew near, we reminded them online and in their mailboxes that change doesn’t stop with Obama and that they had a chance to help him bring an “A-Team” – Hagan and Kissell – to Washington, DC with him. In the final weeks of the campaign, health care emerged as a deciding issue in the race. In partnership with Health Care for America Now, we sent thousands of DVDs outlining John McCain’s health care plan directly to the doorsteps of undecided voters, and reinforced that message with two weeks of television ads on the subject. All told, MoveOn members gave $3,069,502.97 to support candidates, run ads, send mail, and register voters in North Carolina. 12
    • Ad Title Market Gross Rating Points Cost Gimmick Greenville – New Bern 501.3 $32,700 Gossip Girl Charlotte 68.4 $29,500 Raleigh 68.4 $23,150 Pocket – Cable Charlotte 128 $24,540 Greenville – Spartanburg – Ashville 553 $5,652.50 Greenville – New Bern 299 $4,334.20 Raleigh – Durham 126 $27,940 Wilmington 246 $10,594 Pocket – TV Charlotte 775.4 $153,850 Greenville – New Bern 775.8 $52,449 Raleigh – Durham 775.4 $167,435 Fighter – Cable Greenville – New Bern 92.4 $12,391.95 Greenville – Spartanburg – Ashville 316.2 $75,378 Norfolk – Portsmouth – Newport News 209 $3,443 Fighter – TV Charlotte 500 $129,360 Greensboro – High Point – Winston Salem 500 $59,400 Greenville – New Bern – Washington 750 $85,800 Raleigh – Durham 500 $164,120 Wilmington 750 $42,240 Asheville (WLOS only) 250 $18,260 TOTAL 8184.3 $1,122,538 Total of all MoveOn television ad buys in North Carolina since July 2008. 13
    • organIzIng gEnEratIon oBama Until 2008, people under 35-years old were the least MoveOn’s groundbreaking “Make Sure All Your Friends organized cohort in politics. “Generation Obama” was Vote” viral video tool uses social peer pressure to more progressive than the general electorate – strongly encourage friends to vote. A study of a controlled against the Iraq war, strongly invested in fighting the experiment, published in the February 2008 issue of climate crisis, and far more socially and culturally tolerant American Political Science Review, found social pressure than generations past. Still there were challenges: because to be the single most effective way of increasing voter they move around a lot and mostly stick to cell phones, turnout by mass communication. they were left out of organizations and traditional GOTV efforts. http://www.r8ny.com/blog/alex_navarro_mckay/the_ science_behind_moveons_nonvoter_campaign.html MoveOn’s staff is pretty young, so we knew we needed to reach these folks where they live and congregate: online. Organizing on Facebook and other networks added over one million new members to our ranks between June and September. We ran fun and edgy ads speaking directly to this constituency and their ability to move others. Stars of the popular TV show Gossip Girl warn young people to talk to their parents about the perils of voting for John McCain in this funny television ad. And our groundbreaking and interactive “CNNBC” video – which allowed people to show their friends what it would look like if they single-handedly cost the election – is one of the most popular online political videos in history. By Election Day, it had been seen over 20 million times and This innovative and funny video reminding sent to 15 million people. As one reporter noted: people to vote for Obama was the most popular in MoveOn’s history. 14
    • Our program wasn’t only online. Working with Progressive MoveOn Membership by Age Future, MoveOn hired over 550 organizers in a program to register half a million young Obama supporters in key battleground states. These folks helped put Obama over the top in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and North Carolina. They were young, they were enthusiastic, and they were unstoppable. Under 35: 1.2 million Over 35: 3.2 million Hundreds of thousands of young people joined MoveOn this year, bringing total membership to over 4.5 million – bigger than the National Rifle Association. MoveOn’s Membership Growth Over Time Young people get out the vote for Barack Obama in record numbers Youth made up the bulk of MoveOn’s million new members this year, most of them added since this summer. 15
    • concluSIon: lookIng aHEad ‘‘ As MoveOn looks ahead to what it will be like to work with a progressive Administration, we know in many ways our journey has just begun. Eli spoke about the road ahead to our members in a speech on Election Night: I’m going to keep this short, because I’m not much of stood up – people who didn’t have lots of connections a speaker. or money but who had a fierce desire for change were unwilling to let go of that hope no matter what. And in a way, that’s kind of the point of MoveOn. It’s not about me. It’s about you – our members, who have made MoveOn members, this is your night. MoveOn everything it is. And it’s a beautiful night. It’s an amazing night. But it’s not This historic night is your night. Words can’t do it justice, yet a victory. though I’m sure Obama’s will come close. Our country, The Presidency is in strong hands. But it’s not a victory America, is back. until we start putting people to work building the new, And this is your night. So I want to take a moment to clean-energy economy. It’s not a victory until we end remember where we’ve come. the disaster in Iraq. It’s not a victory until Americans everywhere who don’t have health care can breathe easy Because when there are hundreds of thousands of people because we’ve got them covered. in Grant Park in Chicago, and millions of us working together in an unprecedented people-driven campaign, The last eight years was important. But the next eight are this whole change thing seems easy, and obvious, and even more important. inevitable. And so we can’t stop now. We mustn’t stop now. If we But back in 2001 and 2002, it didn’t feel that way. Try sit down, if we go back to life as normal, if we stop to remember. President Bush had an 80% approval fighting, it’ll mean we failed to learn the lesson of the last rating. Democrats capitulated and caved at every turn. eight years. People were burning Dixie Chicks albums. The media was We can’t wait for officials and the media to lead the way. cheerleading the war. It was a scary time to speak out, to We can’t assume someone’s got this covered. We have raise your voice. to take our fate into our own hands. That’s the only thing But you did. We did, together. Because we love this that has ever changed things. It’s the only thing that country, and what it stands for, and we couldn’t bear to ever will. see that destroyed. And so I want to thank you for everything you do. In communities across the country, you stood up. We Everything you’ve done. It’s been the greatest honor of my ’’ stood up. We found each other. We built a movement, and life to work for you and with you. our voices got stronger. We talked to our neighbors, we But I especially want to thank you for everything you will enlisted our friends. And things began to change. do. Let’s go rebuild America. So I want you to remember that tonight wasn’t inevitable. It wasn’t destined to happen. It happened because people MoveOn Executive Director Eli Pariser’s remarks from election night. 16