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Presentation to the Texas Democratic Women

Presentation to the Texas Democratic Women

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  • 1. Being the Change in Action:Texas Democratic Women<br />2010 State Convention<br />Tanya Tarr<br />Texas AFT<br />
  • 2. Facts about us – <br />As Elected Officials<br />As Voters <br />Organizations and Campaigns run on:<br />People<br />Time<br />Money<br />Workshop it!<br />Questions<br />Being the Change<br />
  • 3. Women as Elected Officialsand Voters<br />
  • 4. Women in Congress<br />
  • 5. Women in State Legislatures<br />
  • 6. Women as Governors<br />
  • 7. Women are increasingly represented<br />
  • 8. And more have Ds than Rs<br />
  • 9. The Texas Voter<br />All Registered Voters in Texas<br /><ul><li> There are more registered women than men in Texas. </li></ul>(54% women to 46% men)<br /><ul><li>Women participate in higher number AND proportion </li></ul>than men in primary AND general elections.<br />
  • 10. Campaigns and Organizations <br />run on:<br /><ul><li>PEOPLE
  • 11. TIME
  • 12. MONEY</li></li></ul><li>It’s all about retail politics!<br />Thank you’s, follow ups and celebrations!<br />Give people a chance to grow<br />LIST MAINTENANCE<br />Your list is your source of power!<br />Social Events outside of just electoral work<br />People come for the cause and stay for coffee<br />Social Networks are key<br />They save money and time<br />Positive use of social pressure – the bandwagon effect.<br />Running on PEOPLE<br />
  • 13. Campaigns are a race against the clock.<br />It’s all about counting:<br />Who’s for you<br />Who’s against you<br />Who’s still making up their mind.<br />Help turn strong supporters into Volunteers<br />And sign them up as your new members!<br />Why women are trusted messengers<br />Adopt a Conservative Dad/Husband Program<br />Running on TIME<br />
  • 14. Running on MONEY<br />The Circle of Influence<br />Power<br />Ax-to-Grind<br />Ideological<br />Personal<br />Candidate or Officer<br />
  • 15. Make the case by showing what donations buy<br />Fundraising is an opportunity to own success!<br />Helps make the pitch<br />Makes the donation tangible<br />Donors make the best super volunteers and officers<br />Always follow up with thanks and recognition<br />It paves the way for your next “ask”<br />Running on MONEY, con’t<br />
  • 16. Workshop it!<br />PEOPLE: <br />Brainstorm a good opportunity to celebrate with a fellow chapter member?<br />TIME:<br />What would be a good first volunteer appreciate night theme?<br />MONEY:<br />Ask your neighbor to write a check for $100. Right now.<br />Put this Change into ACTION!<br />
  • 17. Reporting back from the workshop.<br />Questions?<br />Don’t forget – <br />WE have the POWER!<br />How did we do?<br />

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