Pulling Targeted GOTV Walk Lists

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Pulling Targeted GOTV Walk Lists

  1. 1. Pulling Targeted GOTV Walk Lists North Carolina Democratic Party 220 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27603 919-821-2777 919-821-4778 (fax) Jesse Presnell, Deputy Voterfile Director (828) 310-5745 1
  2. 2. Logging Into the SystemDo you have a username? If not, contact your admin to setup your account.If you do, type in your username and password at the login screen. 2
  3. 3. Creating a Phone List•Click on “Create a NewList” and then choosethe options you wish touse when creating yournew list.•Make sure you choose“Walkable Houses Only”when creating your walklist. Otherwise, you willhave people appear inthe list who do not haveaccessible addresses tocanvass. 3
  4. 4. Pulling your 2012 TargetsThe NCDP has put together several targets for you:• NCDP: Early Vote Target: Daytime Calls• NCDP: Early Vote Target: Evening CallsDepending on what type of voter contact your planning select theappropriate target. 4
  5. 5. Why use these targets?• Using these targets prevent voters from being canvassed twice in a week by different campaigns.• It’s a self-cleaning list that removes voters recently canvassed by other campaigns and organizations in your area.• Using NCDP targets allow you to maximize your time canvassing.• Allows you to talk to the most productive voters first. Most importantly: Helps Democrats win elections 5
  6. 6. 2012 Targets NarrowingUnder the Locations drop down select your countyOnce your county is selected a precinct drop down menu will be visible. It’s agood idea to break your lists down into smaller precinct clusters of two orthree precincts at a time. Click the word “Precinct” to select multipleprecincts. 6
  7. 7. Checklist for Creating a ListHave you selected “Walkable Houses Only”?Have you selected the 2012: NCDP Door to Door Walk Universe?Have you selected your desired county and/or precincts?If you have done all of these things click “Search” 7
  8. 8. Printing Your ListAftercompletingyour list andediting it asneeded thenext step is toprint the list.Click the Printbutton on theaction bar.
  9. 9. Printing Your ListsIn the next menu you willsee a few options. The firstoption is report format.Select “2012 OSEV WalkREPORT”. Then select the“2012 NCDP Early Voting”script.The other options includeContacted How (i.e. Are youcalling or canvassing thislist?) and the title of yourlist, which will be printed onthe top of your lists.The contacted how answerwill decide how your sortorder is pre-populated.
  10. 10. Printing Your ListsOn the bottom of the Print menuyou will see a few other options:Printing Maps: Be sure to use thisfeature to give your canvassers amap of the area they’re canvassingPrint list number and pagenumber? Be sure this is selected.This allows you to pull your list upfor data entry after it’s completed.Print Early Vote Location? Thisprints out a sheet with Early Votinglocations in the county.Exclude Early, Absentee, andElection Day voters? Be sure this isselected to avoid canvassing votersthat have already cast a ballot.Then hit Next
  11. 11. PDF CreationAfter hitting nextthe PDF creationscreen will popup.Click “My PDFFiles” to move tothe next screen.On the nextscreen select“Download File”.
  12. 12. Printing PDF FileOnce you’vedownload the PDFfile, open it up. Toprint the documentgo to file in the topright corner andthen select print.This will bring upthe printer optionsmenu to allow youto print the file.
  13. 13. Canvass Results: The legend to use when you do not reach the voterSurvey Questions: Use this legend to mark the results of the Survey Questions asked to voters. 13
  14. 14. Results: This section corresponds to the results key for not reaching votersSurvey Questions: This section corresponds to the answers to each question in the scriptImportant Information: Use this section to identify key districts each voters is registered tovote in.List Number: Use this number to enter the data after your voter contact event. 14
  15. 15. -These steps are basic introductions to creating and printing targeted lists inVotebuilder.-If you have any questions about how to use Votebuilder, please contact the StatewideDeputy Voterfile Director, Jesse Presnell at JessePresnell@ncdp2012.org .-If you are technical problems and are unable to accomplish your task due to a systemerror, please use the “Contact the Admin” and be as descriptive as possible in yourexplanation of the problem. Also, please provide your email and phone number so theAdministrator can contact you. 15

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