To keep voters safe, Ferguson's team launches digital grassroots week
Election Day is days away. We are stepping up our efforts to reach as many voters as we can. Normally, scores of our volunteers would be out knocking on doors and talking to voters about why Dana is the right person to represent us. But we’re not risking anyone’s health during a pandemic. This close to election day, your feeds and timelines are about to get flooded with political ads.
From here on out, the best way we can cut through the noise and have our message reach people is by having you help us.
Your television is saturated with Dana's opponent's redundant ads paid for by corporate PAC funds. Take away their large donors, and we're neck-and-neck. Because this campaign is fueled by Northern Michigan residents, we need to harness people-power to push Dana's message organically all week.
Here are some things you can do right from the safety of your home:
FIRST FOLLOW DANA ON SOCIAL MEDIA:
SHARE WHY YOU'RE SUPPORTING DANA
We have designed social-media-ready graphics specifically for you to post to your page. Tell your friends exactly why Dana is the right choice for the issues you care most about. If you don’t see your #1 issue in the graphics below, let us know and we’ll make you one!
PHONE: Tap the image. A high-resolution version will display in a new window. Hold down the image to save to your phone's photo gallery, and upload it to your social media accounts. Use your own caption, hashtag with "#TakeItHome" and close with "takeithomemi.com/go".
DESKTOP: Right click the image to save to device, and ''^''
INSTAGRAM STORY: Use the image below to share your support for Dana on your Instagram story! First, fill in the graphic saying where you are voting from. Then, post the blank template on the next post so people can do the same!
Here's an example of how to design it.
Take a screenshot of this one to post!
USE THESE FACEBOOK FRAMES
This best works on a mobile app when you change your profile photo. Tap "add frame" and search "Dana Ferguson," but here are the direct links:
SHARE THESE MAIN POSTS
CALL & TEXT YOUR FRIENDS
Research shows one of the most effective ways to get someone to vote is by hearing why it's so important right from a friend. Tell them why you care so much about this election and how much their voice matters. If they aren’t registered to vote, it’s not too late! Go to mi.gov/vote.
From your phone, highlight text, hold down to copy. Paste to your texting app.
Hey! Word is Nov. 3 is going to have historically high turnout. Wanted to remind you to make a plan if you haven't already, and remember to vote for Dana Ferguson for Congress!
Hi all, hope you all have a plan to vote? Don't forget to fill the bubble next to Dana Ferguson's name. He's an awesome Congressional candidate. Here's his website if anyone wants to learn more takeithomemi.com.
ACTIVATE A FRIEND
Hey! Dana Ferguson's team has an interesting way of spreading his message — they made it easy to volunteer from home. It's basically just some clicks. Check this out takeithomemi.com/go and do what you can.
REACH OUT TO 3 NEW DANA VOTERS
MAKE A PLAN
Make a plan for what time you are voting, and with whom you are going to vote. Voting is a civic duty, and no one has ever said it can’t be fun. Plan a socially distanced activity with friends before or after you go to your polling place to celebrate the day. If you can, avoid voting during the busiest times of the day to keep lines short.