The GOTV Workshop teaches you voter contact strategies. Learn ways to implement effective targeted outreach to your supporters. Understand what resources you will need and what is available for early and absentee voters.
In addition, you will learn how to develop a systematic plan to get the most out of mail, phones, door to door, and Election Day strategies that deliver successful results.
Ideal attendees for the GOTV Workshop are conservative elected officials, current or future candidates for political office, campaign staffs, Election coordinators, party officials, precinct operations officials, and campaign volunteers or supporters.
The GOTV Workshop will teach you proven methods used by organizations, public policy groups and campaigns.
Attendees will learn how to:
• Identify and Target Voters
• Coordinate Election Day Activities
• Use Absentee and Early Voting Tools
• Manage Volunteers
• Turnout Your Voters
Sample Lectures Include:
• Voter Id and Targeting
• Managing Volunteers
• Early and Absentee Voters
• Organizing Phone Banks
• Door to Door Voter Outreach
• Ballot Integrity
• Keys to Election Day
With the 2012 elections right around the corner – elections which I believe will be among the most important in our nation’s history – I truly believe the Leadership Institute’s efforts have never been more important.
Robert Arnakis is the Senior Director of Domestic and International Programs for The Leadership Institute, the nation's premier public policy training organization. Robert oversees divisions which provide political education and training to tens of thousands of activists, elected officials, and political staffers.
Robert's 15 years of grassroots organizing, campaign, fundraising, and communications experience has established him as one the country's top political trainers. His background includes serving as campaign staff on presidential, congressional, municipal, and initiative-focused campaigns. Robert's best campaign memory was assisting U.S. Senator John Thune in defeating Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
In addition to Mr. Arnakis' domestic work, he is frequently asked to aid international delegations. His body of work includes training NGO's, government officials and political party leadership from over three dozen countries including: Great Britain, Canada, Iraq, China, India, Cambodia, Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Serbia, Nigeria, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and Peru. Most recently Robert worked with party leaders in East Timor, the world's youngest democratic country.
Raised in Lake Tahoe, CA, Robert attended Biola University where he majored in sociology and political science. He enjoys traveling, the San Diego Padres and University of North Carolina basketball. Robert is married and resides in Springfield, Virginia.