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Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop


What you will learn

GOTV-Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop

FREE - 3 hours, includes dinner

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 candidates, staffers, 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
• Keys to Election Day


Starts Thursday, September 21

Thu. 21 5:30 - 9:30 PM

Randolph Macon College Birdsong Hall 220 Ashland, VA Map



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What graduates say

Jim DeMint

Jim DeMint

Former U.S. Senator (R-S.C.)

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.

Your faculty

Dena Espenscheid

Dena Espenscheid

Director of Grassroots Coalitions, Leadership Institute

Skydiving and politics are similar. You have to have a plan, proper resources, good instructions, and clear communications. When everything goes right, it is smooth sailing throughout the process. When something goes wrong, it can be disastrous. Dena Espenscheid survived her brush with death after falling out of an airplane, and now applies the principles she learned to her professional life in politics. Dena Espenscheid has 24 years of experience in grassroots activism and politics. She has held a variety of positions in public policy organizations, advertising agencies, and political campaigns. Her professional placements include: Coalition for a Strong America, Donald J. Trump for President, National Ballot Access, American Majority, Open and Clean Government, Vote Yes for Life, and the National Abstinence Clearinghouse. Much of her work has been focused on grassroots organizing, and she often acts as a trainer for the volunteers whom she was directing. She has extensive volunteer or paid experience on campaigns at the campus, city, district, statewide, and presidential levels. Espenscheid is well-versed in public policy, political communications, grassroots lobbying, and planning and executing political campaign strategies. Her specialties include training grassroots activists, ballot access, and volunteer management. Dena is a graduate of Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky. She is the Director of Grassroots Coalitions for the Leadership Institute. She lives in Quantico, Virginia.