Get Out The Vote

So, you're ready to get involved in an election campaign, but want to decide where to focus your energy? Join us to learn municipal campaign fundamentals, and understand what campaigns need.

This event is part of the Democracy Workshops, created in partnership with DemocracyKit as part of TPL's new On Civil Society series.

Space is limited. RSVP to reserve your spot. Drop-ins are welcome if there remain available seats.

Chris Cowperthwaite

Chris Cowperthwaite is Co-founder and Executive Director of Open Democracy Project, a not-for-profit working to empower everyday citizens to drive change through civic and political action. Open Democracy Project programs include:

DemocracyKit - Resource library for planning and running municipal election and other civic campaigns. Resources are donated by campaign practitioners and made available publicly under a creative commons licence at democracykit.org.

DemocracyXChange - A summit and platform to connect civic campaign practitioners across borders. Learn more at democracyxchange.org.

ODP Civic Campaign Accelerator - A 2-month program using DemocracyKit tools and methods to launch a transformational civic change campaign.

Chris holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business (York University), a B.Sc. (Honours) and Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo, and is a Loran Scholar ('99).

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Schedule and venue

September 06, 2018

06:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Sunnyside Library

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Agenda

In the last month of a campaign it's all hands on deck as the focus shifts to getting voters out to the polls. Campaign volunteer needs increase significantly in the home stretch.

What we'll cover:

  • Get out the vote roles and what to expect at the polls
  • Workshop: Skills for advance polls, Election Day and scrutineering

So, you're ready to get involved in an election campaign, but want to decide where to focus your energy? Join us to learn municipal campaign fundamentals, and understand what campaigns need.

This event is part of the Democracy Workshops, created in partnership with DemocracyKit as part of TPL's new On Civil Society series.

Space is limited. RSVP to reserve your spot. Drop-ins are welcome if there remain available seats.

Chris Cowperthwaite | Executive Director, Open Democracy Project

Chris Cowperthwaite is Co-founder and Executive Director of Open Democracy Project, a not-for-profit working to empower everyday citizens to drive change through civic and political action. Open Democracy Project programs include:

DemocracyKit - Resource library for planning and running municipal election and other civic campaigns. Resources are donated by campaign practitioners and made available publicly under a creative commons licence at democracykit.org.

DemocracyXChange - A summit and platform to connect civic campaign practitioners across borders. Learn more at democracyxchange.org.

ODP Civic Campaign Accelerator - A 2-month program using DemocracyKit tools and methods to launch a transformational civic change campaign.

Chris holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business (York University), a B.Sc. (Honours) and Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Waterloo, and is a Loran Scholar ('99).

RSVP for this event

RSVP

Schedule and venue

September 06, 2018

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sunnyside Library

1049 Bank, Program Room 1A, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W9, Canada

Agenda

In the last month of a campaign it's all hands on deck as the focus shifts to getting voters out to the polls. Campaign volunteer needs increase significantly in the home stretch.

What we'll cover:

  • Get out the vote roles and what to expect at the polls
  • Workshop: Skills for advance polls, Election Day and scrutineering