Chris Daggett Campaign 15 Ways To Help


The Chris Daggett Campaign announced a new page to provider volunteers with ways to help get involved int the campaign. The is a wide variety of ways to help from work at campaign headquarters to cyber volunteering. The announcement came alongside the Campaign’s announcement of a Virtual Town Hall planned for Monday, Aug 31 from 7:30 – 8pm with Chris.

The list is below and I will be working on ways to help organize volunteers, such as creating web forms for people to sign up for various tasks, schedule events, volunteer interviews and even parties. I’ll beginning working on these forms and probably create a new web site. Until then, only you have the power to change NJ and you can get started by picking an item from the list below.

Full List of of Ways to Help

Comprehensive list of volunteer jobs and duties:

Phone banking: Call supporters, or unaffiliated voters to let them know that Chris Daggett is running and discuss the major issues facing New Jersey.

Canvassing: This is either a door-to-door canvassing drive or a public space canvass in a highly trafficked area. The door-to-door campaign will be focused primarily on voter targeting, get-out-the-vote (GOTV) efforts, and issue conversations. The public space canvass will generally be people handing out brochures at local events, train stations, coffee houses, etc. in our targeted areas.

Host a party: These social get-togethers will either be introductions to the campaign or fundraisers. These meetings are designed to drive support on the ground. This is a great way to get people involved and to keep them informed.

Volunteer interviews: We are looking for volunteers to conduct video/text interviews with people around the state to discuss the major issues they are facing in their everyday lives.

Central campaign assistants: There are plenty of opportunities for volunteers within the following central campaign areas: Advance Team, Web Team, Policy Team, Writing/Communications Team, and Volunteer Coordination Team. These assignments will include researching, project management, writing, and communications. If you are interested, please feel free to email hq@daggettforgovernor.com.

Blogging: We have set up a new blogging site for people to post about why this campaign is important to them. You can send a blog to the campaign and we will post it for you at http://www.independentvoicesnj.com. Also, we want to make sure there is a constant presence on the web so any comments you can post on other websites are greatly appreciated. Some common websites where we need comments are politickernj, nj.com, app.com, and other NJ issue based websites.

Facebook/Myspace: We want to keep a strong presence on social networking sites, so we are asking volunteers to send out messages to all of their friends via Facebook about why they are supporting Chris Daggett. They have already started to form fan pages. We want to keep feeding this system. if you would like to become a fan, click here.

Database research: This allows us to keep an ever-growing database up to date with individuals from all walks of life throughout the state. To date it has been primarily contact info mining however, we hve some new opportunities with regards to voter targeting if you are interested.

GOTV: This will take place in the final weeks of the campaign. We will be trying to get all of our volunteers out in force to get people to go to the polls. This will be done in the old fashioned way of organizing transportation for individuals as well as more modern ways of blasting emails to friends and supporters.

Coordinate Campus Outreach: We are looking for highly motivated students to coordinate their universities. These people will be hosting information sessions, campaign get together, and general volunteer activities throughout their respective campuses.

Editorialists: Volunteers who have an interest in writing are encouraged to write letters to the editor and opinion columns for not only the big dailies (i.e. Star Ledger, Courier, Times, Asbury Park Press, Philadelphia Inquirer) but also for the local weeklies (the recorder group of newspapers).

Main Office Staffing: We will need volunteers who can staff the office. These people will work at reception, do mailings, research, any other jobs that need to be done out of the central campaign. This is a great opportunity to gain some campaign experience and to see the inner workings of the most successful independent campaign in state history.

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10 Responses

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  2. I would like to get involved in a few different ways. Main office staffing/ central campaign assistance and canvassing would all be inline for me. Please tell me where you need the help most now. Can you give me directions to Campaign Headquarters for Northern Morris County/ Southern Sussex county complete with phone numbers. I can respond. Many thanks. The best to Mr. Daggett.

    • Paul,

      Thanks for your support! Our office for northern New Jersey is in Montclair – would it be possible for you to go there? The address is 478 Bloomfield Ave. Also, is there anything else you are willing to do?

      Thanks,

      The DFG team

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  8. I need to speak with mr. daggett ASAP regarding on-going corruption with the dept of labor and div of workers comp and his cabinet members refusing to address gross judicial misconduct by judge calderone, judge leslie berich and judge p.womack’ I can back up this corruption on-going with my case for the past 8 years and during governor jon corzine tenure as governor. I spoke with one of his cheif of staff (deputy ) yesterday 10-22-09 and was told the governor would not address my urgent matter with and up-comming ruling on 10-27-09 by judge p. womack until after the election. I’m going to reach out to the newark star ledger today to get my horrific story of this abuse in the paper As soon as possible. My documents include a letter from the white house and the dept of justice out of washington D.C’ Please call me at my home at ( 908) 444-8091.I’m totally disabled and the dol has falisfied all court rulings going back to 2002,2006 and their about to do it again next week. all this was done to keep from paying out my claim 100 percent from the new jersey gurantee fund. I’ve been receiving 100 percent total disability for this work related injury since september of 2003. thank you Mrs. Lou Marra Hoggs of Plainfield

  9. I’m now a resident of Florida but I lived for many years in Bergenfield, Dumont and Pompton Lakes and wish N.J. well.
    You would do well to throw your weight against Corzine and think about being the independant senator from N.J.

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