Making Democracy Work

GOTV Action Program

Encourage informed and active participation in government by facilitating voter engagement

WHAT IS IT?

COLLABORATE!

Voter Engagement Organizations

Find organizations involved in voter engagement: regional, state and national on the Be a Texas Voter web page.

Learn How!

Be a Texas Voter! Community Organization Resources

Find voter education resources for educators, nonprofits and community organizations, faith groups, young voters, and many other Texas organizations on the Be a Texas Voter! page.

Transportation to the Polls!

  • Transportation service providers throughout the state are organizing to offer free or discounted rides to the polls during early voting and Election Day! Learn how Local Leagues can reach out to their local transit providers to urge free rides during early voting and election day. Click here

PRESENTATIONS

Grab n' Go: Packaged Presentations to Take With You

Tutorials: How to Engage Voters & Use Effective Voter Mobilization Methods

Webinars

+ Under development +

Workshops

+ Under development +

You Tube Videos

LWV-TX YouTube Channel

TOOLBOXES: IDEAS THAT WORK!

SOCIAL MEDIA & LEAGUE WEB SITES

Gather, Celebrate, Share!

We need to increase League visibility in our communities. Websites and social media can easily gather, celebrate, and share voting and elections information with those in our communities, thus increasing our visibility.

  • Learn how to promote voting and elections on social media here
  • Local League website elections information Checklist

TEMPLATES for GOTV

Tailor these materials to your target audience.

LWVUS GOTV Tools

Templates for Traditional Media Templates (radio, television, newspaper)

  • Press releases
  • Public service announcements (PSAs)

Templates for Public Institutions + Under development +

Messages to increase implementation of voter registrations

  • Department of Public Safety offices
  • Disability assistance agency offices
  • High schools
  • Public assistance agency offices

PRINTED MATERIAL

Brochures, Booklets, Guides, & Handouts

Graphics

  • Be a Texas Voter Posters and Flyers To request local League media, contact the LWV-TX office to have posters and flyers individualized for your local League or county
  • Photos (online gallery of GOTV photos to download & use for League social media or documents)
  • Posters (Online gallery of original, nonpartisan posters for printing and public distribution) (online gallery of GOTV professionally designed nonpartisan GOTV posters for printing and distribution)
  • Social media business cards (lists all the LWV-TX social media sites) Instructions: Use 10 cards per sheet (2" x 3" card size) business card stock to print or download to thumb drive and take to your local printer.

Primary Info Card 2016
Front of Card Back of Card

COUNTY WEBSITE EVALUATION 2016

An online survey of the 234 existing official Texas county websites was conducted during the last 2 weeks of August and the last week of October 2016. Review the League's evaluation of your county website and ADVOCATE for improvements with your county election officials.

Summary of Results

Finding Election Information on County Websites Adequacy of Election Information on County Websites

Read more:

Report August 2016Appendix August 2016
Report October 2016Appendix October 2016