Tag: Canvassing

A First Time Canvasser’s Experience: Who Thought Civic Duty Was This Much Fun?

I’ve been a fan of Elizabeth Warren ever since I learned about her, when President Obama tapped her to set up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. At the time, I was still living in New York (not the city – upstate, where the cows come from). I was immediately taken with her. A woman…
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Canvassing Lessons from A Seasoned Door-knocker

This very hot and muggy Saturday morning, I joined many other volunteers in Medford to knock doors and talk to voters about Elizabeth Warren, candidate for United States Senate. Door-knocking can seem intimidating: you’re going to a complete strangers house to tell them how to vote! But the influence volunteers have on a campaign by…
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Canvassing Lessons From A Beginner

On Sunday, April 15th, I went out to Everett, MA to canvass with the Greater Boston Young Democrats to engage voters around Elizabeth Warren. First thing about canvasing is that you don’t get to choose where you’re going to be. You are where the need is. For me, this meant two things: I had to…
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