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To: Sam who wrote (206871)11/3/2012 10:31:33 PM
From: Ron  Read Replies (1) | Respond to of 503047
 
I have found volunteer work quite rewarding. Drove a number of elderly as well as homeless people to the polls during the 2004 and 2008 elections. And also defended an 84 year old nearly blind retired schoolteacher from an aggressive Republican poll worker who was trying to scare her off.
A number of homeless guys I drove to the polls were Vietnam Veterans, and I can nearly guarantee , they
were not voting for Bush.
Not volunteering this year, but I'd definitely recommend it.



To: Sam who wrote (206871)11/3/2012 10:37:08 PM
From: JohnM  Read Replies (2) | Respond to of 503047
 
I've done more than my share of political calling for local elections. It's a very large pain. One of the more harried campaign jobs with zero gratitude from anyone. But the work goes on.