Did you know that political consultants put a pricetag on your vote?
Campaigns are often won and lost by which candidate has the most money, because average voters busy with day-to-day life typically make voting decisions based on basic campaign advertising, an ad on tv or a mailer arriving at their home. These types of voters are often referred to as “low-info voters,” and can be a deciding factor in election outcomes. This reality leads to the practical outcome of candidates needing to be either independently wealthy or willing to cater to the donor class to oust an incumbent and win an election.
Do you find that as frustrating as I do?
Is there a practical solution for conservatives with integrity to combat big donor money in elections? Yes. You can donate your time, which has a high-dollar VALUE without a single cent changing hands.
Let me explain: there is cost-per-vote or “CPV” in every election.
In some hotly contested races this cost can go up to $1,000 per vote, but for this example, lets say a certain primary race is valuing each vote at $50. You decide to volunteer for a grassroots primary challenger, and through door-knocking and one-on-one conversations with voters in the district, you persuade 30 likely voters to support your candidate, and through calling your own friends and family who trust your opinion, you lock in another 20 votes. You just donated a couple of Saturdays and saved your grassroots guy $2,500! Now, imagine if 10 volunteers did the same, now you’ve saved your guy 25k! THAT’S the power of an organized, motivated grassroots. Donor money can’t buy elections, it can only persuade voters with more ads than the other guy. YOU CAN PERSUADE VOTERS TOO. The beauty of donating your time to a campaign is this: the more motivated, honest and pure your integrity is, the more persuasive you will be to a potential voter, and the more value you will bring to your outspent grassroots candidate.
This is an important need in the fight to elect rock solid, liberty-defending conservatives into leadership positions across the board.
WMAC always encourages citizens to empower themselves by doing their own research to find candidates in line with their values. While we wish we could vet every candidate at all levels of government, we at WMAC have narrowed our scrutiny to county commissioner candidates in Kent County. If you’re interested in seeing who we stand behind, feel free to check out our “Candidates” page. These individuals will almost certainly be outspent by the establishment, so having volunteers on their teams is critical. Fortunately, we have made volunteering simple!
We have created four “Action Lists” that will allow us to send quick updates and volunteer opportunities specific to the NW, NE, SE and SW areas of Kent County. By signing up, you’ll be notified of volunteer opportunities specific to your region through short “action alerts.” Click on the following links to sign up:
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