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A NEW goal for Meet-up Groups: Canvass!

I'm not here to chastise anyone for doing a 'bad job' because I think you are all doing something wonderful by standing up for what you believe in. I can't help but notice, though, that there may be a better way to accomplish our goal of getting Ron Paul elected.

History and research have proven without a doubt that canvassing door to door is the best way to raise money and spread the word about a candidate. The conversion rates are the highest and it is the most effective means of obtaining success.

So, my question is, why do 90% of the meetup groups spend the majority of their time making signs, meeting at diners, and doing sign wavings on street corners? These things are all good gestures, but let's face it, they are not 1/1000th as effective as simple canvassing door to door.

If all the meet-up groups in states that have not yet voted would simply organize door to door canvassing events instead of sign wavings, I think we could not only make an impact, but we could actually win the election.

So, please, for the sake of electing Dr. Paul. Change your tactics. Begin focusing on door to door canvassing instead of sign making/waving/diner meetings. A sign won't convince anyone to vote, but a short, friendly conversation will go a long, long way!

Take it into consideration.

P.S. In case you haven't heard, Ron Paul took 1st or 2nd place in the areas of Iowa, New Hampshire, Michigan and even Florida where volunteers spent several days canvassing door to door. It works! Please talk to your meet-up group leaders and let them know you want to change tactics.

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If you think this is a good idea, please go here:

.. and comment if you are a member of a meetup group, or sign up and comment so we can help make people aware of this flaw in tactics and get on the right path to victory.

APRIL 26th Bike Canvas


National effort to bike for Ron Paul on April 26th...join the champions of constitutional canvasing, please sign up and get invovled...cost nothing and will be safe, fun and proactive for the campaign!

If precinct leaders want to get invovled to go door to door that would be the ultimate


Bike Canvass?

I'm not sure what you mean. Are you just biking or are you going to go door to door and talk to families about Dr. Paul?

Anything you can do to help is great, but canvassing door to door is more effective than anything else, including TV Ads, money bombs, blimps, sign wavings, etc.

Let's start an email blitz to Meetup Group organizers!!!!

Anyone know if this is already happening in the Meetup Groups?

We should all click on Meetup Groups at RonPaul2008 and start an email blitz to the organizers asking if they are doing this and if not could they please discuss it and get it going.

Copy and paste the original post for this thread to our emails!!


Great idea!

I think that's a fantastic idea. Meet-up groups are currently spending most of their time sign waving and meeting in diners to celebrate. These things aren't nearly as effective for the campaign as convassing door the door. We have to get the message to the meet-up group leaders.

Contact your local meetup group and let them know you want to start scheduling canvassing events in your area!

I just signed up to canvass

and also to become a precint leader.

You are absolutely right we ALL have to get out there and canvass.

1 precinct has about 500 houses on the average....so this can be done.

Jesus is the saviour of the WHOLE WORLD, "As in Adam all die, so too in Christ ALL shall be made alive." (ICor.15:22) All means all. The pagan 'hell' of literal fire & eternal torment is a lie and is SPIRITUAL TERRORISM. http://www.hopebeyondhell.net

You are Awesome!!

This will WIN!!!

Right on!

Congratulations and thank you for signing up to canvass!

I did not canvass while the Michigan election was approaching, and I haven't regretted many things more in my life. That's why I am trying to spread the message now, so that others don't make the same mistake I did and have to watch Ron Paul lose in their respective state.

Canvassing is what will win this election for us. It's superior to donating.....

Thank you again, and keep up the great work!

Do you want to win??

If we want to win, this is a message we have to get out to everyone. Please comment so we can keep this post at the top and maximize it's effectiveness.