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Get Involved with the Virginia Election Postcard Campaign

September 15, 2021

This Fall Rock Spring is again partnering with Reclaim Our Vote to send postcards to underrepresented and infrequent voters of color to encourage them to vote in this year’s consequential Virginia election and let them know about early voting dates. Infrequent voters run the risk of being purged from Virginia voter rolls which makes this Get Out the Vote campaign even more important.
Postcards will be available for pick up at Rock Spring outside the Church office later this month into early October and must be mailed by October 17. We will provide postcards in bundles of 20, labels (if needed) and instructions. This year we are asking that participants purchase their own stamps for the postcards, but let us know if you wish to participate, but need Rock spring to provide stamps. Also, let us know if you are unable to pick up the postcards at Rock Spring, and we will see about adding additional pickup points or delivering the postcards to you.

Please contact Rick Hale at randkhale@gmail.com as soon as possible, but no later than September 29, if you wish to participate and let him know how many postcards you wish to send.

AND plan to join us for…

Rock Spring Postcarding Party for Reclaim Our Vote
Sunday, October 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Amy & Doug Bergner’s House: 1956 Rhode Island Ave, McLean

Join fellow Rock Springers to write postcards for Reclaim Our Vote, a non-partisan group, to reach out to hundreds of thousands of underrepresented and/or infrequent Virginia voters of color who may typically vote only in Presidential elections.  Infrequent voters run the risk of being purged from the voter rolls, as highlighted in this Virginia Public Radio story, which makes Reclaim Our Vote’s Get Out the Vote campaign even more relevant. We’re conveying the urgency of voting in this consequential election, informing them of the state’s generous Early Voting dates and offering helpful voter resources. Reach out to Amy Bergner with questions.