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Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop with Faith and Freedom Coalition

On Saturday September 22, 2012

What you will learn

GOTV-Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop

Free-- 3 Hour Training

The Leadership Institute and the Faith and Freedom Coalition and The Get-Out-the-Vote (GOTV) Workshop will teach you how to organize and mobilize voters in the weeks leading up to Election Day. You will learn how to target voters, organize your GOTV team, and get voters to the polls.

This workshop will help you develop a systematic plan to get the most out of online, phone, and door-to-door voter contact. You will also learn how to plan ahead for early and absentee voters for your cause. The workshop will also focus on organizing voter registration drives.

Material covered includes:

  • Turning out voters
  • Coordination of Election Day activities
  • Use of absentee and early voting tools
  • Identifying and targeting voters
  • Organizing and recruiting new voters

Ideal attendees for the GOTV Workshop are, current or future candidates for political office, campaign staff, election coordinators, party officials, precinct operations officials, and campaign volunteers or supporters

Details

Starts Saturday, September 22

Saturday, September 22, 9:30 AM

Location:
3950 W. Market Street Greensboro, NC 27407 Map
Cost

FREE

Manager

Charles Ryan Adams's Photo

Charles Ryan Adams

What graduates say

Jim DeMint

Jim DeMint

Former U.S. Senator (R-S.C.)

With the 2012 elections right around the corner – elections which I believe will be among the most important in our nation’s history – I truly believe the Leadership Institute’s efforts have never been more important.

Your faculty

Charles Ryan Adams

Charles Ryan Adams

Chief of Staff for the Alabama 2014 Intiative

Ryan Adams currently serves as Governmental Relations Director for the Alabama State Personnel Department. In this capacity Adams is responsible for shepherding legislation through both chambers of the Alabama Legislature to benefit the 30,000+ state employees of Alabama.

During the 2016 Primary election in Alabama, Adams took a leave of absence for SPD to serve as Political Director for Senior Alabama Senator Richard Shelby. In an ever worsening climate for incumbents, Adams assembled a political team that routinely shattered records in terms of grassroots operations. In under eight weeks Team Shelby made over 250K voter contacts. On Election Day, Adams' team pushed Richard Shelby to virtual reelection with a vote share of 65% in a 5-way race.

Formerly, Adams served as Executive Director of Alabama 2014 PAC. This political action committee chaired by former Gov. Bob Riley with the sole purpose of protecting the Republican supermajority in the Alabama Legislature. Throughout the 2014 election cycle Adams and his team successfully fended off Democratic infiltrators in the Republican Primary as well as a $20 million campaign by the Alabama Education Association to oust the Republican leadership in the state legislature. November 2014 saw the dawn of a new era in Alabama, with a new record of Republicans serving in the legislature and no incumbent Republican members losing their seat. The super majority was not only protected, it was expanded.

Previously, Adams was a Grassroots Training coordinator with the Leadership Institute in Arlington, VA. During his time at LI, he traveled the country and trained thousands of conservatives in the art of grassroots campaigning.

Before joining the team at the Leadership Institute, Adams served at the Deputy Political Director for the Alabama Republican Party. During the 2010 election cycle, he recruited and supervised a regional field staff throughout northern Alabama, and assisted in planning and implementing the party's 2010 Ballot Security Initiative, the largest undertaking of its kind by any political party in the State. Due to the hard work of Adams and his team, the Republican Party claimed all statewide elected offices and its first majority in the state legislature for the first time in 136 years.

Prior to the 2010 election cycle, Adams served as a Victory Field Representative for the Alabama Republican Party. He was embedded with the Wayne Parker for Congress campaign and oversaw the implementation of its grassroots strategy. After the 2008 election, Adams served as the grassroots coordinator for several highly contested state legislative races.

Adams is native of Brookhaven, Mississippi. He attended Mississippi State University where he received both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Political Science. He is an avid fan of Southeastern Conference football, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (Hail State!), and the Alabama Crimson Tide (Roll Tide!).

Adams is married to the former Rachel Bunning and they reside in Pike Road, Alabama with their English Bulldog, Biscuit.