Leading up to the November 2016 general election we launched a Hustle text-message outreach campaign with CWA (Communications Workers of America). NC State AFL-CIO shared a great article about the campaign.
Working People “Hustle” to Get Out the Vote in North Carolina
OCTOBER 21, 2016
New tech rolled out in Charlotte is a game-changer for turnout
With Early Voting now underway in North Carolina, we’re ramping up what already has been Labor’s largest electoral campaign in state history with a powerful new technology that will increase, exponentially, the ability of people working together in unions to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton, Deborah Ross, Roy Cooper, and other endorsed candidates.
In Charlotte on Thursday, the Communication Workers of America (CWA) rolled out Hustle, a peer-to-peer text messaging mobile app popularized by the Bernie Sanders Campaign. The app allows volunteers to have hundreds of text conversations with voters in a fraction of the time possible via doors or phones. In fact, in just one evening of hustling, CWA reached over 36,000 voters in North Carolina! ...