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Virtual Text-Bank for Ranked Choice Voting in NYC

Jun 10 Jun 10, 2019 5:00pm EDT - 8:00pm EDT Add to calendar 2019-06-10 17:00:00 2019-06-10 20:00:00 America/New_York Text-Bank for Ranked Choice Voting in NYC, June 10th <h3><strong>How to join the text-bank:</strong></h3> <p><strong>Step 1: </strong><a rel="noopener" href="https://representus.thrutext.io/join/2481684118754317154" target="_blank">Click on this link</a> to set up a ThruText account. This is the platform we will be using to text supporters.</p> <p><strong>Step 2</strong>: Watch <a rel="noopener" href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kfRNqUtoDd2pWsSjootvCEnOE98BJs4j/view" target="_blank">this 8-minute training video</a> that will teach you everything you need to know about how to use ThruText.</p> <p><strong>Step 3:</strong> <a rel="noopener" href="https://represent.us/discord" target="_blank">Hop on our Discord channel</a> and send a message to <strong>Helen (HQ), Ben (HQ) or Jack (HQ)</strong> to let us know you are ready to start texting and we will assign you a list to send to. You can also join us in the #texting_chat to connect with other volunteer text-ers and ask questions. </p> <hr> <h3><strong>RSVP to join Thursday's Text-bank to tell our supporters in NYC about RCV! </strong></h3> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">New York City has a unique </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">opportunity to bring transformative change to how New Yorkers vote. The 2019 Charter Revision Commission, appointed by the mayor, city council speaker, comptroller, and borough presidents, is considering including Ranked Choice Voting among the charter amendments for the November ballot. If passed, it would triple the number of people using RCV in the United States. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Charter Revision Commission will soon decide whether to put RCV on the ballot or kill it. <strong>We have to keep up the pressure on the Commission and the appointers to show that improving NYC elections with RCV is a priority for New Yorkers.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">On Monday, June 10th, we are hosting a virtual textbank to contact New York City supporters to attend two upcoming events in support of Ranked Choice Voting.</span></p> <p>We’ll train you on the texting program and connect you with other texters to stay motivated and have fun. We’ll start our trainings at 5pm ET, but will be hosting trainings throughout the night, so you have flexibility for when you want to jump on.</p> <hr> <h3>RSVP on this page to have all the details sent straight to your inbox! </h3> <p><span><strong>Can't wait to join? Sign up for a Discord</strong> account by clicking <a rel="noopener" href="https://volunteer.represent.us/r?u=5Xg54-B6I5wHtkaPO64dMe7Qf0Nr3Juc2ucXzIXPvgc&amp;e=0308cd175b4813ede96d1b1b003245b9&amp;utm_source=representus&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=jan15_leaders_call_followup&amp;n=2&amp;test_email=1" target="_blank"><strong>HERE</strong></a> and immediately connect to our network of volunteers and the RepresentUs organizing team. It takes less than 5 minutes, we promise! </span></p> <p><span>Thank you!</span></p> Right from your computer! , Helen Humphreys helen@represent.us
Right from your computer!

Contact: Helen Humphreys

How to join the text-bank:

Step 1: Click on this link to set up a ThruText account. This is the platform we will be using to text supporters.

Step 2: Watch this 8-minute training video that will teach you everything you need to know about how to use ThruText.

Step 3: Hop on our Discord channel and send a message to Helen (HQ), Ben (HQ) or Jack (HQ) to let us know you are ready to start texting and we will assign you a list to send to. You can also join us in the #texting_chat to connect with other volunteer text-ers and ask questions. 


RSVP to join Thursday's Text-bank to tell our supporters in NYC about RCV! 

New York City has a unique opportunity to bring transformative change to how New Yorkers vote. The 2019 Charter Revision Commission, appointed by the mayor, city council speaker, comptroller, and borough presidents, is considering including Ranked Choice Voting among the charter amendments for the November ballot. If passed, it would triple the number of people using RCV in the United States.

The Charter Revision Commission will soon decide whether to put RCV on the ballot or kill it. We have to keep up the pressure on the Commission and the appointers to show that improving NYC elections with RCV is a priority for New Yorkers.

On Monday, June 10th, we are hosting a virtual textbank to contact New York City supporters to attend two upcoming events in support of Ranked Choice Voting.

We’ll train you on the texting program and connect you with other texters to stay motivated and have fun. We’ll start our trainings at 5pm ET, but will be hosting trainings throughout the night, so you have flexibility for when you want to jump on.


RSVP on this page to have all the details sent straight to your inbox! 

Can't wait to join? Sign up for a Discord account by clicking HERE and immediately connect to our network of volunteers and the RepresentUs organizing team. It takes less than 5 minutes, we promise! 

Thank you!

 
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