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Join the Truth Team — and help voters make sense of dishonest amendments on the ballot in 2018!

Polling shows many North Carolinians don’t know about the proposed constitutional amendments on their ballot this fall, much less their harms. Democracy North Carolina is meeting voters where they are — recruiting volunteers to help distribute amendment information to voters as they enter the polls during Early Voting. Join the “truth team” in your county and hand out educational materials about these dishonest amendments.

6 Tips to Join the 6 Amendments “Truth Team” in Your County

#1 – Scroll down this page to let us know you want to volunteer in a KEY COUNTY near you. From there, you can find shifts and polls in high-turnout counties. If your preferred county is not listed below, contact Reyna Walters-Morgan at 919-908-7918 or reyna@democracync.org.

#2 – Visit demnc.co/evlocations to find Early Voting locations and times for your PREFERRED COUNTY. Even if your preferred county isn’t listed below, you can always look up your county’s Early Voting locations and times to find a poll and shift that works for you.

#3 – Pick a multi-hour shift where you’ll see the highest traffic and have the biggest impact. Some of the busiest Early Voting days are traditionally the first and last days (This year, Oct. 17 and Nov. 3), and on weekends. The busiest weekday times are normally in the morning hours when polls open, lunchtime hours, and the late-afternoon or evening hours before a poll closes.

#4 – Download and print our “slate card” — a two-sided resource to quickly inform voters about the proposed amendments and why we’re encouraging them to vote AGAINST.  Print as many as you can (they can be printed full-size, front and back, on 8.5 x 11 paper) and distribute them to voters as they enter the polls. Please print two-sided. See also our “Vote the Whole Ballot” one-pager and Amendment “Fast Facts” for even more ballot information.

#5 – Approach voters by asking a simple question: “Have you heard about the 6 constitutional amendments on your ballot today?” If “yes,” hand them a slate card and encourage them to vote AGAINST all 6. If “no,” hand them a slate card, let them know they’ll appear near the bottom of the ballot, and encourage them to read more about them before voting. Scroll down to sign up for a training webinar with more tips for talking to voters about these amendments!

#6 – Please be nice, be nonpartisan, and remain beyond the polling place’s buffer zone at all times. All 6 amendments have received bipartisan criticism for being vaguely-written. Every voter deserves to know the truth about these dishonest amendments, regardless of their (or your) political affiliation. For the biggest impact, keep your conversations just about the amendments.

Have questions? Contact Reyna Walters-Morgan at 919-908-7918 or reyna@democracync.org.

Amendment "Flip Side" Slate Card

Download our two-sided "slate card" and get the language and "flip side" of dishonest amendments on the ballot.

Amendment "Slate Card"

Print this resource to distribute to voters at an Early Voting polling place near you.

Webinar Recording: "Join the Truth Team > Talking About Amendments"

Learn about how to distribute the truth about dishonest amendments at the polls during Early Voting.

Sign up for a “Truth Team” Training Webinar

Get tips to talk about amendments with voters at the polls — as Early Voting ramps up, attend a Truth Team Training from your home! Help ensure that your neighbors have everything they need to know to vote against these amendments in the 2018 General Election.

Oct 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Truth Team Webinar

Sign up for shifts at a polling place near you

Sign up now for the “truth team” in your county and help to hand out educational materials about these dishonest amendments to voters entering the polls. Click on a location near you!

Don’t see your preferred county below? Contact the Voter Protection Project Manager, Reyna Walters-Morgan, at (919) 908-7918 or reyna@democracync.org.

Buncombe County

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Cumberland County

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Durham County

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Forsyth County

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Guilford County

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Mecklenburg

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Orange County

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Pitt County

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Robeson

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Wake County

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Wilson County

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Want to volunteer at a polling place not in one of these locations?

>>Please contact the Voter Protection Project Manager, Reyna Walters-Morgan, at (919) 908-7918 or reyna@democracync.org.