The VFAF Model Training Seminar- Suffolk

Learn the basics of Election Transparency, Grassroots Social Activism, Poll Watching, Get Out The Vote (GOTV), & Investigative Canvassing.

About this event

Seminar will include:

Election Transparency Project

  • Expose Weaknesses
  • Long Term Observation (LTO)
  • Data Analysis
  • Establish and Maintain an Election Reporting System
  • Monitor and Evaluate Absentee Voting
  • Observe Vote Casting, Ballot Processing, and Vote Counting
  • Investigative Canvassing
  • Create Public Awareness of Problems / Present Solutions
  • Election Reform Advocacy
  • Legislation

The Seasons of an Election

  • Pre-Season – all operations before live ballots (PR, GOTV)
  • Election Season – all days there are live ballots
  • Election Day – all operations day of before and during voting
  • Post Election – can include canvassing and advocacy
  • Pre-Season – operations before live ballots: Lit Drop, GOTV, LTO, Surveys, Advocacy, Legislation
  • Election Season – all days there are live ballots (VA 45 days): Canvassing, Observation, Lit Drop, GOTV
  • Election Day – operations the day of before and during voting : Observation, GOTV, Ballot Chase
  • Post Election – operations following an election : Canvassing, Public Awareness (PR), Litigation, Legislation


Lunch and Materials will be provided

Sponsored by The America Project, a 501c(4) nonprofit educational organization


Aug 06 2022


10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Elks Lodge
329 West Constance Road, Suffolk, VA 23434

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