Voting may be viewed as a thankless job, but thanking voters evidently makes a surprisingly big difference. Gratitude can be harnessed effectively to increase turnout.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014
Votenet Solutions, the leading provider of online voting, balloting software and electioneering solutions, will present a free webinar titled “Thank You for Voting! Learn How Gratitude Can Mobilize Voters” with Political Science Professor Dr. Costas Panagopoulos of Fordham University on Wednesday, April 23 at 1:30 PM EDT.
This complimentary webinar will show how organizations can leverage gratitude and targeted communications to increase voter turnout and electioneer voting fairness and integrity.
Dr. Panagopoulos will offer tips for using gratitude to motivate voters by:
- Using targeted emails to thank past voters and invite them to vote in your next election
- Keeping communication lines open between elections by thanking voters for non-voting behaviors such as attending a conference, renewing membership, or volunteering
- Segmenting voter lists by specific actions for personalized voting reminders
- Creating personalized emails for greater impact by thanking specific segments of voters for similar behaviors
“Voting may be viewed as a thankless job, but thanking voters evidently makes a surprisingly big difference,” says Dr. Panagopoulos. “Gratitude can be harnessed effectively to increase turnout.”
Visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/779608592 for more information and to register for this free webinar.
About Dr. Costas Panagopoulos
Dr. Costas Panagopoulos is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Electoral Politics and Democracy and the graduate program in Elections and Campaign Management at Fordham University. He was previously research associate at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University, where he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in 2006. Dr. Panagopoulos previously founded and directed the Master's Program in Political Campaign Management in the Department of Politics at New York University. A leading expert on campaigns and elections, voting behavior, media and public opinion, campaign strategy and campaign finance, Dr. Panagopoulos has been part of the Decision Desk team at NBC News since the 2006 election cycle. In 1992, while a student at Harvard University, Dr. Panagopoulos was a candidate for the Massachusetts State Legislature.
About Votenet Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 2001 Votenet™ Solutions, Inc. is an electioneering software and services company that helps membership organizations run wildly successful voting events through a unique “FITT” formula (Fairness + Integrity + Trust = Turnout) that maximizes fairness, integrity and turnout to create trusted election outcomes. Every day Votenet helps the world’s most recognized organizations, communities and companies to collaborate with stakeholders to elect new leaders, make important decisions, and set new policies. It is headquartered in Washington DC and serves more than 2,000 customers.