Audience: members of the public that you want to invite to your activation
Use this script to introduce the event and get people to sign up. Read this (adapting as needed) for each person who picks up. If they don’t answer, leave a message using the voicemail script so they still get the most important parts of your message.
Hello, is [their name] available?
Hi [their name], my name is [your name], and I’m a volunteer with [Nonprofit]. I’m calling to invite you to our Vote Early Day celebration on Friday, October 28.
We’ll be [your event plans].
To celebrate, we will gather outside of Kimmel Hall, the campus location for voting early and decorate the sidewalk with chalk art to draw attention to the spot! Afterwards, we’ll all head into Kimmel to cast our ballot together.
Can we count on you to join us on the 28th?
[YES] – Great! What’s a good email to send you a quick reminder? Looking forward to seeing you at the celebration!
[MAYBE] – We hope you’ll be able to make it! Last-minute problems always find a way of popping up on Election Day and can get in the way of you casting your ballot. This celebration is a great way to make sure you have time to vote early—and have fun while doing it!
[NO] – We’re sorry to hear that! We hope you’ll still vote early on or before Vote Early Day, October 28th. You can find your options to vote early at voteearlyday.org.
VOICEMAIL MESSAGE SCRIPT:
Hi [their name], this is [your name] with [Campus/Student Group], and I’m calling to invite you to our Vote Early Day celebration on Friday, October 28. We’ll be [one sentence description of your event plans]. If you’re able to make it, please let me know at [contact info]. You can also go to our website at [your website] to find more details and sign up. Thanks so much for your time, and we hope to see you there!