AP: Block by block, parties build Obama-style Rust Belt networks

The Associated Press published an in-depth piece about the organizing efforts of progressives in Wisconsin, including For Our Future, to win in 2020 in “Block by block, parties build Obama-style Rust Belt networks.

AP discusses how “For Our Future is [using] ‘relational organizing,’ which relies on people identifying friends and others who may be persuaded to become more politically active and vote.”

“‘The idea is to complement the neighborhood organizing approach with an even more personal appeal that works better than having strangers knock on a door and ask for support,’ said Joe Zepecki, a spokesman of For Our Future in Wisconsin.

‘That personal connection of “Please go vote, for me” is far more effective,’ Zepecki said.”

Read the full article here.

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