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We need canvassers who’ll get out the vote, precinct captains, and candidates for office to have a better future for Canyon County! (More below the form.)
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WE NEED YOU!
Canvassers (200 would be great)
This is where elections are won!
Sign up and we notify you of times and places you can help.
You get a list (walking or phoning), a suggested script, and an EXPERIENCED PARTNER.
If you can help 3-4 hours a week or a month, you can make a difference!
(Sign up on the volunteer form!)
Precinct captains (64)
A precinct is the geographical area that shares a polling place. Canyon County has 64 precincts. (Enter your address on this site and then check upper right for “precinct.” 26-11 means precinct 26 of district 11.)
Captains network with the Dem voters in their precinct and help orient volunteers. Digital handbook available.
File for the office of captain at the Elections Office (Chicago and 11th Ave, Caldwell) the first two weeks of March. Dems from your precinct will vote May 19.
Captains typically spend 10-30 hours a month on party business.
Contact Rex Hanson or these district chairs; 10-Toni Ferro; 11-Roger Heinbach ; 12-Rory Hillis; or 13-Dick Aiani .
State Convention delegates (39)
After the March 10 presidential primary, Dem candidates getting over 15 percent of the vote are assigned a number of Canyon County’s 39 delegates.
At 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, Dems from each county will caucus by candidate to elect delegates to the State Convention. Each will receive an instruction packet in May.
The convention is in Boise on Saturday, June 4, and there is no charge to attend. Meals on site, however, typically are fundraisers costing $25 to $35. (You may eat elsewhere.)
These delegates get to meet with Democrats around the state, including many Congressional and legislative candidates. They elect Idaho’s delegates to the National Convention.
Show up at the caucus. Submit any questions to CanyonCountyDems@gmail.com.
Legislative candidates (12+)
Canyon County contains a portion of legislative district 9 and all of districts 10, 11, 12, 13. Each district will elect a senator and two representatives in November
Candidates must file with the Idaho Secretary of State’s office during the first two weeks in March to be included on the general primary ballot (May 19).
A candidate’s main goal is to see that every potential supporter is contacted five times during the campaign. They must also define a message, raise funds, and recruit and supervise a core staff.
Books, check lists, and mentors are available. This job will expand to include every hour one can devote to it.
Contact your district chair (see above pictures), your State Committeeman or Committeewoman, and the Idaho Democratic Party.