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TomSlick

(10,978 posts)
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 08:17 PM Oct 2020

The Biden campaign appears to have computer data harvesting under control.

I received an e-mail today asking for volunteers for Lawyers for Biden to do poll-watching and take election question calls. Of course, I volunteered. (I think there will be no billable hours on November 3. I need to brush-up on Arkansas election law.)

The interesting thing was that I received the e-mail. The campaign obviously knew that I am both a supporter and a lawyer. My guess is that the campaign harvested my occupation from the information provided in on-line contributions through Act Blue. That tells me that Act Blue is searching its data base for contributors who entered "attorney" or "lawyer" on the contribution form and then passing on the e-mail addresses to Lawyers for Biden. Just thinking to do that is impressive.

How do I get the nifty Lawyers for Biden signature thingy for future posts?

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The Biden campaign appears to have computer data harvesting under control. (Original Post) TomSlick Oct 2020 OP
Nice to feel needed, isn't it? Karadeniz Oct 2020 #1
Absodamnlutely! TomSlick Oct 2020 #2
Welcome to Lawyers For Biden Gothmog Oct 2020 #3
I'm so glad you're in on this, Gothmog Hekate Oct 2020 #13
Good for you. Your skills are needed. GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 #4
I'm too old to take another bar. I could get admitted on reciprocity but it seems a bad idea. TomSlick Oct 2020 #6
I think you sell yourself short. But good on you for stepping up. GulfCoast66 Oct 2020 #9
Your occupation and donation amount is public and shared with the FEC when you donate. Renew Deal Oct 2020 #5
Still, pretty good data harvesting. TomSlick Oct 2020 #8
❤️ ✿❧🌿❧✿ ❤️ Lucinda Oct 2020 #7
This will make you smile Gothmog Oct 2020 #10
That's amazing - if accurate. TomSlick Oct 2020 #11
Thank you, thank you, thank you. ffr Oct 2020 #12

TomSlick

(10,978 posts)
2. Absodamnlutely!
Fri Oct 16, 2020, 08:30 PM
Oct 2020

I doubt I can make much difference in blood-red south Arkansas. There is no reason for GOP chicanery here - Trump couldn't lose Arkansas on purpose. However, all I can do is the best I can do.

Gothmog

(142,985 posts)
3. Welcome to Lawyers For Biden
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 07:32 AM
Oct 2020

It is going to be a nasty fight

Check your PMs. I am not that technical but I think that I sent you the correct link for your signature block

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
4. Good for you. Your skills are needed.
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 07:39 AM
Oct 2020

Have you passed the Bar in any competitive states? Even from your home in Arkansas you could be a big help.

TomSlick

(10,978 posts)
6. I'm too old to take another bar. I could get admitted on reciprocity but it seems a bad idea.
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 08:00 PM
Oct 2020

If I'm needed in Arkansas, I'm all in. Outside Arkansas, I'd be worse than worthless.

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
9. I think you sell yourself short. But good on you for stepping up.
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 10:34 PM
Oct 2020

Have a nice weekend. What’s left of it anyway.

Renew Deal

(81,694 posts)
5. Your occupation and donation amount is public and shared with the FEC when you donate.
Sat Oct 17, 2020, 07:54 AM
Oct 2020

It can be found in the public FEC database. You can look yourself up at opensecrets.org

TomSlick

(10,978 posts)
11. That's amazing - if accurate.
Mon Oct 19, 2020, 12:39 PM
Oct 2020

If Trump doesn't win Arkansas by double digits, he's in real trouble.

Go Team!

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