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(524 posts)
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 02:21 PM Aug 2016

How can we win Michigan??

On Friday,when we went to see our next v.p.
at the opening of our Hillary office.
There was no merchandise to be had,only to be told to go on line and buy it.
It was bad enough to wait over 2 hours for a brief chat despite having a r.s.v.p.
They could have worked things out a lot better,like we had with the Obama office.
What to do,no one to talk there about it.
We need all hands on deck,and on the same page.
Keeping fingers crossed for right now and hoping that they will get their act together.
This is too important to slack away at a office.We need to win,folks

How can we win Michigan?? (Original Post) musicman65 Aug 2016 OP
Order it. DURHAM D Aug 2016 #1
Yes we will musicman65 Aug 2016 #2
Again, they don't ship if it is not paid for. DURHAM D Aug 2016 #3
The items where bought...not free Iamaartist Aug 2016 #4
Michigan is not a battleground state....GOP=destroy us auto industry beachbumbob Aug 2016 #5
We have what it takes musicman65 Aug 2016 #6
ITEMS...... Iamaartist Aug 2016 #7
Even before the 'official' opening, there were half-dozen people in there phone banking... UrbScotty Aug 2016 #8
Items Iamaartist Aug 2016 #9


(32,458 posts)
1. Order it.
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 02:25 PM
Aug 2016

Unlike the Republicans, Democrats have to buy the bling. Find a wealthy supporter and ask them to help with purchasing cost.


(524 posts)
2. Yes we will
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 02:29 PM
Aug 2016

However,Hillary office should have things on hand like in the past.
This is not the way to run a local office on many levels,especially with no one in charge with info.
Many were upset at what they did not find,,,,,just sayin'


(32,458 posts)
3. Again, they don't ship if it is not paid for.
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 02:36 PM
Aug 2016

If it was on hand in the past someone paid for it in advance. This has been true for the past several elections.

Campaigns can go broke providing free stuff. People take it because they are collectors, not supporters, a lot of the time.

ETA: Rally signs and stickers are the exception.


(3,300 posts)
4. The items where bought...not free
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 02:45 PM
Aug 2016

Last edited Sun Aug 7, 2016, 06:47 AM - Edit history (2)

In past campaigns..,going back to Clinton / Gore,items were there to purchase.
We don't have issue with paying for signs,stickers,buttons or whatever.
Let's hope in the next few weeks things change

All items you had to purchased them here and Hillary supporters were willing to do so not everybody has a credit card to go online tons of older people cant afford to here in Mich....as we talked to many here...yesterday so for them they should have items there to purchase as before....



(9,263 posts)
5. Michigan is not a battleground state....GOP=destroy us auto industry
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 04:22 PM
Aug 2016

Not hard to remind Michigan voters how Obama....democrats saved it....trump would have destroyed it


(524 posts)
6. We have what it takes
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 04:43 PM
Aug 2016

as far as the winning ticket.
However we must not sit on our hands,in the meantime and do everything we can,like it's the only thing that matters.
which it is.Let our voices be heard. ♫ ♫


(3,300 posts)
7. ITEMS......
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 04:59 PM
Aug 2016

Plus people would like a keepsake collection to keep for this election year and to show off that your not part of that republican party and we are voting for Hillary in Western Michigan which is Republican strong hold all you see here is Republican signs and therefore Hillary items are needed for Hillary supporters to show off to everybody your not one of them otherwise they have no idea.....as we talked to many yesterday who went down there to buy items they where sad they could not.....


(23,972 posts)
8. Even before the 'official' opening, there were half-dozen people in there phone banking...
Sat Aug 6, 2016, 11:08 PM
Aug 2016

...followed by a voter registration training.

While I was disappointed that I couldn't get into the Wealthy Theatre, the large crowd is evidence of how strong Democrats are in a traditionally Republican area of the state.

In order to get into the rally, people had to fill out forms expressing how they'd like to volunteer. In that way, they recruited dozens, if not hundreds, of volunteers - just for West Michigan. And this is for a state where Hillary's leading by 11. They're probably at fever pitch in states like Florida and Arizona, which will likely be closer.

I can never remember being able to buy merchandise at a campaign office - at least not during the Obama and Kerry campaigns.

Keep calm and knock on some doors!


(3,300 posts)
9. Items
Sun Aug 7, 2016, 01:20 AM
Aug 2016

Last edited Sun Aug 7, 2016, 02:31 PM - Edit history (13)

All our items where bought at the camp office as we still have them from the pass they where not bought any where else
They where not bought online maybe they didn't have any left at time you went but our stuff we still have today was bought at the office always was.....as we did get in to see Tim ,,,,,,,,

we also have a Clinton pin from 92 bought at office this is the first time they didn't in all the years we been to camp office said they will soon...... and Hillary supporters where asking for items.......Fri


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