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Winning elections and influencing politicians for library funding  Cover Image Book Book

Winning elections and influencing politicians for library funding

Sweeney, Patrick "PC", (author.). Chrastka, John, (author.). Smith Aldrich, Rebekkah, (writer of foreword.).

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  • ISBN: 0838915566
  • ISBN: 9780838915561
  • Physical Description: xvi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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  • Publisher: Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Getting started -- Surfacing -- Schmoozing and networking -- Early work and political landscape memo -- Power mapping -- Building your vote yes committee -- Committee roles and responsibilities -- Getting on the ballot -- Campaign budget -- Fundraising -- Volunteers -- Theme and message -- Responding to opposition -- Earned media -- Paid media -- Voter data -- Polling -- Website and digital platforms -- Canvassing and phonebanking -- Campaign events -- Email -- Facebook.
Summary, etc.: Funding for libraries cannot be left to chance. Librarians, library trustees and Friends groups must be willing to play the game, focusing on strategies that include educating the community and motivating people to come out and vote to support library issues at the polls. This book will give you the tools you need to think through all the angles and win the elections.
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Library finance Political aspects United States
Library fund raising Political aspects United States
Libraries and community Political aspects United States
Political campaigns United States
Communication in politics United States

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