You are probably like me, checking your Facebook regularly to connect with old friends, looking at photos and "Liking" posts about topics important to you. Have you noticed election-related posts in your Facebook feed lately?
The 2012 elections will be the most "social" in history with more people on social media platforms than ever before. The New York Times recently reported that social networks can affect voter turnout.
Your friends and family need to hear how Prop 38 makes schools a priority again from a trusted source – you. You can cut through the noise and highlight the importance of starting to restore the budget cuts so schools can rehire teachers and provide a well-rounded education that includes art, music, gym, sciences, technical education and college preparation.
Our online support is growing every day. If you haven't already, go to the Yes on 38 campaign and "Like" us on Facebook. Then share your point of view on why California public schools deserve to be a priority again.
Get started sharing today:
Sign up for Prop 38 updates for the latest news to share from the campaign.
Share awesome videos featured on the campaign's YouTube account.
Use the campaign's benefits calculator and insert how much funding your local school or district will receive into the following post and copy and paste it into your Facebook status:
I am voting YES on 38 – it will bring my school [insert school] [insert amount] in additional funds in the first year. See how much your school will receive when Prop 38 wins on November 6 at http://www.prop38forlocalschools.org/benefits-calculator.aspx.
On Twitter? Tweet about the benefits and guarantees that Prop 38 will provide - follow @VoteYeson38, @CaliforniaPTA, @IAM38org and tag your posts with official hashtags #Yeson38, #Prop38, #IAM38 in your tweets.
Activate your social networks today to ensure your family, your neighbors, your colleagues, your friends, and everyone you know votes Yes on 38 on November 6th. We are less than 15 days to go until the election and now is the time to engage and help get out the vote for Prop 38.
When 38 passes, we all win!