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Romney Campaign Hits the Streets Tomorrow

Volunteers plan to go door-to-door in many parts of Hillsborough County Oct. 6 to raise awareness.

Want to find out more about Gov. Mitt Romney’s campaign for president? Tomorrow might be your chance.

Romney campaign volunteers throughout Hillsborough County plan to hit the streets Oct. 6 for what’s being dubbed “Super Saturday.” During the all-day event, volunteers will go door-to-door in neighborhoods throughout Hillsborough encouraging people to get out and vote in the Nov. 6 general election.

“We’ve already made 8 million voter contacts so far,” said Jill Bader, Florida communications director for the Republican National Committee. This amounts to eight times more phone calls and 56 times more door knocks than at this time in 2008, she added.

Saturday’s event will include a combination of door-to-door activities and phone calls. Volunteers going into neighborhoods will work in shifts between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Phone calls will go out until 8 p.m. The hope is to reach as many neighborhoods in Hillsborough as possible.

Operations will be based out of the Romney campaign’s three Hillsborough offices:

  • 1602 Oakfield Drive, Suite 207
  • 4465 W. Gandy Blvd., Suite 820
  • 234 Bullard Parkway

Would-be volunteers can also sign up to help out the campaign at any of the three offices on Saturday, Bader said. Wednesday’s debate has generated a lot of interest in volunteering, she added.

“It’s getting the already growing enthusiasm going even better,” Bader said.

To find out more about the campaign’s efforts in Florida, visit Gov. Mitt Romney’s website.

So what do you think, Carrollwood? Is it OK for political campaigns to take their messages door-to-door? Do you welcome more information or just wish they’d go away? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

Watts October 05, 2012 at 08:37 PM
Just when Romney thought that he could hit the gas, guess what...oil slick on the Mitt Romney highway... unemployment is improving without Romney, under Obama... http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/05/jobs-news-makes-obamas-case-easier/#more-35589 Finally goes below the make it or break it threshold of 8%.
Pateb October 19, 2012 at 11:56 AM
I think it is a great idea for folks to discuss the issues ... so going door-to-door is good from my view, no matter who you support.

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