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VOTE411 Resources


Planning Guides

Sample VOTE411 Plan
An example of a Project time line for using Vote411 from LWV Hamilton County


Setting Up Your Database

Race/Office Descriptions

State Office Descriptions
Description for state office: Treasurer, Auditor, Secretary of State, US Senator

Sample 1 
Job Descriptions of offices from LWV Fort Wayne Area (Allen County)

Sample 2
Job Descriptions of offices from LWVHamilton County
Sample 3 
Job Descriptions of Superior Court offices from LWV Greater Lafayette


Race Questions

Writing Unbiased Questions
Read guidance from LWVUS on how to avoid questions that may be biased or misleading in their wording, potentially undermining voter engagement.

Type of Questions
Discussion of suggested structure of questions

Sample 1 - General Election
Sample questions for candidates in the General Election from the LWV Greater Lafayette
Sample 2 - General Election
Sample questions for candidates in the General Election from the LWV Fort Wayne Area
Sample 3 - Primary Election
Sample questions for candidates in the Primary Election from the LWV Hamilton County
Sample 4 - Primary Election
Sample questions for candidates in the Primary Election from the LWV Calumet Area
Sample 5 - Primary Election
Sample questions for candidates in the Primary Election from the Greater Lafayette
Sample 6 - Primary Election
Sample questions for candidates in the Primary Election for District 5





Invitation For Candidates - Examples

Sample 1 - General Election
Sample invitation to candidates for the General Election from the LWV Greater Lafayette
Sample 2 - General Election
Sample invitation to candidates for the General Election from the LWV Montgomery County




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First Reminder to Participate
Reminder email example to candidates to participate from LWV Greater Lafayette

Email response to submission
Example of an email response to candidate after submitting information to Vote411 from LWV Greater Lafayette

Post-election Thank You to Candidates
Example of an email thank you to candidates after the election from LWV Greater Lafayette
Publicity Tools from LWVUS


VOTE411.org Widgets and QR codes
Visit the Vote411 site to get interactive webpage widgets and QR codes for publicity media such as banners and pamphlets

LWV Flickr Page - Photos
Visit the LWVUS Flickr page for many photos that can be used in publicity materials

Premiere: 2021 VOTE411 PSAs!
Check out these public service announcements (PSA) videos for use in your community. New ones will arrive in 2022


Logos-LWV Brand Standards and Logo Files
Get official logos for your materials


Promotion - LWVIN Tools
Provided as a shared resource by the Local Leagues and may be modified as needed

Vote411 Promotion and Tools  (PDF)
View the Powerpoint from the 9/9/20 LWVIN Workshop.  Contains many ideas for promoting Vote411 including media examples
(download powerpoint file)



Social Media
Expect to receive new social media releases from LWVUS in 2022
2020 Election Season Social Media Materials
Find sample posts and graphics for you to use leading up to election day from the LWVUS.



Press Releases

Vote411 Press Release
Sample press release announcing availability of Vote411.org

Online candidate forums
Example of Press Release for online forums from LWV Hamilton County


Letter to Editor
Sample 1

A letter to the Editor regarding Vote411 from LWV Greater Lafayette
Sample 2
A letter to the Editor of Student Newspaper regarding Vote411 from LWV Greater Lafayette
Sample 3
A letter to the Editor regarding Vote411 from LWV Greater Lafayette
Graphics (click image to download) 




Card for handout

Card for handout


Example voter fact sheet


Sample Vote411 press release



View Samples of Printable business cards provided by LWV Knox County - (PDF)