Get out the vote in Brooklyn

Do it! via Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago

OMG it’s tomorrow!! While Brokesters have been coming out in droves to help people affected by Hurricane Sandy, don’t forget that Election Day is TOMORROW, which means only 1.5 more days of binders full of women memes but also only 1.5 more days to convince voters in swing states to vote for Obama or that other guy…Gary Johnson?

Once you’ve figured out whether your polling place has moved, consider spending a few minutes or hours volunteering on a GOTV (Get Out The Vote) effort.

Obama For America is running free buses from Atlantic Terminal to Pennsylvania tomorrow for Election Day. Once in PA, you will canvass (talk to voters in person) people to ensure they vote. If you’re not keen on leaving Brooklyn, then head on down to a phone bank near you and call voters all day today and tomorrow! Hours are usually 9am-9pm (10pm on Election Day).

Flatbush/Lefferts Gardens/Crown Heights:

Community Room at St. Gabriel’s Church (Brooklyn, NY)
331 Hawthorne Street
Brooklyn, NY 11225

For more information, contact Hilary Papineau at 646-526-6164.

West Brooklyn:

OFA West Brooklyn Office
673 Atlantic Avenue
near Barclays Center
Brooklyn, NY 11217

For more information, contact Suzy Mulvihill at 917-225-2236.

East Brooklyn:

OFA East Brooklyn Office
631 Throop Ave
(btw Fulton and Decatur)
Brooklyn, NY 11216

For more information, contact Colin Jackson at 917-239-1575.


St. George’s Episcopal Church
800 Marcy Ave
(on the corner of Gates and Marcy)
Brooklyn, NY 11216

For more information, contact Colin Jackson at 917-239-1575.


Seiji’s place
216 Grand Street
Apt 3 (call 267-515-1340 for entrance)
Brooklyn, NY 11211

For more information, contact Colin Jackson at 917-239-1575. This is someone’s home, so make sure you call ahead. They also request that you call instead of ring the buzzer.

Don’t want to leave your house? Use this awesome system for calling people from your very own home. Invite some people over and make it a party! Contact Brooklyn Field Organizer Suzy Mulvihill if you would like to get on a bus tomorrow.

Also, don’t forget about political races farther down the ticket! Not sure who’s on YOUR ballot? Check out the NYC Board of Elections website to get a sneak preview, and to find your poll site.

Follow Rachel @rachelevestein to learn where she will GOTV in the days ahead.