In this article, we will review how to get access to VAN, what is VAN, and provide some email templates for how you can reach out to us! 


Accessing VAN:

Please email us at voterfile@dfl.org to request pricing and the VAN agreement. If you would like a demo or more information about VAN we can provide further information! You can use the email templates below to make either request. 


What is VAN:

VAN stands for the Voter Activation Network. This is an elaborate acronym to say that the tool is used to contact voters. Within VAN you will find voter information and tools to help contact voters. Additionally, you can utilize VAN to record conversations you're having with voters. This will help you track your strongest supports and hopefully help you convince them to be your best volunteer!  


Behind VAN are many teams of support for you. The DNC and NGP VAN support more technical aspects of the tool that make it run smoothly and without user interruption. The Minnesota DFL Data Team supports your day to day use of the tool. Our team provides training, documentation like this, and rapid email support for our users. We're always an email away at voterfile@dfl.org if you have questions! 


We're excited that you're considering using VAN!


Email Templates:


Requesting VAN Access


Hello,


My name is [NAME] and I am running for [Seat]. I would like to know the cost of VAN access for [SEAT] and to submit the [YEAR] VAN agreement.


Requesting VAN Demo


Hello,


My name is [NAME] and I am running for [Seat]. I would like to know more about VAN access for [SEAT] and would like to schedule a time to see the tool. I am available at [TIMES + DATES]. 



Questions or feedback? Please email us at voterfile@dfl.org 

 

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