VAN Help Guides

Adding a Person to VAN
How do I add new people into myCampaign from myVoters? How do I add someone new who doesn't have a profile on either side of VAN? **Note: It is not...
Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 at 3:20 PM
API Key Request
API Key Request Once you have logged in, navigate to the Main Menu in VAN. Under the Administrative Menu click the drop down next to Integrations Select...
Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 at 3:31 PM
Building a List - Types of Steps
What is the difference between Add Step, Remove Step, and Narrow Step when building a list? How do I use those steps to get the lists I want? VAN has fo...
Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 at 6:01 PM
Canvass Results
How do you check how many dials you or your team has made in a given day? How can you tell which counties you've dialed a lot this week and which need ...
Mon, 21 Sep, 2020 at 1:05 PM
Canvassing Apartment Buildings
Often times when creating door knocking turf we want to leave out apartment buildings so our volunteers don't get stuck trying to get into a building t...
Thu, 10 Sep, 2020 at 7:35 PM
Caucus and Convention Activist Codes
VAN now uses Activist Codes in myVoters to track attendees, delegates, and alternates at the State and Organizing Unit Conventions. For 2020, there are ...
Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 at 6:05 PM
Counts and Crosstabs
Counts and Crosstabs is a VAN feature that lets you analyze and compare various data types in your list or in your committee's universe at large.  ...
Tue, 20 Oct, 2020 at 3:28 PM
Create a List - Search Criteria
Creating lists for phone banking, door knocking, or events is one of the core functions of VAN. This article will explain the various search criteria in the...
Wed, 14 Oct, 2020 at 2:46 PM
Data Entry from Paper Lists
How do I enter my data from paper lists into VAN? How do I ensure my MiniVAN data is properly entered into VAN? What is the most efficient way to get my dat...
Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 at 6:23 PM
DFL VANual
Welcome to the DFL VANual! VAN (Voter Activation Network) is the primary tool Democratic campaigns nationwide use as an engine for voter contact, volunt...
Wed, 14 Oct, 2020 at 2:46 PM