VAN Basics

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, Sep 3, 2020 at 6:01 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, Oct 14, 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, Sep 3, 2020 at 6:23 PM
Entering Expired Lists
First and foremost: Do not let your lists expire. The standard for data entry is that all data is entered within 24 hours of completion. Obviously this is n...
Sun, Sep 6, 2020 at 1:38 PM
Filter a List Based on Precinct
Go to "Create a List." Under the Home District field, select your County. To select multiple counties, click on the word Counties, highlighted in ...
Sun, Sep 6, 2020 at 1:46 PM
How to Download Approved Export Requests
How to Download Approved Export Requests You'll want to log into to VAN to download the file. Once you're logged in click on "My Requests&qu...
Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 12:47 PM
My Campaign vs. My Voters
My Campaign vs. My Voters   VAN hosts two separate databases, the My Campaign side and the My Voters side. Although you only need one log-in to access bot...
Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 2:29 PM
Print a Call List Instructions
If you have volunteers who'd like to use a paper list for phone banking instead of VPB, follow these instructions on how to print a list. Load y...
Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 2:49 PM
Printing Mail Labels
Printing Mailer Labels   First you will want to create your list. If you are not sure how to do this please refer to the “Create a List” tutorial. Navig...
Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 6:08 PM
Quick Lookup and Quick Mark
Often in VAN, you need to find a specific voter profile, to find their contact info, to add a survey response or activist code, or to mark them down for an ...
Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 6:11 PM