get out the vote http://michiganradio.org en The final push to election day in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/final-push-election-day-michigan <p>DETROIT (AP) - Michigan Democrats and Republicans are doing everything they can to make sure as many of their fellow state residents as possible show up at the polls.<br><br>GOP spokeswoman Kelsey Knight says campaign staffers and volunteers are knocking on 200,000 doors and making 500,000 calls in this final week alone to encourage voters to show up. And to vote Republican, of course.<br><br>Democrats are doing the same, but they didn't provide specific numbers.<br><br>It's not clear what voter turnout will be like in the state, though.<br> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:59:00 +0000 The Associated Press 9762 at http://michiganradio.org The final push to election day in Michigan GOTV time: Michigan political campaigns shift into "Get Out The Vote" mode http://michiganradio.org/post/gotv-time-michigan-political-campaigns-shift-get-out-vote-mode <p>Political campaigns in Michigan are turning their focus to getting out the vote.</p><p></p><p>In campaign offices across Michigan, a small army of volunteers is busy calling voters just to confirm who they’re voting for.</p><p></p><p>In the basement of the Michigan Republican Party headquarters, volunteers use telephones which automatically dial the telephone numbers of eligible Michigan voters.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>When someone answers the phone, the volunteer’s first question is “If you are going to vote…are you going to vote for Mitt Romney…or Barack Obama?”</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 05:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 9589 at http://michiganradio.org GOTV time: Michigan political campaigns shift into "Get Out The Vote" mode