Today in the west central Missouri afternoon heat:
Gary Grigsby (D) (left) going door to door today in the 51st Legislative District.
This is how you win.
A candidate can raise more money, they can get more volunteers, the can buy more signs, they can send more mail – what they can’t buy or get is more time. The candidate one on one with the voter and campaign direct contact has to be in operation now.
The first morning canvass group had already gone out. This was a second larger morning group as they received their instructions and assignments from the local field organizer. Afternoon canvas groups were also scheduled for Warrensburg.
A canvasser related that a child at one door said:
“We’re for Obama. We’re not for McCain. Do you want to know why? He has a friend. A friend named Bush.”