• Road tripping to Iowa

    For some states, the It Takes One weekend of action was a chance for volunteers to reach voters in their own neighborhoods. But for volunteers in other parts of the country, it was a chance to offer a helping hand to neighbor states.

    Over 30 volunteers in downtown Chicago made the road trip to Dubuque, Iowa—part of the largest canvassing trip to Iowa since 2008. Check out some of the photos:

    Charles, a canvassing pro, gets caffeinated for the drive to Iowa.
    Charles, a canvassing pro, gets caffeinated for the drive to Iowa.

    Crossing the Mississippi
    Crossing the Mississippi


    A warm welcome from the Dubuque field office

    Matt, a local organizer, training the group on canvassing
    "The election in Iowa is in 60 days. We need to make sure people know that.”—Matt, a local organizer, training the group on canvassing.

    Handing out the walk packets
    Handing out the walk packets

    After hitting the streets of rural Dubuque, a few canvassers meet some Donkeys for Obama.
    After hitting the streets of rural Dubuque, a few canvassers meet some Donkeys for Obama.

    Pit stop in Rockford, Illinois for some ice cream and a group photo.
    Pit stop in Rockford, Illinois for some ice cream and a group photo.

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