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Election Day 2002—Less Than Two Weeks Away!

Tuesday, October 29, 2002

Election Day 2002Tuesday, November 5—is right around the corner, and NRA-ILA has been laying the groundwork to ensure the pro-gun community will be able to elect countless pro-gun candidates to office at all levels of government since early this year. We have held 62 Grassroots-Election Workshops in 32 states, reaching nearly 5,000 NRA members with training so they can mobilize volunteers to help pro-gun candidates win their elections.

Now we are in the homestretch, and it is time for law-abiding gun owners over the next 11 days to make the difference in congressional, gubernatorial, attorneys general, and countless other races across the country. Even if you were not able to attend a Workshop, or none were scheduled near you, there is still plenty you can do to help ensure victory for the pro-gun community during this election cycle. Let’s Finish The Job We Started in 2000!

To assist you with this, NRA-ILA has designated an individual in almost every congressional district (known as an NRA-ILA Election Volunteer Coordinator [EVC]) who stands ready to plug you into ongoing campaign activities. The EVC in your district is a fellow NRA member who is working to provide pro-gun campaigns in your state and area with volunteers to help with phone banks, literature drops, voter registration drives, precinct walks, get out the vote and Election Day activities, and other campaign activities. To locate your EVC so you can start working on pro-freedom campaigns TODAY, please click here. If your district currently has a vacancy for an EVC, and you would like to serve in this capacity, please call the NRA-ILA Grassroots Division and ask to speak with the Grassroots Coordinator for your state.

Finally, you may also refer to your November NRA magazine, as your district’s EVC’s contact information and your NRA-PVF’s 2002 Candidate Endorsements appear inside. Please contact your EVC and begin your work TODAY!

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.