Goals

The following is based on a 2007-2008 work plan; however, it still reflects the overall goals of the CCDC.

GOAL 1: PROMOTE THE DEMOCRATIC MESSAGE AND VALUES.

1a. Publish the Cumberland County Democrat.
1b. Operate the web as the go-to place for connecting with/mobilizing members and expanding the base of people who vote Democratic.

GOAL 2: RECRUIT AND ELECT DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES.

2a. Develop and implement a regionally-based strategy to recruit and support candidates.
2b. Work with the Maine Democratic Party to insure that the CCDC has an easily accessible, user-friendly, and accurate voter file to use as a campaign tool.
2c. Develop and execute Field/ GOTV (Get Out The Vote) plans in coordination with the Coordinated Campaign.

GOAL 3: STRENGTHEN THE ORGANIZATION AND LEADERSHIP.

3a. Maintain a strong, viable CCDC.
3b. Establish a Marketing/Outreach Sub-committee to focus on increasing our visibility in parades, holiday events, and at other events.
3c. Launch focus on the environment (e.g. global warming, climate change) to focus attention on  the work of the Democratic Party/Legislature.
3d. Support Municipal Chairs/Vice Chairs and promote the development of local capacity.
3e. Recruit a Volunteer Coordinator to recruit volunteers (e.g. events, campaigns) and create and manage a volunteer database.
3f. Maintain a strong relationship with the Cumberland County Legislative Delegation.

GOAL 4: FUND THE MISSION

1a. Conduct an annual appeal with members and non-members.
2b. Conduct events.

GOAL 5: BUILD THE MAINE DEMOCRATIC PARTY

1a. Promote the success of our Democratic Caucuses.
2b. Promote the success of our Convention.

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