During the 2020 Saskatchewan Municipal Election, SEIU-West is excited to re-launch Purple Votes!
The goal of the Purple Votes campaign is to engage members on important provincial election issues, support labout-friendly candidates, encourage member-to-member communication, and ultimately increase informed voter turnout within our membership.
There are also many ways to get involved AND win prizes! Check it out:
Join our SEIU-West text messaging platform to participate in questions/polls related to the election for the chance to win a gift card!
Signing up is easy – simply text the word ‘SEIU’ to the number 52267.
2. Pledge to Vote!
We want you to talk with your co-workers, neighbours, friends and family about the important issues that matter to your community and pledge to vote in the upcoming provincial election.
For every member who collects a full page of signatures, your name will be entered to win a visa gift card!
And each time you fill a page, your name will be entered to win.
Send your completed pledge forms to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 9, 2020 for your chance to win.
3. Why I Vote
Take a picture of yourself and/or video and tell us why you plan to vote this provincial election.
Send them to email@example.com to be entered to win a gift card!
5. Share our Stuff
Visit PurpleVotes.ca regularly to check out the latest on issues and share them with your friends and family.
6. Write a Letter to the Editor or your Saskatchewan Municipal Candidate!
Take a picture of your letter and you could win our Lobbying Contest!
If you need assistance writing your letter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Ask Important Questions to Your Candidates
Be sure to ask your candidate about issues that matter to you. Here are some examples:
- Do you commit to supporting public services?
- How will you support workers and their unions?
- What is your stance on a worker's right to strike?
8. Check out Labour Councils' Endorsed Candidates