The Washington Times - November 4, 2008, 12:58PM

The McCain campaign is enlisting supporters over the Internet to do get-out-the-vote phone calls.

The tactic saves the cash-strapped campaign money by putting phone banks in the homes of anyone who signed as a supporter on the campaign Web site.


An email sent this morning asks supporters to call 10 voters, supplying the names and phone numbers of individual voters in battleground states.

One email listed 10 voters in Colorado, which is tipping toward Mr. Obama despite the state voting Republican in all but one of the last 10 presidential elections.

The script reads: “Hello, my name is YOUR NAME and I am a volunteer calling on behalf of the McCain-Palin campaign. Today is Election Day, and John McCain is the only candidate with the experience we can trust to bring real change to Washington and get our economy back on track. The race is shaping up to be extremely close, and your vote will make a difference. Can we count on your vote?”