The Daily Herald: Where Casten, Roskam find support as election approaches

For Casten, who’s running his first political campaign and trying to unseat the six-term incumbent, one of the most active groups — at least to people on a list of “inconsistent Democrats” — is the Chicago-based Progressive Turnout Project.

The group aims to reach people who don’t vote in every election but cast ballots for Democrats when they do. The thinking, executive director Alex Morgan says, is if the Turnout Project connects with such citizens, campaigns can focus on persuading independents and rallying the base.

“Our goal is to be a value add on top of the campaigns we’re helping,” Morgan said.

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