3 FLIPPING THINGS organizers Gaen Murphree, left, Mike Roy and Lorraine Tobias don “VOTE” masks created by Carol Wood. They lead a local grassroots organization working to increase voter participation in key battleground states.
MIDDLEBURY— It’s less than four months until the general election, and most door-to-door campaign canvassing is still on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.
But one Addison County voter engagement group is getting creative about getting citizens to the polls and pioneering a new kind of so-called “take-out activism” that they hope will empower potentially disenfranchised voters in key swing states.
“3 Flipping Things” is an ad-hoc grassroots organization run by Middlebury residents Mike Roy, Gaen Murphree and Lorraine Tobias that aims to secure a Democratic victory in the presidential...