Get Involved

The second step in making a difference (after getting informed) is to get involved. The very first step in getting involved is, of course, voting. At MainStream, we encourage everyone to vote early (advance ballots) and often (in every election that comes up, local, state, or national). But we also urge our members to do more than vote.

What can you do to help? Do you have time to spare? Do you have money you can donate? Can you run for office? Are you good on the phone, or in person? Do you like meeting voters, or can you help out at our events?

There are any number of ways you can choose to make a difference in the future of our state.


How to Be A Voter

Do you know all the ins and outs of how to be a voter? Deadlines? Rules about being Unaffiliated in a primary election? How to get an advance ballot delivered to your door? Make a plan to vote, today!

Multiply your vote 10X!

Join our get out the vote efforts where all you do is talk to people you already know! We have an easy to use online tool and tips, tricks, and training. Learn more and sign up!

Hold a voting party

In the month leading up to the elections, we're all holding Vote! Vote! Vote! parties. Come see the materials we've put together to help you host the best get out the vote party for your friends.

Volunteer for MainStream!

We have any number of volunteer opportunities, and we need willing people to fill them. Everything from phone callers to list makers, letter writers to carpool drivers, sign wavers to Facebook users.

Work with candidates!

Good candidates, both new and incumbent, are always looking for help. We can connect you with the candidate in your district, or with a candidate near you who needs a volunteer.

Work for MainStream

Occasionally, we hire interns or individuals for other positions. Check here to see if we have any openings.

Meet our Interns

The summer 2018 interns are hitting the streets! Meet them, and see what they have to say about voting!

Who represents you?

The first step in getting involved is knowing who your legislators are. Use our tool below to find your local Kansas State Representative and Senator, and see their MainStream lifetime score. Write their names down, these are the people making decisions for you in Topeka.

Get in touch with your Kansas legislators!

Use the tool above to find their email address or their phone number, both in Topeka and at home, and get in touch. Ask when their next public meeting is, or if you can get a copy of their newsletter. If you want an easy way to email them, use the links below.

Run for office!

Have you thought about running for office? We hold regular workshops on running for local office. If you've missed one, we can send you the materials. June 1 is the deadline for filing, so get in touch!

Fill a precinct chair!

There is always a need for good candidates, and if you want to run for office, get in touch with us. But there is a great need for precinct chairs, who choose legislators if someone steps down mid-term. Learn more and step up!