MANCHESTER—On the eve of Sen. Barack Obama’s acceptance of the Democratic nomination for president, Sen. Barack Obama’s supporters across the Granite State are preparing to open their homes tomorrow, Thursday, August 29th,to host 70 convention watch parties so that friends, undecided voters, and supporters can gather together and watch Sen. Obama’s historic acceptance speech.
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Thursday’s watch parties also mark the beginning of the Working for Change Weekend, an organizing effort of the Obama campaign and the Campaign for Change to mobilize volunteers and voters at the grassroots level in all 50 states. Across New Hampshire and the country, volunteers and staffers will spend part of their Labor Day weekend preparing our grassroots organization for the final two months of the campaign. At house parties, picnics, organizational meetings, and local rallies, grassroots supporters of Sen. Obama will register first-time voters and recruit volunteers by talking to people in their communities about the Obama plan to change Washington. Participants can organize and find events online at nh.barackobama.com.