Parties prepare to get out the vote
They call it the "ground game."
In politics, it is the weeks and months of knocking on doors, making phone calls, identifying potential supporters and ultimately dragging them to the polls on Election Day.
"The get-out-the-vote effort in off-year elections is crucial," said Jay Jacobs, Nassau County and state Democratic chairman. "You can have 75 percent of the public agreeing your...