They imported activists and students.
And they brought out the African American vote. mynbc.com:
U.S. senate elect Doug Jones won big with the African American vote.
According to the Washington post Jones got 96% of the African American vote.
93% of the men voted for him.
African American women led the vote at 98%
DeJuana Thompson helped organize a program called â€œWoke Vote.â€
Organizers targeted hundreds of African American churches, businesses and college students at HBCUs (Historically Black College & Universities) statewide.
â€œWeâ€™re talking about making sure that every HBCU had a campus coordinator,â€ Thompson said. â€œWe gave them buttons T-shirtâ€™s some of the students did a study Jam for â€œWoke Voteâ€ and they brought in people and they had to commit to vote when they came in the door.â€
Other group partners also made a push to get votes from those in jail.
â€œWe got over 3000 absentee ballots from inmates who still had the right to vote,â€ she said.