Obama offering 10 seats at election night Grant Park Obamafest for new internet donors

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DES MOINES, IA.–While Barack Obama’s team is planning the VIP treatment to big dollar donors, the campaign, in its latest small dollar fund-raising gimmick is trying to lure new contributors by promising them a backstage pass and front row seats for his election night celebration at Chicago’s Grant park. Those who contribute for the first time by Sunday midnight get a chance to win one of five hotel-ticket packages for the winner and a guest.

An appeal from Obama just popped in the e-mail:

I want you to be there with me on Election Night when the results come in.

We’re planning a big event that will include tens of thousands of supporters in Grant Park in downtown Chicago.

We’re saving some of the best seats in the house for 5 people who make their first donation to the campaign before Sunday at midnight.

If you’re selected, you can bring a guest, and we’ll fly you in and put you up in a hotel for the night. You’ll go backstage at the big event and — no matter what happens — you’ll have a front row seat to history as we celebrate the supporters who got us over the finish line.

from the campaign…

—–Original Message—–

From: Barack Obama

To: Sweet, Lynn

Sent: Fri Oct 31 12:42:59 2008

Subject: Will you join me on Election Night?

Join Barack on Election Night

Friend —

I want you to be there with me on Election Night when the results come in.

We’re planning a big event that will include tens of thousands of supporters in Grant Park in downtown Chicago.

We’re saving some of the best seats in the house for 5 people who make their first donation to the campaign before Sunday at midnight.

If you’re selected, you can bring a guest, and we’ll fly you in and put you up in a hotel for the night. You’ll go backstage at the big event and — no matter what happens — you’ll have a front row seat to history as we celebrate the supporters who got us over the finish line.

Any donation counts — whatever you can afford. Show your support at this crucial time with a donation of $5 or more, and you could join me on Election Night:

https://donate.barackobama.com/frontrow

This movement for change has been a testament to the power of ordinary Americans coming together to achieve extraordinary things.

I look forward to having you there on Election Night.

Thank you,

Barack

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