Ending Your Political Campaign the Right Way

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Just because your political campaign is over, doesn't mean it's the end.

Whether you won or lost your political campaign, the 2018 Election Cycle is over. Like us, you're probably pretty exhausted. These past months you've likely been getting your hands dirty and working tirelessly on your campaign cause, and we want to help you clean up both your literal and figurative mess.

Here are our tips on how to end a campaign:

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5 Travel Tips for Your Pre-Election Cycle Vacation

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How to Have an Effortless Pre-Election Cycle Vacation 

Practice self-care this pre-election cycle with a vacation! We are officially on the cusp of the 2018 election cycle. Most primaries are either completed or happening in the next few weeks. The warmer weather provides the perfect time to get in a pre-cycle vacation. This list will provide five ways to take self-care and ensure an effortless pre-election cycle vacation:


1. Get Your Mobile Passport

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Improve Your Voter Contact - Political House Party Do's and Don'ts

Political House Parties Improve Voter Contact

Voter Contact: Political House Party Dos and Don'ts

House parties are underutilized tactic for voter contact, especially around primaries and special elections. It is a good way to get a candidate to engage in their community quickly and authentically. Although this is an old-school technique, we have added in some new-school tactics, like SMS, to make it relevant in today’s political toolbox

House parties are underutilized tactic for voter contact, especially around primaries and special elections. It is a good way to get a candidate to engage in their community quickly and authentically. Although this is an old-school technique, we have added in some new-school tactics, like SMS, to make it relevant in today’s political toolbox

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10 Songs Perfect for a Political Campaign Mental Break

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10 Songs Perfect for a Political Campaign Mental Break

Working on a political campaign can be stressful. As a consultant and a former organizer, I can always count on my music to help keep the peace during the crazy election cycle. Friends inside and outside of politics always ask me which songs are my go to for a much-needed mental break. Here are my top ten choices:

1. The Groove Line – Heatwave

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4 Signs of a Winning Campaign

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4 Qualities Winning Campaigns Share:   

After working with a few campaigns, you really do get a sense of what it’s like to work on a winning campaign. These campaigns share a few key qualities that ultimately contribute to their success. Below are four of the qualities that winning campaigns almost always share:   

Willingness to delegate responsibilities

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Shake the Bad Habits Behind Campaign Mistakes

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If There’s a Will, There’s a Way to Avoid Campaign Mistakes

Campaign mistakes force folks to learn and adapt – in a perfect world. In reality, plenty of campaigns fail to reflect on their flaws before gearing up for their next fight; they recognize that a problem exists, but don’t always take the time to address the bad habits that cause them to keep repeating their mistakes.

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