• Midterm Elections - How Should a Democratic Campaign Plan?

    May 16, 2022 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Midterm Elections

    Midterm Elections - How Should a Democratic Campaign Plan?

    As you plan for midterm elections, especially if you’re progressive democrat, you may not want to leave your house. With all the things going on in the country it may seem like the midterm elections are a forgone conclusion and not in a good way. Historical trends come to a similar conclusion. In this post we will detail the historical trends of midterms, talk about contributing factors, and what Democrats and progressives can do to make a difference in election outcomes this year.

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  • Election Stress: How Can You Deal Election Week Stress?

    Oct 29, 2020 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Election Stress Is Real, What Can You Do About It?

    As someone who has been in the world of elections for 30 years, election stress has been a constant in my life and those around me. But this year it is even more  stressful - https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/2020/sia-mental-health-crisis.pdf

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  • 7 Questions: Chuck Rocha on Latino Outreach & 2020 Sanders Campaign

    Aug 19, 2020 by Mariana Boully Perez

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    *Credit to Lalo Alcaraz for the book cover

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  • 5 Best GOTV Campaign Theme Songs

    Nov 05, 2018

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    Get Your Groove on with These GOTV Campaign Theme Songs

    GOTV! We are officially in the last 30 days of the 2018 election cycle. It's time to knuckle up and carry your campaign over the finish line. I wrote earlier about the best songs for a mental break, but now is the time to power through! Time is rapidly passing and it is now or never to increase voter turnout. This list will channel whatever ounce of energy you have left by providing a soundtrack as we get over this last hump. Here are 5 songs to get you through GOTV.

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  • Social Pressure in Your GOTV Program

    Oct 29, 2018 by Elena Veatch

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    Social Pressure To Get Out The Vote.

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  • GOTV with BallotReady

    Oct 25, 2018 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Make a plan to vote! How BallotReady can help you improve your GOTV strategy

    BallotReady is an online voter guide for local, state and national races. This week, we interviewed Alex Niemczewski to discuss how BallotReady can be used to amp up your GOTV campaign strategy.

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  • Non-Partisan Elections: Ideology Matters

    Jun 20, 2018 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Non-Partisan Elections

    No Party, No Ideology in Non-Partisan Elections? Think Again.

     

    We work on a lot of down-ballot county and municipal campaigns across the country. Many of these races—including campaigns for judge, sheriff, county executive, school board, city council, and mayor—are non-partisan, meaning candidates do not run with a political party designation. However, don’t let the absence of party labels fool you into thinking you can run a campaign without staking out your ideology. In local non-partisan elections, ideology matters – and so does having a vision that spans beyond anti-Trumpism.

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  • Midterm Elections 2014 Analysis

    Nov 07, 2014 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Our Take on the 2014 Midterm Elections

    The midterm elections on Tuesday made for a rough night for Democrats. As many of us emerge from the fetal position under our desk, I decided to write down my observations of the midterm elections of 2014, and what could be done differently in future elections. You can listen to some of my observations here as well.

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