• How to Run a Political Campaign - Top Five Tips

    Jun 21, 2021 by Ben Holse (he/him)

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    How to Run a Political Campaign: What You Need to Know

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  • Women Running for Office: A How-To Guide

    Sep 03, 2020 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Challenges and Opportunities for Women Running for Office 

    Since Donald Trump was elected in 2016, we have seen women running for office at all levels of government at an unprecedented rate—and winning. We’ve written ultimate guides for running for office in the past, but running for office as a woman comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. 

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  • Pollster Ben Lazarus: 7 Qs on State Legislative Races

    Aug 27, 2020 by Mariana Boully Perez

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    Pollster Ben Lazarus on State Legislative Races, COVID-19, and the 2020 Election. 

    Pollster Ben Lazarus is currently the Director of Research Solutions at TargetSmart. He is a specialist in state legislative races and works as a principal pollster and analytics consultant for the New Jersey Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee, the Maryland Senate Democratic Caucus, and the Indiana House Democratic Caucus. We asked him 7 questions on polling in state legislative races. 

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  • Political Campaign Strategy Tips -How to Run a Campaign

    Mar 02, 2020 by Joe Fuld (he/him) and Sophie Thurber (she/her)

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    Political Campaign Strategy: Run a Campaign and Win

    At any level, campaign fundamentals can mean the difference between building a winning or losing political campaign strategy. A lot of this will seem like common sense (and it is), but bear with me, because a lot of this stuff often falls by the wayside as campaigns are being built. In essence, a strong political campaign strategy (meaning, the overall plan to achieve an electoral victory) should rest on a foundation of some very basic building blocks and principles that will help to carry you across the finish line.

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  • Political Campaign Website: How to Rank in Google Searches

    Aug 15, 2019

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    Get Your Political Campaign Website Seen with SEO

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  • Political Campaign Manager: 6 Traits to Look for, Before You Hire

    Jul 15, 2019 by The Campaign Workshop


    Political Campaign Manager Hiring? Look for Traits First

    Whether you're running for city council or congress, hiring a skilled political campaign manager is an essential part of your electoral success. From brainstorming campaign strategies and managing budgets to prepping a candidate for public appearances, the political campaign manager is the backbone of every campaign.

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  • Political Campaign Budget: Voter Contact Tactics for The Win

    Mar 04, 2019 by Elena Veatch

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    Political Campaign Budget? Which Tactics Belong. 

    You’ve decided you’re ready to run for office and now it’s time to budget for a winning political campaign—where to begin?

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  • Political Scheduling Is an Art Form | Political Campaign Tips

    Apr 16, 2018 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Learn the Dos and Don’ts of Political Scheduling, as Well as Why It’s Such a Tough Profession

    For any brave souls that have dared to take on scheduling for a political candidate or even on a professional level, you’ll truly appreciate this post. Political Scheduling isn’t easy—it’s an art form and not for the faint of heart or the disorganized. Most people think, “Well all you do is just put events on a calendar, so it can’t be too hard.” Well truth is, it is way more complex than it appears.

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  • GOTV Resources Guide

    Sep 08, 2016 by Joe Fuld (he/him)


    Our Favorite GOTV Resources

    Looking for Get Out the Vote/ GOTV resources? As we get deep into Get Out The Vote season, you may be up late at night looking for phone scripts or a 1-800 number on voter protection. Have no fear we are here to help. Here are all of our favorite get out the vote/ GOTV resources all in one place. Also be sure to read our other GOTV blog posts for tips as well as our GOTV infographics. 

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