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Political Consulting Firms

Political Consulting Firms: The Insider's Guide to Local & DC Campaign Consultants

Picking top Democratic political consulting firms or any political consulting firm is not an easy decision. Having been through this process on both’ sides of the table it is clear that many folks who make this decision don’t really take the time to decide what they are looking for ahead of time.

In the end, some folks are hiring based on solving a campaign problem, and will do focused outreach but often it seems folks are looking for a drinking buddy, not a strategic consultant. Hiring the right consultants cannot guarantee you a win but the wrong ones can guarantee you a loss.   Although many folks think political consultants are only focused on mass media (television, mail and digital), political consulting has a lot of specialties. Campaign consultants are located in Washington DC as well as across the country.  Campaign consultants provide services for anything a campaign may need including fundraising, opposition research, public opinion polling, field, and compliance. With the wide variety of campaign strategists and campaign firms out there, our first piece of advice is to take your time.

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Hiring a Political Consulting Firm

Find the Right Political Consulting Firms

How to Hire a Political Consulting Firm

Looking to hire a political consulting firm? We have all sat across the table from a potential employer during which we highlight our most marketable qualities to land a job, but not everyone has been on the other side of that table, actually doing the hiring. Here are a few things that will help you start the process of hiring a political consulting firm. They are meant to help you navigate and simplify what may seem like an overwhelming and complicated task.

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Political Consulting Firms: Do I Really Need One?

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Hiring a Political Consulting Firm—Is One Right for My Campaign?

A political consulting firm is not something every campaign and/or advocacy group can afford but many can. While political consultants provide some services you may be able to replace yourself at a low level, the reality is that many services cannot be performed on your own at the requisite professional level. The real question to ask yourself is what kind of help do you need, and can a political consulting firm provide those services within your budget? The answer to that question simply depends.

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