Ask The Campaign Doc: What Should Your Campaign Crowdsource?

  • Jun 12, 2017

 Craig “Campaign Doc” Varoga is a longtime Democratic strategist and manager. Questions on strategy, general consulting, or any...

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Study: Online Attention Spans Have A Small Sweet Spot

  • Jun 9, 2017

New research gives added weight to a pitch digital strategists have been making for campaigns to shorten up the length of their...

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Changes in Consumer Habits Are No Excuse for Pollsters

  • Jun 8, 2017

As pollsters, we want your opinion. We want your opinion if you’re locked in a Twitter war with a “liberal journalist.” We w...

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The Basics of a Solid Targeting Program

  • Jun 6, 2017

Direct voter contact through grassroots campaigning is one of the most effective ways to connect and build relationships with v...

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New Incubator Aims To Boost Poli-Tech Entrepreneurs

  • Jun 5, 2017

A new incubator wants to help poli-tech startups overcome one of their biggest obstacles: finding funding. But there’s a catch....

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2017 Rising Star Nominations Now Open

  • Jun 1, 2017

Since 1988, Campaigns & Elections has recognized up-and-comers in the campaign business with the coveted Rising Star award....

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How Consultants Can Pitch Trump-Inspired, First-Time Candidates

  • Jun 1, 2017

One unforeseen consequence of Donald Trump capturing the White House was an explosion of interest in politics on the left. New ...

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Two Big Digital Lessons From Montana And Georgia

  • May 31, 2017

Rob Quist didn't win Montana's lone House seat on May 25th, but he came close -- far closer than most would have expected in a ...

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How To Keep A Public Affairs Firm Humming During A Legislative Stalemate

  • May 29, 2017

In the current legislative environment, Beltway advocates, grassroots professionals and communicators can get demoralized or wo...

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In Aftermath of Montana Race, Consultants Warn of Perils Ahead for Staffers

  • May 26, 2017

GOP communications consultants worry their side may learn the wrong lesson from Greg Gianforte's victory Thursday night. The...

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