I admit it, I didn’t attend the Advocacy Conference (then the Grassroots Conference) until 2012. At the time, the conference was always around the time of my employer’s annual fly-in and the calendar never lined up. When AIA moved their fly-in […]
If you’re like me, this classic song by The Who just popped into your head and, thanks to a Pavlovian response, you suddenly want to binge-watch CSI reruns. Professionally, it’s an age-old question; one that PAC and Grassroots Managers constantly ask themselves. However, the answer they come up with may be based off a set […]
After listening to the needs of our customers, our team knew we had to equip campaigns with a tool to take their GOTV efforts mobile while retaining the freshest data available on the market.
Roughly 52 percent of the American electorate is comprised of women, according to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report. Single women, in particular, are experiencing a boost in growth as their share of the vote in the 2016 elections is poised to eclipse that of both married men and women. This progress may signal that more […]
Filing campaign statements with the State Elections Board (SEB) or any government agency can be a nerve racking and mentally exhausting experience. Having to itemize nearly every transaction, complete complicated forms and follow obscure rules make reporting a challenging job.
Filing campaign statements with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) or any government agency can be a nerve racking and mentally exhausting experience. Having to itemize nearly every transaction, complete complicated forms and follow obscure rules make reporting a challenging job.
The frequency of reports, rapid turnaround required during election season and requirement for exact reporting makes campaign reporting scary for even the most seasoned professional accountant.
First, the obvious: running a successful campaign is EXPENSIVE. The legitimacy of a candidate is directly proportional to the size of his coffers. If you are the candidate, out of political necessity, fundraising is and should be your priority at the beginning, middle and end of your campaign. And at every stage in between. However, […]
Running a political campaign is one of the most challenging and exhausting activities possible. Running a typical campaign will mean 12+ hour long work days for several months. On Election Day, either you win or you and your entire campaign team are fired. As you approach the final days of the campaign, this creates a […]
Is there a local issue that has you hopping mad? Think you can do a better job than the people who represent you? Don’t just sit there-help fix the problem by running for office. Whether you’re seeking a seat on the local school board or a term as U.S. President, running for office is a […]
“Don’t blame turnout. How a late change in strategy may have sent Democratic volunteers after the exact wrong type of voter.” The Daily Beast reporter, Ben Jacobs, looks into how a change of strategy in the final months of the recent Midterm elections caused Democrats to come out on the losing side in several key states. […]