Important Memorial Day Tips for Candidates

Memorial Day is Monday.  What does this mean to you as a candidate?  Potentially a lot depending on how you handle this important American holiday. For many Americans Memorial
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How to Get More Votes from Yard Signs

Yard signs are one of those things that every candidate wants.  But most yard signs I see are not used well and not well placed, like those in this
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Why Winning Candidates Make Live Phone Calls

In recent years I’ve faced a certain amount of push back from candidates about making live calls for their campaigns.  They don’t think their effective.  They don’t think people answer
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Grassroots: How to build a winning Election Day coalition

Scott Adams contributed this article on grassroots organization to The Campaign School. Scott is a bonafide campaign professional who wrote the book on grassroots organizing.  He cut his political
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Stop! Don’t tear down that Sign! You’ll regret it!

Let’s not lie to each other.  You want to tear down your opponent’s sign, don’t you? It would give you some sense of satisfaction and maybe a bit of
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How to Win an Election by Chasing Vote by Mail Ballots

Chasing Vote By Mail ballots wins elections. Running a good chase program is like GOTV (Get Out The Vote) every day of the month running up and through Election
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Important advice to candidates for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday.  What activities do you have planned for your campaign? The answer better be a resounding NOTHING! Mother’s Day is considered an unofficial holiday in the
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Be First in the Mail and win the Early Voter

Everybody has heard about the early voter. Every campaign knows there are a group of voters that turn their ballots in as soon as they get them in the
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