Five Strategies to Deal with Negative Campaign Interactions

Negative campaign interactions are an unfortunate part of every campaign. Almost everyone that’s worked on or in a campaign has a story about that one angry person met on the doorstep or talked to on the phone. In our current political climate, rudeness is a frequent player in campaign life and political discourse.  Politics inherently breeds strong emotions. The issues [...]

July 25th, 2019

Candidate FAQ: Your Campaign Field Plan

You have some questions about your campaign field plan. We have some answers. Field is what most people think of when they imagine a campaign -- knocking on doors and calling voters asking for their support. Field is key to earning and turning out voters. You and your team should interact one-on-one with the people in your community. Build relationships. [...]

May 17th, 2018

How to Run for Office: Are Campaign Yard Signs Necessary?

Are they as important as you think?

This might come as a shock to those with minimal to no experience in politics, but yard signs are a hotly debated topic in campaigns. One of the things that surprised me the most when I got into politics was my supervisors’ complete hatred of campaign yard signs. Whenever someone would mention yard signs, they’d go on a long tirade [...]

January 30th, 2018