John Tsarpalas: Today I am going to relate things that just happened to me in the last couple of days because I think there are lessons to be learned. That’s what we are calling it today: Political Campaign Lessons Learned. This is Commonwealthy #45.
I am recording this on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the morning after the Republican Iowa Caucuses. Actually the Democrats, too, but anyway, the Iowa Caucuses. First off, I had actually worked the Iowa Caucuses back in the nineties. It was hard, long hours. I was there for at least a week. I was a volunteer for Steve Forbes. “Read More” Continue reading
Are you curious about how precinct work fits into field operations and your overall local political campaign strategy? What are you supposed to do with all of those numbers that you collect from previous elections anyway? How could they possibly help you in your current campaign for local office? Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: I wanted to go into more detail on how things work in a precinct level. How do you analyze what precincts to work, figure out swing voters and ticket splitters, swing precincts, fortress precincts, and timing of when you are working that precinct? How about registering voters that might be voting for you?
And then I add a little smattering at campaign finance law thrown in here because I got ticked off thinking about it. So today, it is Commonwealthy #44, Precinct Work. Continue reading
If you have listened to the Commonwealthy podcast before, then you know I am passionate about helping people run for local political offices. But why? Today I am going to cover why it is so important for people like yourself to set up and run in local political campaigns. Continue reading