Last Month Before the Election CW 67- transcript

last month before the electionJohn Tsarpalas: It’s exactly four weeks before the 2016 Presidential election. Wahoo! Super Bowl is coming! So today on Commonwealthy we are going to talk about what you should be doing during the last month before the election. Commonwealthy #67. And by you I mean a candidate or your campaign. Continue reading

Political Campaign Plan and Budget CW 58

Political Campaign Plan and Budget (1)

There are so many different aspects and details to a political campaign for local office. How are you supposed to keep it all straight and organized? How can you possibly plan and budget for your local election? Today I am going to cover how to create a political campaign plan and budget so you will know exactly what to do! Continue reading

Preparing for Debates and Editorial Boards with Kristina Keats CW 31

Political Debates

Tina Keats is back on the podcast today to give you some great tips on effectively preparing for debates and editorial boards. Even as a candidate running for local office, you should expect to have a debate during your political campaign. We will talk about the difference between the presidential debates and a debate for local office, but how you can still prepare just like a pro!  Continue reading

Voter Databases and Systems with Chris Littleton CW 26- Transcript

Voter Databases and Systems


John Tsarpalas: Today’s guest on Commonwealthy is Chris Littleton, director of operations at Voter Gravity. Voter Gravity is a database and system for campaigns. We’ve talked about this in past podcasts on voter ID and targeting voters.

It’s important to have a good database, especially if you are going to be going door-to-door and making phone calls. If you want to win, you have to do that. Continue reading