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10 Ways to Leverage #FeeltheBern for Your Own Cause

You’ve seen the “yuge” rallies. You’ve read all of the Tweets. You’ve even heard about the new dating site for Bernie Sanders supporters. While you may not agree with his positions, there is no question that Senator Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist senator from rural Burlington, Vermont, is absolutely killing it in his digital campaign. Across Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram, Sanders’ content generates the most engagement, with an average of 23,200

FCC Regulations to Cause a “Disorganized Scramble Across the Country”

The struggle between government and private enterprise continues. To keep up with consumers' increasing demand for mobile broadband data, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has organized an auction for TV broadcasters to voluntarily relinquish some of their “white space channels” and repurpose them for mobile broadband use. Broadcasters who participate in the auction will “bid to receive some of the proceeds from auctioning that spectrum to wireless providers” and will have

Colorado Republicans: Presidential Flash Poll Results

The Voter Gravity Presidential Flash Poll this week was conducted in Colorado. We surveyed 8,296 respondents using the Voter Gravity touchtone survey tool. Don’t forget that if you’re a Voter Gravity client, you can run an unlimited amount of these flash polls yourself! The Denver Post and Breitbart News picked up the story. Check out what they have to say about the results:

Direct Mail: Is It Worth It?

Many campaigns will choose to have at least one direct mail effort, sometimes issue-based, sometimes non-partisan “feel good” pieces to improve the candidate's standing in the eyes of their constituents. Regardless of why it's released, the question needs to be asked: do they make a difference? Are they worth the time and effort needed to get them sorted and sent out? According to a paper by University of Alabama professor Dr.

Crisis and the press: 4 tips for campaign operatives

A campaign staffer bursting into your office Monday morning waving a newspaper is probably one of the worst things short of losing the race a campaign manager or candidate could experience. Here are a few practical tips on how to work with the press. 1. Respond immediately to press inquiries. Your campaign spokesperson should work closely with the media and respond to them as quickly as possible. This kind of promptness,

Off-Year Voter Turnout Trends Since 1950

Midterm election turnouts are always significantly lower than on presidential election years. This is a natural byproduct of what voters perceive to be a less significant election, so no one is surprised by low midterm turnout. However, this cycle, candidates and consultants alike were surprised at the very low turnout in 2014. A mere 36.4% of eligible voters actually voted. Such a low voter turnout has not occurred since World War

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