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
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:
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.
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,
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
Thank you to all of our volunteers and staff who knocked on doors and turned out the conservative vote needed to win around the country last week! These races were won on the ground and every single voter contact was critical to sending a strong message to Washington that we need to change course.