From ActionNews Jacksonville: “Viral Campaigning”

I appeared on Action News Jacksonville (www.actionnewsjax.com) with Catherine Varnum at 5:30 tonight (2/16/2011) commenting on “Viral Campaigning,” or what I would refer to as New Media in campaigns.  They were focused with the utilization around the upcoming unitary elections.  Here’s the clip: You can see the printed story and the original video here:  Action […]

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LegiCamp 2011 Recap

On Sunday, nearly 100 of Florida’s top progressive activists from around the state gathered in Orlando to discuss and prepare for the upcoming State Legislative session.  The event was the brain child of the very bright Mr. Edwin Enciso, and organized beautifully by Susan Smith, Kenneth Quinnell, Ray Seaman and a few other wonderful people. […]

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WJCT First Coast Connect – 2/2/2011: Jacksonville Mayors Race

This morning I had the pleasure of appearing on WJCT’s First Coast Connect, hosted by Melissa Ross.  Joined by Republican Political Consultant Jim Varian, we discussed Jacksonville’s upcoming Mayoral election featuring Alvin Brown, Audrey Moran, Mike Hogan and Rick Mullaney. Here is the link to the audio via MPA Political’s Media Archive:  2/2/2011 WJCT with […]

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Unconventional Wisdom: Events

As I looked back on 2010 and saw the great big failures, they troubled me.  Messaging failures, generally unprepared or unqualified campaign staff, candidates unwilling to learn, listen and/or improve, and of course strategies that were designed to fail from the start…  But then there was a feeling of downright anger.  How the hell can […]

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Tools for a Better Organized Campaign

Back in December, I posted Organizing – The Foundation of Progress, the most basic rules of organizing.  I also promised to begin posting some forms and other tools to assist in organizing campaigns.  I’m going to start with a basic fundraising spreadsheet, based on what is used on my December 7th post on fund raising: […]

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