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How to Write a Campaign Plan

I recently taught how to write a campaign plan at the Leadership Institute. Visit this link to watch a video of the lesson. Please note that you will need to register with LI in order to watch the video. Stay tuned to our blog because we plan to release a free campaign plan template in […]

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Looking forward in Virginia


Republicans in Virginia are Fired up! The hospitality suites are closed down, the presenters are back at home, and it is time to get to work. The overarching takeaway from this weekend’s 31st Annual Advance is that the Republican Party of Virginia is ready for 2015. The focus of the weekend was on preparing the […]

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31st Annual Donald W. Huffman Advance

The election cycle for 2014 is almost over as voting in Louisiana concludes tomorrow and special elections to fill newly vacated seats will wrap up in a few short weeks. However, in Chantilly, VA the Republican Party of Virginia is getting together at their annual Donald Huffman Advance, to reflect on a very impressive year. […]

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surgeRED Brings Together Experience And Talent In New Venture FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 5th 2014 Alexandria, VA – Today, the new communications and digital strategy firm, surgeRED, launched with a focus on a suite of services geared toward electing conservatives to public office. The firm offers a variety of capabilities to its clients: general […]

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Budgeting: What makes sense online?

Campaigns trying to reach voters need to understand one key point in order to succeed; the best approach will always be a varied, multi-layered one. That being said the political campaign world is slowly adapting to integrated media planning across online channels to saturate audiences with individually targeted ads while moving just as slowly away […]

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