Building a Bulletproof Ground Game with Chris Sacia

Ground game is about my favorite part of the campaign precisely because it’s so important. Chris Sacia understands the critical nature of this facet of campaigns and knows how to run it like a well-oiled machine. Today he shares a wealth of hard one tips you can leverage today! This week we’re talking about one…

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Campaign Tip: Don’t call a voter before 9am or after 9pm.

Here’s today’s tip: Don’t call a voter before 9am or after 9pm. Throughout the campaign, you’ll be working non-stop to identify, persuade and turn out voters. Every minute counts but some minutes are off limits for certain types of contact. I recommend keeping you set 9am and 9pm as the outer bounds of your phone…

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Campaign Tip: Don’t forget: Your opponent reads your website too. Don’t post anything you don’t want used against you.

Here’s today’s tip: Don’t forget: Your opponent reads your website too. Don’t post anything you don’t want used against you. This tip applies broadly to your website, social media and anywhere online. In any campaign, you are appealing to various constituencies which overlap to a greater or lesser degree. If you find yourself appealing loudly…

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Voter Contact in the Modern Age

There are a host of ways to contact voters in our modern age. Over the phone, texting, through the mail, through social media, geo-fencing, and door to door contact to name a few. We see a lot of first time candidates’ heads spin as they try to wrap their minds around, “Do I have to…

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Campaign Tip: Effective door-to-door campaigns are meticulously planned and methodically executed.

Here’s today’s tip: Effective door-to-door campaigns are meticulously planned and methodically executed. If there’s one area of campaigns where the majority of my experience lies, it’s the ground game. Knocking doors, recruiting volunteers and calling voters. It’s where most campaigns live or die. Their ability to navigate the logistical hurdles and and tactical setbacks dog…

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