Five Tips to Prepare for a Candidate Debate

In case you haven’t heard, (and we may therefore assume you are living under a rock) there’s a GOP presidential debate coming up Thursday night. In an effort to be more topical and timely (and let’s be honest, gain more readers) we’re using this blog post to share five tips for preparing for a candidate […] Read more

Kelly on August 5, 2015

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Post Primary Campaign Checklist

The primary is over. Now what? If you are reading this, you likely won. Congrats, but it means nothing unless you win again in November. To help you out, we created a simple campaign checklist of priorities for any candidate to use as the general election approaches. This is not the time to relax. This is […] Read more

Message Box Monday: Tony Stark v. Captain America

If Captain America ran against Tony Stark for a Congress, what messages would each campaign use? These are two iconic American heroes with similar strengths and flaws. Read more

Kelly on August 4, 2014

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Message Box Monday: The Inaugural Edition

Happy Monday! Today, we’re introducing a new feature to the GetElected blog: Message Box Mondays (MBMs). Every Monday, we’ll take a look at a hypothetical matchup between two candidates running for an office. Sometimes we’ll look at real races. Sometimes we’ll just be making them up. We’ll examine how a message box for each race […] Read more

Kelly on June 23, 2014

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Writing a Stump Speech

A solid stump speech can be one of the most effective tools you as a candidate have at your disposal. Every chance you have to speak, no matter how big or small the audience, is a chance to build relationships with potential voters, donors, and volunteers. The right stump speech makes all the difference. Read more

Kelly on February 26, 2014

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