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Your Election History It is important to understand your district. What is the election history of previous campaigns for the same race? What were the issues, who were the candidates, who won and why? And who lost and why did they lose? q What were the issues? […]
Absentee Ballot – LA Times Rise in Use of Absentee Ballot Alters Tactics as Election Day Nears California and the West Politics: Last-minute attack ads may lose some effectiveness. But campaigns still hope to catch voters who procrastinate on mailing. November 03, 2000|MIGUEL BUSTILLO | TIMES STAFF WRITER SACRAMENTO — With growing numbers of California […]
Why Use a Voter File Vendor? A bad voter file costs more money and loses votes A voter file vendor will clean and enhance the data from the Registrar. Sometimes the voter file from the Registrar will have data entry errors such as mistyped numbers, or misspelled names, and, it may list voters who have […]
Voter Registration File Count Sheet and Count Books The Count Sheet is a Must Have Tool For Campaigns The data file vendor cleans and enhances the voter registration file, providing you with a count book or count sheet so you can see the demographic, geographic and voting history of the voters in your district. This […]
What is Voting Propensity and Likely Voters? Voting Propensity and Likely Voters are terms used to target voters who will be most likely to turnout on election day. Determining who is a “high propensity” or “likely voter is determined by the voting of the voter. A Data File Vendor can provide you with the voting […]
Voter File Video A voter file is a list of all registered voters in an area. In the US most states compile this list under the organization responsible for elections. It is generally available to candidates for office and political organizations for a fee. This is sometimes also known as a […]
Voter Turnout Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election. (Who is eligible varies by country, and should not be confused with the total adult population. For example, some countries discriminate based on sex, race, and/or religion. Age and citizenship are usually among the criteria.) After increasing for […]
Voter Registration To be eligible for voter registration in California, you must be: A United States citizen, A resident of California, 18 years of age or older on Election Day, Not in prison, on parole, serving a state prison sentence in county jail, serving a sentence for a felony pursuant to subdivision (h) of Penal […]
Absentee and Early Voting Voting by absentee ballot is on the increase. In 2012 more than 50% of voters cast their votes early by mail. Early voting in onthe rise all across the country and specifically in California. Absentee voting will play a critical role in your campaign. Many campaigns run separate poll voter […]
Voter Guides - Slate Card Alert ... Know What You Are Buying? The 2012 statistics are only available for the primary election but they show that ...
Cities can create the equality our state and federal governments can’t Few of us have hope that the federal government can get anything done. The partisan poli...
Campaign Finance Reform Starts At The Local Level The Ethics Commission in Los Angeles proposes an increase in public funding available to candidates seek...
Political Reform and Publicly Financed Campaigns Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Sen. Leland Yee campaigned on transparency. According ...
Recruit Volunteers for Your Political Campaign The strength of any local campaign lies in the volunteers. Budget constraints can often be overcome ...