21 episodes

Craig Turner is a nationally recognized political consultant who has managed campaigns for two decades. On the show, Craig interviews politicians and political experts to share how they get elected, stay elected, and make a difference… and you can too. For a free copy of Craig’s new candidate’s guide, “How to Avoid the 7 Biggest Mistakes That Can Keep You From Getting Funded, Getting Votes... And Getting Elected”…..go to http://www.TheCampaignCoach.com

The Campaign Coach | Politics | Get Elected | Winning Local Elections Craig Turner

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    • 5.0, 12 Ratings

Craig Turner is a nationally recognized political consultant who has managed campaigns for two decades. On the show, Craig interviews politicians and political experts to share how they get elected, stay elected, and make a difference… and you can too. For a free copy of Craig’s new candidate’s guide, “How to Avoid the 7 Biggest Mistakes That Can Keep You From Getting Funded, Getting Votes... And Getting Elected”…..go to http://www.TheCampaignCoach.com

    Lynne Dixon

    Lynne Dixon

    BIO: Lynne Dixon was first elected to the Erie County Legislature in Western New York in November 2009 to represent the town and village of Hamburg, City of Lackawanna, Village of Blasdell and a portion of South Buffalo. She's focused much of her work on cutting the cost and size of government in Western New York, and has been re-elected every two years since taking office. Prior to joining the Legislature, Lynne spent 22 years as a journalist. For 12 years she was a general assignment reporter at Buffalo's NBC affiliate, WGRZ-TV, covering everything from breaking news, crime, and feature stories, to investigations and in-depth reports on local and state government.



    Welcome to the Campaign Coach Podcast.  Craig Turner is a nationally recognized political consultant who has managed campaigns for two decades.  On the show, Craig interviews politicians and political experts to share how they get elected, stay elected, and make a difference… and you can too.  For a free copy of Craig’s new candidate’s guide, “How to Avoid the 7 Biggest Mistakes That Can Keep You From Getting Funded, Getting Votes... And Getting Elected” go to http://www.TheCampaignCoach.com

    • 26 min
    Kim Snetzinger

    Kim Snetzinger

    BIO: Kim Snetzinger is councilmember for Ward 4 in Northglenn, Colorado. Kim was first elected in November, 2009 and then reelected in 2013 for her second 4-year term. She’s now term-limited in 2017, but has earned a reputation in her community for her effective leadership in issues such as planning and housing. In addition to her responsibilities in the town of Northglenn, Kim also works as a Housing Asset Manager for the State of Colorado.

    • 30 min
    Ken Oplinger

    Ken Oplinger

    BIO: Ken Oplinger is president of the chamber of commerce in Santa Barbara, California and former member of the city council in Blaine, Washington. Before taking the reins in Santa Barbara in 2013, Ken was president of the Bellingham/ Whatcom Chamber of Commerce in the state of Washington. At the same time, he also served as Councilman in Blaine in 2012 and 13.

    • 28 min
    Carl Calabrese

    Carl Calabrese

    BIO: Carl Calabrese is a former Councilman and Supervisor in the Town of Tonawanda, NY and Deputy County Executive for Erie County. Carl has been involved in government and politics in Western New York for over 30 years, and earned a reputation as being one of Western New York’s most effective leaders. Since leaving public office in 2005, Carl is a partner in the firm Masiello, Martucci, Calabrese and Associates, and has been an active lobbyist in Albany in the areas of Medicaid reform, emergency communications and government reform and reorganization.

    • 36 min
    Tim Kennedy

    Tim Kennedy

    Bio: Since January, 2011, Tim Kennedy has served as New York State Senator, representing parts of the city of Buffalo and southern suburbs. Prior to his current position, Tim was an Erie County Legislator starting in 2004, until he made the leap to higher office. He's a licensed occupational therapist, and before running for office he served the community in a differen way - helping geriatric and pediatric populations recover from injuries sothey can fully participate in all life situations. Tim is a lifelong and proud resident of Western New York.

    • 38 min
    Lynn Marinelli

    Lynn Marinelli

    BIO: Lynn Marinelli is a former Erie County Legislator in North Buffalo and the Town of Tonawanda, New York. Lynn, who now serves as Western New York Director of Intergovernmental Relations at Empire State Development for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, served on the Erie County Legislature for 17 years – that’s eight and a half two-year terms – and was the first woman to be elected as Chair of the Legislature. As legislator, Lynn was known as a tireless worker on her campaigns in a district that seemed to be up-for-grabs every cycle in a county where the majority could swing one way or the other with one or two seats.

    • 46 min

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Awesome resource!

What a great resource for local politicians for getting elected!

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Great Stories

The Campaign Coach is a must listen for anyone looking behind the scenes at local politics. Great stories!

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Forget the presidential election, local politics is where you can actually do some good.

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