E-Voter Institute has produced Digital Politics Radio since 2007. Karen Jagoda is the host of this is non-partisan show that covers the business of politics rather than the squabbling that goes on across the political spectrum.
Training Winning Candidates with Patti Russo The Campaign School at Yale University
Patti Russo, Executive Director of The Campaign School at Yale University, reports on the success of women elected officials who graduated from their program and the impact their success has on others thinking of running for office. Creating this radically collaborative non-partisan environment has opened the range of applicants interested in running for office and campaign management. In the early years, the average attendee was a white woman in her mid-40s, and now they are women of color in their mid-20s. We talk about: What is driving women to run for office Encouraging more women of color to seek elective office Returning to the on-site intense summer training from remote and advantages and disadvantages of both Challenges that women candidates face What men bring along to their support of women candidates @TCSYale #TheCampaignSchoolatYale #PoliticalCampaigns #WomenCandidates Apply to the Summer Session of The Campaign School at Yale University June 12-16, 2023 TCSYale.org firstname.lastname@example.org
Empowering Campaign Volunteers to Build Relationships with Jono Kupferberg HubDialer
Jono Kupferberg is the CEO of HubDialer, a virtual predictive dialer software that supports outreach efforts and GOTV by campaigns and advocacy groups. This process automates the dialing and personalizes the conversation for volunteers so that campaigns can build relationships with voters and supporters and encourage them to take an action. We talk about: Taking this legacy brand into a new direction combining the old and new How physical phone banks have been replaced by virtual phone banking to let more volunteers participate in their selected allotted window of time Recruiting, organizing, and deploying volunteers The lasting impact of lessons learned about volunteers during the pandemic Recent new rules allowing predictive dialers to call mobile numbers Creative ways advocacy groups are using predictive dialers Impact of live conversations on whether a voter takes an action #HubDialer #Autodialer #PredictiveDialer #CampaignVolunteers #Mobile #VoterOutreach #GOTV hubdialer.com
Editorial Cartoons Political Humor and Influencing Public Opinion with Daryl Cagle Founder Cagle Cartoons
Daryl Cagle is the Founder of Cagle Cartoons, a newspaper syndicate specializing in editorial cartoons and columnists. Despite the changing landscape of newspaper readership and editorial pages, political cartoons still effectively reach and persuade voters. These visual columnists are looking to make a point and persuade a reader, not just get a chuckle. We talk about: The future of editorial pages in local newspapers Editorial cartoons driving letters to the editor Traditional reasons political campaigns do not use editorial cartoons and why they might be considered now to reach a broader audience How the RNC and DNC are using cartoons in their messaging Where editorial cartoons are used to educate students His experience working with the Muppets and as an editorial cartoonist #CagleCartoons #EditorialCartoons #PoliticalCartoons #Newspapers #EditorialPages Syndicate: CagleCartoons.com Reader Site: Cagle.com
Midterm Trends in Targeting Voters with Matthew Hedberg Semcasting
Matthew Hedberg, VP General Manager, Professional Services, at Semcasting shares what he expected to happen in the 2002 midterms and what really happened in the roll-out and targeting of political digital ad campaigns. We talk about: Hesitancy of campaigns to buy digital ads early in the campaign cycle How campaigns factored in early voting audiences when determining digital ad spends The continuing reliance on traditional television ad campaigns Pros and cons of nationalization of campaigns to drive fundraising Early interest from down-ballot races in 2023 and national campaigns in 2024 @Semcasting #PoliticalAds #DigitalAds #Voters #Fundraising Semcasting.com
Using Political Humor to Reach Voters with Deepak Puri The Democracy Labs
Deepak Puri, Co-Founder and CEO, of The Democracy Labs, is a fan of using Homer Simpson and other cultural icons to reach a broader audience of voters. Deploying humor rather than outrage seems to be a reliable way to get voters to listen and consider another point of view. Also on Deepak's agenda are gun safety and gun violence, protecting voting rights, gerrymandering, and using data visualization to educate and engage voters on geographically relevant issues. We talk about: How humor cuts across the political spectrum Breaking through the political commentary and negative ads using humor Using humor to sugar-coat discussions about challenging topics Mockery and satire Key players in the gun ecosystem and following the money to understand the big picture of criminal gun violence @TheDemLabs #PoliticalHumor #VoterPersuasion #PoliticalAds #GunViolence #Gerrymandering TheDemLabs.org
Modeling Voter Data in 2022 with Steven Alembik SMA Communications
Steve Alembik, Founder of SMA Communications, has extensive experience in mining voter data to derive predictive models for persuasion, fundraising, and voter turnout. Steve is an experienced data scientist who reflects on Florida politics, voter touchpoints for political and PAC campaigns, and following the money. We talk about: The staying power of incumbents and the limited number of competitive races Variety of modeling techniques and the issues that are probed in voter polls and surveys The explosion of data that is available about voters Driving interest in voting Surprises seen in close races in the 2022 Midterms Predicting the behavior of swing voters and ballot splitters @SMAComm #PoliticalAds #VoterModeling #Voters #Fundraising #PersuadingVoters #GOTV #YoungVoters SMAComm.com
These high value conversations are delivered with grace and thoughtfulness! This is a great show!
Great show. Important conversations.
Karen is an engaging and dynamic host. I learn something new every time I listen.