Since 2016, a record-breaking number of candidates have run for public offices across the country. Join Democratic strategists Joe Fuld and Martín Diego Garcia every Wednesday to walk through not only how to run, but how to win a campaign. Each week they will be joined by elected officials, political strategists, campaign technology experts, and media consultants who will share their tried-and-true tips and tricks that have helped propel candidates to office and saved time and money on the campaign trail. Whether you’re thinking about running for office or working on a campaign, this podcast is a must-listen!
Season 2 Trailer: We’re Talking About Advocacy!
Back by popular demand, Joe and Martín are gearing up for a second season of How to Win a Campaign! Tune in to this Season 2 Trailer to find out what your two favorite campaign gurus have in store for How Win an Advocacy Campaign. Whether you’re just getting started in advocacy or you’re a seasoned advocate, this season will give you an insider’s perspective that teaches you not only how to fight for what you believe in, but how to win.
Special Episode: Black Lives Matter and Your Campaign
The Black Lives Matter movement has been at the center of national attention for much of 2020. Candidates across the nation for offices up and down the ballot are now tasked with responding to and acknowledging pervasive racial and social injustices in communities across the country. In this episode, Joe and Martín explain how your campaign can effectively and authentically demonstrate your support for the BLM movement. They also explain what you need to think about if you are running in a partisan, progressive vs. conservative race, or if you are running in a nonpartisan, progressive vs. progressive race.
Special Episode: Presidential Election Predictions—Do They Really Work?
Red and blue 7-11 coffee cups, generations-old cookie recipes, Halloween masks, the economy, and Geda, the Chinese mystic monkey, have all been used to predict the U.S. Presidential election. In this special episode, Joe and Martín dive into the world of election predictions, both academic ones as well as some wild and wacky ones, and pass judgement on the reliability of these predictions. Also tune in to find out former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden’s favorite snack!
Special Episode: Kanye West 2020 and What Third-Party Candidates Mean for Your Race
If you run for office, there will be a million things you cannot control. One of those things is whether a third-party candidate runs in your race. If one does, you need to think about how their candidacy will impact your strategy, your vote goal, your fundraising, and so much more. In this special episode, Joe and Martín discuss how to shift your messaging, how to rethink your electoral math, and how to make sure a third-party candidate does not become a spoiler in your race. They also discuss Kanye West’s impact on the 2020 election as a third-party spoiler candidate.
Tools Edition #7: Making Donating Easy with ActBlue (feat. Alexis Chininis)
ActBlue is the number one donation platform for Democrats running up and down the ballot. Used by every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate, ActBlue is on track to raise over $3 billion for Democrats by the end of the 2020 cycle. Whether you’re running for school board or United States Senate, learn how ActBlue can help you raise the grassroots funds you need to win.
Tools Edition #6: Keeping Your Voters Informed with BallotReady (feat. Alex Niemczewski)
Getting your constituents to turn out to vote is hard, but they are more likely to do so when they are properly informed. Good thing BallotReady is here and ready to share with your constituents what they can expect on the ballot and help them create a plan to vote.
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So smart, so witty
Great line-up of guests and plenty of smart insights!
Helpful information delivered in a useful way. Joe’s years of training help make this podcast realistic.
Very informative and insightful
This podcast is very helpful, informative, and insightful. It’s a must-listen for anyone thinking about running for office. I can’t recommend it enough.