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Report: Pros Say Tactics Will Change in Coming Elections

Report: Pros Say Tactics Will Change in Coming Elections

It’s no surprise voter registration events saw the largest growth in 2018 of all engagement techniques covered in the study, growing 12 percentage points to 38 percent. Of course, few companies will abandon email and social media programs, political action committees and other workhorse tools. But some will clearly be focused on expanding in-person advocacy as a powerful tactic that, when conducted well, can often move the needle. More

Report: Seven out of 10 Organizations Engaged Their Own Employees in the 2018 Elections

Report: Seven out of 10 Organizations Engaged Their Own Employees in the 2018 Elections

The report, based on the 2018 GOTV and Voter Engagement Survey conducted in the lead-up to the midterms, provides detailed information on how companies and associations conducted advocacy in 2018 (and how they plan to in the future). For example, political action committees (PACs) were the top engagement tool, used by 86 percent of respondents, while email programs were another workhorse topping 64 percent. Voter registration websites and candidate visits were also top-ranked at 59 percent each. More

What To Expect In The Lame Duck

What To Expect In The Lame Duck

So, what should we expect in next month’s lame-duck session of Congress?   Exactly what the Trump presidency has brought us the last two years: the unexpected. More

Election 2018 is Here—Get Special Pricing on VoteWatch

Election 2018 is Here—Get Special Pricing on VoteWatch

VoteWatch is a ready-packaged content strategy for organizations that need to educate PAC donors, grassroots advocates, C-suite leaders, division heads or new employees or members. It can be used right out of the box, with no further work needed, or it can be branded and customized with your logo. More

Four Reasons to Make LTEs a Central Part of Your Communications Strategy

Four Reasons to Make LTEs a Central Part of Your Communications Strategy

If your LTE includes the above elements, grabs the editor’s attention, gets printed and garners clicks and/or shares, the paper will notice and that’s a good thing for the next LTE opportunity you should pursue. Plus, getting it placed in one outlet lends credibility and can lead to greater receptiveness with similar publications. More

Introducing the 2018 GOTV and Voter Engagement Survey

Introducing the 2018 GOTV and Voter Engagement Survey

To benchmark top strategies being employed by Fortune 500s and trade associations in Election 2018, SevenTwenty Strategies and the Public Affairs Council have launched the 2018 GOTV and Voter Engagement Survey. The goal is to assess how major companies and associations plan to engage employees, members, shareholders and the general public in the 2018 elections - and ultimately, what they view as their most successful strategies for encouraging civic participation. More