The Campaign Manager (Heftet)

Running and Winning Local Elections

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 304
Forlag: The Perseus Books Group
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780813368481
Omtale The Campaign Manager
An ingenious, step-by-step guide to winning local elections, filled with practical examples of how to organize a successful campaign.. Based on the authors three terms as mayor and her numerous successes in managing campaigns is support of both candidates and issues, this book gives political novices and veterans alike a comprehensive and detailed plan for organizing, funding, and publicizing local political campaigns. Finding the right message and targeting the right voters with it are clearly explained by means of specific examples, anecdotes, and illustrations. Included is in-depth information on assembling campaign teams, precinct analysis, canvassing, and dealing with the media. This is an encouraging, lucid presentation of how to win elections at the local level. For those who want to get elected themselves, help their local candidates get elected, or see their favorite ballot measures and initiatives pass, Catherine Shaw has written this clear, concise handbook.
Based on the authors three terms as mayor and her numerous successes in managing campaigns is support of both candidates and issues, this book gives political novices and veterans alike a comprehensive and detailed plan for organizing, funding, and publicizing local political campaigns. Finding the right message and targeting the right voters with it are clearly explained by means of specific examples, anecdotes, and illustrations. Included is in-depth information on assembling campaign teams, precinct analysis, canvassing, and dealing with the media. The book also contains helpful illustrations of campaign brochures, lawn signs, flow charts, and an appendix of useful forms for photocopying.Shaws own experience with winning elections, including some in which she was outspent by a five to one margin, attests to the success of her campaign organization techniques. Her witty, anecdotal style never obscures the books main message: A well-organized campaign wins elections. The Campaign Manager assures citizens that politics do matter, and that citizens working at the local level can be successful.

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