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Dr. Politics: Digital Campaigning, Part 1

Posted: June 12, 2017 at 9:52 pm   /   DrPolitics, Newsletter, Politics

By Dwight Patel Campaigning has changed a bit from when I first ran for MD House of Delegates in 1994. At that time, if I wanted to connect with voters, I had three options. Direct Mail, Door Knocking and Doing Media Buys. For the most part media buys are just too expensive, and when running […]

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Dr. Politics: Campaign Collaterals Dos, Don’ts and ARE YOU CRAZY?

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 9:04 am   /   DrPolitics, Newsletter, Politics

By Dwight Patel Let’s Review What We Have Covered So Far You’ve  filed for candidacy, put your finance team in place, and finished your first campaign event.  You likely have a small core group of volunteers now as well.  Hopefully, you also have a war chest of $5,000 to $10,000  in cash on hand, a […]

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Dr. Politics: Establishing your Campaign Leadership Team

Posted: May 11, 2017 at 8:54 pm   /   DrPolitics, Newsletter, Politics

By Dwight Patel Let’s Review What We Have Covered So Far You have filed for candidacy, put your finance team in place, and you’ve just finished your first campaign event.  You likely have a small core group of volunteers now as well.  Hopefully, you also have a war chest of $5,000 and $10,000 dollars in […]

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Dr. Politics: Planning Your First House Party

Posted: April 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm   /   DrPolitics, Newsletter, Politics

By Dwight Patel First Vice Chairman So, for a quick recap, you have found a treasurer, filed your papers to become a candidate for office, and sent out your first direct mail to raise money from your Christmas card list.  Now you are ready to have your first House Party. The first thing you need […]

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Dr. Politics: Developing Your First Donor File

Posted: April 15, 2017 at 3:44 pm   /   DrPolitics, Newsletter, Politics

By Dwight Patel So, you have now filed as a candidate, gotten a treasurer and put together a Facebook Live video when you went to Annapolis to file your papers to run for office.  Now you need to start raising money!  For a first-time candidate, it’s a struggle to find donor lists, since other campaigns […]

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