Training Staff, Candidates and Volunteers

Training Staff, Candidates and Volunteers

By Christian Neuner Practice makes perfect. This is certainly true for political engagement and successful election campaigns. Of course, a lot of the know-how comes from experience. But training cour.

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Developing Messages

Developing Messages

By Robert Heinrich How to find the right message Finding the right message is probably the most important task in a political campaign. Unfortunately, it is also among the most neglected ones. At the .

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European Topics in a Campaign – the French Example

European Topics in a Campaign – the French Example

Europe Ecologie 2009 – How to win elections on two impossible grounds By Edouard Gaudot Difficult context With three years to go before the major event that conditions and regulates French political.

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The Candidates

The Candidates

By Beate Potzmader It’s the candidate, stupid! People who strive for public office should be aware of what awaits them there and what they should expect from the job. If you want to be a candidate, .

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Opposition Research

Opposition Research

By Beate Potzmader  “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffe.

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Traditional Media

Traditional Media

By Damian Connon    Overview Generating and directing media coverage is a difficult ‘dark art’ at the best of times. It is always a challenge to find original, relevant and understandable messa.

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Grassroots – Word of Mouth

Grassroots – Word of Mouth

By Beate Potzmader Definitions: – Grassroots lobbying is the process by which interest groups identify people with the same concerns; sensitise, recruit and activate them (activists, volunteers,.

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Campaigning Online

Campaigning Online

By Jon Worth   Why should you campaign online?       As a starting point it is vital to think about the demographics of the electorate – where do you need to find support, and does that corr.

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Using Mobile Phones

Using Mobile Phones

By Jan Seifert Using mobile phones in political campaigns is nothing new. We use our mobile phones to reach other activists or candidates on a daily basis, we call people during political actions and .

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Evaluating the Campaign

Evaluating the Campaign

By Albert Eckert After any campaign, the volunteers as well as the staffers tend to sleep long for the first time in weeks, or – after a big success – to engage in new stressful activities in new .

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2 Million Istanbulians for 2 Million Trees

2 Million Istanbulians for 2 Million Trees

After being informed about the plans for the construction of the third bridge over the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe, we immediately started to act. Construction of this new bridge and peripherial.

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