About Drew McKissick

Comprehensive conservative | Political strategist helping conservatives impact the things they care about | SCGOP Chairman | Elvis fan (Find me @DrewMcKissick)

How to Create a Campaign Plan

Before you get started on any campaign – whether it’s an election campaign or an issue based campaign – you NEED to have a plan. But just as the plan is important, so is the planning process itself. As former President (and General) Eisenhower once said, “Plans are useless, but planning in indispensable”. Over 2,000 […]

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Conservatives

Sometimes we get so caught up in what’s going on in politics at the moment that we can lose sight of what’s important and what to do next. Don’t let that happen this year. If conservatives are going to be successful in the long-term, then we have to THINK long-term. With that in mind, here […]

Ten Trump Election Lessons

There are always lessons that we can learn from the results any election, but when one is the most stunning upset in US political history we really need to pay attention. Here are the first lessons that come to mind: 1) Money isn’t what it used to be. Trump won spending about five dollars per […]

Know Your Environment

Before you can put together a good plan for any type of campaign, you have to have good information. That means that you need an honest evaluation of the things that will have an impact on the campaign and its ability to succeed. In other words, you need to know your environment. It’s like the […]

The Fundamentals of Political Campaigns

It’s a fundamental truth of politics that if you don’t win, you can’t govern. You can’t implement policy if you aren’t elected to a position that allows you to do so, or if you don’t have sympathetic elected officials that are willing to help. With that being the case, it’s critical that conservatives know the […]