Tips on Candidate Recruitment

As Ronald Reagan once said, “Personnel is policy”. The public policies we have (and tend to complain about) are the direct result of “who” gets to make them. That means that if you want to change public policy, the best way to do it is by changing the people who are making it. And that […]

Get Leverage with Grasstops Lobbying

It’s one thing to have organized pressure coming from “real” people and having them relay their real concerns and real stories to elected officials. That the essence of “grassroots” lobbying. But it’s even better to pair that with community leaders who matter to the elected officials or other politicos that you’re trying to influence. That’s […]

Key Attributes of Good Conservative Activists and Leaders

As you’ve surely noticed there are a lot of people involved in politics with many different strengths and weaknesses. But what kind do we need MORE of? What kind of people should you seek out and try to work with? What kind of people should you actively try to recruit and get involved in politics […]

Three 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 […]

The Power of Numbers in Grassroots Lobbying

When it comes to grassroots lobbying, there is power in numbers. And numbers can come from a quality grassroots organization that encourages supporters to directly contact their elected officials. The thing that makes phone calls and letters so effective is that they are short and quick means of relaying your message.  Changing the mind of […]