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The Hill: Surveying Constituents on Military Intervention in Syria

With the decision on military action in Syria now in the hands of Congress, the time is perfect to host a Telephone Town Hall reaching out to constituents. The interactive nature of a Telephone Town Hall allows an elected official to solicit input from the community and take the district’s temperature before making a crucial decision. Stones’ …

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Baltimore Mayor Speaks with Community Using Telephone Town Hall

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake connected with thousands of city residents to take questions from the community and to highlight her important initiative “Cabinet in the Community.” The event targeted residents of Northwest and Northeast Baltimore where the event will be held later this month, bringing together residents and members of the Mayor’s cabinet to address …

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Reaching Spanish-Speaking Voters Using Telephone Town Halls

When Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez needs to reach the large Spanish-speaking population in her district, where does she turn? Telephone Town Halls! Since October 2009, Congresswoman Sanchez has conducted eleven Telephone Town Halls in Spanish with her constituents. In addition to Congresswoman Sanchez, Stones’ Phones has hosted Spanish-language Telephone Town Halls for the Alliance for Citizenship, Planned Parenthood, …

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12 Steps to Improve Franked Telephone Town Halls

Franked Telephone Town Halls help Members of Congress discuss upcoming legislation, current events, and their legislative agenda with constituents back home. It’s a reliable outreach technique that we’ve refined over the years to help Members of Congress be better representatives. Check out some of our tips and best practices to improve your franked telephone town halls:   1. …

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Campaign and Elections American Style Features Marty Stone

  Campaigns and Elections American Style recently released its fourth edition of the campaign classic book, featuring chapters written by top political operatives and academics in campaigns and political science.  The most recent edition boasts new and updated essays that integrate strategies and tactics used during the 2012 election cycle.  It’s a must-read for students looking …

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