With 22 days until the primary (only ten until early voting begins!), the Clinton campaign announced its campaign team for the state yesterday. John Fritze has the story. Adam Parkhomenko, the political operative who founded the Ready for Hillary super PAC, will lead Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in Maryland, an aide said Monday. Clinton’s campaign announced several staff appointments in the… Read more »
Andrew Friedson is leaving his position with Comptroller Peter Franchot to work for the campaign of David Trone. Trone’s press release: February 3, 2016 Rockville, MD – David Trone announced today that he has named Andrew Friedson, a longtime aide to Comptroller Peter Franchot, as Senior Advisor to his campaign for the Eighth Congressional District. Friedson will leave his role… Read more »
Kumar Barve’s campaign manager, Seth Maiman, gets the star treatment in the Washington Jewish Week today. The life of the campaign operative is indeed a glamorous one. a sit-down interview at Temple Shalom in Chevy Chase, where Maiman serves as executive vice president, he says in an unmistakable Brooklyn accent, “campaigns are about persuading voters for a long period of time,… Read more »
Jessica Semachko, former political director of SEIU Local 1199 MD-DC State Council, is now the campaign manager for CD4 candidate Dereck Davis.
This just came across my Google Alert for all you job seekers out there. Looks like somebody has some money to spend. The Van Hollen for Senate campaign is hiring Field Organizers for the 2016 primary election. Field Organizers are responsible for recruiting, training and managing regional volunteer teams, coordinating phone banks and canvasses and organizing local grassroots trainings. The… Read more »
While we wait eagerly for information on FEC reports, Jamie Raskin has hired Christa Ann Burton as political outreach director for his campaign in CD8. Burton was Brian Frosh’s field director in his successful 2014 campaign for Attorney General.
Or, as Neal Carter would say, Campaign 101. As the Senate and House races take shape and candidates get to work, I’m going to try to post interesting articles on the nuts and bolts of various aspects of a good – or not so good – campaign machine. Yesterday, I saw this piece on avoiding your blast emails being trapped in spam… Read more »
And when I say you, I mean “not me.” As those who have worked with me can tell you, I am not a coffee drinker. Maybe a cup or two a month, and even then only when absolutely necessary. I prefer my caffeine cold, and usually not until later in the day. According to this Washington Post article and the video… Read more »