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Dotty LeMieux
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Last weekend
It's down to the wire. Robo calls are flooding the phones. Texts are clogging the cells. Hit pieces jumping out of mailboxes. Letters getting down and dirty and nitty and gritty. It's the last weekend of the campaign. Nerve are frayed. Candidates' fingernai...
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Perennial Sign Conundrum
To sign or not sign? Or How much to sign? How much to spend on signs? And do they work? That is, do they persuade voters. I think the verdict is in on that one. No. They do not persuade the voters. They might, if you have done everything else right, walked ...
Perennial Sign Conundrum
Perennial Sign Conundrum
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Candidate Training!
It's that time again. Final filing deadlines loom for local elections. Running for office this year? or thinking about the next cycle? Consider a brief candidate training with a local organization. Many groups offer these nuts and bolts crash courses in run...
Candidate Training!
Candidate Training!
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Run Dems Run!
Time to talk about the Supreme Court. With Anthony Kennedy retiring the tRump slavering over his new pick, we could be looking down the barrel of a loaded rifle that will be firing away at civil rights, women's rights, gay rights,workers rights, not to ment...
Run Dems Run!
Run Dems Run!
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Yard Signs, Again, Ad Nauseum
Here we go again. More information we already knew about yard signs. But go ahead, waste your campaign dollars. But try keeping it to under 2 percent of the budget please: (From the Washington Post - The Fix)  Sorry campaign managers: Lawn signs are only 98...
Yard Signs, Again, Ad Nauseum
Yard Signs, Again, Ad Nauseum
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Trees and Views
So, you bought you beautiful new home for the views of the City, the Bay, the hills beyond and now, a few years down the road, your neighbor has let his scraggly pines grow right into your view. What can you do? If you live in a town with a view ordinance, ...
Trees and Views
Trees and Views
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It's that time again!
Yes, they are still counting votes from the primary election, but if you are planning to run in the fall for a non-partisan seat on a local board or Council, now's the time to start. Gathering endorsements, making phone calls for fundraising. Hiring a consu...
It's that time again!
It's that time again!
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Yes, Virginia, your Vote DOES Count!
It's Election night. I'm signing people in at our County Dem headquarters, where people have gathered to watch election results and share wine and snacks. A woman who has been volunteering to make out of district calls
to help Democrats in red districts co...
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Your last few days
Sounds ominous, doesn't? Your last few days. Not on this earth, but on the campaign trail. The election is in one week. You know a lot, maybe most, of the electorate has voted. At least those of them that  will vote that is. Turn out is presumed to be low i...
Your last few days
Your last few days
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Candidates Who aren't Really Running
Why, you might ask, do people throw their hat in the ring, when they plan to spend no money on an actual campaign. They might buy a few signs, maybe print off their policy points on a sheet of paper from their home computer and attend a couple of debates. B...
Candidates Who aren't Really Running
Candidates Who aren't Really Running
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