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Dark Money
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How Dark Money Impacts Our Democracy

Learn how dark money - the political funds spent by groups without disclosing the identities of their donors - undermines accountability and fairness in elections.

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Barbeque
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10 Unique Fundraising Ideas for Political Campaigns

From hosting local events to driving donations with mobile fundraising, there are plenty of unique and creative ways to encourage campaign contributions.

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Campaign Finance
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How to Navigate Campaign Finance Laws as an Independent

Successfully navigating campaign finance laws as an independent candidate requires a thorough understanding of the legal requirements and regulations.

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Political Campaign Planning for First-Time Candidates

Explore insights and practical tips designed to help you lay the foundation for a successful political journey, whether you're running at the local or state-wide level.

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Seattle
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How Do Democracy Vouchers Work?

Democracy vouchers have emerged as an innovative approach to campaign financing that aims to increase public participation and reduce the influence of wealthy donors.

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Public Funding
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The Pros and Cons of Publicly Funded Elections

Publicly funded elections are a system of electoral financing where government funds are used to support the campaigns of political candidates or parties.

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Question Mark
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10 Common Misconceptions about Running for Public Office

Thinking about running for office? Learn the truth behind common myths and misconceptions around launching a campaign for public office.

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Hidden Corruption
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7 Hidden Forms of Political Corruption

Political corruption lies hidden at every level of government. From dark money to regulatory capture, learn how to identify and combat these corrupt practices.

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Coins
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Financial Management for Political Campaigns: How to Get Started

Accelerate your campaign finance setup and level up your campaign's financial strategy with help from Good Party's free AI Campaign Manager.

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Citizens United
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The Implications of Citizens United for Independent Candidates

The 2010 Supreme Court case Citizens United has had an immense impact on politics and elections. Learn the implications of this case for independent candidates.

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Top 10
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Top 10 Ways to Use Good Party’s AI Campaign Manager

From developing your campaign strategy to writing launch video scripts, Good Party’s AI Campaign Manager has many useful applications for non-partisan candidates.

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Crowdfunding
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Crowdfunding for Political Campaigns: Building Strong Grassroots Support

Discover how political candidates can harness the potential of crowdfunding to build grassroots support, engage with voters, and fuel their campaigns for success.

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What are Political Donations?
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What are Political Donations?

In the realm of politics, financial contributions play a significant role in shaping the democratic process. Many feel that money plays an outsized role in elections, but an adequately funded campaign is often directly related to successful election outcomes. Read on to find out more.

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Fundraising And The Race To The Bottom: How The Two-Party System Brings Out The Worst In Everyone

When party politics devolves to whoever can "defeat" the other side better, fundraising tends to reward those who turn the most negative.

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Political Campaigns with Online Fundraising
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Maximizing Political Campaigns with Online Fundraising Platforms

In political campaigns, online platforms have revolutionized how candidates, campaign managers, and activists engage with supporters and raise funds. This new technology allows for better and more widespread online fundraising strategies and increased transparency and accessibility for donors.

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The Political Campaign Checklist: Essential Steps to Running for Office
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The Political Campaign Checklist: Essential Steps to Running for Office

This article outlines essential steps to running for political office, including creating a campaign checklist, developing a strong campaign strategy, and using campaign management software.

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The Ultimate Guide To Political Fundraising
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The Ultimate Guide To Political Fundraising

This article explains the importance of political fundraising in a successful campaign, covering key elements such as funding sources, legal requirements, strategies, and best practices. It is a comprehensive guide for both first-time candidates and experienced politicians.

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fundraising as an independent
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How To Raise Funds As An Independent

Read our guide on how to raise funds as an independent. One of the biggest barriers for independent candidates running for office in the United States is the lack of access to the same level of resources and support as major party candidates.

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Fundraising
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Raising the Bar: Best Practices for Political Fundraising

Strategies to raise funds effectively and ethically.

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Volunteers
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Creating Content to Generate Fundraising and Volunteers

This blog post will help candidates learn how to create social media content that will help them bring in fundraising money and generate volunteer interest to help power their campaign.

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Political Fundraising Ideas
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10 Effective Political Fundraising Ideas

If you're running for office then one of the most important things to do is to raise money. Here are 10 of the best political fundraising ideas to get your campaign off on the right foot.

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