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What Is a Political Action Committee (PAC)?

Funding campaigns, raising voter awareness about important issues, and generating attention to key pieces of legislation require significant amounts of capital. While candidates can acquire funding from individual donors, doing so can be impractical. Political action committees (PACs) were created to expedite the collection and delivery of funding for legislative initiatives or political campaigns. Understanding […]

7 of the Best PAC Fundraising Ideas

Forming a political action committee (PAC) is a great way to support your political candidate or get the word out about an important piece of legislation that’s about to hit the ballot. But if you want your PAC to make a real impact on the political landscape, you need to generate revenue. With that in […]

Finding Answers to Regulatory Advocacy

For many, the state of grassroots advocacy at the regulatory level is unknown. Let’s explore why and a few ways forward. 

Prior Authorization Exemption Pending

In case you haven’t heard, the U.S. House of Representatives is considering implementing an appropriations rider that will help a great number of trade association PACs increase their receipts, eliminating one of the more tedious aspects of campaign finance law. If passed and signed into law, the legislation will declare the requirement for trade association […]

Aristotle Wins Three Pollie Awards

Aristotle is proud to announce that it has been awarded three prestigious Pollie Awards from the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC), the industry’s highest honor bestowed upon political consultants at the national and international level.

Generation X: Are we really a bunch of slackers?

At the recent National PAC Conference, I gave a presentation on ways to get younger people involved in public affairs generally and in PACs specifically.

As always, I wound up learning just as much from people in the audience as I hope they did from me.

Three Lessons from a $58,000 Fraud

Learning from the tragic North Carolina embezzlement case I have posted about embezzlement before, and I’m writing again because campaigns and PACs keep losing money to this largely preventable crime.

Finding the Balance between Negative and Positive Messaging

How do you recruit and motivate advocates when the audience has a negative view towards the person, or entity, that they are going to be advocating for or contributing to?

Let’s use Congress as an example. According to a recent Real Clear Politics average, congressional approval is slightly below 17 percent.

AMP: Campaign Anytime, Anywhere

Aristotle’s credo is that innovation drives progress, especially when it disrupts the status quo. Two decades ago, Aristotle played a pioneering role in the invention of online political fundraising—a revolution that upended the traditional shadowy means of raising money for campaigns. Aristotle is again upending the political world with an innovation that has been four […]

Understand Polls, Devise a Strategy and Grow Your PAC

How ‘question order’ affects the electorate’s response Consider this: You are director of operations for a PAC. A poll just came out that suggests the electorate significantly increased their support for your cause. Now you want to send a message and hammer home that message.

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