Political Campaigns


Next Step Strategies offers a full range of political campaign services. From voter targeting to GOTV, we have experience with campaigns both large and small.



Direct efforts to target and motivate voters:

A critical part of any campaign, we will analyze past races, voter turnout trends, demographics and more to make the most of your voter outreach activities. Next Step Strategies will help make a voter outreach plan, and ensure that it is executed effectively.



Key liaison in securing significant campaign allies:

Next Step Strategies has years of experience in local politics and the contacts that goes with that. We will put that experience to work for you.


Direct door to door and GOTV efforts:

Next Step Strategies can design and direct a targeted and effective candidate and volunteer door to door plan. We will also put together a tight, focused GOTV effort.


Recruit, hire and manage staff and volunteers:

Next Step Strategies has years of experience working and managing paid staff and volunteers. We can interview, hire, train and manage both campaign staff and volunteers in small or large groups. Next Step Strategies also has extensive knowledge of NYS hiring guidelines and paperwork. We believe in cultivating volunteers for every campaign, and work hard to maintain positive relations with every volunteer that is involved with a campaign.


Write campaign and fundraising materials:

From letters to constituents and fundraising appeals to thank you letters, Next Step Strategies can produce professional materials, partnered with a design professional and local union printing shop. Next Step Strategies can also partner you with direct mail and logo designers, website designers, printers, and photographers.


Act as public relations and media spokesperson:

Next Step Strategies has experience with the media and can act as a media spokesperson for the campaign, in addition to writing and issuing press releases. Most importantly, we know when and how to respond or contact the media and can advise on this.


Organize and manage phone banks:

Phone banks are an important part of any campaign. Next Step Strategies has over 20 years experience in running effective phone banks. Surveys, push-pulls, advocacy, and GOTV calls are all covered. We can write the scripts, acquire the lists, manage the crew and produce results.


Supervise and execute fundraising efforts:

Every campaign needs a fundraising plan. Next Step Strategies can sit down with you and map out your long term goals, and then plan on how to get there. We conduct highly successful fundraising events, from small house parties to large sit-down dinners. We also can conduct direct mail fundraising appeals and meet with potential donors face-to-face. Please see our Fundraising page for more information.


Develop and implement social media:

Social media is the wave of the future. With this mostly free outlet, political candidates ran reach their potential constituents in new ways. Next Step Strategies can help you reach out to potential voters and keep them interested and talking about your campaign in a positive way, using Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, LinkedIn, and other sites.