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How to Turn Out the Vote When COVID-19 Has Voters Worried

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

By: Greg Adams, CEO

Our latest national poll on voting in the time of COVID-19 shows Americans are concerned about their safety at the polls. We found most American voters are concerned that the pandemic will prevent citizens from participating in the election, and that voters across party lines want policymakers to take action to ensure voter safety.

What does this mean for your efforts to get your stakeholders to vote in the 2020 elections? Those answers, plus links to all the voting resources you’ll need this election year, after the jump.

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ACCESS NEWS

Twenty Years as a Virtual Leader: We’ve Learned Some Things

By: Greg Adams, CEO

Twenty years ago, three colleagues and I started a government affairs advocacy company. We all had young kids, so we decided to give a virtual office a try—and believe it or not it worked. We have expanded over the years into four companies with more than 100 employees, and a virtual office model continues to be our preference.

Read some of the lessons learned about running a company without four walls, along with ideas to consider as you navigate this new world in the face of a COVID-19 quarantine.

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ICYMI – NABPAC’s “Facts About PACs” Podcast

By: Adam Wagner, Content Director

ACCESS Marketing Services is a proud sponsor of NABPAC’s latest episode of the “Facts About PACs” Podcast. The new podcast series is a must-listen for the PAC community, providing actionable intelligence and ideas for improving your program in the face of COVID-19.

Definitely worth the 15 minutes!

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In the Digital Age, Why Winning Campaigns Trust Direct Mail

By: Rebecca Jami, COO

Pretend you’re a campaign. Your job is to persuade thousands, perhaps tens of thousands, of constituents to vote for a person they’ve never met or an issue that may be complex or just boring. To add insult to injury, you have to do it today, in 2020, during a time that is sure to go down in the annals of American history as fraught with a lack of confidence in American media and a political climate of distrust and cynicism.

So how are you going to do it? The answers, plus cat gifs, after the jump.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

NABPAC’s “Facts About PACs” Podcast Talks COVID-19

May 13, 2020

National Association of Business Political Action Committees

How are PACs and Government Relations programs handling the COVID-19 lockdown? NABPAC Executive Director Micaela Isler checks in with Altria’s John Mason, Senior Manager Political Programs & Research.

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Don’t Forget About Your Old Friend, Direct Mail!

January 10, 2020

United States Post Office

Want to know the argument for why direct mail is STILL the most-effective way to engage voters during critical times of the election year? Find a ton of cool resources at DeliverTheWin.com.

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Facebook’s Hands-Off Approach to Political Speech Gets Impeachment Test

October 10, 2019

New York Times

The company’s handling of a Trump campaign ad with unsubstantiated accusations about Joseph Biden foreshadows a continuing fight over misinformation.

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For the fourth year in a row, ACCESS Marketing Services was recognized by Campaigns & Elections during its annual Reed Awards Conference, taking home FOUR Reed Awards.

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