Wonks and War Rooms

Permanent Campaigns with Kate Harrison

November 11, 2020 Elizabeth Dubois Season 1 Episode 9
Wonks and War Rooms
Permanent Campaigns with Kate Harrison
Show Notes

Kate Harrison (VP at Summa Strategies) and Elizabeth chat about the permanent campaign, and how political parties and politicians change their communication strategies over time. With so much information out there, politicians have to be communicating with potential voters even outside official election times.

Additional resources:
In a Policy Options piece, Esselment reviews the Canadian context: Canada’s embrace of the permanent campaign
Vasko and  Trilling have a useful academic article on the topic: A permanent campaign? Tweeting differences among members of Congress between campaign and routine periods