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Political Campaign Recruitments of Leaders, Celebrities, Activists to Volunteers and Paid Staffs formulate and implement the strategy needed to win an election.  

This article provides a generic description of a campaign's staff and organization. Different campaigns have different structures.

Structure of a campaign

Campaigns are usually overseen by a campaign manager. The campaign manager coordinates the campaign making sure that the rest of the staff and the campaign's consultants are focused effectively on winning the election. In small local campaigns, the campaign manager will often be the only paid staff member and will be responsible for every aspect of the campaign that is not covered by the candidate or volunteers. In larger campaigns, such as a lokshabha campaign, hundreds of staff members will cover the required tasks. While campaign managers are often the lead strategists in local campaigns.
Below the department level, campaigns vary widely in their structure. On larger campaigns, there will be various coordinators for certain functions within each department. For example, within the fundraising department, there might be a staff member who focuses only on direct mail fundraising.

At the bottom of the totem pole are the interns and volunteers who perform the least glamorous tasks of the campaign. These can include entering data into databases, and canvassing voters on behalf of the campaign.

Departments and their respective purposes

Field department

The field department focuses on the "on-the-ground" organizing that is required in order to personally contact voters through canvassing, phone calls, and building local events. Voter contact helps construct and clean the campaign's voter file in order to help better target voter persuasion and identify which voters a campaign most wants to bring out on election day. Field is generally also tasked with running local "storefront" campaign offices as well as organizing phone banks and staging locations for canvasses and other campaign events.

On the state-wide level, field departments are generally organized by geography with an overall state-wide field director who oversees the efforts of several regional field directors who in turn manage several local offices.

    State Chairperson
·         State Finance Chairperson
·         District Chairperson
·         State Director
·         State Deputy Director for Volunteer Operations (Grassroots)
·         Coalitions Coordinator
·         State Deputy Director for Administration
·         Scheduling and Advance Coordinator
·         Payroll Coordinator
·         State Policy Director
·         Legislative Advisor
·         State Communications Director
·         Other field workers below this level include:

Deputy Director: generally responsible for the operations of a single office serving a county or several counties, the local organizer works to build a local organization, mostly of volunteers, that will be used to fill out campaign events, contact voters, and ultimately to provide ground troops for election day efforts.

Volunteer Coordinator: tasked full-time with recruiting, retaining, and scheduling volunteers

Field Organizer: the lowest level of field staff, these paid workers generally do direct voter contact full-time as well as assisting the Deputy Director

GOTV ("Get out the vote") coordinator: generally either brought in in the last few months of the campaign or a re-tasked staffer, GOTV coordinators plan the local GOTV efforts.


In addition to voter persuasion and voter identification, field staff will often provide information for the campaign headquarters as to what is going on in the communities they work in. Field staffers are the primary liaison between the campaign and local influentials such as interest group leaders and prominent community activists. Field departments are also often primarily responsible for the local distribution of "swag" i.e. lawn signs, bumper stickers, buttons, and other such materials.

Communications department

The communications department oversees both the press relations and advertising involved in promoting the campaign in the media. They are responsible for the campaign's message and image among the electorate. Press releases, advertisements, phone scripts, and other forms of communication must be approved by this department before they can be released to the public. The staffers within this office vary widely from campaign to campaign. However they generally include:

A press secretary who monitors the media and coordinates the campaign's relations with the press. Press secretaries set up interviews between the candidate and reporters, brief the press at press conferences, and perform other tasks involved in press relations.

A rapid response director who makes sure that the campaign responds quickly to the attacks of the other campaigns. They and their staff constantly monitor the media and the moves of their opponents, making sure that attacks are rebutted quickly.

Creative team managing all visual communications and ensuring consistency of campaign materials/merchandise (both print and digital) through web design, graphic design, advertising, promotional items. Often these staffers work closely with the IT department.

Political / Field department

Operations
·             Activists, Grassroots, and Volunteers
·             Outreach
·             Education

Researching and developing a set of policies requires a large team to research and write each plank. Researchers also provide information to the campaign on issues and the backgrounds of candidates (including the candidate they work for) in order to be aware of skeletons in the various candidates' closets. The latter practice is known as opposition research. On smaller campaigns this is often folded into the communications department.

Fundraising department

The finance department coordinates the campaign's fundraising operation and ensures that the campaign always has the money it needs to operate effectively. The techniques employed by this campaign vary based on the campaign's needs and size. Small campaigns often involve casual fundraising events and phone calls from the candidate to donors asking for money. Larger campaigns will include everything from high-priced sit-down dinners to e-mail messages to donors asking for money.

Legal department

The legal department makes sure that the campaign is in compliance with the law and files the appropriate forms with government authorities.

This department will also be responsible for all financial tracking, including bank reconciliations, loans and backup for in-kind donations. They are generally required to keep both paper and electronic files. Small campaigns will often have one person responsible for financial disclosure while larger campaigns will have dozens of lawyers and treasurers making sure that the campaign's activities are legal. After the election, the compliance and legal department must still respond to audit requests and, when required, debt retirement.

Technology department

The technology department designs and maintains campaign technology such as voter file, websites, and social media. While local (County, City, Town, or Village) campaigns might have a volunteers who know how to use computers, State and National campaigns will have Information Technology professionals across the state or country handling everything from websites to blogs to databases.

Scheduling and advance department

The scheduling and advance department makes sure that the candidate and campaign surrogates are effectively scheduled so as to maximize their impact on the voters. This department also oversees the advance people who arrive at events before the candidate to make sure everything is in order. Often, this department will be a part of the field department.

On small campaigns the scheduling coordinator may be responsible for developing and executing events. The scheduling coordinator typically: a)manages the candidate's personal and campaign schedule b)manages the field and advance team schedules c)gathers important information about all events the campaign and candidate will attend

Candidates and other members of the campaign must bear in mind that only one person should oversee the details of scheduling. Fluid scheduling is one of the many keys to making a profound impact on voters.


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Valsad Lok Sabha Constituency



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Valsad Lok Sabha constituency (formerly Bulsar Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.


1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament


Assembly segments


Presently, Valsad Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

  1. Dangs
  2. Vansda
  3. Dharampur
  4. Valsad
  5. Pardi
  6. Kaprada
  7. Umbergaon

Members of Parliament


1957: Nanubhai Patel, Indian National Congress
1962: Nanubhai Patel, Indian National Congress
1967: Nanubhai Patel, Indian National Congress
1971: Nanubhai Patel, Indian National Congress (Organization)
1977: Nanubhai Patel, Janata Party
1989: Arjunbhai Patel, Janata Dal
1996: Manibhai Ramjibhai Chaudhary, Bharatiya Janata Party
1998: Manibhai Ramjibhai Chaudhary, Bharatiya Janata Party
1999: Manibhai Ramjibhai Chaudhary, Bharatiya Janata Party
2004: Kishanbhai Patel, Indian National Congress
2009: Kishanbhai Patel, Indian National Congress



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Vadodara Lok Sabha Constituency



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Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency (formerly Baroda Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

  • 1 Assembly segments
  • 2 Members of Parliament

Assembly segments


Presently, Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

  1. Savli
  2. Vaghodia
  3. Vadodara City
  4. Sayajigunj
  5. Akota
  6. Raopura
  7. Manjalpur

Members of Parliament


  • 1957: Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad, Indian National Congress
  • 1962: Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad, Indian National Congress
  • 1967: Pashabhai Patel, Swatantra Party
  • 1971: Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad, Indian National Congress
  • 1977: Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad, Indian National Congress
  • 1980: Ranjitsinh Gaekwad, Indian National Congress
  • 1984: Ranjitsinh Gaekwad, Indian National Congress
  • 1989: Prakash Brahmbhatt, Janata Dal
  • 1991: Deepika Chikhalia, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1996: Satyajitsinh Gaekwad, Indian National Congress
  • 1998: Jayaben Thakkar, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1999: Jayaben Thakkar, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 2004: Jayaben Thakkar, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 2009: Balkrishna Khanderao Shukla, Bharatiya Janata Party

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Surendranagar Lok Sabha Constituency


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Surendranagar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament

Assembly segments

Presently, Surendranagar Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:
Viramgam
Dhandhuka
Dasada
Limbdi
Wadhwan
Chotila
Dhrangadhra

Members of Parliament
1962: Ghanshyambhai Chhotalal Oza, Indian National Congress
1967: Meghrajji, Swatantra Party
1971: Rasiklal Parikh, Indian National Congress
1977: R.K. Amin, Janata Party
1989: Somabhai Gandalal Koli Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party
1991: Somabhai Gandalal Koli Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party
1996: Sanat Mehta, Indian National Congress
1998: Bhavna Dave, Bharatiya Janata Party
1999: Savshibhai Makwana, Indian National Congress
2004: Somabhai Gandalal Koli Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party
2009: Somabhai Gandalal Koli Patel, Indian National Congress

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Surat Lok Sabha Constituency



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Surat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India. Veteran BJP strongman Kashiram Rana has been an MP from this seat for 6 terms. Surat was also the constituency of the 7th Prime Minister of India Morarji Desai, who has been an MP for this constituency for 5 terms.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament


Assembly segments


Presently, Surat Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments.:

  • Olpad
  • Surat East
  • Surat North
  • Varachha Road
  • Karanj
  • Katargam
  • Surat West

Members of Parliament


Name
Election Year Political party
Nanabhai Desai 1951 Indian National Congress
Morarji Desai 1957
1962
1967
1971 Indian National Congress (Organization)
1977 Janata Party
C. D. Patel 1980 Indian National Congress
1984
Kashiram Rana 1989 Bharatiya Janata Party
1991
1996
1998
1999
2004
Darshana Jardosh 2009


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Sabarkantha Lok Sabha Constituency



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Sabarkantha Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament


Assembly segments


Presently, Sabarkantha Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

  1. Himatnagar
  2. Idar
  3. Khedbrahma
  4. Bhiloda
  5. Modasa
  6. Bayad
  7. Prantij
  8. malpur
  9. megraj

Members of Parliament


1951: Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian National Congress
1957: Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian National Congress
1962: Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian National Congress
1967: C.C. Desai, Indian National Congress
1971: C.C. Desai, Indian National Congress (Organization)
1977: H.M. Patel, Janata Party
1980: Shantubhai Patel, Indian National Congress
1984: H.M. Patel
1989: Maganbhai Patel, Janata Dal
1991: Arvind Trivedi, Bharatiya Janata Party
1996: Nisha Chaudhary, Indian National Congress
1998: Nisha Chaudhary, Indian National Congress
1999: Nisha Chaudhary, Indian National Congress
2004: Madhusudan Mistry, Indian National Congress
2009: Mahendrasinh Chauhan, Bharatiya Janata Party

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Rajkot Lok Sabha Constituency



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Rajkot Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament

Assembly segments


Presently, Rajkot Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:
  1. Tankara
  2. Wankaner
  3. Rajkot East
  4. Rajkot West
  5. Rajkot South
  6. Rajkot Rural
  7. Jasdan

Members of Parliament


1957: Minocher Rustom Masani, Swatantra Party
1962: Minocher Rustom Masani, Swatantra Party
1967: Minocher Rustom Masani, Swatantra Party
1971: Ghanshyambhai Oza, Indian National Congress
1977: Chimanbhai Shukla, Janata Party
1980: Ramjibhai Mavani, Indian National Congress
1984: Ramaben Patel, Indian National Congress
1989: Shivlal Vekaria, Bharatiya Janata Party
1991: Shivlal Vekaria, Bharatiya Janata Party
1996: Vallabhbhai Kathiria, Bharatiya Janata Party
1998: Vallabhbhai Kathiria, Bharatiya Janata Party
1999: Vallabhbhai Kathiria, Bharatiya Janata Party
2004: Vallabhbhai Kathiria, Bharatiya Janata Party
2009: Kuvarjibhai Bavalia, Indian National Congress

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Porbandar Lok Sabha Constituency


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Porbandar Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat state in western India.

1 Assembly segments
2 Members of Parliament


Assembly segments


Presently, Porbandar Lok Sabha constituency comprises seven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

  1. Gondal
  2. Jetpur
  3. Dhoraji
  4. Porbandar
  5. Kutiyana
  6. Manavadar
  7. Keshod

Members of Parliament


  • 1977: Dharmasinhbhai Patel, Janata Party
  • 1980: Maldevji Odedra, Indian National Congress
  • 1984: Parsotambhai V. Bhalodia, Indian National Congress
  • 1989: Balvantbhai Manvar, Janata Dal
  • 1991: Harilal Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1996: Gordhanbhai Javia, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1998: Gordhanbhai Javia, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1999: Gordhanbhai Javia, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 2004: Harilal Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 2009: Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya, Indian National Congress
  • 2013: Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya. Bharatiya Janata Party(by-poll)

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