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Ground Game

Donald Trump’s Phantom Florida Ground Game

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ― In a downtown office building, the Duval County Republican headquarters for the fall elections, stands a life-size cutout of Do...

Trump Campaign Has Yet to Start Organizing in Colorado

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.14.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado's Trump campaign is relying on the "robust operations" of the Colorado Republican Party to mobilize Trump voters, including "many new people"...

My Iowa Predictions

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The primary season officially gets underway tonight, as Iowa voters brave the winter weather and head to the caucuses. This will give political wonks some actual hard data to discuss, instead of just opinion polling and sheer speculation, so it's a big day on the political calendar for us.

Jon Ward

Election 2012: The GOP Reckoning Begins After A Revealing Defeat | Jon Ward | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -– Republican Party leaders on Wednesday began picking up the pieces of their movement, trying to figure how to put them back together. ...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign: We've Contacted One Out Of Every 2.5 Voters In The Country | Sam Stein | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Up to this point in the election, the Obama campaign has offered a general outline of its field operation while insisting that it didn't...

Jon Ward

Obama, Romney Campaigns Take Different Approaches To Door-Knocking In Ohio | Jon Ward | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

CANTON, Ohio -- Samuel Taylor held his clipboard of addresses Saturday while telling a reporter about what's it like to be an openly gay supporter of ...

Paul Blumenthal

Mitt Romney Sitting On A Stash Of Cash | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign entered the home stretch of the election with $169 million in cash on hand. The campaign announce...

Two Judged As Having Best NH Ground Games

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

All eyes are on New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary now that the voters in Iowa have had their say. The presidential candidates competing...

Whose Got The Best Early Primary Ground Game?

The Huffington Post | Mandy Jenkins | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

In the early primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida, voters are seeing a lot of the Republican presidential candidates. Fro...

Seth Colter Walls

Swing State Dems Talk Up Obama's Ground Game | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 2000 and 2004, more Republicans voted early than Democrats in Florida -- to the tune of more than 100,000 ballots in both elections. According to ...

"I Didn't Know I Could Vote"

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

I just came back from eight hours canvassing swing exurban neighborhoods 20 miles south of Seattle. It was easy to feel that my efforts were nice but redundant.

Journal Your Campaign Volunteer Experiences for HuffPost's OffTheBus

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

At HuffPost's OffTheBus, our specialty is covering the presidential campaign in new and exciting ways by having people on the ground write about their...

Publish Your Presidential Election Coverage Through HuffPost's OffTheBus

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

As Campaign '08 comes to a close, are you as frustrated and often outraged as we are about the blizzard of totally predictable media bloviating that seems to blanket us 24/7? Then help fight back by enlisting in the growing army of HuffPost's OffTheBus citizen reporters.