McKim Strategies Client Richard Hanna has had his race considered a “Toss Up” by Congressional Quarterly. Hanna is a candidate in New York’s 24th Congressional District Running Against Mike Arcuri. This is in strong part because of the fundraising done by Hanna and the New Media presence brought by McKim Strategies to the campaign. To find out what McKim Strategies can do for you, Send us a Message or Call 518-212-7770.
From The Post-Star
Warren County District Attorney Kate Hogan got a mention in The New York Times this week as a potential candidate for state attorney general, but Hogan said Wednesday she has no plans to run for the position.
In an article in Tuesday’s Times that discussed former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s decision not to run for governor, Hogan was one of three district attorneys who were being looked at as Republican candidates for attorney general, according to “Republican operatives.”
Saratoga Springs, NY—This past weekend, McKim Strategies, a Political Consulting Company from Saratoga Springs, was nominated, and won a prestigious Pollie Award, the Political Consulting field’s equivalent of the Emmy Awards. The Pollie Awards are presented by the American Association of Political Consultants. McKim Strategies has been nominated for its work of New Media for Dorsey for City Court Judge.
McKim Strategies President Bryon McKim stated ”I am thrilled not only to be nominated for the second straight year, but to also receive honorable mention from the AAPC. This is a testament to the hard work, quality, and consistency that McKim Strategies imparts in every single project. Being nominated for such a distinguished award is a great honor. I am proud to once again be in the ranks of the leaders in the political consulting field.”
The Pollie Awards were presented by the AAPC at its annual conference on March 29th in Washington, D.C.
The American Association of Political Consultants, founded in 1969, is a bipartisan organization of Political professionals. Association membership consists of political consultants, media consultants, pollsters, campaign managers, corporate public affairs officers, professors, fund-raisers, lobbyists, congressional staffers and vendors and is open to everyone associated with politics from the local level to the White House.
McKim Strategies was contracted to create, design, and implement the website for Congressional Candidate Jim Tedisco, New York State Assembly Republican Leader. Tedisco is running in the special election in New York’s 20th Congressional District which was vacated by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
McKim Strategies went from contact, to final design, and going live with the Tedisco for Congress site in less than 72 hours. The site has verious New Media implementations, including Twitter Feeds, Facebook Sites, Email integration and SMS Text Messaging. The site also allows supports to fill out a Letter to the Editor to send to their local newspaper.
McKim Strategies Client Colonie Industrial Development Agency was in the news today regarding the launch of their new website.
On the Times Union Local Politics Blog, Jordan Carleo-Evangelist wrote:
“Apparently the Colonie Industrial Development Agency now has it’s own Web site.
That lack of its own Web site, in addition to a failure to submit certain reporting documents, was among the things cited by the state Authority Budget Office in a review earlier this year. That review, however, found that board was open and transparent but lacking administratively.