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Kailey McSwain

Noisy Election? No Problem

How the South Carolina Association of REALTORSⓇ ensured their messages stood out during an unprecedented election season Successful independent expenditure campaigns don’t have to be negative in nature, or funded by dark money groups to help our clients’ campaigns stand out. Sinclair transforms this negative perception by disseminating positive media that focuses on what candidates have done for their constituents-…

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Above the Noise

How the North Carolina Association of REALTORSⓇ ensured their messages were heard amid an unprecedented election season Sinclair Public Affairs has proven time and time again that successful independent expenditure campaigns don’t have to be negative in nature, or funded by dark money groups. Sinclair transforms this negative perception by disseminating positive media that focuses on what candidates have done…

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Our Year Review: 2020

Although Sinclair Public Affairs is in part a crisis management firm, where we are trained to expect the unexpected- like most people throughout the world, there was nothing that could have prepared us for all that 2020 had in store. This year was full of firsts, adjustments, and along the way, a lot of team building. While we look back…

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Don’t Judge A Campaign By Its Cover

How to facilitate an honest, and influential Independent Expenditure campaign without playing dirty  Throughout every campaign season, voters are exposed to countless, dozens (or hundreds!) of election cycle advertising. From television and radio to social media and mailers, campaign ads are seemingly everywhere and then abruptly gone on election day.    What may be less obvious to voters are what are known…

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Congratulations, Sinclair Candidates!

The Sinclair Public Affairs team would like to congratulate two of our legislative candidates, Senator-elect Lisa Stone Barnes of District 11 and Representative John Szoka of District 45 as well as the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and partners who were the team behind the city-wide affordable housing bond – the Citizens Supporting Raleigh committee.   These three Sinclair PA clients won…

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Sinclair Public Affairs Awarded Four 2020 MarCom Awards in Annual National Competition

The North Carolina firm, serving regional and national clients with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte, specializes in social media and traditional PR services for associations, corporate clients and legislative session/election cycle political communications Sinclair Public Affairs has been awarded national MarCom Awards in four categories – including the top tier Platinum Award, a Gold level award and two honorable mentions.  …

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The Benefits of Virtual Communication

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a steady rise in remote and work-from-home employees. Although the pandemic has caused unprecedented hardships across the nation- many companies and organizations are also beginning to realize the benefits of this unexpected transition. Not only is it less expensive to operate remotely, but most are finding that business can often…

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Crisis Management Plans: A Business Essential

Imagine you run a successful small business that is well known for helping out the local community. Your business just announced that it will now advocate for a social issue that is seen as rather controversial. Following your announcement, a local social interest group has garnered attention for slandering your business initiatives online. How do you combat this slander while…

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24-Hour Social Media Fundraisers: The New Frontier Of Fundraising

As Election Day quickly approaches, many campaigns are seeking methods to boost their campaign funds. The “24-hour fundraiser” is an innovative, fast, and creative method to reach fundraising goals – especially during this unique election cycle when many in-person fundraising ideas have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  These fundraisers draw campaign supporters and contributors –  with a call…

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