Battling a Pandemic and a Tough Opponent

With our current global climate and intense pressure from leaders all over our nation recommending individuals stay at home to stop the spread of COVID-19, we are left with candidates up and down the ballot unable to communicate with 2020 General Election voters.

The Republic is in jeopardy and our Nation comes down to the 2020 Election! How can you spread your message, but not your germs with voters? CampaignHQ can help!

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CampaignHQ is open and spreading the message for hundreds of candidates across the nation!

We are helping elected officials and candidates have a real-time interactive conversation with thousands of people via telephone townhall.

These telephone townhalls allow constituents to engage by asking their questions, answering polls, and voicing their opinionsBy using CampaignHQ for your telephone townhalls you will receive a copy of your recording, data, and executive report shortly after your call.

With this information you have the ability to keep the conversation going even after the event has ended by having CampaignHQ send a 30 second sound file via automated call or developing an mp4 video using the same recording to text out to thousands who missed it!

CampaignHQ can help you to have the effective Voter ID, advocacy, and GOTV you planned for!

ID your voters with a quick automated survey or conTEXT peer to peer text message. Advocate for your candidate with live calls, automated calls, and conTEXT messaging. Get Out The Vote with a telephone townhall, live calls, automated calls, and conTEXT.

Whether you’re battling a global pandemic or a tough opponent, you can count on CampaignHQ to help you devise a strategy to effectively communicate with your audience.


Give me a call at (888) 722-4704, and let’s set up a time to talk.

4 Easy Steps for your Telephone Townhall

As the country continues opening up, news headlines tell the story of an ongoing spike in Covid cases. This continues to be a challenge for traditional campaign ground-games and has led many to rethink how door-to-door and in-person events will be received.

Now more than ever, you need a Telephone Townhall strategy.

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Put in the work before the event

The most active and involved participants in any telephone townhall are those who proactively dial in to the event, so focus on getting the word to people who will be interested.

  • Send peer-to-peer text messages, including your toll-free phone number that participants can click to join. Consider an MMS, using an image or GIF to draw focus and attention.
  • Email your list 48 hours in advance, and again the morning of the event.
  • Post on social media several times in advance and 10 minutes before the event begins. Ask followers to post and share.
  • Send an automated call to the people who will be receiving your outbound dial to join the event. Let them know all they need to do is simply wait by the phone and answer when you call.

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Prepare, Prepare, Prepare

Approaching a telephone townhall with the same level of preparation as any in-person event will ensure it’s successful and worth the effort.  CampaignHQ are the experts when it comes to:

  • Planning the flow and structure of questions as well as laying out the rules for the discussion and notifying the participants ahead of time are all key.
  • Producing quality line-by-lines and including notes for opening remarks will help guide the conversation and cover important topics.
  • Acting as a moderator to open the call, instruct people on how to participate, call on members of the audience for you and keeping the conversation moving forward.

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Have an interesting conversation 

We can help you to ensure you hold your audience with a conversation WORTH having:

  • Keep the conversation fast and lively.
  • Have responses ready for questions that are likely to come up.
  • Responses to each question or comment should be no longer than 2-3 minutes.
  • Give the audience several ways to participate. You can ask the audience their opinion with a poll question and gather email addresses.
  • Speak with thousands of constituents, share valuable information, and make your telephone townhall interactive and memorable.

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Keep it going after the event

After your successful event, CampaignHQ can help you take it to the next level.

Now is the time to take the most valuable segments of your interactive conversation and share them with an even larger audience.  Here’s how:

  • Use the recording of your event and a static image to create MP4 videos that you can post to your YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter pages. Encourage your followers to post, share, and ReTweet.
  • Send peer-to-peer text messages of your video, along with a link to listen to the entire event. Ask people to reply to your text to let you know what they think.

Email supporters a synopsis along with a link to listen to the entire event or pertinent clips.

In the uncharted waters of campaigning during a pandemic, spiking case numbers and open/closed communities, now more than ever telephone townhalls are a powerful, effective way to communicate your message to an audience of thousands, over the phone and online.

This strategy allows for a meaningful connection regardless of who you are: a candidate, an incumbent, an advocacy group – or what goal you have in mind: reaching voters or hosting a forum.