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Safwan Karim Joins Chism Strategies

We are pleased to announce that Safwan Karim is now a member of our Operations team. Safwan comes to us from a position as a logistics engineer at Waste Management. His database management skills and expertise in process efficiency will be put to good use at Chism Strategies. Safwan is no s…

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Gay Marriage, The Bible and Democrats in Red Districts

 Gay Marriage, The Bible and Democrats in Red Districts Mayor Pete Buttigieg's political stardom is on the rise and, regardless of where he finishes in the presidential hustings, the question of the Bible and Gay Marriage is now a higher profile issue for political pra…

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Study Reveals Where Independent Voters are on Key Issues

 Study Reveals Where Independent Voters are on Key Issues: A Closer Look at “Independent Voters”  Part 2 We broke down the mid-March Pew Research Study of self-described “Independent Voters”. Earlier we explained that althou…

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A Closer Look at “Independent Voters” Reveals That Most Are Not

A Closer Look at “Independent Voters” Reveals That Most Are Not We broke down the mid-March Pew Research Study of self-described “Independent Voters”  and found several interesting data points of use for progressive candidates and campaigns. It’s More t…

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Chism Strategies Cited for Innovation in Direct Mail Program in US Senate Race

Mailers for Mike Espy’s Campaign Honored at Reed Awards Ceremony AUSTIN, TX —A bipartisan panel judging political communications across the nation for the  2018 election cycle has recognized Chism Strategies for innovation in direct mail. The Annual Reed Awards recognizes t…

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Millennial: No Longer Catch-all Term for Young People

Millennial: No Longer Catch-all Term for Young People If you’re over 40, you probably use the term Millennial for anyone 30 and younger, but that is actually not the case. A recent Pew article highlights the subtle yet important differences between the Millennial generation and the…

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We Salute Our Friends at Emerge Mississippi

We salute our friends at Emerge Mississippi for their hard work in recruiting and training female candidates to better Mississippi’s future. Emerge is a national organization that recruits, trains and provides a powerful network to Democratic women who want to run for office. Over the …

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Common Ground Amidst Wide Partisan Gaps

Common Ground Amidst Wide Partisan Gaps In the midst of partisan gridlock in Washington, there is evidence that Democrats and Republicans could make progress on a few key issues where there is shared concern. A recent Pew Research Center Survey (January 2019) asked partisans what the top …

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How to Tell if The Man Is Serious or Simply Pandering on Women’s Issues

Gender equality is an important pillar of the progressive platform, but often the voting record doesn’t match the rhetoric on the campaign trail.  How do we know which men are pandering and which are committed to gender equality in society? A recent article in Public Opinion Qu…

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Millsaps - Chism State of the State Survey: Mississippians Find Consensus on Major Policy Issues as Legislative Session Begins

Voters Rally Around Teacher Pay Raise, Opioid Lawsuit, Early Voting, Public School Funding, & Rural Broadband Access; Infrastructure Remains Top Priority JACKSON—Mississippi voters are united around several key policy positions, indicating that an often-fragmented state electora…

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