Published on October 20, 2014
1. ALL POLITICS ARE LOCAL Panelists Arthur H. Wolf, WOLF Consulting Celeste DeWald, California Association of Museums Melissa Russo, Chabot Space & Science Center Eileen Goldspiel, American Alliance of Museums
2. Me Assembly Member Joan Buchanan, Chair of the Educa:on Commi;ee Advocacy Coordinator Co-‐Chair, CAM Government Rela4ons Commi6ee
3. Advocacy Toolkit Contents • General pointers • Legisla4ve briefs • Policy posi4ons • “Leave Behinds”
4. Now Secretary of Natural Resources Now Speaker Pro Tempore of the Assembly Now in U.S. House of Representa:ves Now Speaker of the Assembly
5. “Through time and effort spent building relationships with legislators and other public officials, advocates for the arts can enjoy real access to power in politics. It is a long term investment. Relationships developed over months and years create supporters who will take the initiative on your issues…” - Access to Power: Building Political Clout for the Arts, The NASAA Advocate, 2003
6. Building the Relationship - Start early in the elected’s career - Include the elected and their family in the life of your museum - Don’t play favorites Develop the relationship on your terms but … cultivate like any other major donor
7. Corporate Sponsors include: Chevron Clorox Comcast Bechtel PG&E Waste Management Schnitzer Steel + developers, tech companies, banks
8. An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. ~George Eliot
9. “On almost any issue, kids can make an argument more compelling.” - Why Politicians Want Children to Be Seen and Heard, NPR 4/13/2013
10. Museums Connect Project
11. Election Preview
12. Click to edit Master text styles The 2014 elections will determine: 36 U.S. Senate seats All 435 U.S. House seats 36 governors 1,097 state senate races in 42 states 4,958 state house/delegate races in 45 states
13. Click to edit Master text styles 2008 2010 2012 Voter Turnout 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70%
14. Click to edit Master text styles House 233 Republicans 199 Democrats 2 vacancies
15. Click to edit Master text styles Key House Retirements - Republicans Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman, Ways and Means Committee Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA), Chairman, Natural Resources Committee Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA), IMLS funding supporter
16. Click to edit Master text styles Key House Retirements - Democrats Rep. George Miller (D-CA), Ranking Member, Education & Workforce Committee Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA), Ranking Member, Interior Subcommittee Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), Ranking Member, Energy & Commerce Committee Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) Rep. John Dingell (D-MI)
17. Click to edit Master text styles Senate 53 Democrats 45 Republicans 2 Independents
18. Click to edit Master text styles Senate Retirements Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE) Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD) Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK)
19. Click to edit Master text styles Competitive Senate Races – Open Seats South Dakota Georgia Iowa West Virginia
20. Click to edit Master text styles Competitive Senate Races Alaska North Carolina Arkansas Colorado Louisiana Kentucky
21. Click to edit Master text styles Senate Champions Sen. Mike Enzi Sen. Jack Reed Sen. Lamar Alexander Wyoming Rhode Island Tennessee
22. Click to edit Master text styles Senate 53 Democrats 45 Republicans 2 Independents
23. Click to edit Master text styles 5000 4000 3000 2000 1000 0 Number of 2014 Elections U.S. House U.S. Senate state senates state houses
24. I wonder what’s happening in my state…
25. Click to edit Master text styles Project Vote Smart http://votesmart.org/
26. I wonder whether my elected officials supported museums…
27. http://www.aam-us.org/advocacy/resources Legislative Record for 2013
28. ALL POLITICS ARE LOCAL Panelists Arthur H. Wolf, WOLF Consulting Celeste DeWald, California Association of Museums Melissa Russo, Chabot Space & Science Center Eileen Goldspiel, American Alliance of Museums
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