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A good treasurer can save campaigns from embezzlement, embarrassment

August 5th, 2015

You see a story about it all too often: A campaign's treasurer is accused of embezzlement — stealing or misappropriating campaign money — for themselves or sometimes worse. This is a …

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Bradley Crate Covers Campaign Compliance and Treasury

July 9th, 2015

http://www.politicaltradesecrets.com/episode-1-compliance-treasury/   Former Romney Campaign Treasurer talks campaign finance laws, treasury, and keeping yourself out of trouble   F…

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Red Curve President Bradley Crate featured in Campaigns and Elections Magazine

August 30th, 2014

Red Curve President and Founder Bradley Crate was recently featured in Campaigns & Elections Magazine's Shop Talk feature: Who says compliance is boring? Check out the full article below. &…

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Boston Globe: Martha Coakley campaign funds in disarray

November 4th, 2013

This weekend, the Boston Globe published an exposé on the campaign finances of Massachusetts Attorney General and candidate for governor Martha Coakley. Here are some key findings:  -- Po…

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Best Practices 101 – Donor Compliance

August 12th, 2013

In order to ensure compliant fundraising and reporting practices, committees should adopt internal procedures that mirror Federal Election Commission (FEC) contribution guidelines. A comprehensive pro…

Keywords: fundraising, FEC, compliance, political, campaign, best, practices

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Best Practices 101 – 48 Hour Notices

April 29th, 2013

It’s no secret that FEC compliance is complicated and requires a great deal of time and attention to detail. Serious financial implications and damages to your campaign’s reputation are at…

Keywords: FEC, RFAI, 48, hour, notice, fine, best, practices

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Best Practices 101 – Financial Accountability

April 22nd, 2013

Does the same person submit expenses, write checks, and balance the books? One way to get your campaign in a lot of trouble – both legally and financially – is to yield all financial cont…

Keywords: technology, FEC, compliance, best, practices

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Lessons learned from the RNC Growth and Opportunity Project

April 15th, 2013

Red Curve Solutions named ‘hidden gem’ of 2012 election cycle Red Curve Solutions was named a “hidden gem” of the 2012 Romney presidential campaign and a “model” f…

Keywords: RNC, Republican, Romney

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