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General Consultants: Strategy/Messaging

50+1 Strategies
Addisu Demissie
Nicole Derse
300 Montgomery St #789
San Francisco, CA 94104

Acosta Consulting
Andrew Acosta
1005 H St. Ste A
Sacramento, CA 95814-3940
Phone: (916)444-8897

AKP&D Message and Media
Partners: Axelrod, Kupper, Plouffe and Del Cecato.
11333 Moorepark St #84
Studio City, CA 91602
Phone: (818)415-9098
Specialties: general campaign message and strategy for democratic consultants

Barnes Mosher Whitehurst Lauter and Partners
660 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415)615-0311
Specialties: advocacy, communication, public affairs, community organizing

Capitol Campaigns
President: Bryan DeBlonk
510 Bercut Drive, Suite S
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: (916)446-7600
Fax: (916)446-7001
Specialties: providing individualized strategy

Centaur North Strategies
Los Angeles
Leo Briones
Phone: (323)574-2524

Cerrell Associates
A Los Angeles, California public affairs, public relations, political consulting, and government relations firm specializing in advocacy and election campaign management.
N. Larchmont Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (323)466-3445 x 320

Clifford Moss LLC
Bonnie Moss and Tom Clifford
Phone: (510) 907-3195

Duane Baughman Company
President: Duane Baughman
42 Ratto Road
Alameda, CA 94502
Phone: (415)673-7466

Duffy & Capitolo
1127 11th Street, Suite 523
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916)444-2300
Specialties: political campaign management and media

Erwin and Muir Political Consulting and Public Affairs
Maureen Erwin
Maggie Muir
337 17th Street, Suite 215
Oakland, CA 94612

Flying Colors USA
Kevin Reilly
31 Valley View Road, Orinda CA 94563
Phone: (510)599-7763 Fax: (866)290-7213

Forza Communications
1005 12th Street, Suite A, Sacramento CA 95814
Phone: (916)607-8340

Galanty & Company, Inc.
Mark Galanty, Sydney Galanty
1640 5th Street, Santa Monica CA 90410
Full Service Media Company specializing in advertising and communications using Television, Radio, New Media.
Galanty Company Inc

Greendog Campaigns
Director: Dotty LeMieux
8 Willow Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: (415)485-1040
Specialties: strategy, communication services, and consultation

Jacobson & Zilber Strategies, LLC
Dave R. Jacobson
Phone: (818) 943-2348 (mobile)

Jaffe Public Strategies
Eric Jaffe
Phone: (415)235-7822
Specialties: campaign management, media strategies, direct mail

Jim Ross Political Consulting
Jim Ross
140 2nd Street, San Francisco CA 

Phone: (510)444-0582

Merrill Strategy Group
Katie Merrill
P.O. Box 8087
Berkeley, California 94707
Phone: (510)883-9780 
Fax: (510)295-2477
Specialties: political consulting for campaigns

Kathleen Russell Consulting
California & DC
Kathleen Russell
Phone: (415)388-4600
Specialties: political consulting

Kaufman Campaign Consultants
President: Gale Kaufman
1510 J Street, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (

 Fax: (916)441-2653
Specialties: issue-advocacy, ballot initiative, municipal and legislative campaigns.

Levine and Associates
Larry Levine
13701 Riverside Drive, Suite 604
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Phone: (818)906-8747 
Fax: (818)906-8079

Lindsay Bubar
331 N. Alfred Street, Los Angeles
Phone: (818)516-4697
Specialties: political consulting and strategy, campaign management, messaging/strategy/outreach for women candidates

Lisa Gasperoni
LG Campaigns
1510 J Street, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA  95814

Lew Edwards Group
President: Catherine Lew
5454 Broadway
P.O. Box 21215
Oakland, CA 94620
Phone: (510)594-0224 
Fax: (510)420-0734
Specialties: campaign management, media, direct mail, communications strategies, and grassroots organizing techniques

Michelle W. Henry Consulting
Michelle Henry
692 Gwen Ct.
Danville, CA 94526
Phone: (925)389-7253
Specialties: political campaigns, strategy, project management and fundraising

Milken Institute
Bill Carrick
1250 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310)570-4600 Fax: (310)570-4601

Novos Consulting
Frieda K. Edgette, Principal
100 Pine Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415)275-2585 Fax: (415)634-2501

Parke Skelton/Steve Barkan
SG&A Campaigns
600 Playhouse Alley, Suite 504
Pasadena, CA 91011
Phone: (626)535-9616

Pivot Group
Natalie LeBlanc, Managing Director
Phone: (510)898-1632
Specialties: direct mail, message strategy, micro-targeting, internet advertising

Polka Consulting
Principal: Sandy Polka
555 Capitol Mall # 440,
Sacramento CA 95814
Phone: (916)443-5900

RALLY Campaigns
Leo Wallach
25 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 363-0415
Specialties: political strategy and campaign management for local and state candidates, TV, mail, and digital advertising, messaging, polling, and targeting. Offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Robinson Communications
Rich Robinson
152 N. Third Street, Suite 600
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408)217-8107

ROQ Strategies
Raquel Simental
Phone: (916)833-1909
Specialties: campaign & field strategy, messaging, media/communications, direct mail, and issue advocacy & public affairs for progressive women candidates and progressive candidates of color

Rose Kapolczynski Consulting
Rose Kapolczynski
969 Colorado Boulevard, Suite 103
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone: (323)254-5700

Ross Communications
Richie Ross
1700 L Street, Sacramento CA 95811
Phone: (916)441-1995

SCN Strategies
Ace Smith
114 Sansome Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94104
Specialties: high-stakes political, governmental and public affairs campaigns.

Shallman Communications
Jon Shallman
15840 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 301
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: (818)728-4200 Fax: (818)728-4285

Storefront Media, SF
Eric Jaye
250 Sutter Street, Suite 650 San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415)834-0501
Fax: (415)834-0575

Terris, Barnes & Walters
Michael Terris, Managing Partner
400 Montgomery Street 
7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415)291-0679 
Fax: (415)291-0724
Phone: (415)291-0679
Specialties: direct mail, graphic design, message/strategy

The George Politic
Timothy Merritt, Founder
Phone: (214) 437-0280
Specialties: operations, logistics, messaging, events, federal government relations

The Strategy Group
Doug Herman, Los Angeles Partner
790 E Colorado Blvd. 
Suite 506
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626)535-0710 
Fax: (626)535-0716
Specialties: direct mail, initiative and proposition campaigns, internet advertising, and general political consulting.

Townsend Raimundo, Besler and Usher.
David Townsend, President
1717 I Street
Sacramento, California
Phone: (916)444-5701 Fax: (916)444-0382
Specialties: political campaigns, public affairs or public relations

The Tucker Group
Lisa Tucker
2800 Pleasant Hill Road # 210
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Phone: (925)934-0550
Specialties: political consulting, communications and public relations consulting

Tramutola Advisors
Head: Larry Tramutola
191 Ridgeway Avenue
Oakland, California 94611 USA
 (510)658-7003 Fax: 
Specialties: grassroots organizing, political strategy, and passing difficult tax measures

William Berry Campaigns
Phone: (916)553-4980
Specialties: direct mail and strategy for Democratic candidates, local and statewide measures and propositions.

Winning Directions – Political Campaign Services
Tony Fazio, Peter J. Moran, Nancy Todd
1366 San Mateo Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-875-4000 Fax: 
Specialties: provider of creative campaign strategies, products, and services.

Polling firms

David Binder Research
David Binder
44 Page Street – Suite 404
San Francisco, California 94102
Phone: (415)621-7655
 Fax: (415)621-7663
Specialties: research, polling

EMC Research
President: Alex Evans
436 14th Street – Suite 820
Oakland, California 94612
Phone: (510)844-0680 Fax: (510)844-0690
Specialties: polling, focus groups, and public opinion research consulting

Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz and Associates (FM3)
Santa Monica
John Fairbank
2425 Colorado Ave., Suite #180
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310)828-1183
Fax: (310)453-6562
Dave Metz
1999 Harrison St., Suite 1290
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510)451-9521
Fax: (510)451-0384
President: David Metz
Specialties: public opinion research and strategy

Godbe Research
Bryan Godbe
Phone: (650)288-3027 Fax: (650)288-3028
No. California
1660 So. Amphlett Boulevard, Suite 205
San Mateo, CA 94402
So. California
4695 MacArthur Court
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Pacific Northwest
601 108th Avenue NE, Suite 1900
Bellevue, WA 98004
59 Damonte Ranch Parkway, Suite B-309
Reno, NV 89521

Greenberg, Quinlan, Rossner Research
Anna Greenberg
388 Market Street, San Francisco CA 94111
Phone: (415)986-9100

Goodwin Simon Strategic Research
Presidents: Paul Goodwin and Amy Simon
3645 Grand Ave # 101
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: (510)428-9995
Po Box 366, Culver City CA
Specialties: polling, social and political marketing, policy analysis, program evaluation, communications.

Grove Insight
President: Lisa Grove
Phone: (503)236-9740
Specialties: polling, focus groups, opinion research, communication strategy

Lake Research Partners
David Mermin
1936 University Ave, Suite 300
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510)286-2097
Fax: (510)704-1920
Specialties: political polling, strategic campaign consulting, issue advocacy, message development, ad testing, branding & reputation management, membership evaluation, corporate affairs, jury research.

Moore Methods
Principal: Jim Moore
1127 11th Street # 1050
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916)444-2727

The Feldman Group
President: Diane Feldman
Phone: (202)547–3000
Specialties: polling

Tulchin Research
President: Ben Tulchin
182 Second Street Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415)874-7441 Fax: (415)901-0110
Specialties: Polling and strategic consulting


Armour Media
Mark Armour
Phone: (310)394-1168 Fax: (310)394-1169
Specialties: messaging, advertising, new media, media buying

C.P.M. Campaign Political Media
Northern California
Fran McInerney
Phone: (818)-835-9829
Strategic media planning and placement for TV, Cable, Online, and radio
Specialties: Media Planning and Placement, Cable and Digital

four waters
Northern California
Phone: (916)743-2782
Specialties: graphic design, political messaging

Mal Warwick | Donordigital
Phone: (510)843-8888
2550 9th St #103
Berkeley, CA 94710
Specialties: direct mail, fundraising

Milner Butcher Media Group
11150 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 835
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Specialties: Target media

Peter Allen Media
P.O. Box 6945
San José, CA 95150
Phone: (408)396-1847

Sadler Strategic Media, Inc
12103 Viewcrest Road
Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: (818)506-5443
Specialties: Media Planning and Buying for TV,
Cable, Outdoor, Digital and Radio.

Target Marketing USA
So. California
Database Marketing and Voicemail Broadcasting for Political Candidates and Campaigns.
Phone: (888)285-1515 Fax: (949)305-9244

Laurie Kretchmar Associates
Specialties: social media

Zimmerman & Markman
212 26th St, #145
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Phone: (310)451-2522
Specialties: political advertising

Field Organizing

Aleita & Partners
Northern California & Western Region
Aleita Huguenin
Phone: (916)761-3374
A political consulting group that focuses on Democrats, labor groups and women’s issues.
Specialties: grassroots organizing, volunteer training, group political workshops

Burnside & Associates
Sue Burnside
1311 Tremaine Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Phone: 323 931-5501
Fax: 323 931-2404
Specialties: field programs, vote by mail, grassroots organizing, lobbying, corporate grassroots mobilization

Fall Line Analytics
A San Francisco Bay Area firm specializing in voter targeting, demographics, and statistics. Expertise in mapping, technical analyses, and campaign strategy.
David C. Latterman, M.S., M.P.P.
PO Box 12367
San Francisco CA 94112
Phone: (415)407-8256

GroundWorks Campaigns
Tracy Zeluff:(213)280-0462
Lea Grundy:(510)499-9865
Joanna Riccardi:(619)757-0990
Specialties: field consulting and strategic planning services for candidates, labor and community organizations.

Hope Road Consulting
44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2310
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415)882-4673
 Fax: (415)442-0933

Phone: 917-841-5747
Sangeeth Peruri
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360 Collaborative Solutions
Progressive Political and Non-Profit Fundraising and Advocacy
Silissa Uriarte Smith
Phone: (562)587-6584
Specialties: Young women of color candidates, pipeline candidates, grassroots fundraising, messaging and progressive non-profit fundraising

AMB Fundraising Consulting
Adrianna Babior
1531 Purdue Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025-3104
Phone: (310)477-8081

Annie Eagan Consulting
2201 Broadway, PH-1
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510)922-9626 Mobile: (415)269-5105

Charlotte Dobbs and Company
Santa Monica, California based political fund raising firm.
1888 Greenfield Ave., #104
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310 477 7296 Mobile: 310 251 6959

Bertolina & Barnato
Sacramento Region
Kristin Bertolina Faust
Phone: (916)552–6887
Bertolina & Barnato
Specialties: political fundraising

California Women 4 Women
Gwendolyn Brooks
Phone: (951)205-9938

Cynthia Brantly Pierce
Bay Area
Phone: (510)704-16577

Lisa Presta
Bay Area
Phone: (415)681-1049 Fax: (415)681-1045

Laurie Earp
Phone: (510)839-3100 Fax: (510)839-3200

Maravich Associates LLC
1801 Avenue Of The Stars # 825
Los Angeles CA 90067
Phone: (213)362-0490

McKinley + Pillows Fundraising
Sacramento Region
Tracy Pillows
Phone: (916)441-6855
Carrie McKinley
Specialties: political fundraising and consultancy

Natalie Burton-Yenovkian
PO Box 1315
Sacramento, CA 95812
(916) 396-9738

Sandino Consulting
Julie Sandino
Phone: (916)442-0696
Specialties: political fundraising, finance development, non-profit fundraising, event planning.

SGR Consulting
Stefanie Roumeliotes
465 California Street Suite 425
San Francisco, California 94104
Phone: (415)402-0303 Fax: (415)402-0353
Specialties: fundraising and development activities

The California Group
Northern California
Marjan Philhour
Phone: (415)692-3556
A fundraising and public affairs firms for Federal and State elected officials, candidates, and leading advocacy organizations.
Specialties: fundraising, political consulting, public affairs, project management

Attorneys/Law Firms

California Political Law, Inc.
Betty Ann Downing
Phone: (562)427-2100
A democratic law firm specializing in political law
Specialties: campaign finance, governmental ethics and election laws

Melissa Mikesell
Specialities: campaign and lobbying compliance for nonprofits, unions, foundations and public agencies interested in systems change

Jim Sutton
San Francisco Office
150 Post Street, Suite 405
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415)732-7700
Fax: (415)732-7701
Los Angeles Office
22647 Ventura Boulevard, #301
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Phone: (818)593-2949
Fax: (818)593-2948

Miller & Olson LLP
Russell H. Miller, Partner
Rebecca J. Olson, Partner
Kirk Alan Pessner, COO
Burlingame Office
20 Park Road Suite E
Burlingame, CA 94010
(650) 401-8735
Sacramento Office
400 Capitol Mall, Suite 1545
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 254-5180
Specialties: campaign & election law, campaign reporting services, ethics and nonprofit law.

Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips LLP
Palo Alto
David W. Herbst, Office Administrative Partner
Tax, Employee Benefits & Global Compensation
1841 Page Mill Road, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650)812-1300‪
Fax: (650)213-0260
Los Angeles
William T. Quicksilver, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
11355 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: (310)312-4000
Fax: (310)312-4224
Thomas R. McMorrow, Office Administrative Partner
1215 K Street, Suite 1900
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916)552-2300‪
Fax: (916)552-2323

Melissa Fox Law
Northern California
Melissa Fox
Phone: (949)683-8855
Specialties: business litigation

Olson, Hagel and Fishburn
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1425
Sacramento, CA 95814-4602
Phone: (916) 442-2952 
Fax: (916) 442-1280
Specialties: political law, litigation, campaign reporting services, public retirement law

Remcho, Johansen and Purcell
Bay Area
201 Dolores Ave.
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: (510)346-6200
Phone: (916)264-1818
Specialties: political, election, ethics, constitutional, and public policy law

Political Reporting and Treasurer

Deane and Company
Northern California
Shawnda Deane
Specialties: political reporting and treasury service

The Henry Levy Group
5940 College Avenue, Suite F
Oakland, CA 94618
Phone: (510)652-1000
1130 K Street, Suite #270
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916)932-7072
Palo Alto
530 Lytton Avenue 2nd Floor
Palo Alto, California 94301

Political Reporting Plus
Los Angeles
111 N. La Brea Avenue, Suite 408
Inglewood, CA 90301
310-817-6679 Office
Michelle Moore Sanders
Specialties: Political Treasury services, including accounting, reporting and consulting with partnerships, event planning, web design and development, campaign management, GOTV field programs, campaign literature, and political advertising.

River City Business Services
Rita Copeland
Specialties: political reporting, bookkeeping, payroll, tax preparation for non-profit & political organizations.

Warren & Associates LLC
Nancy Warren
Phone: (415)884-5500
Fax: (415)884-5501
20 Galli Drive, Suite A
Novato, CA 94949-5731
Specialties: political reporting and treasury service

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