Author, small business leader, father of four and Western New York-based political coach, consultant and speaker, Craig Turner has the insights and high-level strategies you need to take your local political campaign to the next level.
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The Campaign Coach, Craig Turner, knows what it takes to win a local election. His coaching and campaign management programs will let you take advantage of his 20 years of political experience. Get the benefits of a campaign manager without hiring one!
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On the show, Craig interviews politicians and political experts to share how they get elected, stay elected, and make a difference… and how you can too.
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Why a Political Coach? What’s a political campaign? It’s not really about politics. It’s about people. If you run for office, your campaign is like a six-month job interview. And who gets the job? It sure helps to be the candidate people trust and like, and has a clear message. Someone who knows the job and is running for the right reasons.
That’s where I come in. That’s why I’m doing this. My goal is to help you be that candidate. To help create a generation of motivated, hard-working and well-informed local candidates. Candidates who can earn the trust of the voters who have lost faith in politics and politicians.
And then do the job. Because my program isn’t just about winning your election, it’s about winning voters’ trust, and then delivering for them once you’re in office.
Not much you can do – almost the entire eastern part of the country is being inundated today with snow, wind and cold. Cancellations everywhere, and the ability to actually get stuff done is pretty diminished. That being
A few days ago, I recorded the next interview for The Campaign Coach podcast – a fantastic conversation with New York State Senator Tim Kennedy, who I actually saw take his first oath of office as an Erie
It’s February, so when you're looking at a November election, it's still pretty early. Have you made the decision to run yet? Are you still thinking about it?
Now's the time when you should be having conversations about your
That’s how it starts, isn’t it? At some point in your life, you’re in a family discussion at some holiday party and everyone’s emotionally spouting off on a random political topic, when suddenly you find yourself as the
"Craig's work with both of my Town Board campaigns was essential in helping me get my vision for Amherst into the hands of the voters. Now, he's making his successful strategies for local campaigns available to candidates across the country. They should take advantage of his proven track record.,"
Hon. Guy Marlette former Councilmember, Amherst, NY
"It means a lot to me that Craig has said I was an early influence on his career in politics, because I believe that what he’s doing is going to help local candidates all over the country run stronger, more effective campaigns."
Charles Swanick Former Erie County Legislator for 26 years, Buffalo
"What Craig has done is bring campaign expertise and resources to candidates for local office who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford a seasoned consultant on their own. It's important work for villages, towns and cities, because better candidates make better public servants once elected."
Hon. Brian Kulpa Mayor, Williamsville, NY
"There’s no denying that there are things that all local candidates should know before they decide to run a campaign, and even more once they get started. What I like about The Campaign Coach’s approach is that it’s not just a consultant’s point-of-view, but Craig has interviewed winning candidates from around the country for their insights, as well. That combination makes for worthwhile guidance."