Tom Edmonds is a veteran Republican political media consultant. His Washington DC-based firm, Edmonds Associates, Inc., [ citation needed ]has received over 100 national awards for its communications strategies on behalf of presidential, senatorial, congressional and gubernatorial candidates. Campaigns & Elections Politics magazine has called Edmonds "the issue/advocacy guru" for his work with some of the U.S.'s largest issue/advocacy groups.
Edmonds is currently president of the International Association of Political Consultants. He is a past president of the American Association of Political Consultants,and received its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.
In 1986, he was one of a small group of political consultants who helped create the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University in Washington, DC.
He is the author of two books on politics and public policy. He has produced a number of documentaries, including the official video biography of President Ronald Reagan, A Tribute to Ronald Reagan : An American President.
Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975 after a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader.
The 1984 United States presidential election was the 50th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 6, 1984. Incumbent Republican President Ronald Reagan defeated Democratic former Vice President Walter Mondale, in a landslide, winning 525 electoral votes and 58.8 percent of the popular vote. No other candidate in United States history has matched Reagan's electoral vote total in a single election, although six other candidates have exceeded his popular vote record of 54.4 million votes. This is the most recent US presidential election in which a candidate received over 500 electoral votes.
Citizens United is a conservative 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization in the United States founded in 1988. In 2010, the organization won a U.S. Supreme Court case known as Citizens United v. FEC, which struck down as unconstitutional a federal law prohibiting corporations and unions from making expenditures in connection with federal elections. The organization's current president and chairman is David Bossie.
James Addison Baker III is an American attorney, statesman, and political figure. He served as White House Chief of Staff and United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Ronald Reagan, and as U.S. Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff under President George H. W. Bush.
The Almanac of American Politics is a reference work published biennially by Columbia Books & Information Services. It aims to provide a detailed look at the politics of the United States through an approach of profiling individual leaders and areas of the country. The first edition of the Almanac was published in 1972. The National Journal published biennial editions of the Almanac from 1984 through 2014. In 2015, Columbia Books & Information Services became the publisher.
Gary Lee Bauer is an American civil servant, activist, and former political candidate. He served in President Ronald Reagan's administration as Under Secretary of Education and Chief Domestic Policy Advisor, and later became president of the Family Research Council and a senior vice president of Focus on the Family, both conservative Christian organizations. Bauer was a candidate in the 2000 Republican Party presidential primaries and participated in five national debates. He is known for his advocacy of religious liberty, support for Israel, and his dedication to electing conservative candidates to Congress.
The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) is the trade group for the political consulting profession in the United States. Founded in 1969, it is the world's largest organization of political consultants, public affairs professionals and communications specialists. Its "multipartisan" membership consists of political consultants, pollsters, media consultants, campaign managers, corporate public affairs officers, professors, lobbyists, fundraisers, congressional staffers, and vendors.
Thomas Fenner Gibson III, better known as Tom Gibson, was an editor and cartoonist on the Opinion staff of USA Today at its founding, has worked with The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, and the National Journal, served on the White House staff of President Ronald Reagan, and has worked extensively in the communications, international affairs, health care, aviation and non-profit fields.
Jeffrey Langley Bell was an American Republican Party politician, political consultant, author, and presidential speechwriter. He was the Republican nominee for the United States Senate from New Jersey in 1978, was a candidate for the Republican nomination for the Senate in 1982, and was the nominee against Democratic incumbent Cory Booker in 2014.
Craig Paul Shirley is a conservative American political consultant and author of the 2011 New York Times bestseller "December 1941" as well as four books on Ronald Reagan.
David A. Keene is an American political consultant, former presidential advisor, and newspaper editor, formerly the Opinion Editor of The Washington Times. Keene was the president of the National Rifle Association for the traditional two one-year terms from 2011 to 2013. From 1984 to 2011, he was the chairman of the American Conservative Union.
Bryce Nathaniel Harlow was a congressional staff member, army officer, advisor to U.S. presidents, and corporate lobbyist.
Frederick Joseph Ryan Jr. is an American media proprietor, political adviser, and lawyer who serves as the publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post. He was the president and chief operating officer of Allbritton Communications Company and founding chief executive officer and president of Politico. He was the chief of staff for former President Ronald Reagan from 1989 to 1995, and is chairman of the board of trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
Jeff (Jeffrey) Ballabon is an American media executive, lobbyist, political advisor, and consultant.
This is the electoral history of Ronald Reagan. Reagan, a Republican, served as the 40th president of the United States (1981–89) and earlier as the 33rd governor of California (1967–75). At 69 years, 349 days of age at the time of his first inauguration, Reagan was the oldest person to assume the presidency in the nation's history, until Donald Trump was inaugurated in 2017 at the age of 70 years, 220 days. In 1984, Reagan won re-election at the age of 73 years, 274 days, and was the oldest person to win a US presidential election until Joe Biden won the 2020 United States presidential election at the age of 77 years, 349 days.
Tracy Sefl is a communications specialist with expertise in media and issue advocacy. In 2012, she and her colleagues were awarded “Public Affairs Campaign of the Year” from the American Association of Political Consultants. The New York Times has noted her ability to create media “without fingerprints.”
Richard H. Davis, Jr. is an American political consultant. He previously served as a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P., a private equity firm specializing in sustainable development projects. He was a managing partner of the business development and public affairs consulting firm Davis-Manafort, located in Alexandria, Virginia. He is best known for being the National Campaign Manager of John McCain's 2008 Presidential campaign. In that capacity, he oversaw the development and implementation of all campaign strategy and policy development. Davis also served McCain as National Campaign Manager for his 2000 Republican Presidential Primary campaign.
Peter H. Fenn is a Democratic Party political strategist, consultant, television commentator and owner of Fenn Communications Group, a political and public affairs media firm based in Washington, DC in the United States. The firm has worked in over 300 campaigns, from presidential to mayoral, and represented a number of Fortune 500 companies.
Ronald A. Edmonds is a photojournalist who won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize in spot news photography for his coverage of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan's life.
The 1984 United States presidential election in Arizona took place on November 6, 1984. All fifty states and the District of Columbia, were part of the 1984 United States presidential election. State voters chose seven electors to the Electoral College, which selected the president and vice president of the United States.