Mark Smith, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, has announced his campaign team. From the inbox:
Andrew Eldredge-Martin, Smith's general consultant, is the Senior Media Director at Precision Network, where he leads digital media strategy for many of Precision’s political and advocacy clients. Over the past decade, Andrew has worked at the forefront of Democratic electoral politics, managing and consulting for more than 100 campaigns, including one of the most surprising upsets of the 2006 cycle when he guided Chris Carney to victory in Pennsylvania’s rural 10th District.
Julian Mulvey, from the firm Devine Mulvey Longabaugh, has joined the campaign team as Smith’s media consultant. DML message has been involved in some of the toughest political battles in American politics-- From Edward Kennedy’s tough 1994 senate victory over Mitt Romney, to Bernie Sanders’ landslide victory against his millionaire business opponent, to Chris Carney’s 2006 storybook win in PA-10.
Dave Beattie, President of Hamilton Campaigns, is Smith’s pollster. Beattie has been named “Pollster of the Year” by the AAPC, and was named a “Mover and Shaker” by Campaigns and Elections magazine. Mr. Beattie has served as an advisor to candidates or their independent supporters in several states throughout the US. His firm has provided strategic research to US Senators, members of Congress, Governors, down ballot statewide office holders as well as private companies and interest groups since 1964.
Morton Brilliant, the campaign's direct mail consultant, is Vice President at the Strategy Group, which is one of the nation’s leading targeted communications firms. They’ve worked for governors, state executives, senators and members of congress across the county, including Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet. In Pennsylvania, they have worked to elect mayors, state senators, city and state officials, and members of congress for over a decade.
Since beginning his campaign for Lieutenant Governor last February, Mark Smith has established himself as the leading progressive in the race for Lieutenant Governor. Smith has raised a quarter of a million dollars and received the endorsement of thirteen labor unions, including three building trades councils in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and the Lehigh Valley.