Monday, April 06, 2020
Kansas City Political Consultant Group TJP Strategies Stays Winning Pollies
Quick peek at a rising star in the local political game and competition among the industry that actually determines how messages are communicated with the public before policy is crafted . . .
TJP Strategies Wins Pollie Awards for Direct Mail
Kansas City, MO. – TJP Strategies, a Democratic consulting firm based in Kansas City, received three Pollie Awards for direct mail, national honors awarded by the American Association of Political Consultants at their annual awards ceremony on Friday.
The Pollie Awards highlight the most creative work in politics, awarding the best firms for creativity and effectiveness in campaign advertising. TJP brought home three Pollies for its work during the 2019 election cycle, including work for the Carpenters Regional Council of Kansas City and St. Louis:
Best Use of Slate Mail – Endorsed by the Carpenters (Silver Pollie Award)
Best Use of Slate Mail – Vote Column 1 (Bronze Pollie Award)
Direct Mail, Candidate Division (PAC/Super PAC) – Murder Bus (Bronze Pollie Award)
Earlier this year, TJP Strategies was recognized as a Reed Award winner by Campaigns & Elections for “Best Mail Piece for County, Local, or Judicial Campaign (Democratic)” for Mary Kuhn’s county legislative race in Onondaga County, NY. TJP was also honored as Reed Award finalist in several other categories.
“Our team is honored and incredibly excited to have won these awards,” says Patrick D. Shami, Managing Director and partner of TJP Strategies, “We really have a diverse and talented creative team to thank for this. Under the direction of Mike Hardin, our Creative Director and fellow partner, we have been able to win several awards over just the last couple of years.”
Founded in 2015, TJP Strategies has now worked in 12 states, supporting campaigns at all levels of office, from school board to statewide campaigns. TJP has successfully won elections in a range of political environments, including flipping legislative seats and assisting efforts to elect Kansas Governor Laura Kelly through their work for Planned Parenthood Great Plains.
With partners and associates who have over four decades of combined political experience and nearly a dozen graphic designers on its creative team, TJP Strategies is one of the largest and most successful Democratic firms in the state of Missouri.