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Ten Campaign Research Steps

1. Turn general questions into research questions. Get specific, make a list.

2. Prioritize the research questions.

3. Identify which questions you and your organization can already answer, in part or in full.

4. Brainstorm other sources of information.

5. Set a timeline.

6. Assign responsibility.

7. Do research.

8. Report back, assess findings.

9. Apply the new knowledge.

10. Form new questions, and start over.

Repeat this process until your timeline ends.

RESEARCH PLANNING

General Planning & Tips
Campaign Strategy
Ten Campaign Research Steps


CAMPAIGN RESEARCH

Researching Corporations
Researching Individuals
Getting Public Records

Creating Surveys
Creando Encuestas (PDF)


RESEARCH TOOLKITS

Capturing Air Toxics 411
Challenging FTAA, NAFTA & WTO
Juvenile Justice in California


WEB RESOURCES


Company Information

Corporate Responsibility
Education & Schools
Elections 2004
Environment
Government Information
Labor
Money & Politics

Plan Puebla-Panamá (PPP) - English
Plan Puebla-Panamá (PPP) - Español
Prisons & Criminal Justice
Welfare & Economic Rights
Search Engines & Databases


INTERNET TIPS

Using Search Engines
Research & Language
Evaluating Documents

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