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Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the non-partisan Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  Since 2007, this show has highlighted impact of new technologies on the campaign landscape, how expectations of voters are changing, role of online fundraising, digital and traditional means of persuasion and getting out the vote.  In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes in the behavior of voters, restrictions on candidates and the new normal for retail politics are all under the microscope.

Popular topics on the show include best practices for political and advocacy campaigns, ground game strategies, cross-media advertising, social media trends and impact of mobile on engaging supporters. 

This weekly podcast includes interviews with political consultants, media strategists, journalists, advocates, candidates, elected officials, campaign managers, and solution providers.


Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda has been included in the Feedspot 70 Best Non Partisan Podcasts worth listening to in 2023.      Check out the list here







Jun 24, 2022

Thad Kousser, Professor and Chair of political science at the University of California San Diego, is one of the authors of the just-released survey "Looking Ahead to November: How Will Reproductive Rights, Crime Rates and Top Two Dynamics Shape California's General Election. Thad is also the Co-Director of the Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research at UC San Diego, which conducted this survey that included nearly 3,000 Californians.

We talk about:

  • Apathetic and disengaged voters
  • Which voters are most likely to be persuaded to vote
  • Most effective tactics to get voters to change their opinions about issues and intent to vote
  • Differences between concerns of Democratic, Republican, and Independent voters
  • Call to action to campaigns and organizations to increase their registration and mobilization efforts

@ThadKousser #UCSD #CaliforniaVoters #Midterms2022 #VoterApathy #GOTV #VoterTurnout

Looking Ahead to November Survey Results

Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research