Ben Goddard
Ben Goddard is Founding Partner and CEO of Goddard Gunster, a leading political campaigning company and a columnist for The Hill Magazine in Washington, DC. He is widely considered to be the “Godfather” of issues based campaigning in the United States.

Entries by Ben Goddard

Understanding the Egyptian Military

(0) Comments | Posted 5 July 2013 | (13:33)

The agenda, ideology, and political orientation of the Egyptian military are often misunderstood - both inside and outside Egypt. The Egyptian military has always been recognized as the foundation of the modern Egyptian state, and though all Egyptians males are required to serve, few understand the leadership and what makes...

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The EU Referendum: Not for the Faint-Hearted

(0) Comments | Posted 6 February 2013 | (15:48)

By Gerry Gunster and Ben Goddard, senior partner and chairman, Goddard Global

Prime Minister David Cameron's call for an "in-or-out" referendum is fascinating for those of us - mostly Americans - who study and practice the science and art of "ballot measure" campaigns. Americans routinely vote on hundreds of state...

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For Business and Lobby Groups - It's Time to Talk to the Voters

(1) Comments | Posted 18 November 2011 | (08:49)

Anyone need to meet some politicians and influence government policy? If you and your company do, there are thousands of public affairs or lobbying companies in Britain touting their wares to business and interest groups, as being capable of arranging a quiet coffee with a minister, a meeting with a...

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