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Research Associate

Posted 2014-01-07
Job Description

The Research Associate monitors elected officials, candidates and political groups, identifying opportunities for positive and negative accountability and conducting deeper research on policy stances, voting records, campaign donations and other information as needed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitor and identify hot-button political issues at the local, state and federal level.
Track and expose partisan misinformation and bias by the states conservative press pool.
Assist partner organizations in research requests for candidate stances on specific issues.
Uncover inconsistencies in candidate or conservative group positioning.
Investigate tips from the public, particularly concerning financial records and ethics issues.
Lead the Progressive Voter Guide project in conjunction with the Online Organizing Associate.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: Your fifth-grade book report read like a thesis; you dream of breaking the stories that will land on national media.

Hours: TBD
Type: Internship

Contact

Zandra Rice Hawkins
603-225-2471
info@granitestateprogress.org

Company Description

Granite State Progress serves as a communications hub for progressive organizations in New Hampshire, working to challenge conservative propaganda in the media and make sure that progressive perspectives are heard. Our members mobilize around issues of immediate state and local concern to help amplify the message of coalition partners or step out in front to lead rapid response campaigns when a progressive voice is needed.

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