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What We Do

Jones Mandel offers a suite of research offerings focused on providing you with in-depth knowledge, background & analysis of three key areas for your campaign or initiative: your own story, the competition you’re up against, and the people you bring onto your team.

We’ve helped over 640 clients accomplish their goals, from candidates & campaigns to advocacy groups & organizations. In addition to political clients, learn more about our private sector work at our sister company, Inflection Point Insights (IPI) here.

Know Your Story

Understand you or your campaign or initiative’s strengths, weaknesses, & blind spots through:

Candidate and Self Research

Full book research for your campaign or candidate to be able to tell your story and prepare for your campaign.

Campaign Perception & Reputation

Background research for any person your organization is considering bringing on. Particularly relevant to sports leagues & teams pre-draft.

Vulnerability Assessment

Understand where you are vulnerable before launching your campaign so you can own the narrative.

Positive Accomplishments & Biographical Reference

Build out your own accomplishments and positive stories to use in your messaging and on the campaign trail.

Know Your Opponent

Understand your opponent’s position relative to you & develop contrast to create winning messages.

Opposition Research

In-depth research on your political opponent to help draw contrast between your campaign and theirs.

Contrast Creation

Understand the key differences between yourself and your opponent to highlight throughout your campaign.

Message Development

Develop messages for paid and earned media that will highlight your opponent’s key vulnerabilities. 

Know Your People

Understand how to navigate complex & multi-layered organizations, situations, or moments in time.

Campaign Vetting

We can help you make sure the people affiliated with your campaign – from donors and hosts to staff and endorsers – are a fit for your values.

Transition Vetting

As you build out your staff and transition to office, we can help you make informed decisions about key staff and appointees as we did for other transitions, including President Biden and Governor Wes Moore.

Consulting and Advisory Services

Our consulting services allow you to maximize impact by leveraging our expansive knowledge of you and your adversaries.

Debate Prep


Crafting Messages & More

Rebuttal Research

Research Fact Checking

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Alexandria, VA 22314