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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 29, 2023

Lauren Kunis, CEO of VoteRiders, and Deepak Puri, CEO of The Democracy Labs,, talk about the various voter ID laws that prevent or intimidate eligible Americans from casting a ballot that is counted.  VoteRiders has a nationwide network to provide voter ID education and assistance to get the form of ID...

May 6, 2021

Joe Sandler, Sandler Reiff Lamb Rosenstein & Birkenstock PC confirms that Federal and State laws regarding voting and voters are just the beginning of the story about how easy or difficult it is to vote. With no national standards for voting and for counting and auditing those votes, mechanisms vary from state to state...

Nov 12, 2020

Larry Moore, Co-Chair, National Council for Independent Living is passionate about making voting more accessible for more people particularly those who are disabled, deployed military and civilians living abroad.  With an eye to security and preventing fraud, Larry points to the speed and accuracy that a digital...

Feb 12, 2020

Ben Katz Chief Architect ISPolitical is empathetic to those who contributed to and were affected by the failure to count the votes in the Iowa caucus and he points out the different kinds of failures that drove the melt-down.  Ben talks about other ways to bring technology to counting votes, the need to focus on the...

Jun 25, 2019

Nimit Sawhney, CEO, Voatz, a Boston based start-up in the mobile voting space, talks about their innovative approach to secure mobile voting using blockchain and the camera in the mobile device to provide biometric data to verify identity of the voter.  With the ability to produce a printable marked ballot, this...