strategist Andy Brack is frequently cited in national publications
on a wide range of issues. Below are some key quotes from
a variety of sources, including The New York Times, National
Public Radio, The Boston Globe and The Christian Science Monitor.
are a zillion of them," said Andy Brack, editor and publisher
of the SC Statehouse Report at www.statehousereport.com.
"What appears to happen this year is they're moving away
from new license plates for everything to becoming music critics...
At least they like B.B. King."
(Charleston) Post and Courier, April 8, 2003
in campaigns: "E-mail newsletters can keep
supporters interested over long periods of time. Somebody
who gets a newsletter for a year damn sure will vote for you
and will tell friends."
Brack, Associated Press, Nov. 1, 2002
e-mailings to a limited but extremely interested audience
makes everyone feel a part of the family,'" said Andy
Brack, an Internet political consultant and president of Brack
Network Strategies in Charleston, S.C. "'If you don't
do it, you're not using the medium properly.' "
get addicted to good e-mail like they get addicted to good
chocolate,' he said."
"Bulk E-Mail Becomes the Politician's Tool," a
story by Rebecca Fairley Raney, The New York Times, July
technological innovation: New leadership
is needed, one that will embrace cooperative efforts for research
and technology, plus make the most of what we already have....Improving
the research base [in the South] will allow entrepreneurial
spinoffs in the region. If local leaders embrace
technological initiatives, it gives communities the impetus
to boost their online government efforts individually."
from the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Sept. 10,
divide: "The Internet may provide a way of
crossing that great divide between the political world and
its alienated constituency," said Andy Brack, editor
of NetPulse, an on-line magazine devoted to the Internet in
politics....Some [analysts] say the potential for a digital
divide is remote. Others differ. That divide, says Brack,
"is more than likely."
"Hoping to be president and Web master," The Boston
Globe, March 21, 1999.
campaigning: "If you invest campaign cash
unwisely in the Net world, you may become part of the bleeding
edge, instead of the leading edge. Democratic consultant Andy
Brack of South Carolina described the difficulties in organizing
"interactive mouse potatoes," and displayed a business-card
sized, $2 CD-ROM that can put a campaign's whole story before
a contributor of volunteer."
"The Net Effect on Campaigning? Gaining Strength,"
a column by David Nyhan, The Boston Globe, Dec. 6, 1998.
social responsibility: "After the summer meeting
at Harvard on using the Internet to encourage people to vote,
two well-known figures in the world of electronic democracy
talked others into making it happen. Andy Brack, an Internet
political consultant and president of Brack Network Strategies
in Charleston, S.C., teamed up with Steven Clift, an Internet
strategies consultant. After they signed on the big-name sponsors,
Brack recruited major Web sites to participate, and Clift
worked on the project as a coordinator.
said the way the campaign came together illustrates the power
of the Internet in itself.
Internet is the perfect medium because just a few people can
make a difference,' he said. He called the campaign "online
"Drive for Political Awareness Puts Out an 'Electronic
Yard Sign'," by Rebecca Fairley Raney, The New York
Times, Oct. 6, 1998
"[In June in California] there were so MANY candidates
in statewide races, somewhere around 90, that there were too
many websites out there for regular people to make sense of.
So what they went to...is they kinda of went to default advocacy
organization sites who arranged and categorized the information
from chaos into something of order."
Brack on National Public Radio's Morning Edition, Aug. 17,