Paving the Campaign Trail with NGP Van

You have decided to run for office but don’t know where to start, maybe you know where to start but want to make the most of the tools available to you. Your first step is to set up a game plan and sometimes that strategy includes who you would like on your team. NGP Van was created November 2010 and has since been used by Politicians such as Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders, and Hilary Clinton who decided that NGP Van was the perfect team member to make the most of their campaign. Founded by Mark Sullivan and Nathanial Pearlman, with Headquarters in Washington D.C. and Somerville, Massachusetts, NGP Van provides many services utilized by its political or social movement clients.


With products like miniVAN (an application to contact and collect data on potential voters) and VoteBuilder (a software system used to track interactions with potential supporters) NGP Van uses technology to engage with people and create a database in which to track your campaign efforts. So, you aren’t running for President but want to make the most of your journey, NGP Van works with campaigns at any level of government from start to finish. With many resources available to help you plan events, NGP Van can walk you through the process.

Creating a campaign rally requires an array of different things including but not limited to planning, advertising and setting up. NGP Van takes this one step further by explaining how location impacts attendance, word choice impacts engagement of supporters, and how to turn undecided voters into supporters then to volunteers. Little things like where you stand in relation to those who support you can make huge impacts on your campaign and NGP Van has the resources to guide you through. No matter where you are in your campaign NGP Van can help.