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David Roberts, Oklahoma politician, in grey suit

Roberts Honored in Pollie and 40 Under 40 Nomination

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Oklahoma Native and longtime Democratic consultant, David Roberts, has been nominated for two prestigious awards by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC). These nominations, in the categories of Email Fundraising and Direct Mail Campaign, recognize David’s outstanding contributions to the field of political consulting and his impactful work with the Oklahoma AFL-CIO. He has also received a nomination for the groups 40 Under 40 Award which recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who are in the political consulting profession and contribute to the advancement of the industry.

David’s innovative approach in digital engagement has led to him being nominated for the Email Fundraising category. Under his guidance, the Democratic Party executed a highly successful email campaign that not only expanded the subscriber base significantly but also generated substantial funds for our clients. His strategy encompassed a dynamic mix of compelling content, targeted outreach, and data-driven analysis, leading to unprecedented engagement levels.


In addition to his digital prowess, David’s expertise in traditional campaign tactics has earned him a nomination in the Direct Mail Campaign category. His leadership in creating and executing direct mail strategies has shown measurable success, combining creative design with persuasive messaging to influence and mobilize voters effectively.


These nominations are a testament to David’s dual expertise in both traditional and digital realms of political campaigns. As the current Political Director for the Oklahoma AFL-CIO and the Senior Advisor for Sooner Strategies, David has continually demonstrated his ability to adapt and excel in the ever-evolving landscape of political communications and campaign strategies.


“We are incredibly proud of David’s achievements and his leadership in steering both Sooner Strategies and the Oklahoma AFL-CIO towards new heights in political communications,” said a spokesperson for Sooner Strategies. “His nominations for these two AAPC awards highlight not only his individual excellence but also underscore the innovative spirit and commitment to excellence that define our team at Sooner Strategies.”


The winners of the AAPC awards will be announced at the upcoming Pollie Awards & Conference, an event that brings together the best of the political consulting industry to honor excellence and innovation in political communications.

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