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Mammen Group was founded by Anil Mammen in 1999 to provide targeted communications for Democratic candidates, Party committees, initiative and referendum campaigns, trade associations, labor unions and public interest groups. We provide message development, copywriting, graphic design, production, and targeting for persuasion mail and digital advertising. We have a long track record of executing targeted communication programs that help Democrats win hotly contested races. Over the years, our targeted direct mail has played a critical role in electing 19 members of Congress and state and local candidates in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

In 2016, we worked for Senator Bernie Sanders in his historic primary campaign, executing targeted mail programs in Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Last year, we also produced independent expenditure mail that helped Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) and Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) win reelection in hotly contested races.

In 2014, our mail helped several incumbents survive tough challenges in a very difficult political environment, including Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07), Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24), Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26), and Senator Mark Warner. We also helped pick up formerly Republican held seats in the Iowa House and Arizona House.

In 2012, we worked closely with the DLCC to help elect several Democratic state legislators in Arkansas, Iowa, and Arizona. Our 2012 independent expenditure mail helped a number of federal candidates win competitive races, including Senator Claire McCaskill (MO) and Senator Martin Heinrich (NM).

In 2010, we worked closely with Mark Dayton in his highly competitive primary and general election campaigns, helping him become the first Democrat in 24 years to be elected Governor of Minnesota. In 2008, our mail was instrumental in helping Gerry Connolly win a tough primary and general election campaign to pick up the Congressional seat vacated by Republican Tom Davis in VA-11. We were proud to help Congressman Connolly win reelection in 2010 in one of the closest Congressional races in the nation.

Progressive groups and Super PACs play an increasingly vital role in electing Democrats to high office. Direct mail has been a critical tool for these groups to target their members and the electorate at large. The Mammen Group has produced political mail for AARP, the League of Conservation Voters, America Votes, American Family Voices, the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, National Education Association, Service Employees International Union, United Food and Commercial Workers, the Teamsters, the Steelworkers, and physicians’ PACs representing ObGyns, Dermatologists, Radiologists, Ophthalmologists, and Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Our direct mail has received numerous awards including a gold Pollie Award from the American Association of Political Consultants for the “Best Use of Humor in a Piece” and a silver award for “Best Negative Piece in a Congressional Campaign.”  We’ve also received a Reed Award from Campaigns & Elections Magazine for ‘Best Comparative Piece in a Congressional Campaign.”