AKPD Message and Media has worked for clients at every level of politics – from candidates for U.S. President to Governors, State Supreme Court Justices, Senators, Congressmen and Mayors. We’ve helped win races across the country – from New England to California and everywhere in between.


Wherever you’re located; whatever the odds; we can help you write history – whether you’re the favorite or the underdog.

Federal Campaigns

President Barack Obama (2008 & 2012)
John Edwards for President (2004)
Paul Simon for President (1988)
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island)
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (Florida)
U.S. Senator Barack Obama (Illinois)
U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (Wisconsin)
U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd (Connecticut)
U.S. Senator Carol Moseley-Braun (Illinois)
U.S. Senator Paul Simon (Illinois)
U.S. Senator Adlai Stevenson (Illinois)
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred (Texas)
U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier (Washington)
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice (New York)
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (Massachusetts)
U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb (Pennsylvania)
U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal (California)
U.S. Rep. Josh Harder (Labor IE-California)
U.S. Rep. TJ Cox (Labor IE-California)
U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna (California)
U.S. Rep. Ami Bera (DCCC IE-California)
U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley (Iowa)
U.S. Rep. James McGovern (Massachusetts)
U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (Louisiana)
U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel (Illinois)
U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy (Rhode Island)
U.S. Rep. Jill Long (Indiana)
U.S. Rep. Wayne Owens (Utah)
U.S. Rep. Frank McCloskey (Indiana)
U.S. Rep. Glenn Poshard (Illinois)
U.S. Rep. Frank Annunzio (Illinois)
U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D.C.)
U.S. Rep. Dan Rostenkowski (Illinois)
U.S. Rep. Eric Fingerhut (Ohio)
U.S. Rep. Ken Bentsen (Texas)
Tammy Duckworth for Congress
Christie Vilsack for Congress

Statewide Campaigns

Governor Gina Raimondo (DGA IE-Rhode Island)
Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, Arizona (iVote IE)
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Michigan (iVote IE)
Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Colorado (iVote IE)
Governor Dan Malloy (Connecticut)
Governor Andrew Cuomo (New York)
Gov. Jerry Brown (CA Working Families IE)
Governor Deval Patrick (Massachusetts)
Governor Tom Vilsack (Iowa)
Governor Tony Earl (Wisconsin)
Governor Gray Davis (California)
Governor Pat Quinn (Illinois)
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo (New York)
Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher (Ohio)
Attorney General Bonnie Campbell (Iowa)
Attorney General Fred Cowan (Kentucky)
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (New York)
Comptroller Carl McCall (New York)
Comptroller Dawn Clark Netsch (Illinois)
Supreme Court Justice Miriam Shearing (Nevada)
Supreme Court Justice Francis Sweeney (Ohio)
Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson (Wisconsin)
Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery (Pennsylvania)
Supreme Court Justice Thomas Fitzgerald (Illinois)
Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke (Illinois)
Appellate Court Justice James R. Epstein (Illinois)

Local Campaigns

Mayor Kate Gallego (Phoenix, AZ)
Mayor Greg Fischer (Louisville, KY)
Mayor Andrew Ginther (Columbus, OH)
Mayor Bill de Blasio (NYC)
Mayor Marty Walsh (Boston, MA)
Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Chicago, IL)
Mayor Anthony Foxx (Charlotte, NC)
Mayor Richard M. Daley (Chicago, IL)
Mayor John F. Street (Philadelphia, PA)
Mayor Harold Washington (Chicago, IL)
Mayor Dennis W. Archer (Detroit, MI)
Mayor Michael R. White (Cleveland, OH)
Mayor Bob Lanier (Houston, TX)
Mayor Deedee Corradini (Salt Lake City, UT)
Mayor Frank McDonald (Evansville, IN)
Mayor Lee Brown (Houston, TX)
Mayor Anthony Williams (Washington DC)
Nassau County Executive, Laura Curran (NY)
District Attorney Madeline Singas (Nassau County, NY)
Alderman Will Burns (4th Ward – Chicago, IL)
County Board President Richard Phelan (Cook County, IL)
State’s Attorney Richard Devine (Cook County, IL)
Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo (Los Angeles, CA)
Sheriff Michael Sheahan (Cook County, IL)
Sheriff Tom Dart (Cook County, IL)
County Clerk David Orr (Cook County, IL)
Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano (Westchester, NY)
Cook County Board Member Forrest Claypool

Independent Expenditures/Referendums

Democratic National Committee
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Democratic Governors Association
Automatic Voter Registration Initiative (Nevada)
Americans for Stable Quality Care
Citizens for a Strong Senate
No on Proposition 1A (California)
Yes on Proposition 72 (California)
No on Proposition 75 (California)
Democratic Party of Illinois
Michigan Democratic Party
New York State Democratic Party
Voices for Choices
No on Proposition 54 (California)
Detroit Baseball and Football Stadium Referendums
Working Families Party
American Association for Justice
League of Conservation Voters
South Dakota Abortion Ban Opposition

Contact Us

You are welcome to contact AKPD for consulting services, press inquiries, or general information. Someone on our staff will get back with you ASAP.

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