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Shelli Eddie’s historic Sarasota commission victory due in part to Keen strategists

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Commissioner-elect Shelli Freeland Eddie’s historic city commission victory over Stan Zimmerman in Sarasota’s District 3 came after months of comprehensive voter targeting and messaging, according to an analysis released by Keen Campaigning exclusive to With campaign strategy guidance from Keen consultants Andre Torkelson and Chris Hawes, Eddie aggressively courted a targeted coalition of racially and politically diverse supporters, engaging both the “super voters” of field lore as well as those who traditionally sit out municipal elections. The result was a…

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