Title: Chairman (Also, Managing Director of Civic Forum Strategies)
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Ford O’Connell is a political analyst and a Republican strategist. A seasoned campaign veteran at the local, state and national levels, Mr. O’Connell worked on the 2008 McCain-Palin presidential campaign.
In 2010, Campaigns & Elections magazine named Mr. O’Connell a “Rising Star” for his work with ProjectVirginia. ProjectVirginia was also awarded Campaigns & Elections magazine’s inaugural Reed Award for “Best Use Of Twitter” for its work on behalf of multiple campaigns during the 2009 election cycle.
A frequent on-air guest on Fox News, CNN, Newsmax TV and other broadcast media, Mr. O’Connell’s analysis and political commentary have appeared in a variety of publications including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, the Associated Press, Reuters, The Washington Post, Washington Times, The Hill, POLITICO, People magazine and ESPN.com.