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Need Help with Crimson?

The middle of the summer is a slow period for many political campaigns and organizations. If you have any questions or need a refresher on Crimson, use this time for additional training. Join us

Feature of the Month: How to Use New Events Tools

In May, we released new features under the Events section of Crimson. These new features expanded the information displayed on the Events home page, created an Events Search, and increased export

Crimson Training Opportunities in June

Do you have new staff or interns who need to be trained on Crimson? Have you learned about the new features Crimson rolled out last month? Join us next Wednesday for two webinar opportunities to

Preparing for Media Questions on Campaign Fundraising & FEC Reports

In the uncertain world of political campaigns, you can always count on getting questions from the press about fundraising and FEC reports. How do you prepare your staff to answer these

Feature of the Month: Deduping Tool

Earlier this month, we rolled out a new deduping tool that identifies possible duplicates for you to review. Found on the Compliance dashboard, the deduping tool highlights the potential records

Learn about Crimson’s New Features on May 24

Did you see the email last week about Crimson's new features? We've rolled out a number of new features and enhancements including a new deduping tool and changes to People Profiles, Events, Money

5 Million Data Records Added to the CrimsonMarket

New donors are the lifeblood for any organization engaged in politics. That’s why we just added six new data partners that offer access to more than five million donor records through the

The Latest Crimson Enhancements & Features

Have you noticed any changes in Crimson lately? In recent weeks, we rolled out a new deduping tool as well many feature enhancements to People Profiles, Events, Money Search and Treasury

The Money Behind the GA-6 Special Election

On April 20, Georgians went to the polls in the special election for the sixth congressional district. The top two candidates emerging from the 18-person race were Jon Ossoff (D) and Karen Handel

Need Help Deciphering FEC Forms?

When working on FEC reports or reviewing filings, did you know that you can tell the specific type of line number or expenditure based on the line number on the FEC form? CMDI’s FEC Line

2017 Elections: Special Election in Georgia

Today, voters in the metro Atlanta area will go to the polls to decide the replacement for Dr. Tom Price, the new secretary for Health and Human Services, in the sixth congressional district of

Watch Out When Filing FEC Reports

This Saturday is the next FEC deadline for quarterly filers. Earlier this week, the FEC notified vendors and consultants about a potential problem that filers might encounter. Committees may

Infographic: There Are Elections in 2017

With the special election today in Kansas, we are reminded that there are a few elections in 2017. Today's election will decide who replaces  Rep. Mike Pompeo who moved to the Trump administration

Need Training in Crimson or CrimsonFiler?

Believe it or not, the first quarter of 2017 ended last Friday on March 31. This means the next FEC filing deadline is quickly coming up on Saturday, April 15. Do you have questions about Crimson

CrimsonMarket: The Source for Campaign Vendors & Services

The next development from Crimson is here -- the new CrimsonMarket. Designed with client feedback and requests in mind, CrimsonMarket is the first market place designed for Republicans by

Don’t Miss this Brand-New Crimson Webinar

Join the Crimson Support Team this month for a new webinar from CMDI! In addition to the Crimson Overview webinar next Thursday, March 16 at 11 a.m., we will hold a special webinar at 2 p.m.

Feature of the Month: How to Organize Your Data for a New Cycle

Not only is it a new year, but it’s also a new election cycle. Now that the Year-end 2016 reports are filed and mid-terms are still months away, this is the perfect time to review your Crimson

Join the Next Crimson Webinar for Latest Updates

Do you have questions about Crimson or new staff that needs to be trained? Join Sofia Amaya, the Director of Client Relations at CMDI, next Wednesday, February 15, for a Crimson Overview webinar

Download 2017 FEC Contribution Limits

Last week, the Federal Election Commission released the new contribution limits for the 2017-2018 election cycle. While donations from individuals to campaign committees and PACs did not

2017 FEC Reporting Deadlines

While 2017 is not an election year for most, PACs, parties and candidate committees are still required to submit regular filings to the Federal Election Commission. Download one of these