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Crimson: Now FREE for Start-up Campaigns

Have you ever wanted to recommend Crimson to a start-up campaign but weren’t sure if they had the resources? At only $50 a month, Crimson Launchpad is a new option for committees to access the tools they need to ramp up their strategies without huge commitments. Launchpad offers the same trusted platform used by the […]

Crimson 3 Is Here.

Crimson 3 Is Here. New Features. New Dashboards. New Search. Same Data and Reliability. This week, CMDI launched a completely redesigned and enhanced version of our best-selling political CRM used by Republicans across the country. Crimson 3 builds on the same features that you’ve come to depend on since we launched the original Crimson in […]

Coming Soon: A New Crimson

Crimson 3: New Features. New Dashboards. New Search. Same Data and Reliability. Starting Tuesday, October 9, current Crimson users will be able to access Crimson3, the completely redesigned and enhanced version of the CMDI’s best-selling political CRM used by Republican campaigns and PACs. Crimson3 combines the same data and features currently in use with a fresh […]

Check Out the Advisory Opinions Podcast

Want to keep up with the latest news for campaign, compliance and fundraising professionals? Pull up your favorite podcast service and subscribe to CMDI’s new podcast, Advisory Opinions. It’s a show for Republican campaign professionals by campaign professionals. Advisory Opinions isn’t like the other punditry shows stacking up in your queue. Each episode is short — […]

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 Republicans and helps you manage a more connected and competitive campaign. Now with CrimsonMarket, you can access vendors and services that your campaign or PAC needs […]

Campaigns & Elections: Building & Managing Your Digital Campaign Team

Jack Simms, Vice President of Product Development at CMDI, penned an article for Campaigns & Elections magazine on how campaigns can build a strong digital team even when you aren’t familiar with the digital world.  It’s increasingly difficult to run a winning campaign without the help of good digital staff. A proper campaign will need […]

Campaigns and Elections: Shop Talk

  Our Shoptalkers: Austin James, digital director for CMDI, a Republican finance services platform; Brian Ross Adams, an online branding and social media marketing consultant; Catherine Geanuracos, CEO of New Economy Campaigns; and Ron Robinson, digital director for the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee. C&E: Was the Left’s four-cycle digital evolution shaped more […]

New CrimsonMobile App Available on iTunes

Do you use an iPhone? Take a few minutes to visit the iTunes App store and download the new CrimsonMobile app for iOS devices. In this new release, we made some stability improvements and performance enhancements. We also added the organization name to the CrimsonMobile menu.


CMDI has teamed with Eventbrite to create a new campaign fundraising data app. The third-part app, called Crimson Market, is designed to make FEC compliance easier by allowing campaigns to “seamlessly import” donors’ Eventbrite information into their Crimson accounts. Read more at Campaigns & Elections

Crimson + Eventbrite Makes Managing Political Events Easier

Managing events on the campaign trail just got easier! CMDI has teamed up with Eventbrite, the popular online ticket service, to provide a new third-party app available at the CrimsonMarket. This collaboration combines the flexibility of Eventbrite’s event management system with the power of the Crimson platform. Through the new Eventbrite app, Crimson users can […]

Eventbrite + CMDI Launch the 1st App for Political Events

For Immediate Release February 24, 2015 CMDI + Eventbrite Partner to Bring Best-in-Class Tools to Political Organizers  Partnership provides fundraisers with seamless integration of event data directly into Crimson   (Washington, D.C.) February 24, 2015 – Managing events on the campaign trail just got easier for Republicans thanks to a new integration launching today from […]

Austin James Joins CMDI as Digital Director

CMDI today announced that well-regarded industry professional Austin James has joined the firm as Digital Director. In this role, James will work closely with CMDI’s product development and digital communication teams to oversee the continued innovation of CMDI’s cloud-based campaign software. “Austin is a consummate professional with a highly regarded record of innovation in the […]

Innovating Political Campaign Management

Last spring, CMDI released the second generation of the Crimson platform, the first and only cloud-based political management solution for campaigns of all sizes. After nearly a year of testing, I am proud to announce that Crimson v2 is out of beta today. This is a huge milestone for both CMDI and Republicans as we […]

CrimsonMarket: Extending Functionality of Your Crimson Platform

Last year, CMDI demolished the information silos that traditionally exist in political campaigns with Crimsonv2, the first cloud-based, integrated political enterprise software that allows all campaign data and voter touch points to be shared by every staffer and across all departments. Now CMDI has launched the next milestone for Republican campaigns, committees, and PACs – CrimsonMarket. CrimsonMarket […]


Politico By Byron Tau | 05/28/14 1:57 PM EDT Original post: GOP FUNDRAISING FIRM LAUNCHES NEW TOOL A leading GOP data management and fundraising firm, CMDI, has launched a new tool called “Spark” that can generate donation amounts for a donor based on past contributions. “With current online fundraising methods, campaigns are leaving money […]

Spark is the latest Republican secret fundraising weapon

Tysons Corner, VA, May 28, 2013 – CMDI has launched what could become one of the most important online fundraising tools of the 2014 election cycle, Spark™ Smart Donation Forms. Much like Amazon’s recommendation engine that suggests products that will most likely appeal to a shopper based on their past shopping behavior, Spark looks at […]

InTheCapital: CMDI Releases Technology Software to Help GOP in 2014 and 2016

InTheCapital By: Ayobami Olugbemiga | April 15th 2014, 4:35pm Original post: CMDI Releases Crimson v.2: CMDI, the Republican Party’s leading technology provider, released a new version of their cloud-based campaign software Crimson. The new Crimson v.2, is “the first and only true cloud-based, integrated political enterprise software, making it the most significant technology platform […]


Politico By Byron Tau | 04/09/14 2:04 PM EDT Original post: CMDI UNVEILS CRIMSON VERSION 2 On Tuesday, Republican technology provider and compliance firm CMDI rolled out the latest version of their cloud-based campaign software Crimson. The new Crimson v.2 is the newest incarnation of their integrated political enterprise software platform, and it allows […]

CMDI unveils Crimson v2, the first major milestone in the Republican Victory in ‘16 Technology Roadmap

Crimson v2 brings RNC’s Growth & Opportunity Project technology plan to life.   Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Tysons Corner, VA– Just in time for the 2014 election cycle, CMDI, the leading Republican technology provider, is turning the vision of the Republican National Committee’s Growth & Opportunity Project into a reality with the release of Crimson […]

CMDI unveils Crimson v.2

Crimson v.2 brings RNC’s Growth & Opportunity Project technology plan to life.   Today CMDI releases Crimson v2 — taking campaign technology to a new level. Bringing the RNC’s Growth & Opportunity Project to life, Crimson v2 provides a new, improved platform for campaigns’ messaging, operations, and technology. Exciting new features give you the tools […]