Over the past twenty years, clients have retained Crotty Consulting Inc. to undertake local, national and federal political candidate and initiative campaigns, provide communications strategies, execute public relations programs and shape messaging, targeting and fulfillment. Following is a brief list of some of the agency’s many clients.

Candidates and Initiatives

Federal

  • Alan Cranston for President 1984
  • Dukakis for President/Victory ’88, People for the American Way
  • California Coordinated Campaign/Clinton/Gore, Boxer, Feinstein 1992
  • Gore/Lieberman 2000
  • Kerry for President 2004
  • U.S. Senator Alan Cranston (California)
  • U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (Indiana)*
  • U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (Wisconsin)
  • Jim Webb for U.S. Senate (Virginia)*
  • Mike Arcuri for Congress (NY 24)*
  • Rep. John Barrow (GA 12)*
  • No on John Gard for Congress (WI 8)*
  • Rep. Richard "Dick" Gephardt (IL 3)*
  • Jane Harman for Congress (CA 36)
  • Jim Moran for Congress (VA 8)*
  • No on Rep. Richard Pombo (CA 19)*
  • No on Rep. John Doolittle/Yes on Charlie Brown for Congress (CA 8)*
  • Congressman Mark Udall (CO 2)*

State

  • Jennifer Granholm for Governor (Michigan)*
  • Governor Ted Kulongoski (Oregon)*
  • Janet Napolitano for Governor (Arizona)
  • U.S. Senator Mark Warner for Governor (Virginia)*
  • Mark Taylor for Lt. Governor (Georgia)*
  • Californians Against Unfair Taxes, No on 86
  • California Clean Money and Fair Elections Act, Yes on 89*
  • Californians for New Forestry, No on 130/Yes on 138
  • Nevada Marijuana Initiative, Yes on Question 7*
  • Women’s Voices, Women Vote, Massachusetts GOTV*
  • Pam Beidle for Maryland Delegate (District 32)*
  • Greg Billups for Maryland Delegate (District 28)*
  • Maryland House Speaker Mike Busch (District 30)*
  • Maryland House of Delegates Member Galen Clagett (District 3A)*
  • Steve Clute for California Assembly (AD 80)
  • Maryland House Delegate Norm Conway (District 38B)*
  • Dan Dodd for Ohio House of Representatives (District 91)*
  • Maryland House of Delegates Member Sue Hecht (District 3A)*
  • Elbridge James for Maryland Delegate (District 17)*
  • California State Senator Patrick Johnston (SD 13)
  • Betty Karnette for California Assembly (AD 54)
  • California Assemblywoman Lucy Killea (AD 78)/Lucy Killea for State Senate (SD 39)
  • Dan Riley for Maryland Delegate (District 34A)*
  • (Partial List)

Local

  • San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr.
  • Carson Mayor Jim Dear, No on the Recall
  • Shirley Horton for Chula Vista Mayor
  • Beverly Hills City Councilmember Tom Levyn for Mayor
  • Maureen O'Connor for San Diego Mayor
  • Steve Padilla for Chula Vista Mayor
  • Walnut Creek Mayor Gwen Regalia
  • Denver Mayor Wellington Webb
  • Ian Parkinson for San Luis Obispo County Sheriff
  • San Francisco County Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier*
  • San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson
  • Adam Hill for San Luis Obispo County Supervisor
  • San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Jim Patterson
  • Long Beach City Auditor Gary Burroughs
  • Gary DeLong for Long Beach City Council
  • Tom Golich for Solano Beach City Council
  • Janice Hahn for Los Angeles City Council
  • Shirley Horton for Chula Vista City Council
  • Erik Howell for Pismo Beach City Council
  • John Moot for Chula Vista City Council
  • Steve Padilla for Chula Vista City Council
  • June Rady for Escondido City Council
  • Doris Topsy Elvord for Long Beach City Council
  • Doug Otto for Long Beach Community College Trustee
  • Solana Beach School District Trustee Rich Leib
  • Jon Meyer for Long Beach Unified School District Trustee
  • Frances O’Neill Zimmerman for San Diego School Board
  • California Urban Issues Project (San Francisco Issue Advocacy)*
  • Citizens for Responsible Land Use, No on E (Monterey County)
  • Citizens for Safe Streets, Yes on Measure B (City of Mill Valley)
  • Committee for the Santa Lucia Preserve, Yes on M (Monterey County)
  • Committee to Save Our Public Libraries, Yes on L (San Luis Obispo County)
  • Firefighters and Law Enforcement for a Safer Coronado, No on H
  • Friends of Fairfield Suisun Schools, Yes on Measure C
  • Glendora Citizens for Honest Government, No on the Recall
  • Laguna Beach Residents for Neighborhood Preservation, Yes on A
  • Nevada County Residents for Better Libraries, Yes on Measure B
  • San Diego Citizens for the Gann Waiver, Yes on Prop D
  • San Franciscans for Safe and Reliable Water, Yes on A & B
  • San Franciscans to Stop the Million-a-Year Give Away, No on E
  • Save Nevada County Libraries, Yes on Measure C
  • Seal Beach Citizens Against Excessive Traffic, Yes on M
  • Yes on Measure C, City of Carson, California
  • (Partial List)
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Political Committees, Labor Unions, Trade Associations, 527s and 501(c)(4)s

Federal

  • Democratic National Committee
  • Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
  • Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
  • Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
  • House Majority PAC
  • AFL-CIO
  • American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
  • National Education Association
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • The League of Conservation Voters Victory Fund
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund
  • Sierra Club Political Committee
  • VoteVets.org

State

  • Democratic Party of California
  • Democratic Party of Colorado
  • Democratic Party of Georgia
  • Democratic Party of Kentucky
  • Democratic Party of Michigan
  • Democratic Party of Ohio
  • Democratic Party of Virginia
  • California State Assembly Democratic Caucus
  • Maryland State House of Delegates Democratic Caucus
  • Maryland State Senate Democratic Legislative Caucus
  • Virginia State House of Delegates Democratic Caucus
  • Virginia State Senate Democratic Legislative Caucus
  • Washington State House Democratic Campaign Committee
  • Building & Construction Trades Council of California
  • California Council of Carpenters
  • California Teachers Association
  • California Nurses Association
  • Maryland State Teachers Association
  • California League of Conservation Voters
  • Citizen Action of Wisconsin
  • Progressive Maryland
  • Sierra Club California

Local

  • International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 145
  • Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 507
  • Los Angeles County Federation of Labor
  • Operating Engineers Local 12
  • Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 230
  • San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council
  • The San Diego County Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Southern California District Council of Laborers
  • Tri-Counties Central Labor Council
  • Chula Vista Police Officers Association
  • Chula Vista Firefighters Association
  • Escondido Firefighters Association
  • Escondido Police Officers Association
  • Long Beach Firefighters Association
  • Long Beach Police Officers Association
  • Municipal Executives Association of San Francisco
  • Oceanside Firefighters Association
  • Oceanside Police Officers Association
  • Orange County Association of Firefighters
  • San Marcos Firefighters Association
  • San Diego Firefighters Association
  • San Diego Police Officers Association
  • Committee on Jobs (San Francisco)
  • Honolulu Taxpayers for Traffic Solutions
  • Marin/Sonoma 101 Corridor Committee
  • Gaviota Coast Conservancy
  • Honolulu Taxpayers for Traffic Solutions
  • League of Conservation Voters San Diego
  • Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters
  • Marin/Sonoma 101 Corridor Committee
  • San Clemente Friends of the Foothills
  • San Francisco League of Conservation Voters
  • Sierra Club, San Diego Chapter
  • Sierra Club, Santa Lucia Chapter (San Luis Obispo)
  • Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter (Los Angeles County)
  • (Partial List)

Government

  • California Department of Transportation
  • City of Chula Vista
  • City of Coronado
  • City of Escondido
  • City of Glendale
  • City of Long Beach
  • City of Mill Valley
  • City of Ontario, California
  • City of San Diego
  • City of San Francisco
  • City of Victorville
  • County of San Diego
  • County of San Luis Obispo
  • County of Nevada, California
  • Fallbrook Health Care District
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • San Diego Association of Governments
  • San Diego Public Safety Training Academy
  • Suburban Water Systems (West Covina)
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Intelligent Transportation Systems Program
  • U.S. EPA, Region 9
  • (Partial List)
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Corporations, Businesses and 501(c)(3)s

  • Adtranz/ABB Daimler Benz
  • American Gaming Group
  • American Honda
  • Athens Recycling Services
  • Avis Corporation
  • Baldwin Company
  • California Sports, Inc. (Los Angeles Lakers)
  • California Transportation Ventures
  • The Center for an Accessible Society
  • Centrix Financial
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Community Housing Works
  • Donovan Irving Group
  • Eastlake Development Company
  • Exploding Myths, Inc.
  • General Motors Alternative Energy Vehicles
  • Holiday Inn on the Bay, San Diego
  • Hotel Council of San Francisco
  • JustLuxe LLC
  • Kobey Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin IMS
  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
  • Morrison Knudsen /AEG Westinghouse
  • No Fear
  • Otay Ranch Company
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • PW Construction Inc.
  • Robbins Combs Jorgenson Christopher Architects
  • San Diego Affordable Housing, Inc.
  • San Francisco Giants
  • Sempra Energy Resources
  • SoBe Beverages
  • SunPower Corporation
  • Tommy Bahama
  • Toward a Working America Foundation
  • Universal Concerts (a division of Universal Studios, Inc.)
  • Utility Consumers Action Network (UCAN)
  • ValleyCare Health System
  • Wide Open Baja
  • (Partial List)
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*CCI was retained to develop and execute direct mail campaigns for third party independent expenditure committees primarily formed to support or oppose a candidate or issue, including 501(C)(3) and 501(C)(4) non-profits, 527 committees, Political Action Committees (PACs), or “Super PACs,” the sponsors of which were entities such as the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, state political parties, state legislative caucuses, labor unions, and/or other advocacy organizations.