Direct Mail for Republican Campaigns and Conservative Causes

Your Path To Victory


Effective mail is noticed, read, and remembered. That’s why Political Ink mail features creative concepts with succinct text, and eye-catching design. We use survey research, voter data, and micro-targeting to make sure each voter is receiving information about the issue or issues on which their vote is based.

Our mail moves votes and wins races. We’ve worked on hundreds of campaigns, with local, state and national parties, helping candidates at every level achieve success on Election Day.

Recent Work

thom tillis

NC GOP/Senator Tillis

Political Ink worked with the North Carolina Republican Party to develop and execute a successful direct mail program designed to persuade swing voters.

martha roby

Rep. Martha Roby

Political Ink is proud to have worked with Martha Roby since her first campaign for Congress. In 2010, Congresswoman Roby defeated an incumbent Democrat to win Alabama's Second Congressional District.

chad barefoot

NC GOP Senate Caucus

Political Ink has worked with the North Carolina Republican State Senate Caucus since 2010 to first capture and then build and growth their majority.

Our Team

Experienced. Creative. Responsive.

Martin Baker

Partner

mbaker@politicalink.net

A partner at Political Ink, Martin Baker is a veteran political operative who has advised successful candidates on some of the nation’s most high-profile races. With a focus on strategic consulting and voter contact mail, he has more than a decade of experience working with campaigns at the highest levels.

In the 2012 election cycle, two weeks before the Iowa Caucuses, Mr. Baker was tapped as the national political director of Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign. As a senior advisor to the campaign, he worked to develop a strategy for the early primary states and helped engineer Speaker Gingrich’s decisive victory in the South Carolina primary.

Mr. Baker was also a consultant to the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) in 2012 and served as an advisor to, and the primary liaison between, the NRSC and the campaigns of Senators Jeff Flake (AZ) and Deb Fischer (NE), two of the three Republicans elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012.

Before founding Political Ink in 2007, Mr. Baker served as the National Field Director and as a Regional Political Director for the National Republican Congressional Congressional Committee (NRCC) during the 2006 and 2004 election cycles.

Previously, Mr. Baker worked as Chief of Staff and Campaign Manager to Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, as the Campaign Director of the Republican Party of Virginia, and as Communications Director to Congressmen David Vitter of Louisiana and Dan Miller of Florida.

In addition to the aforementioned clients, Mr. Baker has worked with several other candidates and organizations across the country since joining Political Ink. His clients include NRCC Chairman Greg Walden, Speaker John Boehner’s “Boehner for Speaker” organization, Congressman David McKinley and Congressman Dave Reichert.

Martin lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Christin, their children, Avery and Ethan, and their dog Massey.

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Ben Mitchell

Partner

bmitchell@politicalink.net

Ben Mitchell is a founding partner at Political Ink. In recent election cycles, Ben helped numerous congressional campaigns, state parties, and legislative caucuses to victory. These clients include the North Carolina Republican House Caucus, the North Carolina Republican Senate Caucus, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, Congressman Ted Budd, and Congresswoman Martha Roby.

Previous to co-founding Political Ink, Ben managed campaigns in Virginia, Alabama, Louisiana, and Tennessee, including Mike Rogers’ open seat victory in Alabama’s 3rd congressional district in 2002 and Bob Corker’s 2006 victory in Tennessee. In 2001, Ben managed his first campaign, helping Tom Rust win an open seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.

In the 2000 cycle, Mitchell worked in opposition research at the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), returning for the 2004 cycle as the Regional Political Director for twelve states. Mitchell began his political career in the Research Department of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

Ben is a graduate of The George Washington University and lives in Mount Pleasant, SC with his wife Sarah and their three children.

gabe brown

Gabe Brown

Creative Director

Over the past fifteen years, Gabe has executed creative ideas and strategies, both print and digital and across B2B, non-profit, and political advertising. Gabe’s work reflects his strong understanding of the value of effective communication through a clear message and powerful design.

Gabe is passionate about the creative community in the DC Metro area and spends his free time honing his skills in hand painted murals and lettering, and rooting for Washington area sports teams with his wife and son (#HTTR).