Democracy Data & Communications

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DDC Advocacy (DDCA)
Formerly called
Democracy Data & Communications, LLC
Industry Public affairs
Founded 1996 (1996)
Founder B.R. McConnon, III
Headquarters National Harbor, Maryland
Washington DC
, United States

DDC Advocacy (formerly Democracy Data & Communications, LLC (DDC)) is an issue advocacy firm.[1] The firm is based in National Harbor, Maryland and Washington DC. DDC Advocacy claims expertise in grassroots, PACs, communications, membership development, fundraising, and GOTV.[2] The company is widely regarded as an astroturfing firm.[3]

In 1996, Democracy Data & Communications, LLC was founded by B.R. McConnon, III. It was designed to develop advocacy campaigns with political technology.[1][4] McConnon is DDC Advocacy's chairman and CEO.[3]


  1. ^ a b "DDCA Appoints Aaron Guiterman VP". Citybizlist Baltimore. 4 September 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Jeffrey H. Birnbaum (21 August 2006). "Targeting Likely Advocates with Web Ads". The Washington Post. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Ben Quinn; Mark Sweney (7 June 2013). "Tobacco firm begins 'stealth-marketing' campaign against plain packaging". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Techworking - Democracy Data & Communications". The Washington Post. 11 September 2006. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 

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