Now that the presidential election cycle is heating up, so is the job market for people who work in political organizations.
It’s an industry that reached its all-time high in October 2008, when political organizations had a combined total of twenty thousand employees. That includes advocacy groups, political parties and candidate campaigns. Florida has the most employees in this industry, followed by D.C. and Ohio. Virginia is way down at number ten.
“I think we have this impression that Virginia has a bigger political consulting establishment than it does."