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Political strategist Stephen Gordon died at 56

In Memoriam Inscribed In A Marble Grave Stone

Noted political strategist, Stephen Gordon has passed away.

Gordon was a well known political consultant who worked or managed virtually every position of political campaigns and non-profits over his career.

He was the Communications Director at Project Veritas, a member of the Alabama Advisory Committee at United States Commission on Civil Rights, and an Advisory Council Member at Our America Initiative.
The Hartselle native was perhaps best known as the President at Forward Focus Media where he represented a number of Republican and Libertarian campaigns over the years.

Gordon was the former Strategic Digital Advisor at John McMillan for Ag Commissioner.

“I did work with Stephen in supporting several candidates and certainly have fond memories of him as a professional and a friend,” Commissioner of Agriculture John McMillan told the Alabama Political Reporter. “He was the first political consultant that I worked with who was very proficient in utilizing social media and a real visionary in the potential of that medium for political campaigns and conservative causes. I am terribly saddened to learn of his death and join his many friends in knowing how much he will be missed but remembered with long recollections of his contributions to the candidates and causes he supported.”

Gordon was also the former eCampaign Director at Tim James 2010, Inc., the former President of Small Government Solutions, LLC, the former eCampaign Manager at Bob Barr 2008 Presidential Campaign, the former Senior Editor at Third Party Watch, the former Political Director at Libertarian National Commi ttee, Inc., the former Communications Director at Libertarian National Committee, Inc., the former Communications Director at Badnarik for President 2004, the former Campaign manager at Aaron Russo for President. He was a frequent guest on new talk cable TV channels.

Gordon was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army.

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For the last several years he has lived in Manhattan, New York, while working at Project Veritas. Gordon was in a major automobile crash on April 11, 2011 that left him with a number of lingering physical ailments.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Gordon. He was 56.

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Brandon Moseley is a senior reporter with over nine years at Alabama Political Reporter. During that time he has written 8,697 articles for APR. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook. Brandon is a native of Moody, Alabama, a graduate of Auburn University, and a seventh generation Alabamian.



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