We are political consultants with the expertise to help candidates win elections. Our work within the political arena has proven our capabilities and wide range of resources. The world of politics can be confusing, and it definitely moves fast. Be prepared by engaging The Dennehy Group early in your planning process.
The Dennehy Group has unmatched experience in politics. The range of experience from State Senate Races to successful Presidential races is exceptional. As consultants to candidates running for various levels of office, The Dennehy Group is known for professional, responsive service and sound leadership advice.
Our group provides general consulting, strategic planning, voter contract plans and training to elected officials and candidates.
Michael Dennehy has a twenty-year history of success in both political and public affairs campaigns.
Dennehy has worked in the last several presidential campaigns and has been a general consultant on numerous statewide campaigns across the country where he was responsible for message development, voter contact programs, grassroots organization and coalition building. In 2010, he led the NH State Senate Republican Campaign Committee effort that resulted in an historic 19-5 majority.
As a senior advisor to John McCain in 2000 and 2008 he led the campaign to its biggest victories including the come-from-behind upset win that put McCain on a path to the Republican nomination for President. Campaigns & Elections calls him “the architect of McCain's two primary wins”. As the National Political Director for McCain 08, Dennehy assembled national, regional and state teams that propelled McCain to the nomination.
In 2002, Michael also founded the Dennehy & Bouley government relations firm based in Concord, NH. Representing some of the country's largest corporations, Dennehy & Bouley has become one of the most successful firms in New Hampshire conducting business in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont. Michael has frequently appeared and is often solicited for state, regional and national media programs including ABC News, Fox News and CNN. Dennehy can regularly be seen on WMUR-TV as a Republican strategist.
Michael holds a B.S. from Southern New Hampshire University. He lives in Concord with his children Liam, Aidan and Molly.
Erin is a Vice President at The Dennehy Group. Erin combines thirteen years of Capitol Hill, state government and private sector experience to provide clients with their political and legislative needs. Her detailed knowledge of the inner workings of state and federal government enables her to effectively construct and execute detailed strategies tailored specifically to the needs of each client.
Prior to Joining The Dennehy Group, Erin began her Washington tenure as a Staff Assistant for Senator Bob Smith (R-NH) and later served as Legislative Assistant under Senator Smith's chairmanship at the Environment and Public Works Committee. In New Hampshire, Erin served as a Legislative Assistant to the Speaker of the House of The General Court, and subsequently served as a Policy Director for the State Senate President in New Hampshire.
Additionally, Erin is a Government Affairs Associate at Dennehy & Bouley engaging in issue advocacy before the legislature and provides political consulting to US Congressional, statewide and local campaigns and she has a track record of delivering successful results for our clients.
Erin is a Granite State native who holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Plymouth State University.