Review Policy Advocacy Challenge 10.7, “How Low-Budget Lobbyists Get Power,” from the vantage point
of Sherry Skelly.
Discuss in general terms why political and analytic skills need to be supplemented by interactional skills for
her to be effective in her work.
Identify an array of interactional skills that she needs in her work.
Discuss the strategies she could use:
To build personal credibility with legislators
To build networks of various kinds (discuss lateral and vertical ones)
To enhance their effectiveness with legislators
Students are to write a one to two page double-spaced paper assessing the above scenario.
Make sure to use academic sources (i.e. your book and/or scholarly articles) in writing your paper and
include proper APA format including citations and references, title page, abstract, headings, and a
reference page. Students are required to use three sources to cite information discussed in the paper.
Please do not use opinions or first person in your writing