Nashville Post: Big Tennessee names lead Georgia GOP fundraising effort

Nashville-based consultant Ward Baker, fresh off Bill Hagerty’s successful Senate election in Tennessee, is working as a general consultant for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, one of the two Georgia Republicans in the runoff. One of Baker’s Baker Group aides, Abigail Sigler, is working as a spokesperson for the Georgia Republican Party. Read more here.

Daily Memphian:​ Marquita Bradshaw: ‘Not a fringe campaign

Meanwhile, Hagerty, who has been invited to appear on “Behind the Headlines” also, has shuffled his campaign team a bit with the transition to the general election, sticking with the Nashville-based Baker Group founded by strategist Ward Baker. The firm ran Blackburn’s winning 2018 campaign for the state’s other U.S. Senate seat. Baker is a veteran of the National Republican … Read More

Meet Ward Baker, the strategist behind Marsha Blackburn’s winning US Senate campaign

by Joel Ebert The Tennessean When Republican Marsha Blackburn celebrated her U.S. Senate victory over Democrat Phil Bredesen on Tuesday, she heaped praise on many of her backers throughout the race. “You know one person does not win a campaign,” she said, thanking the many volunteers who helped knock on 1.5 million doors and make 3 million phone calls throughout the 13-month … Read More

Tennessean:​ Tennessee’s US Senate contest is set: 6 takeaways from Thursday’s primary and what it could mean for November

Leading the winning GOP effort was Ward Baker, Hagerty’s main campaign consultant. With several successful elections under his belt, including U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn’s 2018 race, Baker said the Hagerty campaign focused on three things: the 1st Congressional District in East Tennessee, Shelby County and the state’s rural areas. Hagerty’s campaign — led by Baker Group Strategies — had an … Read More

Nashville Post:​ 2020 In Charge – Government/Politics

Ward Baker — Political Consultant: After helping Marsha Blackburn get elected to the Senate in 2018, is a lead consultant for Republican Bill Hagerty’s 2020 Senate campaign. The former National Republican Senatorial Committee executive director has close ties to top Republicans in Washington. Read more here.

Tennessee native Ward Baker’s stock soars with Republican wins

by Joey Garrison jgarrison@tennessean.com It was September 2015, months before voting began in the Republican presidential primary, and Ward Baker was bracing for what still seemed unthinkable to most — Donald Trump as the GOP nominee. Baker set out to prepare his staff and the upcoming crop of Republican U.S. Senate candidates for a presidential standard-bearer who had already upended … Read More

GOP Looks to Ex-Marine Ward Baker in Bid to Keep Senate Control

By Kristina Peterson Republicans seeking to preserve their Senate majority have rested much of their hope and money on Ward Baker, a fiery-tempered former Marine. The success of his battle plan will be tested in two weeks. Some Republicans are privately concerned that Mr. Baker, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, didn’t raise enough money and deployed much … Read More