West Coast Public Affairs

West Coast Public Affairs

Scarlet Oak Strategies is a Washington, DC and Seattle-based public affairs, strategic communications, and campaign firm with a footprint across the West Coast. In an increasingly complicated landscape, we help clients advance political objectives, navigate public policy challenges, and overcome obstacles. 

What We Do

We develop and execute custom-tailored strategies that match the nuance of the project at hand and advance business objectives.

icon candidateWe educate and activate stakeholders, allies, and third-parties to achieve policy and campaign goals.

Icon magnifying glassWhether Washington, Oregon, California or beyond, we know the West Coast. We live and work here.

icon voteWe know our communities and what moves public opinion and influences decision-makers.

Our in-depth knowledge of the region enables us to successfully implement projects or campaigns that adapt to the unique realities of each community.


Public Affairs

Public Affairs & Government Relations

Local, state, and federal government policy and regulatory engagement

Tailoring of local messages

Influencer activation

Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications

Crisis communications

Message refinement & localization

Content development

Strategic planning & plan construction

Coalition Building

Grassroots & Coalition Building

Coalition building

Stakeholder mapping & plan building

Stakeholder education & activation

Engaging third-party validators for political and local engagement

Digital Advocacy

Digital Advocacy

Digital campaign strategy

Building online sentiment

Finding and amplifying unique audiences

Recent Work