The Internet changing some political rules
More election commentary, this time from the always excellent Dan Gilmour on how blogs have change campaigning.
MercuryNews> “In January, congressional candidate Ben Chandler was running in a special election to fill a vacant seat from Kentucky. His campaign manager spent a couple of thousand dollars advertising on some political Weblogs, hoping to drum up some cash for the campaign.
The $2,000 investment paid off — big-time. Chandler, a Democrat, raised more than $80,000 from those ads, and he went on to win by a substantial margin.” read more>