Destroying The Get-Out-And-Vote Mythology

Destroying The Get-Out-And-Vote Mythology

In many political parties, labor unions, associations, credit unions, co-ops and condo associations, schools boards, contests, and lotteries the person in one of the organizations that’s in charge of running the election usually has to only do it once a year. Elections are only a minor piece that makes up the whole pie of what… Read more »

Voter Targeting Increases Election Turnout

Voter Targeting Increases Election Turnout

The definition of Voter Targeting or “Microtargeting” is the use by which election campaigns and political parties’ use direct marketing and “data mining” techniques, which involves predictive market segmentation. Segmentation is the science of splitting up your target audience into groups based on various behaviors, demographics, interests and/or other characteristics. These concepts are widely used… Read more »

Post-Election: What Can You Do?

Post-Election: What Can You Do?

The time up to an election and during can be stressful for any person who is involved, from the candidates down to the poll workers who help count the votes. But there’s no more crucial time to stay diligent with the information you have from the election you just had. Post-election time has very important… Read more »

One of the Lowest Voter Turnouts in History

Voter turnout has been on the decline over the last few years. Various reasons and factors are affecting election turnout and why voters aren’t showing up to the polls; candidate appeal, voter ID restrictions and laws, political party struggles… The list goes on. But in a data report by compiled by Michael McDonald of the… Read more »

How to Utilize an Absentee Ballot

How to Utilize an Absentee Ballot

Absentee ballots are used in the event that a voter is unable, for whatever reason, to physically attend a polling station during an election. Through the use of absentee ballots, the number of voters in a given election increases, which in turn ensures a more accurate election process. Absentee balloting has been used as far… Read more »

Significant Presidential Elections

Significant Presidential Elections

Presidential elections have always had major significance in our society. But there are certain elections that stand out as unique; either with the victor, the way he got elected, or by some other situation which creates a type of particular significance in American history. In 1800, the entire process of the Electoral College was changed… Read more »

Voting Machine Lockup in NY

Someone trying to impersonate an official in the Board of Elections sent phone calls to voters, in order for them to vote against the restructuring of the town board in the city of Ramapo. After the suspicious phone calls occurred, a judge ordered the voting machines to be impounded and locked up until if and… Read more »

How to Get Young Americans to the Polls

It’s no secret in the United States that one of the keys to winning any election, is to get your key demographics out and voting. One demographic that is crucial to sway is the young voter. The 18-30 age bracket is a challenge that even the best political party candidates have issues getting to the… Read more »