Getting Voters To Commit With A “Pledge To Vote” Plan

Getting Voters To Commit With A “Pledge To Vote” Plan

Electoral candidates have used a “pledge to vote” tactic in order to get voters to commit to voting. In years past, pledges have been made when candidates walked door to door with clipboard and pamphlet in hand. They also assigned members to contact voters via telephone. The purpose of the above was to get voters… Read more »

Creating More Well-Rounded Leaders

Creating More Well-Rounded Leaders

The 24th Amendment gives us the right to vote. As an American right, citizens pay close attention to those who run for office, ensuring they are the best candidate to lead our nation into a bright future. Not all leaders are up to the task of running for office for the right reasons, however. As… Read more »

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 »