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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Primary Elections on the Horizon

In the United States of America, the federal and state government has various times where elections are held to decide who will be voted into office. A primary election is an election that reduces the amount of candidates prior to the general office election. These elections are a way for a political party or political… Read more »