Category: Voting

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 »

Bribery or Incentives for Voting: Does It Work?

Bribery or Incentives for Voting: Does It Work?

The dilemma, it is Election Day and you get out of work late and know you should go out and vote. But you are not educated on who the candidates are that are running for office or really what issues they stand for. This is a problem some if not most registered voters face. How… 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 »

Voters Report Issues as New Rules Go Into Effect

Voters Report Issues as New Rules Go Into Effect

As your right as an American, all you want to do is go out and vote. But with recent changes in legislation and rules for voting, it seems that voters in certain states are struggling to do just that, vote. Voters in Georgia weren’t even sure that if their registrations had been processed, Texas voters… 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 »

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 »

Throwing Election Parties

Persuading voters is much like trying to sell a product or service. You need to believe that you can help in a substantial way, and then have the confidence will follow through. Political advertising is a great way to persuade voters who may be on the fence, but this is also your chance to snag… Read more »