Tracking Presidential Candidates On The Web

By: Mark Tenia Email
By: Mark Tenia Email

October 5, 2007

The internet has become increasingly more crucial for campaigns and presidential candidates and one site is tracking just how these candidates are utilizing the web.

The website techpresident.com has set out to track how presidential candidates are using the web and how the web is affecting their campaigns.

The site tracks these changes in real time. everything from the amount of friends a candidate has on MySpace to the amount of supporters on Facebook as well as reviews of campaign websites and YouTube postings.

Data for the site is compiled by a variety of political consultants and bloggers from the 2004 and 2006 elections. And according to the site for the first time the internet will play a central role in a presidential election.

Looking over the website it certainly appears that Democrats have a large edge as far as supporters on the internet. To visit the website just click on the link below.


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