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  • 1. Technology and Political Campaigns
  • 2. Howard Dean Campaign 2004
  • 3.
    • Howard Dean campaign widely acclaimed for the innovative use of the Internet
    • Dean was a long shot, ranked 8 out of 12 in a list of possible Presidential candidates
    • Dean attracted attention of the grassroots party activist by speaking out against the war
    • Dean was the first to be on the Internet distinguishing himself with his message and fundraising
  • 4.
    • Use of Meetup to connect supporters
    • Creation of official campaign blog
    • Canvassed for advertising ideas from supporters
    • Distributed political talking points
    • Led fund-raising
  • 5.
    • Donations largely came in small donations over the Internet
    • Over 2 million Americans gave 100 dollars each
    • They became known as the “Deanies”
  • 6.
    • Changed the way in which candidates raise money
    • Inexpensive compared to conventional methods
    • Escaped fund-raising limits
    • John Kerry follows suit allowing him to be financially competitive with Bush.
  • 7.
    • Dean’s use of the Internet as an organizational and fund-raising tool became revolutionary to political campaigns.
  • 8. Questions
    • John Edwards 2008 campaign’s message of “change,” should have had the same type of response as Deans. Why do you think this didn’t happen?
    • Why do you think no one before Dean had seen the potential with the Internet and campaigning?
    • After the Internet is used in future elections, do you think it will be as affective as it is today?
  • 9. Bibliography
    • Berman, David (2003). Partying with dean for president. Radical Society , 30 , Retrieved Feb 14, 2008, from http://proquest.umi.com.offcampus.lib.washington.edu/pqdweb?index=12&did=672550591&SrchMode=1&sid=3&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1203210384&clientId=2302
    • Howard Dean. (2008). Howard Dean. In Wikipedia [Web]. Retrieved Feb 14, 2008, from http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Dean