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Donations largely came in small donations over the Internet
Over 2 million Americans gave 100 dollars each
They became known as the “Deanies”
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.
Dean’s use of the Internet as an organizational and fund-raising tool became revolutionary to political campaigns.
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?
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Howard Dean. (2008). Howard Dean. In Wikipedia [Web]. Retrieved Feb 14, 2008, from http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Dean