Posts Tagged: elections

The Election’s over – so now what for feds?

“What you will see in the next term is a fundamentally different President. He now understands the business of government,” said Steve Ryan. Ryan heads the office of government strategies at McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program what feds will face in 2013. No Wave “This is theRead… Read more »

It All Comes Down to This — Your Election Night Must Haves – DorobekINSIDER

Happy Election Day 2012 On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Tackling the biggest problem at your agency first is a great way to make things more efficient. But agencies can’t seem to get their priorities straight. So what’s the holdup? Deloitte survey 600 feds for the answers. Click here for the full recap. Yes, it is ElectionRead… Read more »

The Crowd and the Election

There are numerous ways that one can participate in and pay tribute to the electoral process, but what’s really nice is how many of the keyholders seem to be involving the crowd in this current election. For example, the National Journal recently made a call for better questions for the presidential debates. Among the numerousRead… Read more »

State election websites measured as to effectiveness

Http://LeonardSipes.Com The research below from the Pew Center on the States measured every election website in the country as to services provided and the ability of people to locate the site. If one wonders how government websites are progressing, this research is a barometer. The data provides a comprehensive look at every variable measured; itRead… Read more »

Whats Next DC Live Blogging, Katie Harbath, Political Campaigns & Facebook

Katie Harbath from Facebook kicked off her presentation by noting that there are more Facebook users in the U.S. that are eligible to vote than there were voters in the 2008 election. However, Facebook users are more likely to be involved politically than people that aren’t using Facebook. The reason for this, according to Harbath,Read… Read more »

My election campaign: focus on social media

So as you might already know I’ve enrolled for State Duma elections 2012 in Russia and going to represent interests of “Fair Russia” party. This post is about the strategy I’ve put down the election campaign that is mainly based on working with social media marketing that is actively used by different politicians. I’ve decidedRead… Read more »

Incivility in presidential politics: tearing down instead of building up

If you were thirsty and your choices were a glass of milk that had been sitting in sun-baked 95-degree temperature for six hours and a glass of milk that had been sitting in it for four days, which would you chose? Some choice, right? That’s how I am seeing the 2012 presidential campaign shaping upRead… Read more »

Open Government Links of the Week – September 16, 2011

6th edition of state-by-state Open Government Guide (HT NFOIC) How’d your state do? How do you think it could be improved? Social Media as a Credible News Source? “Still a little ooky about social media? Well, believe it or not, social media is a major element of news nowadays.” This talks specifically about social media,Read… Read more »

Republicans Want to Steal Your Vote

Lyndon Johnson said voting is: “. . . the basic right without which all others are meaningless.” He signed the Voting Rights Act as president in 1965. Today, the Republican Party and other Koch brothers stooges want to strip you of your right to vote. Read More

People Power: Challenging The US Presidential Nominating Process

The non-profit, non-partisan Americans Elect aims to flatten the US Presidential nominating process and the duopoly of the two party system. By leveraging cyberspace to ’open up’ the nominating process (traditionally controlled by political forces and parties), Americans Elect enables the voting public to directly nominate a candidate online, for the US Presidential ballot inRead… Read more »