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Politics and the Internet Media Channel Turn America Blue – Activate Your Precinct New Media for Political Advocacy & Organization June 2008 : Politics and the Internet Media Channel Turn America Blue – Activate Your Precinct New Media for Political Advocacy & Organization June 2008 Barack Obama Campaign theme Song by Reggie Harrison - http://youtube.com/watch?v=62ymAbm02N8 Progressive Political Calculus Precinct Activation In All 50 States : June 2008 MS Democrat Travis Childers beat Republican Greg Davis 54% to 46% in a U.S. House special election in a red Republican district. ------------------------------------ LA's 6th district Democrat Cazayoux Woody Jenkins, won a special election 49% to 46%, for a seat held by a Republican for two decades. ------------------------------------ Democrat Bill Foster won the suburban Chicago House seat held for 21 years by former House speaker Dennis Hastert Progressive Political Calculus Precinct Activation In All 50 States Election by election. State by state. Precinct by precinct. Door by door. Vote by vote. We will take our country back for the people who built it. ~Howard Dean, DNC Chair Progressive Political Calculus Winning One Precinct at a Time! : June 2008 Progressive Political Calculus Winning One Precinct at a Time! 50 state strategy - Invest in every precinct With 10 more votes/precinct in the 2004 election John Kerry would have won - NM, IA, & OH With 50 more votes - NV, CO, MO, AR, WV, FL With 100 votes - AR, KS, SD, LA, IN, KY, SC Dean and Kerry pioneered using the Internet to campaign and fund raise in 2003-2004 Dean advocates that Democrats use the Internet for Advocacy & Organization New Media -- Blogs, Videos, Social Networking, Email, etc State Blogger Corps Announcement : June 2008 State Blogger Corps Announcement A blogger The 2008 Online Political Landscape : June 2008 The 2008 Online Political Landscape Twitter Blogging Videos Podcasting Folksonomies Rating Tools Vlogging Community Discussions Blogosphere Social Networks Email Instant Messaging Text Messaging RSS Citizen Journalism Wikis The Print Media, Broadcast Media, Cable Media & in 2008 - The Internet Media Channel My.BarackObama.comSocial/Political Networking : June 2008 My.BarackObama.comSocial/Political Networking By late December 2007 350,000 people networking 25,000+ personal blogs 20,000+ personal fundraising pages 20,000+ offline local events scheduled 6,500+ groups w/200,000+ members. 1.7 million hits during all of January By February 2008 500,000+ accounts created 30,000+ offline local events scheduled By May over 1 million friends networked on MySpace & FaceBook Triple Clinton’s number Obama’s 50 State Strategy Social Networking - FaceBook : June 2008 Social Networking - FaceBook Average age on FaceBook is 23 More than 80% are of voting age Over 75 million members with Social Networking - MySpace : June 2008 Social Networking - MySpace More than 110 million accounts created 230,000 new registrations per day More than half on MySpace are age 35+ Third most popular site in the U.S. (after Yahoo and Google) Social Networking - YouTube : June 2008 Social Networking - YouTube Extensive Political Video Library Anyone can post videos Precinct Chairs can make videos asking for support, then include the video link in emails sent to citizens "I Got a Crush...On Obama" By Obama Girl – wKsoXHYICqU / “Yes We Can” - jjXyqcx-mYY / Obama Theme Song - _GggwjOnWjc Traditional Party Building Off Line Networking : June 2008 Traditional Party Building Off Line Networking Precinct chairs/captains recruit district captains who recruit block captains who recruit block volunteers. Precinct chairs/captains prepare voter lead lists for district captains to recruit block captains & they use the lists to recruit block volunteers. Top Down & little to no networking effect Top Down Party Structure Traditional Party Building Off Line Networking : June 2008 Traditional Party Building Off Line Networking Once Precinct Chairs & District & Block Captains have recruited enough volunteers they organize Precinct Teams to party build and GOTV through phone banking, block walking and other organizing activities. Activity planning and coordination done exclusively through group meetings, one to one phone calls and emails. 2008 Party Building On Line Networking : June 2008 2008 Party Building On Line Networking Online Social Networking promotes decentralized viral party building and direct communication among networked supporters Top to Bottom Bottom to Top Side to Side Networking Redefines Party Building Obama’s Organizing Strategy : June 2008 Networking Redefines Party Building Obama’s Organizing Strategy The new model combines top down with bottom up party building strategies to build networked party activism A Social Network for Precinct Activation : June 2008 A Social Network for Precinct Activation Volunteer Communication – BLOG it!! Precinct Chair A Social Network for Precinct Activation : June 2008 A Social Network for Precinct Activation Volunteer Coordination – BLOG it!! Obama Campaign NetworkObama’s 50 State Strategy : June 2008 Obama Campaign NetworkObama’s 50 State Strategy Already Gearing Up For November 2008!!! Organizing Now! : June 2008 Organizing Now! Is there a House Party in your Precinct or a neighboring Precinct next week? Are you going to attend to introduce yourself? Obama Campaign NetworkObama’s 50 State Strategy : June 2008 Obama Campaign NetworkObama’s 50 State Strategy The Obama Team in your Precinct: Will continue to recruit new supporters from your precinct into the Obama network Will have Precinct Captains, Lieutenants, Activists… A precinct team potentially surpassing to yours Will aggressively organize in your precinct Phone Banking, Block Walking, House Parties… May have access to VAN data via Obama campaign And will continue personal & viral networking too… May tend to overlook local candidates and party org County Precinct Chairs must prompt all activists in your precinct to think both locally and nationally! Obama Campaign NetworkObama’s 50 State Strategy : June 2008 Obama Campaign NetworkObama’s 50 State Strategy Your official responsibility to support the National as well as Local Candidate’s campaigns Introduce yourself to Obama’s Precinct Captain Obama’s campaign will have officially designated “touch points” with County Party functionaries County office is developing an official policy statement on communication and coordination Independent Obama support groups may spring up on MySpace, FaceBook or other SNS If found, recruit them into your Precinct Team or notify Obama’s official “touch point” contacts Statistics : June 2008 Statistics 70% of all adults use the web 77% of teens & young adults use the web 68% of U.S. has broadband Internet access 16% of households are now cell phone only 33% of people age 25 to 29 are now cell-only 31% of people aged 18 to 24 are now cell-only* 15.5% of people aged 30 to 44 are now cell-only 8% of people aged 45 to 64 are now cell-only 2% of people aged 65+ are now cell-only 45.3% of pop. in this county is 18 - 44 yrs old *-Part of Age group live in parent’s household with land line phone National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md Pew Internet & American Life Project The Millennial Generation Boomer’s babies born between 1978 to 1996 : June 2008 The Millennial Generation Boomer’s babies born between 1978 to 1996 Highly active participants in the campaigns of candidates employing web-based social networking websites. Unusually civic minded (volunteer at the highest level recorded for youths in 40 years, according to one study) Hold a wide range of progressive values. Large segment of this age group are concerned with the environment, support gay marriage, prefer a multilateral foreign policy, and even believe in government again. 63% percent think government should do more to solve the nation's problems. This generation is poised to become the core of a 21st century progressive coalition. Republicans Are Learning Fast Too : June 2008 Republicans Are Learning Fast Too ! 80% SAY US HEADED IN WRONG DIRECTION : June 2008 80% SAY US HEADED IN WRONG DIRECTION Soaring Food And Gas Prices, Falling Home Values, Unending War… Just 17 percent say the country is going in the right direction, according to an AP-Ipsos poll. Thank You : Thank You Politics and the Internet Media Channel Turn America Blue – Activate Your Precinct New Media for Political Advocacy & Organization June 2008 The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan - http://youtube.com/watch?v=oWpZWU-0434

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