Electomatic Political News

Gossiping The Elections, The Policians & The Electorates

Happy Independence Day – and cheers to those standing firm on the original constitution.

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Happy 1st of May to all you workers outhhere!

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International Workers Day – we stand neutral…but happy 1st of may to all the socialists out waving their banners!

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American political campaigns have become heavily reliant on broadcast media and direct mail advertising (typically designed and purchased through specialized consultants). Though virtually all campaign media are sometimes used at all levels (even candidates for local office have been known to purchase cable TV ads), smaller, lower-budget campaigns are typically more focused on direct mail, low-cost advertising (such as lawn signs), and direct voter contact. This reliance on expensive advertising is a leading factor behind the rise in the cost of running for office in the United States. This rising cost is considered by some to discourage those without well-monied connections, or money themselves, from running for office.

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