Archive for September, 2006

Minnesota Governor Candidates to Debate Online – Opening Statements on YouTube

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Here is what is keeping me busy, very busy these days. The whole “tagging” to gather “Voter Voices” in multimedia idea is new and quite exciting. Please help spread the word. – Steven Clift, dowire.org and e-democracy.org
For Immediate Release
ALL CANDIDATES FOR MINNESOTA GOVERNOR AGREE TO NATION’S ONLY STATEWIDE ONLINE DEBATE
MINNESOTA GUBERNATORIAL E-DEBATE TO RUN OCTOBER [...]

Online Politics 101 – 44 page E-Book

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

Check out Online Politics 101: The Tools and Tactics of Online Political Advocacy, the 44 page e-book from www.epolitics.com

BBC NEWS – Scottish Parliament to host Microsoft Government Leaders Forum

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

This BBC report on World leaders head for Edinburgh is really big news for e-democracy.
A clip:

Bosses at Microsoft opted for Holyrood after the Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer George Reid spoke at this year’s event in Lisbon.
Mr Reid told delegates there how the parliament used new technology, such as the e-petitions system and webcasting, to connect [...]

Conf – World eGov Forum – Paris – 18-20 Oct 2006

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Ooops, for those on the e-mail version I let through an announcement without editing it for the blog. Normally everything on the Newswire@ should come with my e-mail listed.
The
World eGov Forum combines the previous Worldwide e-Democracy Forum. Ironically, this year’s agenda looks to have more e-politics than the previous conferences which had more [...]

Article – Mastering Online Search for Politics

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

Among a collection of New Campaign Tools from the New Democrat Network (useful to non-Democrats as well) is a detailed article online search and politics.
I have found that most campaigns do a poor job of promoting their websites *online*. They do OK on their literature and lawn signs. This article goes in-depth on some [...]


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