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Best electoral bang for my buck?

What's the most effective way to donate to Obama this late in the game? [more inside]
posted by turducken on Oct 27, 2012 - 8 answers

What's life like in a swing state?

Ohioans: with the election approaching, what is it like to be living in Ohio right now? [more inside]
posted by lobbyist on Oct 22, 2012 - 14 answers

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Cash Reserves

What am I missing?-filter: I feel like I have a lot of the pieces of this notion that companies are holding onto enormous cash reserves and waiting to see how the election shakes out, but I can't quite put it all together. [more inside]
posted by blueshammer on Oct 11, 2012 - 10 answers

Take my deductions -- PLEASE!

Does Romney want to remove deductions for 401k to help pay for his 20% "across the board" tax cut? [more inside]
posted by bionic.junkie on Oct 2, 2012 - 9 answers

Graphing Politics

Why doesn't Obama or any politician for that matter use graphs to explain things? For all of their sophistication in Internet and social media, why doesn't the Obama campaign just go on television and show the American people a damn chart? Are we that stupid or am I missing something here?
posted by jasondigitized on Aug 19, 2012 - 22 answers

What does it take to vote in the November election?

Is there an updated list of all the new Voter ID laws in various states in America? [more inside]
posted by cashman on Jul 8, 2012 - 4 answers

Who gave the best McCain endorsement speech?

Who gave the most powerful, most persuasive, and most memorable endorsement of John McCain in this election? [more inside]
posted by josh on Dec 9, 2008 - 10 answers

I scream, you scream, we all scream for a grassroots campaign strategy!

I gather from Howard Dean's announcement today that he and the Obama People don't get along. I'm curious though how much Obama's win and the Congressional turnover are due to Dean's strategies and policies as head of the DNC. [more inside]
posted by serazin on Nov 10, 2008 - 21 answers

Was JFK that generation's BHO?

Was the reaction to John Kennedy being elected anything like the current world-wide wave of joy and relief to the election of Obama?
posted by LastOfHisKind on Nov 8, 2008 - 18 answers

Why were the plexiglass walls on stage at Grant Park?

Can anyone tell me about the giant (plexi?)glass walls that were on stage during Obama's rally in Grant Park? [more inside]
posted by kaudio on Nov 6, 2008 - 23 answers

Capturing the mOment

I'm looking for news stories, blog posts, photos, video clips, mash-ups or anything else that captures the impact and emotion of Barack Obama's victory, especially on a personal level. [more inside]
posted by Jaybo on Nov 5, 2008 - 15 answers

Is Obama the world's first minority Chief Executive?

(I think) I read somewhere recently that if Obama won, he'd be the first elected chief executive (President, PM, etc.) from a racial minority. Is that true? [more inside]
posted by brandman on Nov 5, 2008 - 32 answers

Americans Abroad?

Where can my sister watch the election returns in Dublin? [more inside]
posted by Doublewhiskeycokenoice on Nov 3, 2008 - 7 answers

Election Night

Where to watch the returns in St. Louis? [more inside]
posted by rglass on Nov 3, 2008 - 8 answers

How to attend the Nov 4th Obama Rally?

What do I need to do to be able to go to the Obama rally in Grant Park on November 4th? [more inside]
posted by garlic on Oct 29, 2008 - 8 answers

Help Me Get Hope

Election 08: Best way to mount my campaign signs? [more inside]
posted by Secret Life of Gravy on Oct 16, 2008 - 6 answers

Obey. I mean Hope.

Does anyone know where I can get a button with Shepard Fairey's Obama design? [more inside]
posted by shakespeherian on Oct 15, 2008 - 4 answers

Is it bad that I said that? It isn't good.

How to handle the varieties of coming-out-of-the-closet bigotry that is resulting from the current U.S. presidential election? [more inside]
posted by cashman on Oct 14, 2008 - 15 answers

Money to burn?

Why is Obama advertising in Oklahoma? [more inside]
posted by gregoryc on Oct 12, 2008 - 33 answers

How do I convince my racist and ignorant grandmother to vote for Obama?

How do I convince my grandmother to vote for Obama? Oh, and the reason why she won't vote for him is because of his race. [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Oct 11, 2008 - 42 answers

What can I do to win the election for my candidate?

To the undecideds, or those who believe they can put themselves in the undecided's shoes: What might persuade you towards a particular candidate, particularly in the form of anything a volunteer might be able to do? Would someone coming to your door help, or hurt? Phone calls? Voter registration campaigns, or offers of rides to the polls? Signs in yards and clever bumper stickers? Blog posts? Emailing everyone I know with video clips and transcripts? What can be done to positively affect your decision in the presidential election? In short, how might I, as a volunteer, most effectively turn you into decided for my candidate. [more inside]
posted by davebug on Sep 26, 2008 - 20 answers

Debate party ideas?

Need help/ideas on politically inspired appetizers for the upcoming 2008 Presidential Debates. [more inside]
posted by Lizc on Sep 22, 2008 - 23 answers

Beer & Debates

Bars that will be showing the Presidential Debate next Friday in Chicago. [more inside]
posted by Sreiny on Sep 19, 2008 - 5 answers

What's this Obama song?

What is the "Obama-themed reggae song" referenced in this New York Times article? [more inside]
posted by msittig on Sep 11, 2008 - 4 answers

How to support McCain-Palin in NYC?

I'm a recent transplant to NYC, and a Republican. I need to find the best ways to support McCain-Palin in what can be a somewhat inhospitable environment. [more inside]
posted by BobbyVan on Sep 9, 2008 - 26 answers

Short & Sweet Truth About Obama?

On behalf of my parents, where is a source that they can use to look up short and sweet responses to counter to the attacks on Obama leveled by their Republican neighbors? [more inside]
posted by jeanmari on Sep 4, 2008 - 20 answers

Obama assassination : 1 in 55?

Does the fact that the betting markets still give Hillary Clinton a 1 in 55 chance of being President in 2008, mean that that is a reasonable estimate of the chance that Obama is assassinated before the election? What else could justify those odds now?
posted by zaebiz on Sep 1, 2008 - 14 answers

Help me help him

OK. Let's do this fucking thing. I want to help Obama get elected. How can I have the biggest impact in the immediate run-up to Election Day? [more inside]
posted by andromache on Aug 29, 2008 - 20 answers

Hoa many donors do Clinton or McCain have?

Barack Obama now has more than 1.5 million donors. How many donors do Clinton or McCain have? [more inside]
posted by raf on May 6, 2008 - 3 answers

They're calling it awfully quick...

How are news organizations able to project winners with 0% reporting? [more inside]
posted by waraw on Feb 12, 2008 - 10 answers

Where do Obama and Clinton REALLY stand on healthcare?

What are the main differences between Obama and Clinton's healthcare proposals? [more inside]
posted by KevinSkomsvold on Feb 11, 2008 - 38 answers

PA Primary deadline?

Is there a deadline to register as a Democrat to be eligible to vote in the upcoming primary in Pennsylvania? [more inside]
posted by furiousxgeorge on Feb 4, 2008 - 3 answers

Super Tuesday party ideas?

We're having a Super Tuesday party at our house, and we're looking for funny politically-related finger food ideas (half-moon cookies anyone?) as well as some good party names (like Super Booze-day). [more inside]
posted by joshuaconner on Jan 26, 2008 - 18 answers

Should I vote in the primary at home or abroad?

I currently live overseas but am registered to vote in Texas. If I want to help Obama's campaign the most, should I vote in the 4 March Texas primary, or the 12 February Democrats Abroad primary?
posted by grouse on Jan 22, 2008 - 12 answers

Didn't Clinton and Obama tie in New Hampshire?

If the point of a Presidential Primary is to determine how many delegates will vote for a given person in the next phase of picking a nominee, and both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama got 9 pledged delegates in New Hampshire, didn't they tie? [more inside]
posted by bryanjbusch on Jan 10, 2008 - 23 answers

Presidential Potential

after yesterday's speech, recent discussions (mefi included) have focused on the potential of illinois' barack obama and the idea that he may, in the near future, sit in the oval office.

which gets me to thinking: what's more realistic/ which will happen first in the united states: a minority president or a woman president? [more...] [more inside]
posted by ronv on Jul 28, 2004 - 24 answers

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