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Fundraising and Web 2.0 update for Florida Attorney General Race

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Progress Florida’s Jon Bleyer took the time to compile some very interesting statistics about how the major candidates for statewide office fundraising efforts compare with their Internet and social networking footprints entering 2010. Here are his findings and analysis: Holly Benson-R: Fundraising: $219,095 (all 4th quarter) raised; $192,959 COH Facebook: 846 supporters Twitter: 130 followers (Tweeter Meter: 1) YouTube: 1 subscriber, 304 upload views Campaign website: http://www.hollybenson.com/ Pam Bondi-R: Fundraising: $198,755 (all 4th quarter) raised; $197,115 COH Facebook: 295 supporters…

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Fundraising and Web 2.0 update for Florida Governor’s race

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Progress Florida’s Jon Bleyer took the time to compile some very interesting statistics about how the major candidates for statewide office fundraising efforts compare with their Internet and social networking footprints entering 2010. Here are his findings and analysis: Gubernatorial race Paula Dockery-R: Fundraising: $191,734 ($191,734 in 4th quarter of 2009) raised; $199,595 cash on hand (includes $100,000 loan) Facebook: 3,273 supporters (3,522 friends) Twitter: 512 followers (Tweeter Meter: 2) YouTube (also here): 2 (0) subscribers, 257 (27) upload views…

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Fundraising and Web 2.0 update for Florida Governor’s race

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Progress Florida’s Jon Bleyer took the time to compile some very interesting statistics about how the major candidates for statewide office fundraising efforts compare with their internet and social networking footprints entering 2010. Here are his findings and analysis: Gubernatorial race Paula Dockery-R: Fundraising: $191,734 ($191,734 in 4th quarter of 2009) raised; $199,595 cash on hand (includes $100,000 loan) Facebook: 3,273 supporters (3,522 friends) Twitter: 512 followers (Tweeter Meter: 2) YouTube (also here): 2 (0) subscribers, 257 (27) upload views…

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Elections complaint against St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Scott Wagman dismissed

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The Florida Election Commission has decided that Internet ads used by mayoral candidate Scott Wagman this summer didn’t violate election rules, though the group is recommending that lawmakers clarify how old campaign laws should apply to new media. A complaint had been filed with the commission claiming Wagman’s ads violated elections law because they didn’t include disclaimers declaring them “political advertisement paid for and approved by Scott Wagman for mayor.” The candidate said there wasn’t room on those small, hypertext…

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Avert your eyes! Kathleen Ford’s website is up

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Kathleen Ford’s campaign website is now up and running, almost a month after she filed her paperwork to run for St. Petersburg Mayor. It isn’t the roogoodoo that Bill Foster’s site is, but it’s pretty bad, even by political website standards. How do I hate thee, let me count the ways: The header is generic, with cut-and-paste Americana bunting and a campaign pin that reads “Ford ’09.” The top left of the site is dominated with icons that link to…

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