Whitney Hoffman kicks off her election campaign (podcast)
By March 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Whitney Hoffman kicks off her election campaign (podcast)

The first in a podcast series documenting (podcaster turned author turned political candidate) Whitney Hoffman’s run for Pennsylvania State Legislature.

Three tweets of advice for an election campaign team
By March 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Three tweets of advice for an election campaign team

I received a direct message from a Twitter connection asking me for some advice for an election campaign team she’s involved in.

Ignore the Ford Nation YouTube channel at your own peril
By February 18, 2014 6 Comments Read More →

Ignore the Ford Nation YouTube channel at your own peril

If you’re not communicating and building community online to augment your in-person efforts, you’re probably working against people who are.

Alberta: Nenshi and Iveson lead with two days to go
By October 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Alberta: Nenshi and Iveson lead with two days to go

Twitter prediction theory in the Alberta elections: Nenshi by a country mile in Calgary and Iveson breaks away to increase his lead in Edmonton.

Alberta: Nenshi lapping the competition, Diotte chasing Iveson
By October 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Alberta: Nenshi lapping the competition, Diotte chasing Iveson

A Twitter prediction theory suggests Nenshi will run away with Calgary and Diotte is closing the gap on leader Iveson.

Twitter prediction theory missed the call
By October 9, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Twitter prediction theory missed the call

Pollsters breathed a collective sigh of relief last night. They were right; Twitter was wrong.

Twitter still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes
By October 6, 2013 5 Comments Read More →

Twitter still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes

Heading in to the homestretch of the Nova Scotia election, Twitter is still predicting a Darrell Dexter-led NDP victory. #NSvotes

Nenshi and Iveson still lead even as they shed some share of mentions
By October 5, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Nenshi and Iveson still lead even as they shed some share of mentions

Two weeks in to the Calgary and Edmonton mayoral races, my Twitter experiment suggests Naheed Nenshi and Don Iveson are holding their leads despite losing some share of mentions.

Twitter analysis theory: NDP still leading in Nova Scotia #NSvotes
By September 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Twitter analysis theory: NDP still leading in Nova Scotia #NSvotes

Twitter mentions of McNeil are closing in on Dexter. Still, the NDP and its leader leads #NSvotes according to the Twitter-election-prediction theory.

Twitter prediction theory suggests Nenshi in Calgary, Iveson in Edmonton
By September 28, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

Twitter prediction theory suggests Nenshi in Calgary, Iveson in Edmonton

I’m now expanding the test of Twitter as a predictor of election outcomes to include the mayoral races in Edmonton and Calgary.

Twitter analysis theory still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes
By September 22, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Twitter analysis theory still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes

If a theory by researchers at Indiana University is right, Twitter is predicting an NDP victory in Nova Scotia. #NSvotes

Early data has Twitter predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes
By September 15, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

Early data has Twitter predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes

The theory, according to researchers at Indiana University, is Twitter can actually be used to predict election outcomes. Really. #NSvotes