Jacob Kaplan-Moss

8 items tagged “elections”

📌 First Presidential Debate - McCain and Obama - Video and Transcript - Election Guide 2008 - The New York Times #
📌 McCain's Prickly TIME Interview - TIME

Christ, what an asshole! #

📌 Kansas Primary 2008 recap at Matt Croydon::Postneo

Matt’s been working on the JW’s election coverage for a few years now, and it’s getting *really* slick. To me, though, the most interesting part is in how Matt’s been able to track down clueful people at Douglas County and the Secretary of State; having a quick and clean source of data makes this process much, must easier. It strikes me that there really isn’t a whole lot of difference between Matt cultivating these relationships and a “traditional” journalist’s cultivation of sources. #

📌 Alice Walker on Obama | Views | TheRoot.com

Alice Walker’s wonderful endorsement of Obama: “If Obama were in any sense mediocre, he would be forgotten by now. He is, in fact, a remarkable human being, not perfect but humanly stunning, like King was and like Mandela is.” #

📌 blog.pmarca.com: An hour and a half with Barack Obama

Like Marc, I try not to put my political views online. Like Marc, I’m overwhelmingly impressed with Obama. After reading this, I’m even more impressed. #

📌 Slate's Delegate Calculator

Tool that lets you plug in state vote percentages to get a rough idea of where Clinton or Obama could get delegates. Doesn’t take into account the crazy Texas primary, where (like Nevada) a candidate can get more delegates while losing the popular vote. #

📌 2008 Democratic Convention Watch: Superdelegate Endorsement List

Complete list of the 2008 DNC superdelegates. #

📌 Covering Kansas Democratic Caucus Results at Matt Croydon::Postneo

Matt explains how he and Christian brought election results to ten sites in under two days. I’m blown away by how awesome their coverage was, and with how quickly they pulled it together. Congrats! #