Presentation on theme: "Electoral Process"— Presentation transcript:
Nominating Candidates Pre- Primary Candidates declare run for office Obama announces run. McCain announces run.
Primary Closed: Open: Runoff: Nonpartisan: Only party members Anyone can vote No majority- top two face off All candidates on same party
Campaigns Candidate visibility Media involvement Polling
Living Room Candidate: Campaign Commercials SNL “Dem Debate”- media perception and satire: SNL Democratic Debate #2 Video on new media: New Media 2.0 of PAC get out the vote for endorsed candidate: Move On
Campaign Financing Party Assistance Political Action Committees Private Donors Public Funding Personal Financing
Regulation Financial Disclosure Contribution Limits –$1,000 per indiv. –$5,000 per group (PAC) –$20,000 per year to a political party –$25,000 per year overall