Text-based “smear campaign” targets Jewish voters

A text campaign targeting those with “Jewish-sounding” last names launched last week in an attempt to sway Jewish voters’ alliance in the Florida gubernatorial race, according to POLITICO.  The texts read “BREAKING: Andrew Gillum’s Running Mate Claimed Jews ‘Nailed’ Him To ‘The Cross’: ‘Newly-unearthed comments made by Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s running mate … Read more

New campaign strategies target tech-savvy young voters

As young people’s rise in activism within politics surges, text messaging has become the current favorite campaign strategy of political candidates to get the young voters to the polls.             President Obama’s famous use of social media during his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns has inspired current political candidates to turn to technology as their … Read more