Writing Archive

Are you Tweeting the Electoral Map?

If you’re on Twitter, follow me at @POttenhoff as the electoral map fleshes out.
Which state will be too close to call or create election fraud headaches tonight? Which “safe” red state will Obama capture and will McCain win his Pennsylvania gamble?
A cool way to follow the buzz is on this cutting-edge [...]


Where are the Candidates Buying Air Time?

If you were McCain and had less than three weeks to go and finite resources, where would you spend your dough?
The Times has a great map showing where both McCain and Obama have been buying ads throughout the summer and fall. Most of the markets are familiar, but a couple of strange buys stick [...]