U.S. Edition

Facebook kills a grassroots tool

by Colin Delany / Jul 31 2014

Facebook's new API change blocks new apps from accessing friend lists.

The candidate's new clothes

The candidate's new clothes

by David Rosen / Jul 28 2014

Sartorial success on the trail can mean more than looking good.

Making for the exit

Making for the exit

by Jonathan Handel / Jul 21 2014

Poli-tech firms are waiting on a lucrative, Silicon Valley-style exit that could change the industry forever.

Why the best data in the world won't win you an election

Why the best data in the world won't win you an election

by Justin Gargiulo / Jul 28 2014

To extract the most value, campaigns will have to move beyond the idea of data as a solution.

Lessons from an unconventional candidate

Lessons from an unconventional candidate

by Dan Schnur / Jul 25 2014

On my best days as a candidate, I thought we might make history.

Hacking the political mind

Hacking the political mind

by Adam Schaeffer / Jul 15 2014

To get the most value out of research, we need to think practically and creatively.

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Canadian Edition

Big Data Is A Big Factor In 2012 -                        By Brett Bell

Mar 30 2012

One thing is already clear: the U.S. political battleground of 2012 is looking significantly different than it did in 2008

Social Media and Technology in Alberta's Provincial Election: The Leaders View

by John Craig / Mar 29 2012

In the very first issue of C&E Canada we interviewed Danielle Smith, the fledging but popular leader of the Wildrose Party. Almost two years later I caught up with her to discuss how social media and technology will play a role in the imminent Alberta provincial election. I also separately connected with Raj Sherman, the recently elected leader of the Liberal Party of Alberta. Both shared their experiences on the use of social media and technology, and candidly spoke about what worked, what didn’t, and how it might shape the upcoming election.

Elections Looming in Quebec

by Simon Lafrance / Mar 28 2012

The left-right axis is not clearly defined in the province of Quebec because the independence-federalism axis has been the main dimension of comparison until now. Recent events have forced observers to question the importance of the national debate.

Robo Bobo

by C&E Editor, Bernie Morton / Mar 30 2012

Robo Bobo is a Generator Rex Season 2, Episode 5 decoy robot made by Bobo Haha. Robo Bobo is reprogrammed to lie, steal and cheat and believe that "good is bad and bad is good." Some suspect that the reprogrammer of Robo Bobo may in fact be...Pierre Poutine.


An online revolution - How new digital technologies will change the Canadian political landscape

by Geoff Sharpe / Mar 28 2012

...and we are not talking Robocalls

Gaming Your Next Campaign 

by Brett Bell / Feb 01 2012

It may not surprise you to learn that the concept of “gamification” is a big trend in social media right now. If you do a quick Google search on the topic, you’ll find dozens of articles, blog posts and white papers on gamification and how it can increase the level of online engagement amongst a target community ...  .

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