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Catholic Online Selects Mobile Politics: The Most Powerful Political Tool Since The Ballot

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as ‘the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.’

Volunteers Voters Pledge Their Votes to the Most Charitable Political Party on VotesForCharity.org

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the millions of dissatisfied Americans taking to the streets, Votes for Charity, Inc. is a democratic outlet for the disenfranchised voters in this country. Instead of voting for the status quo, the ‘Volunteer Voters’ will be able to use their vote to redirect millions of dollars from political propaganda, to the best charities in America.

New Software Ensures Accurate Matches of Addresses to Redistricted Congressional and State Legislative Districts for 2012 Elections

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online Image, a GIS software and web technology company, is now making available the nation’s most accurate matching of addresses and zip codes to redistricted congressional and state legislative districts. As a result, candidates can run and supporters can vote in the correct districts in the 2012 elections.

Republican Candidate Leads President Obama in Straw Poll on Long-Term Care Insurance Support, an Issue Affecting Most Households

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a tight presidential race, voter sentiment on religion, race, jobs or contraception could tip the balance. Or ‘the decisive issue just might be a health problem that jeopardizes almost every American family,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

Organizations Can Now See How Redistricting Has Changed Their Members’ Congressional Districts

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online Image, a GIS software and technology company, today announced the Geocoded Address Batch Processing Service for New Congressional District Matching. This service is the first to match addresses to newly redrawn districts, enabling organizations to update their member address files and direct their members to support the candidates they endorse for the 2012 elections.

FastUpFront Makes Waves with its 2012 Presidential Candidates Infographic

CLIFTON, N.J., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FastUpFront plans to make waves with its newest infographic: 2012 Presidential Candidates for Small Businesses. The infographic details the positions of the top 2012 presidential candidates on major issues facing small businesses such as taxes, minimum wage, and business expenses.

George Jensen, Jr., former USA Technologies Founder joins ThePeoplesVote.com Board of Directors

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThePeoplesVote.com is pleased to announce that George Jensen, Jr., current President and CEO of Jensen Expansion Capital, Inc. has joined their Board of Directors. Mr. Jensen will be advising the company on strategic planning and long term expansion, and will also be investing in the company.

‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 Calendar Girls Spread the Message

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 calendar produced by Los Angeles singer/writer/director Juliet Annerino has arrived. This sexy collection of female activists is the most innovative way to spread the message of presidential candidate Ron Paul!

Conservative Caucus Endorses Krysztoforski for Congress

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During their monthly meeting on October 16, the Allegany County Conservative Caucus reaffirmed their vote to unanimously endorse Joseph Krysztoforski, Republican candidate for the US House of Representatives for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, over long term Republican incumbent Roscoe Bartlett.

Bash Foo CEO Mike McDermott Announced His Candidacy for a Seat on Tipp City’s City Council Today

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I’ve dedicated a good portion of my life to making things better for this community, by bringing people together to solve problems,’ said McDermott. ‘As your City Councilman, I will bring my passion for growing Tipp businesses, my commitment to our schools, along with some badly needed solutions-oriented approaches to our challenges.’

Investors Flock to Brazil at an Unprecedented Rate

BRASILIA, Brazil (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With strong economic growth (7.5 percent per annum), a large and robust domestic market and a stable democracy, Brazil is a thriving market for foreign investors. President of the Brazilian political consulting firm Arko Advice and founder of the online intelligence service Brazilian Intelligence, Dr. Murillo de Aragao says, ‘In 29 years of business relationships with foreign investors, I have never witnessed the current level of interest in investing in Brazil.’

Alameda Teacher Discusses Egypt on PBS NewsHour

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nea Community Learning Center teacher David Maduli is among a nationwide group of educators chosen by PBS NewsHour to participate in a live online discussion exploring recent political events in Egypt. The discussion will take place Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).

Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called ‘preposterous’ by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan’s alleged ‘consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.’

Grandich Writes Foreword to New Book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ to be Released Today

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, editor and publisher of the Grandich Letter, has authored the foreword in Michel Faulkner’s new book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ (ISBN 13: 978-1-936314-30-0), which is being released nationally today. Grandich, an internationally-followed financial commentator and markets expert, had previously endorsed Faulkner in New York’s 15th District Congressional race against Charles Rangel.

Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University

LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.

Gail Goode Press Conference Friday August 27, 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) will hold a press conference on Friday, August 27, in Saratoga Springs to discuss a range of issues, including the impact of hydraulic fracturing on the state’s watershed, job creation and rebuilding New York State’s infrastructure.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Supports Ban on Drilling Near Drinking Water

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand to Debate Across the State

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.

A Citizen’s Attempt to Restore the Democratic Process to the 2010 New York U.S. Senate Campaign

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘New Yorkers have a right to a Democratic primary,’ said U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode. Goode built an organization of citizens to collect over 45,000 signatures from registered Democrats, who agreed with her mission to give voters of the Empire State a choice for Senator in this year’s Democratic Primary.

Financial Commentator Peter Grandich Endorses Michel Faulkner for Congress

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As a financial commentator, Peter Grandich always has something to say and his opinions and forecasts are sought-after by hundreds of thousands on his daily blog, The Grandich Letter. Yet, in over 25 years of broadcasting his opinion, Grandich has never endorsed a candidate for political office. Until now.

Santos Victory Demonstrates New Digital Strategy in Latin American E-Democracy

BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nearly half a million Colombians logged on to SantosPresidente.com between June 1st and June 20th, the second round Presidential elections to follow the Santos campaign and the Candidate’s initiatives, turning the tide in this historic political victory. In under 72 hours, 1,076 individual Web pages, comprising the first-ever Virtual Headquarters used for Presidential Elections in Latin America, had been launched.

ElectionMall and Microsoft Join to Power Campaigns at Personal Democracy Forum Conference 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall.com and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced a strategic partnership to provide the one-stop technology shop for running and winning political and issue advocacy campaigns. As part of the relationship, the companies introduced Campaign Cloud, an integrated set of customizable technologies, from online collaboration to robust Web presence. The two companies announced the relationship today at Personal Democracy Forum Conference 2010.

MEDIA ALERT: Microsoft and ElectionMall.com Press Availability June 4

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What: Press Availability with Microsoft and ElectionMall. Who: Stan Freck, Director of U.S. Public Sector Cloud Services at Microsoft and Ravi Singh, CEO and Founder of ElectionMall.com. 10am EDT, Friday June 4, at the Personal Democracy Forum Conference 2010, The Graduate Center – B. Altman Building – Breakout C, The City University of New York.

Juan Manuel Santos Grows Extremely Quickly in Social Networks

BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In only two weeks, the Santos Presidential campaign has managed to slingshot the candidate across social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, hi5, Delicious and WordPress. Santos’ Facebook fans were at 70,409 before the Web 2.0 campaign began, and now number 148,750 within 15 days.

Twitter Goes Down and Hall of Shame Goes Up in Colombia Presidential Elections 2010

BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Web 2.0 Victory Team set up by presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos, has recently been attacked through various online media. These attacks have ranged from fake profiles or groups on Twitter and Facebook, to misleading or abusive comments on blogs. In response, the Web 2.0 Victory Team, led by Santiago Valencia, has created the ‘Wall of Shame.’

Santos Campaign Making History: Juan Manuel Santos is First Politician in South America to Launch Campaign Through the Internet

BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Political campaigns in Latin-America have always been marked by traditionalism, manifestations, crowded plazas and message distribution through traditional media such as television, billboards, written press and radio. Never before has voter outreach been conducted through the Internet and other new media technologies.

Newt Gingrich Names Dr. Jim Garlow to Chair Renewing American Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich today named Dr. Jim Garlow as Chairman of Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), the non-profit organization Gingrich created. Dr. Garlow is an author, communicator, commentator, historian, and cultural observer. For the last 14 years, he has served as Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, Calif., and will continue to do so.

One Tennessee County Commissioner Candidate Declares 2010 Census Unconstitutional

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — County Commissioner candidate and former U.S. Marine, Trinity Persful, sparked some controversy this weekend at a Rise & Shine Conservative Breakfast at Dotson’s Cafe when he warned Williamson County residents against the federal usurpation of local government by means of the 2010 census. A constitutional conservative, Mr. Persful puts forth that although citizens have an obligation to be rightfully counted for purposes of representation.

Conservative PAC Says Joseph Kennedy Taking More Votes from Martha Coakley in U.S. Senate Race

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — William Greene, Chairman of the conservative online political action committee RightMarch.com PAC, announced today that Independent candidate Joseph Kennedy is taking enough votes from Martha Coakley to ensure her loss in the upcoming special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Launches New Website: Reaching Voters in New and Exciting Ways

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., the incumbent candidate for Illinois 2nd Congressional district, has launched his new Website. The site focuses on new Web strategies to increase the Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts for the campaign. The new Website encourages supporters to share their ideas with the Congressman, participate in polls and attend fundraising events.

State Representative Kurt Kelly Files to Run for Congress against Grayson

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — State Representative Kurt Kelly, whose district covers part of Florida’s Eighth Congressional district, today filed paperwork to run for Congress against controversial first-term Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson. ‘The people of Central Florida deserve a Congressman with a business background who knows that money spent by the federal government in Washington isn’t play money, but rather hard-earned money taken out of each of our paychecks,’ said Rep. Kelly.

e-Democracy in Panama – CEO of ElectionMall Technologies Speaks at IAPC Conference

PANAMA CITY, Panama, Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ravi Singh, the CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, will be speaking on ‘The Wide Swath’ panel at the annual IAPC conference. The IAPC, or the International Association of Political Consultants, is an organization of professionals in the political sphere, dedicated to helping spread democracy throughout the world. Their main event is an annual conference, where many gather to discuss upcoming world elections and deconstruct recent trends in the political cycle.

eDemocracy 2.0 Comes to Canada – ElectionMall CEO Discusses How Technology is Changing Politics Worldwide

TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ravi Singh, CEO and founder of ElectionMall Technologies, is scheduled to speak at the 10th annual Art and Science of Public Affairs conference, sponsored by the Public Affairs Association of Canada. ElectionMall Technologies is a campaign technology company that is dedicated to helping campaigns of all sizes utilize technology and reach voters since 2000. Singh is recognized as the ‘Campaign Guru,’ a global expert on campaign technology.

Kentucky Attorney Eric C. Conn Serenades President Obama through Musical Ad Campaign

STANVILLE, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Eric C. Conn has launched an ad campaign in hopes of grabbing the attention of President Obama. Today, Conn announced his new video with legendary bluegrass singer, Ralph Stanley, and model actress Amber Ettinger, more widely known as the ‘Obama girl.’ Attorney Conn, locally known as ‘Mr. Social Security/SSI,’ from his numerous billboards and radio ads around the region, is seeking an appointment by the president to the Social Security Advisory Board.

Campaign in the Box – ElectionMall Offers Innovative Technology Tools Bundled into One Single Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After nine years of providing technology to political campaigns ElectionMall.com has learned a few things about the common challenges many of their clients face. ‘Running for political office isn’t easy,’ describes ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh. ‘We see a lot of campaigns that don’t know where to begin and are struggling to figure it all out.’

Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Oxendine speaks September 29 about Small Business to Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Georgia Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine, the Republican frontrunner in the 2010 Georgia governor’s race, will offer his views on the prospects for small businesses and the future of business in Georgia at the monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers on Tuesday.

Thanks to President Obama, Everyday is a Campaign, says ElectionMall

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall launches new social media tools – great for candidates from school board to President. As technology continues to drive political participation at all levels, the need for the latest tools makes all the difference as candidates, from the school board to the White House, look to engage voters, raise money and win on Election Day.

Louisiana Libertarian Senatorial Candidate Speaks Out

MANDEVILLE, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Louisiana’s Libertarian Party Senatorial Candidate Anthony ‘Tony G’ Gentile told supporters on Sunday not to fret about the lack of attention from the press. Jokingly he told friends and supporters, ‘If I take my shirt off to win votes I’ll actually lose votes, my belly’s too big! I also have no need to seek out a madam.’

Brewer Petitions White House for ‘Beer Nutrition Czar’ Position

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publisher Bob Skilnik, president of Gambrinus Media, announced his candidacy today for the role of United States ‘Beer Nutrition Czar.’ President Obama might soon be looking for another Czar who can help clarify the innumerable misconceptions about beer’s historic role as a beverage of moderation, hopes Skilnik (although he has little faith that the President won’t be able to resist saying ‘more taxes’ and ‘beer’ in the same sentence).

Former Gubernatorial Candidate Announces Run for U.S. Senate

MANDEVILLE, La., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From his campaign headquarters in Mandeville, Louisiana Anthony ‘Tony G’ Gentile announced his candidacy for U.S. Senator. He’ll be running as an Independent. Gentile advertises himself as a conservative but is willing to listen to all that present sound high impact ideas that will benefit our country.