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NetTrends ’08: The Online Race for the White House

By ThinkProgress on February 21, 2007 at 11:08 am

Presidential Progress: Nettrends '08We’re tracking how 2008 presidential candidates and their supporters are using the internet – but we need your help!

Take a look at the profiles we’ve created, explore what the candidates are doing online, and submit URLs you think we should include.

A Side-by-Side Comparison of the Candidates Online

Click the header of any column to sort (click again to reverse order):

Candidate Party Website Blog YouTube MySpace Facebook Flickr
Biden, Joe D X X X X X X
Brownback, Sam R X X        
Clinton, Hillary D X X X      
Dodd, Chris D X X X X X X
Edwards, John D X X X X X X
Gilmore, Jim R X          
Giuliani, Rudy R X          
Gravel, Mike D X X        
Huckabee, Mike R X X        
Hunter, Duncan R X          
Kucinich, Dennis D X         X
McCain, John R X          
Obama, Barack D X X X   X X
Paul, Ron R X          
Richardson, Bill D X X X X X X
Romney, Mitt R X       X  
Tancredo, Tom R X          
Thompson, Tommy R X          

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Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)

photo of Sen. BidenOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Blog
YouTube
MySpace
Facebook
Flickr

Submit a link for Joe Biden

Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS)

photo of Sen. BrownbackOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Blog

Netroots Resources
Students for Brownback
Students for Brownback on Facebook
Unofficial MySpace page
Unofficial Facebook group

Submit a link for Sam Brownback

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY)

photo of Sen. ClintonOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website
Blog
YouTube
Plan an Event – allows supporters to organize offline events
Speak out on Iran – action campaign gathering thoughts on potential conflict with Iran

Netroots Resources
Unofficial MySpace page
Just Hillary – independent blog focused on Sen. Clinton
Vote Hillary – unofficial blog and networking site, includes Pets for Hillary

Submit a link for Hillary Clinton

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)

photo of Sen. DoddOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Blog
YouTube
MySpace
Facebook
Flickr
RSS

Submit a link for Chris Dodd

Former Sen. John Edwards (D-NC)

photo of Sen. EdwardsOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Blog
YouTube
MySpace
Facebook
Flickr
RSS
OneCorps – robust social networking site with focus on real-world community service projects
SMS — sign up for campaign updates on your mobile phone

Submit a link for John Edwards

Former Gov. Jim Gilmore (R-VA)

photo of Former Gov. Jim GilmoreOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website

Submit a link for Jim Gilmore

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R-NY)

photo of Former Mayor Rudy GiulianiOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website
RSS

Netroots Resources
Rudy Roots – news and discussion site run by social conservatives who formerly ran SayNoToRudy.org

Submit a link for Rudy Giuliani

Former Sen. Mike Gravel (D-AK)

photo of Former Sen. Mike GravelOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Google Groups
Meetup
RSS

Submit a link for Mike Gravel

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR)

photo of Former Gov. Mike HuckabeeOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website
Blog
RSS

Netroots Resources
Unofficial Blog

Submit a link for Mike Huckabee

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)

photo of Rep. Duncan HunterOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website

Submit a link for Duncan Hunter

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)

photo of Rep. KuchinichOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Flickr
Frappr Map – displays location of supporters, volunteers, and staff

Netroots Resources
Unofficial YouTube group – supporter created video archive

Submit a link for Dennis Kucinich

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)

photo of Sen. John McCainOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website
McCainSpace – online community of personal McCain websites

Submit a link for John McCain

Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)

photo of Sen. ObamaOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Blog
YouTube
Facebook
Flickr
RSS
My Barack Obama – robust social networking site with personalized blogs, fundraising pages, and event organizing

Netroots Resources
One Million Strong for Obama – rapidly growing facebook group
Students For Barack Obama – student run grassroots site
Unofficial Myspace page
Unofficial Meetup page

Submit a link for Barack Obama

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)

photo of Rep. Ron PaulOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website

Netroots Resources
Unofficial Myspace page

Submit a link for Ron Paul

Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM)

photo of Gov. Bill RichardsonOfficial Campaign Resources
Exporatory Website
Blog
YouTube
MySpace
Facebook
Flickr

Netroots Resources
Richardson Brings Hope – organizing and news site

Submit a link for Bill Richardson

Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)

photo of Former Gov. Mitt RomneyOfficial Campaign Resources
Campaign Website
Facebook
RSS

Submit a link for Mitt Romney

Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO)

photo of Rep. Tom TancredoOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website

Submit a link for Tom Tancredo

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R-WI)

photo of Former Gov. Tommy ThompsonOfficial Campaign Resources
Exploratory Website

Submit a link for Tommy Thompson