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Elections, Campaign Media

Roadside signs are a long tradition in Maine elections. With the outlawing of billboards in the 1970’s, they have played an important role in at least raising candidates’ name recognition, and for the appearance of broad support.Maine Republican Party Headquarters in Hallowell 2002

Various Roadside Candidate Signs, 2002

Kevin Raye for Congress, Republican, 2002

Democrat Chellie Pingree for U.S. Senate 2002 Bumpersticker

Sign: LePage, Governor 2010

Sign: Libby Mitchell for Governor 2010

Sign: Eliot Cutler (Governor) 2010

Sign: Seth Berry, Legislature 2010

Political Signs 2010

Sign: Bush Cheney 2004

Sign: Kerry Edwards 2004

Paid politial campaign media comes in many forms: signs, bumperstickers, campaign buttons, flyers, newspaper advertising, television and radio advertising, internet sites supported by campaigns, social media such as facebook, twitter, and the like.

The following is a sample of audio and video media used in the 2006 campaigns for governor, U.S. Senator, and representative to Congress from the First Congressional District.  Availability of media was dependent on technical factors, including the ability to capture and reproduce audio and video, which differed among campaigns.

Governor

John Baldacci, Democrat                                           under-reconstruction-sign-2

movie iconThe Record

movie iconHonest, Hardworking

Barbara Merrill, Independent

Sound IconBiography Sound IconPolitical Parties
Sound IconBaldacci v. Barbara Sound IconThe Environment

Chandler Woodcock, Republican

movie iconOld Mills movie iconMaine Streams
movie iconWant Proof? Sound IconIssues

U. S. Senate

Jean Hay Bright, Democrat

movie iconIraq War movie iconWomen’s Rights
movie iconEnergy Policy movie iconHealth Care

Olympia Snowe, Republican

movie iconIntroducing Terrorist Surveillance Act, March 16, 2006

movie iconStem Cell Floor Speech, July 19, 2006

Sound Icon(Inter)Net Neutrality Legislation, June 14, 2006

Sound IconSmall Business Administration, July 12, 2006

U.S. House of Representatives, 1st District

Tom Allen, Democrat

Sound IconGovernment Surveillance #1

movie iconGovernment Surveillance #2

Sound IconThe Estate Tax MPBN June 23, 2006

movie iconThe Minimum Wage WMTW-TV July 17, 2006

Darlene Curley, Republican

movie iconWe Need Leadership Sound IconFinding Solutions

Dexter Kamilewicz, Independent

Sound IconThink About It! Sound IconAllen Supports War Funding
Sound IconEnergy Policy Sound IconReinvest in America Sound Icon Health Care

Patricia LaMarche, Independent

movie iconOn Their Watch

movie iconHealth Care Crisis

movie iconMy Plan for Maine

Sound IconAlternative to Professional Politicians

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