MSNBC host Rachel Maddow recently urged Americans to subscribe to their local newspapers so that they can have the staff and time to send reporters to cover the boring, hours-long local government meetings. Sounds glamorous, doesn’t it? Boring reality aside, sometimes really important stuff happens at those meetings, as it did in Watauga County, North… Continue reading Rachel Maddow urges Americans to subscribe to their local newspapers
It’s election season again, and with the Montana primary right around the corner, it’s time for me to start thinking up the online features we’re going to have on the website leading up to the primary election and the ones we’ll have running live on election night. For the lead-up to the 2010 election, we… Continue reading How do you want us to give you election news online?
Update: Terri McCoy called over the weekend to clarify one issue about the complaints received from the 2010 reporting program. I wrote that 45 submissions lacked enough info for the secretary of state’s office to follow up on. McCoy wanted it to be known that the office did follow up on all of those complaints… Continue reading Montana Secretary of State launches site to streamline election law violation reports
A spokesman for Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock has purchased www.bullockforgovernor.com, further evidence that Bullock may run for governor in 2012.
Foursquare users can use a site called GeoPollster to vote in an instant, online poll of nationwide voter sentiment.
The Chronicle’s website will be open late to provide readers with election results as they come in Tuesday night.
June 8 marked the Chronicle’s first “live” election, in which results were updated online throughout the night. Now I want to know what we can do better for the November election.
As the June 8 primary election approaches, Montana’s secretary of state has started a Twitter account to help quickly get election information to the public.