Use of New Media in Campaigns
In November 4, 2008, the United States of America conducted its 56th presidential election. Basically, the major party candidates during the campaign ran on the platform of change and reform throughout Washington. In this case, the United States of America had undergone an economic crisis in the year 2008 and hence domestic policy and economy were the major themes during the campaigns. Importantly, there were two main opponents who vied for the presidential in America; Barrack Obama a senator from Illinois and John McCain. In this presidential election, Obama got 365 electoral votes while McCain had 173 (Harris 59).