Political Web Sites Redone

By Deane Barker on April 13, 2004

Political parties revamp Web sites: Nothing like fear of your opponent to force a redesign.

Both parties acknowledge that Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean’s extraordinary success using the Internet to help raise a Democratic Party record of $40 million last year and organize tens of thousands of supporters caught their attention during the last year. Democrats say it prompted a revamping of their new-and-improved Web site.



  1. I can’t help but wonder if there is some correlation between Dean’s huge success on the Internet and his dismal failure in the real life of the primary. Perhaps the online success was merely hype generated by the huge online presence.

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