In 2008 the campaigns and the media are heavily focused on the presidential battlegrounds – to the point where 26 states have not had a single public event by one of the major party presidential or vice-presidential nominees since the Republican convention. Boosted by the work of David Schnicke and Laura Kirshner, FairVote’s new “campaign trackers” for presidential campaign visits and advertisement spending has garnered significant media attention.
In October 2008 the NAACP board also gave its final endorsement to the National Popular Vote legislation, thanks to the dedication of FairVote North Carolina’s Torrey Dixon.
FairVote’s 2008 Campaign Tracker
2008 Presidential Ad Spending
NAACP Resolution to support National Popular Vote
National Popular Vote
Journal and Courier report on FairVote’s Campaign Tracker
Press Release: October 17th update