Tag: Donald Trump

Our Presidential Primary System Sucks

The HeadCount blog is an open forum where all opinions are welcome. The subsequent commentary reflects only the views of the author and not of the HeadCount organization. Anyone wishing to write for the HeadCount blog, with any viewpoint, may do so by emailing [email protected] We’re now a couple weeks 2016 primary season and here’s the real tally…

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HeadCount Rockin Road Trip to NH

As the leading non-profit organization that registers voters at concerts, HeadCount wanted to know what young people in New Hampshire really thought about the candidates as the primary approached. So we road tripped to the Granite State, to capture the energy of the primaries and interview young people volunteering for campaigns, attending rallies, or just…

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The Road to 2016: Music Video Edition

Bernie Sanders dropped a music video/campaign ad to Simon and Garfunkel’s “America” and people love it. Personally I think Paul Simon’s video for “You Can Call Me Al” featuring Chevy Chase is more entertaining. Yes, it’s nice to see a political ad with uplifting music, no negativity, and shots of Americans working and living together….

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The Road to 2016: Hillary on UFOs; Bernie on Marijuana; Christie on a Roll

It’s 3am, your children are asleep, a phone rings in the White House. Who do you want to answer it? Well if the call is coming from aliens, Hillary Clinton is more than prepared. Sort of. I’m fairly sure this article about Hillary’s thoughts on aliens and UFOs isn’t satire – it’s from the Huffington…

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Data Glitches and Immigration Disputes on The Road to 2016

DEMOCRATS The Democratic Presidential race got interesting this week thanks to a quirk in a software used by campaigns. I’ve worked with this software before and can try to explain what went down. Many campaigns use a service called NGP VAN. It tracks data about volunteering from at least as far back as ‘04. It is…

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Is Ted Cruz the new top dog? Did Paris Accords go far enough?

Every week in 2016, HeadCount will throw a short update your way on the Presidential campaign named “The Road to 2016.” Here’s the second installment: Republicans: Ted Cruz has had a week most of us would envy. Despite the release of this awkward piece about Cruz and his family, the Texas Senator has thoroughly overtaken Donald Trump…

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The Road to 2016

Every week in 2016, HeadCount will throw a short update your way on the Presidential campaign named “The Road to 2016.” Here’s the first installment: Republicans The race for the GOP nomination continues to center around the lightning rod that is Donald Trump. The RealClearPolitics polling averages show the real estate magnate in first with…

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Madonna Really, Really Loves Attention

Madonna goes in for the makeout session as if it’s 1992 and she can still turn a series of artsy nudes into a best-selling coffee table book and Drake reacts if he was being kissed by his least favorite Great Aunt at a night two Passover Seder his mother guilted him into attending.

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