By the Numbers, Part 9

Tracking politics as it's practiced on the Web.
Nov. 4 2000 12:00 AM

By the Numbers, Part 9


Slate, the Industry Standard, and join forces to examine the effect of the Internet on Campaign 2000. 

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10. Number of presidential polls listed on 83


11. Number of presidential polls on that show Gov. George W. Bush and Gore in a dead heat: 10

12. Number of employees who work for Voter News Service, a consortium of major television networks and the Associated Press that produces exit polls on Election Day: more than 45,000

13. Number of Web sites that published Voter News Service results in the primaries before polls closed (against VNS policy): 3

14. Number of Web sites expected to publish results on Election Day before polls close: 1

15. Number of times "President Clinton" appears in a search on Gore's Web site: 61

16. Number of times "Hillary Rodham Clinton" appears in a search on Gore's Web site: 56

17. Number of times "President Clinton" appears in a search on Bush's Web site: 250

18. Number of photos of President Clinton on Hillary Rodham Clinton's official New York Senate campaign Web site: 1

19. Number of photos of White House pets on Hillary Rodham Clinton's official New York Senate campaign Web site: 3

20. Number of newspaper endorsements listed on Hillary Rodham Clinton's Web site: 8


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