Agriculture[ edit ] In his Senate campaign, Romney called for the "virtual elimination" of the federal Department of Agriculture  and for reductions in farm subsidies. We're going to have to live within our means.
Professor Doug Chung discusses his research on presidential elections, and which marketing paths lead to victory. Chungan assistant professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, did just that in his recent working paper.
Among the most notable findings: But unlike in typical marketing scenarios, where all participants earn some market share for their efforts, elections are winner-take-all. Still, it has all the hallmarks of a classic marketing problem, where competitors are trying to use various instruments to persuade customers to buy their product.
In this case, the product is the candidate and currency comes in the form of votes.
This was especially true for the Obama campaign, which used field operations to great effect, employing staffers and volunteers to get out and personally interact with constituents. But he did say that his intuition told him the results were at least partially a matter of geography.
Conservatives, on the other hand, had more success with mass media advertising, which I suspect is because their voter bases are more spread out.
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Chung mentioned Texas as an example of how quickly demographics can shift; it used to be a state so staunchly conservative that Republicans would rarely devote any marketing dollars to it. That may very well be changing. Unless something drastic happens, then I think they may have the edge in terms of turnout.
For Republicans, it will be important for them to dig into why they were so effective using mass media and further that. My intuition is that happened because they are, by their nature, not well-coordinated with each other and often quite negative.
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