Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Looking Back on a Hundred Posts…

WAYLA is proud to announce that today is our 100th post! We decided to take a look back at some of the things we’ve been looking at since we launched the blog over four months ago.

At first we brought you (what seemed like) day-to-day analysis on the race between Barack Obama and John McCain. We looked at polls, ads, and campaign tactics to determine the strength and smarts of each side.

After the election, we began our first series: Know Your Third Parties. This fun and informative string of posts introduced you to the Greens, Libertarians, Constitutionists, Communists, Nazis, Prohibitionists, Modern Whigs, and more.

Between the beginning of 2009 and the Inauguration on January 20th we asked a panel of political consultants and professionals - as well as an academic and a political observer - to give us their ideas on Why Obama Won Our panelists were:

Lately we have been bringing you coverage of local politics as the nation holds spring elections. Places include Chicago, Virginia, Los Angeles, Louisiana, New York and others. We also conducted our first contest, "Can You Find Your Congressman?"

As we continue in the future, we want to know what you think we should be looking at! Leave a comment below to let us know!

What on WAYLA have you liked the most so far? "Know Your Third Parties", "Why Obama Won" or "Can You Find Your Congressman?" Tell us on our Facebook Page!

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