Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Log Cabins, Raccoons and Presidential Elections”
During each election season, we are inundated with yard signs, bumper stickers, commercials, websites, news reports and flyers that implore us to support or oppose a particular candidate or issue. Ohioans will be seeing more and more of this campaign material as November 4th draws nearer, because we will be electing several important officials this year: all 16 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are up for election, as are all 99 in the Ohio House of Representatives and 17 of the 33 in the Ohio Senate. Ohioans will also be electing their governor/lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and auditor!
Among the myriad forms of election propaganda that can be used to sway our votes, one that we probably won’t see this year had its heyday in the 19th century–the campaign newspaper. […]
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Log Cabins, Raccoons and Presidential Elections
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