Days 278 and 279: 2/22/20-2/23/20

The weekend held the Nevada Caucus, the first time we had a winner definitely declared the same day the voting was carried out: Bernie Sanders. Delegates are still being awarded, but at the moment, Sanders is leading the new delegate count by over 10, putting him in first place, with Pete Buttigieg in second and Joe Biden moving up to third.

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Week 40: February 16-February 22, 2020

This past week had both a debate and an election, and one of these events garnered more emails than the other. Overall, email volumes have dropped, and I suspect my worst days are behind me. Even FEC deadlines can’t be THAT bad anymore, as they’re coming too frequently now for the campaigns to keep thinking the sky is falling.

I hope.

Three candidates dropped around New Hamphshire, and the emails dropped too.
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Day 277: 2/21/20

As of the time of this writing, the Nevada caucus has not even happened. Check back tomorrow for results… if we have them. Or follow my Twitter for more timely results.

Friday was a day of asking for volunteers, but also of asking for money. It was also a day of surprisingly good emails, as both Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg wrote emails that nearly triggered me to donate.

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Day 275: 2/19/20

While the dust is settling after last night’s debate, it’s interesting to look back at what the candidates sent prior to the debate. Only Pete Buttigieg really gave an indication of how spicy the debate was going to be, with emails targeting Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg directly. Amy Klobuchar maintained her money-only email persona, while Joe Biden tried to reassure me that everything was still fine.

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Debate 9

In just a few minutes from this post going live, the ninth Democratic Presidential debates will begin on NBC. I’ll try to be live-tweeting and let you know if anyone is emailing during the debates.

For today’s charts, I decided to look at what percentages of candidate emails related to different things.

Mainly because Mike Bloomberg has only sent 68 emails to everyone else’s 1,000+.

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Days 271 and 272: 2/15/20-2/16/20

The weekend marked one week until the Nevada Caucuses. Early voting has begun, which meant candidates were trying to get me to call into Nevada for them. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren wanted me to vote right now, and Amy Klobuchar reminded me that her emails tell a very different story than her public appearances.

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Week 39: February 9-February 15, 2020

Over this past week, three candidates dropped, more people got to vote, and the amount of emails I’ve been getting took a serious nose-dive. Everyone wants money, but only Joe Biden doesn’t seem to know how much he has.

Yang and Bennet dropped out on the same day, but I couldn’t put two Xs on the same day, so I gave Yang the day before. This is purely for visual understanding
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