CHICAGO -- Forty-two percent of Americans expect they will seek out more information from the Internet in 2008 than they did in the 2004 presidential election, according to survey results announced today by Performics, the performance-based marketing division of DoubleClick.
Performics' survey reveals much about the public's perception and use of the Internet as a channel for gathering information related to politics and the 2008 presidential election. While the survey confirmed that television news and talk shows, local and national newspapers and news radio are the primary means for political information, campaigns and candidates, 42 percent of Americans say the Internet will play an important role in helping them decide who they will vote for in the 2008 presidential election.
|Democratic Candidates||Republican Candidates|
|Barack Obama||61663||Ron Paul||3718|
|Hillary Clinton||27981||Mitt Romney||2083|
|John Edwards||12256||Rudy Giuliani||1379|
|Dennis Kucinich||2627||Tom Tancredo||1158|
|Bill Richardson||1403||Sam Brownback||832|
|Joseph Biden||622||Mike Huckabee||629|