Spotted via Google: Saving Candidate Websites

Spotted via a random Google search result: Saving Candidate Websites. From the home page: “Each year, thousands of people run for local political offices across the United States. Many of them create websites and social media sites to reach potential voters. But after each election cycle, thousands of these websites disappear from the web…. If these sites aren’t archived, we lose important digital artifacts from an election cycle — ones that are useful for future journalists, researchers and historians. With tools like the Wayback Machine and groups like the Archive Team, we can ensure that these sites are scooped up before they’re lost forever.”

Bing Blogs: Bing 2020 US Elections Experience (Beta)

Bing Blogs: Bing 2020 US Elections Experience (Beta). “The 2020 U.S. presidential election is right around the corner and it can be difficult to find information on candidates and issues in one place. You might have to search across various news sources, candidate web sites, government sites or look through a voter’s pamphlet – piecing together information. To provide a single destination for the 2020 U.S. presidential race that helps users find comprehensive information about candidates and issues, we’re sharing our expanded Bing elections experience in Beta.”

South China Morning Post: Social media posts supporting Hong Kong poll candidates can land you in jail for 3 years, but relaxation of rules in sight

South China Morning Post: Social media posts supporting Hong Kong poll candidates can land you in jail for 3 years, but relaxation of rules in sight. “Expressing support for a Hong Kong election candidate on social media would no longer be a criminal offence in future under a government plan to relax the city’s strict rules on what constitutes an election advert.”