10 pols who get the Web
Even though only about half the candidates for Congress have Web sites,
some Internet-savvy politicians have created sophisticated home pages.
Of the roughly 700 campaign Web sites out there, many are just electronic
mailboxes for donations, but some candidates have come up with innovative
The Industry Standard magazine analyzed the database of candidate sites
created by the Netelection.org project at the University
of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School and found 10 candidates who are on the
Following are the candidates, sites and notable innovations:
Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y. Senate) Hillary2000.org
Kids' section, with a pet photo gallery.
Robin Hayes (R-N.C. House) Robinhayes.com
Excellent event calendar.
George Allen (R-Va. Senate) Allen2000.com
Calculator lets citizens see effects of gas tax.
Dennis Moore (D-Kan. House) Mooreforcongress.com
One of few sites with financial disclosure records.
Rick Santorum (R-Pa. Senate) Santorum2000.org
Detailed current news section; full-text endorsements.
Craig Williams (D-Idaho House) www.Craigwilliams2000.com
Ties Jesse Jackson Jr.'s site for most interior pages (800)
Mike Honda (D-Calif. House) Mikehonda.com
Smart links to outside organizations.
John Ensign (R-Nev. Senate) Ensign4nevada.com
Handy weekly summary of campaign.
Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif. Senate) Diannefeinstein.org
Interactive poll that includes candidate's position.
Jo Ann Davis (R-Va. House) Joanndavis.com
Good info on where to vote.
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