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Campaign blogs 'real authentic voice,' and could be 'future of politicking,' says Conservative candidate Turner

More than 50 federal candidates have blogs, leading some experts to suggest phenomenon could change the way elections are organized.

Despite recent controversies over blog postings by campaign workers, candidates and their campaign staffers who keep online journals say they have not been pressured to abandon their writing while on the election trail.

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Campaign blogs 'real authentic voice,' and could be 'future of politicking,' says Conservative candidate Turner

More than 50 federal candidates have blogs, leading some experts to suggest phenomenon could change the way elections are organized.

Despite recent controversies over blog postings by campaign workers, candidates and their campaign staffers who keep online journals say they have not been pressured to abandon their writing while on the election trail.

  

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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