We just published our voter guides, VOTER GUIDES FOR CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES IN PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY | Prince William-Manassas Family Alliance (familyallianceonline.org), and we want folks to notice that we have done something new. We have added a section that lists who has endorsed the candidates.
What can we as voters learn from these lists of endorsements? That is what this post is about.
There are basically two types of endorsements:
- Endorsements by individuals.
- Endorsements by organizations.
Individual endorsements can be difficult to interpret. As the picture above shows, Oprah Winfrey endorsed then Senator Barack Obama in 2007 during his first run for President of the United States. What was the significance of that endorsement? Winfrey is not a politician, but she…
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