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29 de Enero de 2010

“The Citizens’ Candidate” (“El candidato de los ciudadanos”) – Un proyecto de organizaciones de base aprovecha Craigslist en la Red para encontrar un candidato para un escaño por Utah en el Senado

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El actual congresista demócrata por Utah, Jim Matheson, se enfrenta a un reto organizado por una coalición de progresistas que han puesto en marcha un proyecto llamado "The Citizens’ Candidate” (el candidato de los ciudadanos) para quitarle el escaño. Esta inciativa aprovecha Craigslist para encontrar aspirantes dispuestos a presentarse contra Matheson. El candidato definitivo será elegido mediante entrevistas públicas celebradas en la biblioteca de Salt Lake City este sábado. Hablamos con Tim DeChristopher, cofundador de The Citizens’ Candidate.