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Saturday, December 29th, 2007

MySpace IMPACT

Think the Iowa Caucus is the first presidential contest in the nation? Think again. Friend of Why Tuesday? MySpace Impact (check out our MySpace page) is holding an online presidential primary before a single vote is cast in either Iowa or New Hampsire… and you can participate! Here are the details direct from MySpace:

Beginning on Tuesday, January 1 at 3:01 am EST, MySpace will invite its community to participate in the first MySpace Presidential Primary on the Impact Channel. Taking place just prior to the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primaries, the largest online community will be the first to choose their candidate for the nation’s highest office. Polls will close Wednesday, January 2 at 11:59 pm EST.

The MySpace community will make their voices heard by choosing their preferred candidate for President.

WHAT
MySpace Presidential Primary

WHEN
Polls open at 3:01am EST, Tuesday, January 1; Polls close at 11:59 pm EST, Wednesday, January 2

WHERE
Vote online on the MySpace Impact Channel

WHO
The MySpace community and the 2008 Republican and Democratic Presidential hopefuls

WHY
For America’s youth to voice their opinion on the candidate best qualified to lead the nation as President of the United States

Results of the MySpace Presidential Primary will be available Thursday, January 3 on the MySpace Impact Channel.

Previously:
WT? at MTV/MySpace Presidential Dialogue Series

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