Are you an online political citizen?

By Geraldine Sealey
Published February 6, 2004 3:39AM (UTC)
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A new report on "online political citizens" finds that politically-energized people who frequent the Web (you, perhaps) are "not isolated 'cyber-geeks'" (phew!), are disproportionately influential in their communities, and are often political neophytes. Even before the first primary, the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet at George Washington University says, online political citizens "played a pivotal role in the campaign, and they may be harbingers of permanent change in American politics."

Geraldine Sealey

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