Democratic Labor Party candidate, Peter Kavanagh, appears to be the first in
"The use of YouTube for the first time in a political campaign in
"There is an enormous amount of political video material on YouTube, mostly relating to American politics; however, it all appears to have originally been designed for broadcast on television. It's advertising, or just snippets of television programming. There are a couple of American politicians, already elected, who have used YouTube to publish video campaign material on their websites. I don't believe any other politicians or candidates have done this in
"I haven't made any attempt to show-off video-making expertise, because it will be plain to everyone that I don't have any. But I should say that the videos cost the Democratic Labor Party nothing to make, and nothing to publish. That is, in itself, an interesting thing to think about."
"Major political parties in
“This DLP initiative is the first small step in a process with the potential to revolutionise election campaigns throughout