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Roll up Roll up – Pro going cheap

May 2nd, 2009 · 7 Comments · Elections, Irish Politics

Phonecalls are being made this week to local election candidates offering a huge reduction in the sign up fee to (the Obama tools ‘PRO’ part) – remember it was going for €250 euro plus €35 a month – well now it’s being touted around for €99.

If I were a candidate who paid €250 sign up fee I’d be a little bit annoyed – but sure how many of them are there?

And the persistent nature of the sales calls continue! But there is a bit of a further problem with them – staffers are making a lot of calls during canvass time – doh! There is an election on don’t you know?

For more on the story see the comprehensive analysis and follow up from Mark Coughlan on

PS. First campaign blog round up of the candidates who have their own blogs (for free remember!) and other blogger election stories coming up next week. Stay tuned!



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