CAMPAIGN ADVERTISING E-ARCHIVES




2008

C-SPAN Campaign 2008 Presidential Ads (TV, radio and web)

C-SPAN Campaign 2008 Political Ads from State and Congressional Races

2008 Presidential Ads from the New York Times (includes candidate and independent ads)

Campaign 2008 Presidential General Election Ads: Obama vs. McCain from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Campaign 2008 Presidential Primary Ad Archive from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Campaign 2008 Democratic and Republican Presidential Primary Candidate and Independent Group Ads from the Political Advertising Resource Center at the University of Maryland

Campaign 2008 Democratic and Republican General Election Candidate Ads and Independent Group Ads from the Political Advertising Resource Center at the University of Maryland

Issue Advertising from the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Ad Spotlight from National Journal.com (subscription required to view ads)

2006

California Gubernatorial Ads (General Election and Democratic Primary) from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Maryland U.S. Senate Ads and Gubernatorial Ads and Political Advertising News from the Political Advertising Resource Center at the University of Maryland

2004

2004 Presidential Campaign Ads from The Living Room Candidate at the Museum of the Moving Image

Bush vs. Kerry Presidential Ad Archive from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Campaign 2004 Presidential Primary Ads from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Bush-Cheney, Kerry-Edwards and Party Ads from the Political Advertising Resource Center at the University of Maryland

2002

California Gubernatorial Primary Ads from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Minnesota Gubernatorial and Senatorial Campaign Ads from Minnesota Public Radio

2000

CNN video archive features speeches, ads and debates from the presidential campaign and key state races around the country

George W. Bush ads from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Al Gore ads from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

2000 presidential primary ads from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

Minnesota Public Radio Ad Watch from Minnesota U.S. Senate and Congressional campaigns

Democracy in Action links to scripts and sample images from campaign ads for several candidates and groups

Election 2000 AdWatch by Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post

AdWatch 2000 from Minnesota Public Radio

1998

Ads from Minnesota gubernatorial campaign (Jesse Ventura, Norm Coleman, Skip Humphrey) from Minnesota Public Radio

1996

Clinton and Dole Ads from The Living Room Candidate (at the Museum of the Moving Image)

Four ads from the Boschwitz-Wellstone Senate race (from Minnesota Public Radio)

1994

California Gubernatorial Ads (Kathleen Brown vs. Pete Wilson) from the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University

1952-2008

Presidential Ad Archive from the Musuem of the Moving Image (requires Windows Media Player)

Historic Campaign Ads (collection of presidential advertising classics from CNN; requires the free Quicktime movie player)

Byron Shafers's "Greatest Hits of the Televised Campaign Era" (Historic Ad Archive features 10 spots aired between 1952 and 1996)

Some Humorous Campaign Ads (from "Connecting with What's Inside of Peoples' Heads: Humor and Culture in Political Advertising," a paper prepared for delivery at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, August 30-September 2, 2001, by Glenn W. Richardson Jr. of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and Amy E. Jasperson of the University of Texas at San Antonio; requires the free Quicktime movie player).

Other Campaign Advertising Sites

Some Papers, Projects and Articles on Political Advertising Available Online


 


This page was designed and is maintained by Glenn W. Richardson Jr. of the Department of Political Science at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and was last updated on October 29, 2008.  Please e-mail any comments, suggestions or reports of broken or outdated links to richards@kutztown.edu. Thanks!