Monday, May 12, 2008

The Winner: Obama in 30 Seconds

On March 27th, launched its "Obama in 30 Seconds" campaign, an online video contest in which voters were asked to submit 30 second political commercials on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate, Barack Obama. Unlike many campaign ads seen on television these days, submissions for this competition needed to be focused on the positive spirit of the Obama campaign and entirely void of personal attacks against his opponents. received 1100 entries, and after 5.5 million votes, they announced the winning ad this morning. Check out "Obamacan", produced by David Gaw and Lance Mungia from Monrovia, CA, which features John Weiler, former Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, and "life-long Republican."

You can see the rest of the contest submissions on, and other videos from the organization on their YouTube channel.


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