Talking directly to the voters - and providing links to various information sources - is important. As is using the Internet as a mobilizing tool in terms of e-mail to get the word out about the election that's coming up and also to help organize volunteers and to help publicize campaign events. The Internet really is becoming an indispensable part of campaigning.
"David "Dave" Stanley Norris", ONZM, is a former New Zealand Sportsperson/athlete who specialised in the long jump and triple jump.
Norris competed at five British Empire and Commonwealth Games from 1958 to 1974. Achieving success at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games winning the silver medal in the men's Athletics at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games – Men's long jump/long jump. At the previous 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff he won the bronze medal in the triple jump.
At the 1960 Summer Olympics he competed in both the long jump and triple jump.
Norris won a total of 28 national titles and broke 11 records in jumping and hurdling events over his career.
After retiring from competitive athletics in 1978 he has worked as a coach and a school principal. He was chief executive of North Harbour Basketball for a time, and helped create the Millennium Institute of Sport and Health.
In the 2002 Birthday Honours/2002 Queen's Birthday Honours, Norris was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to athletics and the community.More Dave Norris on Wikipedia.