2018 ElectionsReleases

Republicans Running Against Nancy Pelosi?
Just A Bit

Pelosi is the Most Targeted Congressional Leader in the Past Three Cycles (MIDDLETOWN, CT) April 9, 2018, with updates through June 4, 2018 - Along with many other aspects of campaign advertising, the Wesleyan Media Project has tracked mentions of prominent party leaders in political ads. More specifically, we have tracked references to Obama since 2010, mentions of congressional party leaders since 2012, and in 2016, we added references to both presidential nominees. Our coders also assess whether mentions of these political figures were favorable or unfavorable. By and large, between 2012 and 2016, congressional leaders were not commonly the…