HowStuffWorks Explains the Fundamentals of Presidential Campaigns

What Makes Super Tuesday So Super?

(Atlanta, February 1, 2008) - Just in time for Super Tuesday, cuts through the political jargon with objective, easy-to-understand information about the fundamentals of our political election system. “Why is Super Tuesday so Super?” and “Why Aren’t All of the States Involved?” are just a couple of the questions we tackle as we help you navigate Election 2008.

HowStuffWorks can also explain how your favorite candidate works. From Senator Clinton to Senator Obama to Governors Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney, HowStuffWorks provides a must-use tip sheet to the parties’ leading presidential candidates.

HowStuffWorks’ political coverage is a perfect tool to use throughout the 2008 election to explain the process to kids, students, or general knowledge-seekers, or to refresh your political understanding to make the most informed decisions possible this election year. From the difference between a “caucus” and a “primary,” to the new electronic voting machines, which many Americans will use to cast their vote in 2008, HowStuffWorks breaks down the political process in a way that anyone can understand, regardless of political affiliation, age or voting experience.

About HowStuffWorks

Founded by North Carolina State University Professor Marshall Brain in 1998, HowStuffWorks ( is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. It has won multiple Webby awards, was among Time Magazine's "25 Web Sites We Can't Live Without" in 2006 and 2007, and was among PC Magazine's "Top 100 Web Sites" four times including in 2007. Recently, HowStuffWorks became part of the Discovery Communications family, in a merger that will make HowStuffWorks the cornerstone of Discovery’s digital platform and ultimately create a fully multimedia version of an encyclopedia, with content and video that will answer virtually any question an Internet user might have. A HowStuffWorks program on the Discover Channel is currently in the works. HowStuffWorks is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and has been a subsidiary of The Convex Group, a media and technology company, since 2003.

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