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After the draft, a player’s “My Team” page showed which candidates they received and let them set their starting line-up. Players could choose to be active – starting, benching, trading, adding and dropping candidates each week – or they could leave their roster as is and never lift a finger again. Candidates were scored in near real time, based on how they conducted themselves on the campaign trail. As an example, if Politifact.com rated a candidate’s statement a lie, they lost points in the game; if a candidate
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Unformatted text preview: engaged constituents on facebook or via a town hall event, they gained points in Fantasy Election. And if candidates weren’t exhibiting the qualities we should expect from those running for public office (e.g. honesty, transparency, civility), players could “drop” them and “add” other candidates – a metaphor for the power all American citizens can wield at the ballot box on Election Day....
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