October 24, 2008

2008 7-election presidential coffee poll

This is now the 3rd time that neighborhood 7-Eleven(R) stores offered a somewhat unscientific yet scarily accurate presidential coffee cup poll. Cleverly referred to as 7-election, in the 2000 inaugural event, now-President George Bush out-cupped Democratic nominee, Sen. Al Gore by 1 percentage point. Just before the next presidential election in 2004, President Bush coffee cups outsold Sen. John Kerry ones by 2 percentage points. The current 2008 7-election runs until election day and at this time sales of the blue 20-ounce cups for Democratic candidate, Sen. Barack Obama have crushed the sale of the red 20-ounce cups for Republican nominee, Sen. John McCain. Details of the undecided vote are not known at this time.

Very clever 7-Eleven marketing idea. (the McCain staff is now forced to buy a lot of coffee)


You choose Obama, undecided or McCain in coffee




The current 7-election map looks mighty blue

5 comments:

  1. Should customers be forced to add extra cream to McCain coffees? Or maybe when they choose the McCain cup, they also have to choose the almost empty old burnt-up coffee pot.

    Personally, I think this country needs to choose red bull instead of coffee altogether. That'll give our economy kick in the ass.

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  2. Why are the candidates even still spending money? It looks like the fat lady has sung her song. :-)

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  3. I want an Obama cup from my local coffee shop.

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  4. I am going to visit 7eleven more often now for my coffee.

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