John Kerry leads the wired campaign
According to Jemima Kiss at dotJournalism, Senator Kerry is winning the battle for UK web traffic, as latest figures from web analysts Hitwise
recording double the number of visitors than GeorgeWBush.com
. UK traffic to American political sites is increasing significantly as November's US Presidential election looms, with more than one in 50 UK web users on politics sites visiting the Senator John Kerry site for campaign and policy updates. California-based satire site JibJab.com
has also recorded massive interest both sides of the Atlantic, claiming more than seven per cent of US politics traffic last week and nearly 8 per cent in the UK. Hitwise data also recorded that the most popular political site in the UK last week was the British National Party
with 5.6% of the market share, closely followed by the Guardian
with 5.3% and 5.21%.