|Description||In the past month, users who primarily post news items took a slight break while those who post new races invested more time.
=== News Items ===
Thirty-eight users posted 504 news items. That was a drop from the 597 of the previous month and was the lowest monthly total in four months. The monthly average for the past year is now 612. Participating users averaged 13.3 news posts.
The following is a list of users who entered at least one new story in 8/2007. The following list is in no particular order. New Jerusalem, Particleman, Bobby, Kal El, Ryan Walker, Eddy, Eric, Pimpilicious, DFW, Buddy, Dave Imperator, Patrick, Karma, Bob, Matthew Wraz, Karin, Polecat, RBH, Greg Jones, Brett, Devon Hill, RMF, Bill Albers, Scott Tester, Thomas Walker, Howie, Joe Keene, Prof. Plum, C Block, Chronicler, Mad Viking, NYS 63, MT Gov, Sarnstrom, Ev, Socialist, Aviator, and Randy.
|Posting of News Items, 8/2007|
|#||Last Month - 505||Past 12 Months - 7,341||Site Totals - 34,073|
|1 ||Randy - 99 ||Randy - 972 ||Randy - 4,631|
|2 ||Bobby ||Joe Keene ||Aviator|
|3 ||RBH ||Aviator ||Joe Keene|
|4 ||Kal El ||Bobby ||Howie|
|5 ||Joe Keene ||C Block ||Edgewater|
|6 ||Aviator ||Thomas Walker ||Thomas Walker|
|7 ||Ryan Walker ||Kal El ||Scott Tester|
|8 ||Scott Tester ||Brandon ||Brandon|
|9 ||Thomas Walker ||Ryan Walker ||Bill Albers|
|10 ||Particleman - 18 ||Scott Tester - 292 ||C Block - 1,006|
|11||Buddy ||Forward ||Ryan Walker|
|12 ||Socialist ||Bill Albers ||Kal El|
|13 ||Ev ||Howie ||NY Democrat|
|14 ||Prof. Plum ||DFW Dem ||Bobby|
|15 ||Chronicler - 10 ||Brett - 172 ||Brett - 706|
=== Races Created ===
Thirty users posted 2,251 races. This was a drop from the 3,866 of one year ago, but it is the highest monthly total this year since 3/07. The average for the past 12 months is now 1,483. Participating users averaged 75 new elections.
In the past month, four users passed milestones. Brett passed 9,000; Karma and RBH passed 1,500; and RMF passed 1,000. Congratulations!!
The following users posted races in the past month (again, in no order): Eddy, Thomas Walker, Brett, John Krause, Comedy, Buddy, NYS 63, C Block, Ryan Walker, Prof. Plum, Socialist, Aviator, Bobby, Scott Tester, Polecat, Randy, Chronicler, Trotter, RMF, Mad Viking, Sarnstrom, Patrick, New Jerusalem, Karma, Howie, RBH, Ev, Pimpilicious, Greg Jones, and Joe Keene.
|Races Created, 8/2007|
|#||Last Month - 2,251||Past 12 Months - 17,792||Site Totals - 139,251|
|1 ||RBH - 606 ||Eddy - 7,077 ||Eddy - 21,694|
|2 ||Karma ||Brett ||Thomas Walker|
|3 ||Scott Tester ||Chronicler ||Joe Skylark|
|4 ||Brett ||Thomas Walker ||Brett |
|5 ||RMF ||Ev ||NYS 63|
|6 ||Ev ||Karma ||Chronicler|
|7 ||Mad Viking ||RBH ||MCPM|
|8 ||Thomas Walker ||Dave Trotter ||Dave Trotter|
|9 ||Socialist ||Scott Tester ||Valerie|
|10 ||NYS 63 - 78||MCPM - 1,090 ||Joshua Lemere - 3,889|
|11 ||New Jerusalem ||Mad Viking ||Scott Tester|
|12 ||Buddy ||Brian G. ||Meta|
|13 ||Comedy ||NYS 63 ||Bill Albers|
|14 ||Ryan Walker ||Dave Imperator ||Polecat |
|15 ||Polecat - 13 ||RMF - 404 ||Randy - 2,358|
Sorry that I don't have time to do a third table this time.
Many thanks to all who have contributed to the effort to continue making OC the greatest political website!!!