Republicans outnumber Democrats on the Web

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In a possible sign of the outcome of the pending presidential election, Media Metrix found that as of the second quarter of this year, registered Republicans outnumbered registered Democrats online, representing 36.8% of Web users vs. 27.9%. The remaining 35.3% were affiliated with other parties or were not registered. Six of the top 10 sites among registered Republicans are business-finance related and include TheStreet.com, Bigcharts.com, Schwab.com, etrade.com, Fidelity.com and CNBC.com. Seven of the top 10 sites among registered Democrats are a range of free content and services, including Colonize.com, AskMe.com, eHow.com, ArcaMax.com, Ezsweeps.com, ClubMom.com and Shoppinglist.com.

Copyright September 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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