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U’khand parties refine strategies ahead of vote count

With less than 24 hours to go before the votes are counted, political parties in Uttarakhand on Wednesday began fine-tuning their strategies to deal with any scenarios that might emerge once the results of the assembly polls are announced. The counting of votes for the 70 seats in the State Assembly will begin at 8 […]

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Political campaigns will peak at 5 p.m. today

As instructed by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the election campaign in 99-Majuli (ST) constituency will end 48 hours before the end of polling. Accordingly, no party candidate will be allowed to campaign from 5 p.m. on March 5 until 5 p.m. on March 7, 2022. According to a press release, this decision was […]

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Johor polls: Police investigate political party flag burning incidents

JOHOR BAHRU (February 28): Police are investigating incidents of burning and throwing of flags of political parties vying for the Johor State elections in Layang-Layang State constituency of Kluang, Monday February 28. Johor Police Chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said so far that they have found three political party flags which were burned and thrown […]

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Spread betting on the agenda for political parties…

The run-up to elections is when political parties need the most money, and the latest revelations about South African political funding suggest parties were hard at work on the phone just before local elections in November 2021. The majority of donations to South African political parties in the third quarter of 2021/22 are recorded as […]

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The only political party at the national level that can challenge the BJP is the Congress party.

Last week, the disconnect between what our politicians think India needs and what India actually needs became painfully evident. Even as Amit Shah wandered from temple to temple in Uttar Pradesh and Rahul Gandhi posed with his 117 Golden Temple candidates, student riots broke out in Allahabad and Patna. When protesting students were interviewed by […]

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Political campaigns can turn into long-term business ventures

For successful politicians, campaign organizations remain operational whether or not there is an election on the horizon. Voter Restriction Laws: Why Republican States Are Changing Them Republican states pass multiple voter restriction laws in response to Trump’s 2020 loss. Here’s how it could impact the midterm and 2024 elections. Just the FAQ, USA TODAY AUSTIN […]

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22 agricultural unions launch political party Samyukt Samaj Morcha to challenge Punjab polls, SKM disagrees | Latest India News

The Punjab Farmers Political Front will be led by Balbir Singh Rajewal. Three agricultural bodies including BKU (Dakounda) and BKU (Lakhowal) will soon decide to join the party. About 22 farmers’ unions that were part of Samyukt Kisan Morcha, which led the year-long protest against the three controversial farm bills, came together to launch a […]

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Farmers launch new political party to contest upcoming elections in Punjab

The new political party, Samyukt Samaj Morcha, which could team up with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), is expected to contest all 117 seats in the Punjab assembly election in February-March. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, a body of 33 farmers’ unions, however, distanced itself from the political group and said its name should not be […]

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Donations to political party candidates must now see…

In July this year, the Constitutional Court overturned the Public Protector’s findings that President Cyril Ramaphosa had acted unlawfully in various respects regarding donations made to his CR17 election campaign. Indeed, the President was under no obligation under the Code of Ethics for Members of the Executive (the Code), adopted under the Ethics for Members […]

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$1 million in Dearborn political campaigns this year

More than $1 million in campaign money has been raised or transferred so far this year in Dearborn races for mayor, council and a ballot proposal, according to filings with Wayne County. Dearborn’s seven mayoral candidates, 18 candidates for seven council seats and opponents of a ballot proposal received contributions or transfers of about $1.03 […]

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Political campaigns face tough security challenges

Securing any organization is a challenge, but the task of securing a political campaign is its own brand of difficulty, combining many corporate security hurdles with the somewhat organized chaos of startup life. While there are many tools and technologies available to campaigns, they don’t always take advantage of them, for financial reasons, opportunity, or […]

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Costa Rica cuts contributions to political campaigns to contain deficits:

Costa Rica on Wednesday enacted a law that drastically cuts state contributions to political parties for the 2022 election campaign, as part of the country’s efforts to contain its ballooning budget deficit. President Carlos Alvarado signed the “Law on Savings for the Political Campaign of 2022” (Ley de ahorro para la campaña política de 2022), […]

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Who funds political campaigns and why should you care?

Even though the stakes have never been higher, the urge not to vote remains tempting (but you should, please don’t twist it). Much more than dissatisfaction with a candidate, one of the most discouraging factors at play is the seismic influence of money. The average voter is ridiculously ill-equipped to oppose the Goliath that is […]

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As political campaigns heat up, students feel the pressure

This semester, many Emory students have immersed themselves in the world of political campaigning during a pandemic that has completely upended the way candidates run, fundraise, and reach out to voters. With less than two weeks to go, student interns and campaign workers are connecting more on the home stretch. With most campaigns using virtual […]

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Russian hackers targeting US political campaigns ahead of election, Microsoft warns | Microsoft

The same Russian military intelligence team that hacked into the Democrats in 2016 attempted similar intrusions into the computer systems of organizations involved in the 2020 election, Microsoft said Thursday. These efforts, which have targeted more than 200 organizations including political parties and consultants, appear to be part of a broader increase in the targeting […]

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Conduct political campaigns with artificial intelligence technologies

Elections are the people’s chance to change the destiny of the nation. Voters think they are at a stage where they can exercise the right of one press to bestow the leader they vouch for. Voters feel proud to be the power that chooses the fate of the country. But things don’t stop there. An […]

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The outbreak is forcing Alabama’s political campaigns to adjust their strategies

Barry Moore told supporters on Tuesday that he was “so excited” to be in the second round of the Republican nomination for the 2nd congressional district. “We’re happy to be where we are, we’re hearing great things,” he said as he sat next to his wife Heather. But the couple addressed it from their home, […]