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INEC issues guidelines for political campaigns and party spending

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday approved the release and publication of guidelines for political campaigns; as well as the election expenses of political parties, candidates and aspirants. This is contained in a statement issued by the National Commissioner and Chairman of the Voter Information and Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja. Okoye said […]

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FTX poured millions into political campaigns before bankruptcy

Three FTX executives donated more than $70 million to both political parties in 2022, ranking third in donations Former FTX leaders contributed significantly to this year’s midterm elections in an effort to gain influence in Washington. After the cryptocurrency exchange collapsed, the big recipients of FTX donations caught the eye. According to the Center for […]

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This Gujarat village hasn’t allowed political campaigning since 1983: report

Campaigning for Gujarat’s upcoming assembly elections is in full swing, but political parties are barred from a village in the state’s Rajkot district. Residents of the village of Raj Samadhiyala, located 20 km from Rajkot, have not allowed political campaigns and rallies to take place since 1983, according to a ANI report. Although political parties […]

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Steve Cottrell shows don’t say an effective tool for political campaigns

St. Augustine Record – USA TODAY NETWORK The best advice for budding authors can be summed up in a familiar three-word adage: “Show, don’t tell.” Authors should appeal to the emotions and imagination of the reader, rather than simply providing bare facts. To “tell” a description, you could write “Joe is blind”, but if you […]

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FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Donated $40 Million To Political Campaigns, Report Says

Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX executives donated a total of $70 million to political campaigns in 18 months, according to OpenSecrets. Bankman-Fried himself donated $40 million to mostly Liberal efforts, while fellow executive Ryan Salame donated $23 million mostly to Republicans. Critics are now examining the role of cryptocurrency in politics after FTX’s dramatic demise. Loading […]

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Some particularly ugly political campaigns this year

MID-HUDSON — Election-time advertising can be reduced to name-calling, suggestions of wrongdoing and, in some cases, outright lies about opponents. Two just-concluded congressional races in the Hudson Valley have seen Republicans slugging their Democratic opponents. In the new 18e District, the winner, Democrat Patrick Ryan, was the subject of vicious publicity. He graduated from West […]

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Too much money is spent on political campaigns

The amount of money spent on political campaigns in New York is obscene. This election saw cosmetics heir Ronald S. Lauder spend more than $11 million to help Lee Zeldin’s gubernatorial bid. That’s the equivalent of someone working at minimum wage for over 350 years. Governor Kathy Hochul has fought her way to a campaign […]

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How 13 states are helping pay for political campaigns

(NewsNation) – The 2022 election is expected to be the most expensive midterm in American history – with an estimate bringing the total to $16.7 billion spent on state and federal campaigns. Raising all that money is time-consuming for candidates and can make the candidacy out of reach for people who lack resources or access […]

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INEC denounces the increase in attacks on political offices and campaigns

… Says the Commission is taking urgent action to repair the damage …Reassures Nigerians about credible electoral elections By Chimezie Godfrey As the nation draws closer to the 2023 general elections, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has denounced the upsurge in attacks during election campaigns by political parties. […]

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Army reserve chief reminds soldiers of political campaign rules

The Army Reserve Chief’s message to reservists considering running for political office is quite simple: “Step away from the uniform.” In an interview with Task & Purpose on Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels said that while she understands reservists take pride in their military service, they should be aware of regulations about what they can […]

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Interactive: Find out which political campaigns CEOs donate to

By Katie Marriner Use MarketWatch’s interactive to see where S&P 500 business leaders are putting their money MarketWatch analyzed documents filed by the Federal Election Commission to find out where CEOs are giving their money and which campaigns are getting the most from those CEOs in the 2022 midterm elections. Now we are releasing the […]

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Stop donating to political campaigns

A stack of $100 bills. During the election frenzy, candidates and their respective parties do their best to collect monetary donations from voters. Photo by John Guccione/Pexels We all like to feel needed — that is, until New York Senator Chuck Schumer texts you to donate to his Senate campaign near Election Day. As a […]

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How did the political campaigns get your phone number? How to stop pesky election messages, calls

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) — More money than ever was spent on electronic advertising during the 2022 election season, and campaign and data privacy experts explain exactly how all those campaigns, action committees politics and advocacy groups got your phone number to send you all those texts. States like Nevada, where 75% of the congressional […]

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How The Oaklandside Covers Political Campaigns While Staying Independent

We are less than a week away from the last day of voting in an incredibly interesting and increasingly heated election season in Oakland. Like countless nonprofits in Oakland and far beyond, we’re also on the home stretch of year-end fundraising to make our work possible. You might be wondering how a nonprofit newsroom like […]

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MA Political Campaigns Use Social Media to Boost Youth Voter Turnout

BOSTON — Political campaigns in Massachusetts are using social media this midterm season as a tool to improve voter engagement among young Americans, who consistently have the lowest turnout, according to a United States Elections report. Project. Hiba Senhaj, project manager for progressive consultancy Field First, says social media is an opportunity to make politics […]

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Why This Political Strategist Thinks The Metaverse Can Change Political Campaigns

Political leaders communicate using a variety of advanced technologies in places where people connect, socialize and get their news. In order to speak to millennial voters in their language and location, politicians are experimenting with AI-powered movies, video games, apps, and streaming services. Analytics India Magazine reached out to The Ideaz Factory’s chief strategist, Sagar […]

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‘Black money’ plays a hidden role in political campaigns – Boston University News Service

By Nino MtchedlishviliBoston University Statehouse Program Over the past 15 years, nonprofit groups have dramatically increased their power by funneling black money into political campaigns. The roots of this practice are found in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruling that struck down decades-old financial restrictions on campaigns and allowed businesses and […]

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the charter industry with Gregg Brunson-Pitts – Airways

dallas – With the US midterm elections fast approaching, we have the opportunity to examine one of the most dynamic and unique aspects of the aviation industry, the charter sector. From managing political campaigns and roadshows (book tours, concert tours, etc.) to family vacations and business trips, the charter industry welcomes a wide variety of […]

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Effectv Recommends Political Campaigns Allocate 10 of Streaming Spend

Like other advertisers, political campaigns should spend a portion of their budget on streaming, recommends new research from Comcast Advertising’s Effectv unit. While many studies suggest that the optimal allocation for product advertisers is around 40% streaming, Effectv says that with political spend, 10% to 20% is the right level. (Effectv says general advertisers should […]

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Umahi bans political campaigning in public schools ‘to curb the destruction of facilities’

Dave Umahi, Governor of Ebonyi, banned the use of public schools for political rallies. The governor also announced a restriction on commercial motorcyclist operations between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. as part of efforts to address insecurity. Speaking at a stakeholder summit on citizen input and consultations on the 2023 budget forecast on Monday, Umahi […]

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Umahi bans the use of schools and markets for political campaigns in Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has banned political parties from using schools and markets for political campaigns in the state. According to the governor, members of political parties still defecate and litter these areas. Umahi revealed this during the Citizens’ Contribution to Budget 2023 held at the State Ecumenical Center, Abakaliki on Monday. The governor […]

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Record spending by outside groups on Wisconsin political campaigns

Outside groups trying to influence the outcome of Wisconsin’s election spent a record $52 million ahead of next week’s vote. That’s a 43% increase from the previous year’s record spending in 2018. And there are still eight days left until the end of the campaign, so the money keeps pouring in. “This will shatter the […]

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What is your lock violation score? Political campaigns tracked your obedience to the pandemic

Remember the rumors during Covid that your phone might be tracking your daily movements for contact tracing purposes? Well, they followed your actions, but not to mitigate the Covid cases; rather to win your vote. More than 350,000 Republican voters received a score from left-leaning analytics firm PredictWise through a data collection program, Reclaim the […]

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Political campaigns increase robocalls and texts to voters

Political campaigns across the country are using robocalls and text messages in their election campaigns. YORK, Pa. — The phones ring nonstop as political campaigns reach potential voters. As Pennsylvania candidates try to woo last-minute voters, many people are turned off by the constant notifications. “I vote every year and I vote in every local […]

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Young people should be exposed to more political campaigns

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. A voter approaches to scan their ballot into a new type of voting machine, first used in Kentucky’s 2022 primary election, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Fairway compound […]

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How Indonesian Female Candidates Used Social Media in Political Campaigns – University

Haryanto and Rizkika Lhena Darwin (The Conversation Indonesia) Jakarta ● Tue, October 25, 2022 2022-10-25 09:49 0 c5899ceba9df082b5eba6392e507f79b 2 Academia Women, politics, women in politics, Indonesia, gender, social media Free In recent years, voters in the world’s third-largest democracy, Indonesia, have favored backing candidates with strong religious personalities and lifestyles and appearances adhering to Islamic […]

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How important are mentions in political campaigns? | Lehigh Valley Regional News

BENSALEM, PA — How important are mentions in political campaigns? “Campaigns operate on the assumption that they matter a lot,” said Dr. David Barrett, professor of political science at Villanova University. “Evidence based on what political scientists have studied shows that in most cases they matter very little, if at all.” “It depends on the […]

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Matawalle lifts ban on political campaigns in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Government has approved the immediate reopening of Gummi, Anka and Bukkuyum local government areas as well as towns, roads and markets recently closed due to heightened insecurity in parts of the state. . The government also lifted the embargo imposed on political campaigns and meetings. Approval follows satisfactory reports received on the […]

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How are Pennsylvania’s biggest political campaigns reaching Latino voters?

October 24, 2022 | 11:31 a.m. By Beatrice Forman and Kenny Cooper/ WHY AP Photos Clockwise from top left: Doug Mastriano, Josh Shapiro, Mehmet Oz, John Fetterman Pennsylvania heads into the home stretch of the November election with two big races leading the way: one to choose the next governor and another to fill […]

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Resonate launches a new solution to help political campaigns

RESTON, Va., Oct. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — resonate, the leading provider of AI-powered data and intelligence, today announced the launch of its proprietary media bubble solution, designed to help political campaigns and candidates identify and reach voters who are trapped in problematic media echo chambers on digital advertising channels. Resonate has developed the ability […]

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GE15: Do not mix official government issues with political campaigns, Johor state secretary reminds

JOHOR BARU: Johor Mentri Besar and Members of the State Legislative Assembly have been reminded not to mix official government matters with the political campaign for the 15th General Election (GE15). Secretary of State Tan Sri Dr Azmi Rouhani (Photo) said the matter was referred to them at the recent state executive council (exco) meeting […]

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Here are the top 10 political campaign donors in Texas | Ash Jürberg

Image taken from WikiCommons images So far, more than $750 million has been donated to political campaigns in Texas for the midterm elections. About half of that amount went to individual candidate campaigns, while the other half was donated to political action groups. Recently we looked at the top donors to Texas Governor Greg Abbott […]

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DHQ warns against using military images for political campaigns

The Defense Staff (DHQ) has warned against the misuse of military images and visuals for political advertisements. The military is issuing the warning against the backdrop of a series of videos allegedly doctored to depict Nigerian soldiers mocking one of the presidential candidates. Jimmy Akpor, director of defense information on Wednesday, said the doctored videos […]

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2023: It is time for all political campaigns to go through the media

Democracy is supposed to promote peace, development and progress for the peoples of nations. It is supposed to unite people and uplift nations, but in Africa democracy is turning into bloodshed and a system of anarchy and aiding corruption. Countries around the world have different ways of running political campaigns. In Nigeria, political campaigns are […]

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It’s time for all campaigns to be aired in the media – By Auwal Ahmed Ibrahim

Democracy is meant to be a system of government which should promote peace, development and progress for the peoples of nations. It is supposed to be a system that should unite people and uplift nations, but in Africa democracy is getting bloody and becoming a system of anarchy and aiding corruption. Democracy as a government […]

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Malaysian model slams irresponsible groups for using her video for political campaigns

Subscribe to our new Telegram channel for the latest updates and stories. On Monday, October 18, a viral video showed a woman in a sari dancing to a song with the MIC logo at the top of the clip. The video was also accompanied by two other logos asking people to vote for Barisan Nasional. […]

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Michael Shank: Bias Appears in Coverage of Vermont Political Campaigns

This commentary is from Michael Shank of Montpelier, who teaches at the graduate schools of New York University and George Mason University. Criticizing a political campaign without being sidelined like sour grapes is not easy. There have been many drafts of this article, trying to find the right tone. Ultimately, the desire to improve Vermont’s […]

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Abortion-rights repeal in Wisconsin reshaped political campaigns in 2022. Will it change the results?

For Democrats running for office this year, the math is simple: They think their position on abortion rights is popular and the Republican Party’s anti-abortion views are unpopular. In multiple races, Democrats are running ads and hosting events in the final weeks of the campaign to highlight their support for abortion rights — and opposition […]

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Political Campaigns and the Dangers of Misinformation

Communications strategists have argued for many years that politics is a battle of wits and sophistry. Some postulate that an individual’s ability to convince the public determines his political fortune. Maybe that’s why political communication and influencer marketing has become big business lately. Politicians all over the world are investing huge sums of money in […]

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A group of people with disabilities asks for sign language interpreters

The National Joint Association of Persons with Disabilities has urged political parties to provide sign language interpreters during their campaigns for the 2023 elections. Gombe Zone Coordinator, JONAPWD, Mr. Yusuf Yahaya, said so in a statement to Gombe on Wednesday. Yahaya said the use of sign language interpreters would ensure effective communication of party manifestos […]

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How Political Campaigns Collect Online Voter Data

They say all politics is local and targeted advertising makes it hyperlocal. Campaigns have used troves of personal online voter data to narrowly tailor political messages — sometimes in malicious ways. For example, providing false information about how to vote based on neighborhood, race or ethnicity. But this kind of micro-targeting gets trickier. Twitter and […]

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Missouri senators see political campaigns shift from local to national issues | Missouri

(The Center Square) — As November’s midterm elections approach, bipartisan leaders in the Missouri Senate believe voters are evaluating legislative candidates based on their party affiliation — not their positions on local issues. “It used to be the phrase ‘all politics is local,’” Senate Minority Leader John Rizzo, D-Independence, said in a meeting with reporters […]

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Missouri senators see political campaigns shift from local to national issues | MO State News

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Beyond ritualized incantations and political campaigns

“The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence” – Aldous Huxley Political campaigns kicked off a few days ago to sell the manifestos of political parties and their candidates to the Nigerian people. Predictably, resounding and divisive debates will take place across the country with lies intentional to resonate with […]

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2023: Political campaigns and the dangers of misinformation

BY WEALTH DICKSON OMINABO Communications strategists have argued for many years that politics is a battle of wits and sophistry. Some postulate that an individual’s ability to convince his public determines his political fortune because, as Mao Zedong asserted, politics is bloodless. Perhaps this is why political communication and influencer marketing has become big business […]

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Political Campaigns Need Professional PR Experts, Says PR Practitioner

As the 2023 election campaigns unfold, a public relations and communications practitioner, Victor Ikem, has called for more public relations and communications experts to be hired by the various political parties and candidates to ensure campaigns are built and delivered on key communication. strategies instead of embracing misinformation, fake news and lack of authenticity by […]

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Shahrukh Khan, Deepfake and Political Campaigns

In 2021, voters in Punjab received an automated phone call from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in which he urged them to vote for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). It is widely claimed that the AAP has contacted millions of voters using this interactive voice response technology. This use of automation in political campaigns, while […]

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At the center of political campaigns, Illinois’ SAFE-T law is expected to be amended this year | Chicago News

Illinois’ new law overhauling the criminal justice system took center stage in this year’s election. Critics liken it to a horror movie where criminals roam free, and supporters defend it for making overdue changes that confront structural racism and ensure individuals aren’t left to rot behind bars just because ‘they are poor. The law, known […]

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Political campaigns should be issue-based, Ayorinde tells politicians

A former chairman of the Nigeria Legal Aid Council, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), called on Monday for political campaigns to be based on issues that will lift people out of current poverty and insecurity. “We cannot afford to continue to pursue bitter and divisive politics along ethnic and religious lines. Indeed, this type of policy […]

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The Impacts of Slogans and Colonial History in Political Campaigns in Nigeria

Sixty-two years after independence from colonial rule, can Nigeria be said to have mastered its colonial experience and is ready to take leadership in the world order? The current political landscape and political culture of the country provides interesting insights into some colonial character traits that are retained by the Nigerian people and often taken […]

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Freedom of expression must always be defended in political campaigns

John T. Fritz Oklahoma has 33,000 certified teachers who choose not to teach. Ginnie Graham and Bob Doucette talk about the state’s teacher shortage that’s forcing districts to rely on emergency certifications and more. Also, why are extremists harassing our county election commission employees? We are in the final countdown to an […]

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Political Campaigns Respond Quickly to Abbott and O’Rourke Debate

EDINBURGH, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Supporters of Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke each congratulated their respective party’s nominee after Friday’s debate at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campus in Edinburgh. “Tonight, Greg Abbott showed Texans what real leadership is,” former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman said in a press […]

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Police meet hunters and vigilantes in Ibadan over political campaigns

Hunters and armed cops Police Commissioner Adebowale Williams in Oyo has met hunter leaders, vigilante groups and other stakeholders to seek support for peaceful campaigns ahead of the 2023 general election. This is contained in a statement Friday in Ibadan by police spokesman Adewale Osifeso. Mr William said the meeting was also aimed at fostering […]

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Brazilian Courts Debate Use of Billboards in Political Campaigns Global Voices Français

One of the dismantled billboards in Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul state | Image: Ingra Costa/Used with permission On September 5, less than a month before the first round of the Brazilian elections, the electoral courts ordered the removal of two billboards bearing the image of current President Jair Bolsonaro (PL, Liberal Party) in […]

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John Tamihere defends payments and loans from his charities for his political campaigns

David White / Stuff John Tamihere is the chairman of the Maori party and heads Te Whānau Waipareira and the National Urban Māori Authority. The chairman of the Maori Party, John Tamihere, defends the financing of his political campaigns by his charities. Charities Services chief executive Natasha Weight said she was investigating Te Whānau Waipareira […]

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Don’t Link Us, ESN to Planned Attacks on Political Campaigns, Elections – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday revealed they were not interested in the election in Nigeria, which they described as a ‘screening process’. IPOB Spokesperson, Emma Powerful, in the statement, labeled, “Inspector General of Police (IGP) planned blackmail against IPOB will not work”, noted that the elections in Nigeria will not not meet the […]

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Handle political campaigns professionally, NBC tells broadcasters

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has asked broadcasters to handle political campaigns professionally. According to NAN, Balarabe Ilelah, the general manager of NBC, said this on Monday during a multi-stakeholder dialogue held at Abuja. With campaigns for the 2023 election due to begin on September 28, Ilelah asked broadcasters to be careful not to allow […]

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Naira to suffer more depreciation when political campaigns start next week – Experts

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Naira to suffer more depreciation when political campaigns start next week – Experts – The Whistler Newspaper

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Groups launch project to discourage toxic political campaigning in Nigeria

The Center for Research on Media, Governance and Societal Development in Africa (CEREDEMS-Africa) and Positive Agenda Nigeria (PAN) have officially launched a project aimed at discouraging the promotion of toxic election campaigns during the general elections of 2023 in Nigeria. The outgoing President of the Association of Communication Scholars and Practitioners of Nigeria (ACSPN), Professor […]

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Tears and hugs for Russians called up to fight in Ukraine – Lowell Sun

By HANNA ARHIROVA ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russia stepped up its military and political campaign Thursday to capture Ukrainian territory, mustering Russian army reservists to fight, plotting votes on annexation of occupied areas and launching new deadly attacks . A day after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization to bolster his troops in Ukraine, […]

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Tears and hugs for Russians called up to fight in Ukraine

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — Russia intensified its military and political campaign on Thursday to seize Ukrainian territory, mustering Russian army reservists to fight, preparing votes on annexation of occupied areas and launching new deadly attacks. A day after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization to bolster his troops in Ukraine, dramatic scenes of tearful families […]

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Lawmakers are using state resources in political campaigns (and, it’s legal…for now) – Daily Montanan

Montana State Sen. David Howard, R-Park City, is shut out of the race again, but that doesn’t stop him from one last campaign this year. at the expense of the taxpayer. Just a day after the Park City School District released information about a school levy campaign, Howard sent a letter on Montana Senate letterhead […]

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Why has social media affected political campaigns? Texas ‘censorship’ law takes effect, allowing big companies to ban users

A Texas law prohibiting large social media companies from banning users’ posts based on their political views will go into effect after a federal appeals court lifted a block placed on the law on September 16. The video above is from a previous report. NetChoice and the computer & Communications Industry Association sued Texas after […]

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‘One of the worst presidential campaigns’: Navarro reflects on why Trump lost

EXCLUSIVE – DIn the home stretch of the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump was rocked by “one of the worst presidential campaigns in modern history,” says former White House adviser Peter Navarro. As Trump sought to lead the nation through the COVID-19 pandemic and throw political hay at then-candidate Joe Biden, some of his […]

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10 Ways Local Campaigns Can Harness Opposition Research

The candidate was a former county party chairman, popular and effective in every way. Now aiming to bring down a starter, he was locked in a vicious primary battle. His problem ? He hadn’t bothered to vote for a full quarter of the primaries since stepping down as president. He had absolutely not voted in […]

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Why going straight to the device is a winning game for political campaigns – TVREV

“If you’re thinking about where you can really manage your political money and engage in key protests, you should probably think about us,” notes Nyma Quidwai, Senior Director of Client Services at VIZIO. “VIZIO provides you with a highly engaged political audience. Just take a look at some of the stats – 87% of VIZIO […]

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Politicians tasked with prioritizing SDG campaigns

September 19, 2022September 19, 202288 Politicians were urged to prioritize their agenda on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure inclusiveness. Connected Development (CODE) founder Hamzat Lawal made the call at an event to mark this year’s Global Week campaign on Act4SDG, tagged #FlipTheScript, in Abuja. He […]

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Hamzat Lawal: Why the SDGs should inform campaigns for the 2023 elections

Hamzat Lawal, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Connected Development (CODE), said candidates for the 2023 elections should base their campaigns on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Lawal spoke to reporters Saturday at an event marking the 10th anniversary of Follow The Money (FTM), a CODE initiative to foster accountability in governance. The event also marked […]

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APC still seeking peace ahead of election campaigns

With less than two weeks before the opening of the campaign window for the presidential election and the National Assembly, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has yet to reconcile most of its aggrieved members. and he is always in search of peace. The aggrieved members include those who felt alienated at the party’s ward, […]

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Russian hegemony: Moscow secretly spent $300 million on global political campaigns – US Intelligence

Russia has reportedly spent around $300 million secretly funding political parties and candidates in more than two dozen countries since 2014 – apparently the country’s attempt to shape global political powers to suit its interests. According to a new US intelligence report, commissioned by US President Joe Biden’s administration, Moscow also plans to spend more […]

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How MadHive is helping political campaigns make sense of streaming – TVREV

This Innovator Spotlight from our latest report, Streaming Political Ads: How Local Innovations and CTV are Changing the Game offers a behind-the-scenes look with Joe Marino, Managing Partner and Head of Client Success at MadHive ALAN WOLK (AW): Why is streaming so popular in political campaigns? What else can it do that linear can’t? JOE […]

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Hawaii union broke spending records for failed political campaigns

According to recent primary election spending reports, the Carpenter’s Union PAC broke all previous thresholds in its efforts to keep Sylvia Luke out of the lieutenant governor’s office, including with ads that many have called libel. Additionally, she makes it clear that she has no interest in working with the Super PAC now that Luke […]

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CP provides adequate security coverage for political campaigns in Enugu

Enugu State Police Commissioner Ahmed Ammani assured political parties that the command would ensure flawless coverage of election campaigns in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially marked in its calendar the start of nationwide election campaigns on 28 September. This assurance is contained in a statement issued on behalf of the […]

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CSO charges Nigerians with technology to track political campaigns

By Sani Idris Partnership for Issues-Based Campaign in Nigeria (PICaN), a civil society organization, has tasked Nigerians to use available technology platforms to track and document politicians’ campaign pledges in the 2023 elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the organization said this at a one-day workshop supported by the Partnership to Engage […]

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CSOs instruct Nigerians to use technology to track political campaigns

1 Partnership for the issues-based campaign in Nigeria (PEAKaN), a civil society organization, has tasked Nigerians to use available technology platforms to track and document politicians’ campaign pledges in the 2023 elections. 2 News Agency of Nigeria reports that the organization said so during a one-day workshop supported by the Partnership for Reform and Learning […]

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Letter: Political Campaigns

By Linda Sharp Updated: 4 hours ago Published: 4 hours ago Most Alaskans’ campaigns include five different seats to vote for. Voters can request mail-in ballots at alaska.gov/elections now. Early voting begins Oct. 24, daily at 2525 Gambell Street or Anchorage City Hall. Les Gara for governor is by far my choice. Mary Peltola for […]

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Variants | The Three Rs of Political Campaigns | Views

THE September 2022 issue of Reader’s Digest includes the following “fun fact” about the origin of the word “candidate”: “In ancient Rome…[p]politicians wore sparkling white robes… to show the purity of their intentions. This white toga was called candida togaLatin candidate (bleach). From there we get the English words candidate (a candidate office) and Candid […]

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Political campaigns embrace streaming for medium-term ads

The week after Labor Day traditionally marks the start of the fall election season, with campaigns racing to get their message to the airwaves ahead of the November midterms. And this time, cable cutters will not be spared from the advertising onslaught. Campaigns on both sides of the aisle are expected to spend $1.2 billion […]

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The hardest part of working on RI political campaigns

Here’s what they had to say. ⚓ “Working with Candidates. Look, even the most seasoned politician gets nervous before debates, worries about voter reaction, and overthinks messages on campaign materials. Everyone expects candidates to powerful political leaders may be overbearing and authoritarian, but in reality they are just people like us and they have the […]

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Solicit foreign funds for political campaigns, was Peter Obi right?

As political parties prepare for the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of the start of political campaigns, political parties and their candidates have been scouring the country and the diaspora for support and assistance. There is nothing unusual about this, as political parties are required by law to finance their activities from […]

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COMMENT: Intertwining Political Campaigns with the Wizard of Oz – by MTSU Professor Dr. Larry Burriss

The Wizard of Oz, The Emperor Without Clothes, and Political Campaigns. With the interweaving of the three, here is Professor Larry Burriss of the MTSU School of Journalism & Strategic Media… BURRISS COMMENT – Verbatim: “What do the Wizard of Oz and the Clothesless Emperor have in common?” Well, they both could have been political […]

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Police warn against illegal political campaigning

In accordance with the regulations of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) regarding pre-election activities in view of the upcoming general elections in 2023, the police warned the public against political misconduct. This is contained in a statement signed in Ibadan by the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Olawale Osifeso. The declaration states that political […]

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Changing the Ground Rules of Political Campaigns | News, Sports, Jobs

As we all know, the campaigns are officially underway. We know that political messages are carefully crafted by people trained in the art of obfuscation and highly paid for their skills. It’s a shame that people can’t talk to each other. What if we could ask simple questions and receive honest answers? The […]

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Political campaigns have deteriorated; let’s change the rules | News, Sports, Jobs

Record-Eagle reporter Elizabeth Brewer had the opportunity for a brief interview with Governor Gretchen Whitmer earlier this month. We appreciate having this time with the Governor to ask questions and discuss areas of concern. And we look forward to the opportunity to interview Tudor Dixon, the Republican gubernatorial candidate. As we all know, […]

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The Coolest Viral Movie Marketing Campaigns

Before a movie hits theaters, studios spend a lot of money – up to millions of dollars in some cases – to promote the finished product. Before a movie is released, teasers, trailers, billboards and other goodies are presented to potential audiences to pique their interest. It doesn’t matter how good a movie is – […]

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State Fair events are a preview of political campaigns | Rich Miller

The two days of partisan political events during the Illinois State Fair are like miniature, stripped down and informal versions of national political conventions. They serve as something of a kickoff to our fall campaign season, so they’re usually watched closely by reporters covering the campaigns and by insiders. Speeches and organized theater are generally […]

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The truth has become the victim of political campaigns

By GARRY RAYNO, InDepthNH.org “Summer and life is easy / The fish are jumping and the cotton is high,” an almost perfect description of midsummer. The lyrics are the opening lines of the famous opera song “Porgy and Bess” written by George Gershwin almost a century ago. And in the Granite State, the “lazy, foggy, […]

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FEC says Google can let political campaigns dodge Gmail spam filters

The Federal Election Commission has approved a proposal that could make it easier for political campaigns to bypass spam filters. Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a Gmail pilot, agreeing with Google that the program would not violate election rules because reports. In June, Google would allow emails from “Authorized Candidate Committees, Political Party Committees, and […]

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Political campaigns, groups use Mar-a-Lago raid to raise funds ahead of midterm elections

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The FBI raid on former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate has sparked a feeding frenzy from several political groups and campaigns, both Democrats and Republicans, as they raise funds ahead of the upcoming midterm elections. -mandate. The raid, according to Republican candidates who are using the incident to […]

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Florida sheriff accused of pressuring candidates to drop political campaigns

TITUSVILLE — A third candidate for public office has come forward to say a sheriff on Florida’s Space Coast offered help finding a job in exchange for quitting a race and supporting his favorite candidate. Brevard County Assistant District Attorney Kimberly Musselman told Florida Today that Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey asked her to step […]

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Political Campaigns Hold More Data About You Than You Think

It’s now midterm election season, and millions of voters are receiving tons of emails, texts, and phone calls they may not even have signed up for. Political calls, texts and emails are spamming voters everywhere, and it’s getting easier for political campaigns and causes to know exactly who to contact. While robocalls have been used […]

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Political campaigns contain more data than you think

It’s now midterm election season, and millions of voters are receiving tons of emails, texts, and phone calls they may not even have signed up for. Political calls, texts and emails are spamming voters everywhere, and it’s getting easier for political campaigns and causes to know exactly who to contact. While robocalls have been used […]

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Twilio, a texting platform popular with political campaigns, reports a violation

Written by Tonya Riley August 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Twilio, a communications software popular with political campaigns, revealed a breach affecting a “limited number” of customers. The company said in a blog post on Sunday that it was still in the early stages of its investigation. Twilio says he became aware of the hack on […]

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Khaligraph explains why he refused to participate in political campaigns (video)

Kenya is about to elect its 5th president; and there have been several methods employed by politicians in their campaigns, including hiring entertainers to support them. Diamond Platnumz recently attended Raila’s political rally and supported him. According to reports, Diamond was paid $100,000 (11.9 million shillings) for the 10-minute performance, which translates to around 1.2 […]

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Political campaigns contain more data than you think (VIDEO)

Technology and social media have increased the digital footprint, which means campaigns can learn a lot about a person before they even contact them. It’s now midterm election season, and millions of voters are receiving tons of emails, texts, and phone calls they may not even have signed up for. Political calls, texts and emails […]

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Local Opinion: Political Campaigns Must End Overt Racism in Ads | Local editorials and opinion

Here is the opinion and analysis of the authors: Communities in southern Arizona are appalled at the level of racism and despicable lies around migration, and especially our US-Mexico border, displayed by campaigns for political office. As members of community organizations, faith-based, labor and social justice groups, we are deeply alarmed and concerned by the […]

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Issue-Based Political Campaigns Please | The Guardian Nigeria News

SIR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar during his interview on Arise TV recently was credited with seemingly disgusting remarks. In a bid to crack the chances of Labor flag-bearer Peter Obi, the former vice-president boldly declared that ‘about 90 per cent of people in the North are not on the internet’ and […]

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Investor money floods political campaigns | News, Sports, Jobs

“We are not Americans. We will die as Hawaiians; we will never be Americans. Haunani-Kay Trask, an activist scholar, shouted this to the world in 1993 on the centennial of the overthrow of the Hawaiian kingdom. This must be heard now and understood. Hawaii – illegally occupied territory – and the people/kanaka – […]

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How Much Do Michigan Political Campaigns Cost?

detroit today Elections cost more. In 2018, Michigan had the most expensive election season ever. At least $324 million has been spent on various campaigns, according to the Michigan Campaign Finance Network. At the national level, the trend seems to be the same. From 1998 to 2018, midterm election spending increased by more than $4 […]

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Traditional Labor Day kickoff to fall political campaigns is now ‘obsolete,’ says SIU professor

(Photo Shutterstock) July 26, 2022 Traditional Labor Day kickoff to fall political campaigns is now ‘obsolete,’ says SIU professor by Pete Rosenbery CARBONDALE, Ill. — The tradition of Labor Day kicking off the November general election is now “obsolete,” according to John Jackson, visiting professor at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois […]

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Denby Fawcett: Hawaii’s political campaigns have lost all the fun and excitement

Political campaigns are a long way off these days. Not face to face. Our contact with candidates is mostly limited to seeing their electronic faces in TV commercials or listening to their pre-packaged policy statements in TV forums. No one is to blame, not even the candidates, for what has happened to take the fun […]

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Arewa Youths: We will not allow political campaigning in our area unless…

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take immediate and decisive action to stem the growing tide of insecurity in Northern Nigeria. The group warned that politicians would not be allowed to campaign for votes unless peace was restored to the region. The group’s spokesman, […]

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Imperatives of thematic political campaigns

Democracy is a style of government in which the people have the right and authority to deliberate and decide who rules them at any time. It is commonly referred to as the government of the people by the people and for the people. This usually suggests that the people are at the heart or center […]

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5 Times Political Campaigns Made a Really Bad Song Choice

For years, political campaign organizers have used pop music to punctuate their rallies and speeches with familiar hymns. It’s such a common practice that the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) has a list of guidelines for proper use so that artists get paid and can give their approval before being associated with […]

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California Reallows Crypto Contributions to State and Local Political Campaigns

Candidates for state and local offices in California will once again be allowed to accept cryptocurrency donations after a ban was lifted Thursday by the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The ban was imposed in 2018. California was one of nine states that had banned political contributions in crypto due to perceived transparency and […]

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California Ends Ban on Bitcoin and Other Crypto Donations to Political Campaigns

Golden state lawmakers have voted to end the ban on cryptocurrency donations to state and municipal political candidates. The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) ruled Thursday that California residents can donate any amount (within California contribution limits) into cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. But don’t get too excited, anon. While accepting crypto donations may feel like […]

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Political campaign exhibit at Old Capitol is worth your time

Bill Cotterel | The curmudgeon of the capital Have you ever seen the Firestone airship? No, not the Goodyear airship. Anyone who’s been to a big football game knows this heavyweight behemoth. The Firestone Blimp is a campaign gadget, a small plastic thank you note given to major political supporters by former Florida lawmaker George […]

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Children’s issues are not prominent enough in political campaigns

Legend I have been listening to ongoing political debates on social media as well as those broadcast live on mainstream media platforms in recent days. Politicians work hard to sell their plans to reduce poverty and create wealth, but the issues affecting children and their remedies are not very clearly articulated. Even during the vice-presidential […]