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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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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 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 […]

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Connecticut political campaigns clash over abortion

July 15, 2022, 9:55 p.m.Updated 5 m ago By: News 12 Staff Three weeks after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Connecticut Democrats are campaigning hard on abortion. But in a state where reproductive rights are firmly entrenched, Republicans say voters are more concerned about record inflation and slow economic growth. Governor Ned Lamont […]

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Kansas City-area homeowners and political campaigns report stolen yard signs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Homeowners and multiple political campaigns for the August primaries are having their yard signs stolen from properties in Missouri and Kansas. Jason Withington, a candidate for the Clay County Commission, said someone was caught on his neighbor’s camera stealing several signs in his neighborhood. “Over the past week, we have received […]

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Karnataka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal to step up election campaigns from August | Bangalore News

BENGALURU: Campaign for Assembly elections set to step up several notches in August, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi party leader Arvind Kejriwal should face each other in the first phase. The two have several penciled-in public gatherings around the same time. Modi and Kejriwal, on whose behalf the BJP and AAP will […]

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“Changing New Age ‘Phygital’ Campaigns: The Decade of Political Consulting Paradigm Shift

By – Shoumik Shetty Since the days when political parties bestowed favors on caste leaders to secure votes, and when many people believed that dynastic politics would ensure electoral victories, the landscape of Indian politics has changed dramatically. This shift has been fueled by demographic shifts such as a multiple rise in the middle class, […]

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Declan Hahn sheds light on the importance of Twitter for political campaigns

Declan Hahn Declan Hahn thinks Twitter is a game-changer for the fate of a political campaign. WASHINGTON, DC, WASHINGTON, USA, July 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Declan Hahn, a Washington-based political strategist and consultant, believes Twitter is the most effective medium for political breakdown and reach due to other social media platforms being less objective in […]

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Former CM Kamal Nath campaigns for Ratlam municipal elections

Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh): On the last day of campaigning before the municipal elections in Ratlam, former Chief Minister Kamal Nath campaigned for mayoral and party corporation candidates in the city. The state party leader canvassed voter support for the party’s candidates during the three-hour marathon road show. At the event, Congress Leader Kantilal Bhuria, State […]

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Belgium and France launch their Euro 22 campaigns

On Sunday, miserly Belgium and France join in the Euro 2022 party as Group D finally kicks off. The Belgians kick off their campaign against Iceland at Manchester City Academy Stadium, while the French take on Italy at Rotherham’s New York Stadium. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at what lies ahead on […]

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Misinformation rears its ugly head as Kenyan election campaigns heat up

By AGGREY MUTAMBO Kenya’s preparations for the August 9 general election are facing what is now an international problem: keeping fake news away from campaign platforms. Misinformation, experts warn, could likely set the country back on the old path of post-election violence unless nipped in the bud. As elections to replace incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta approach, […]

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Top mobile ad formats for display advertising campaigns in mobile apps

Mobile ads are important for advertisers because app publishers focus heavily on their app monetization techniques. However, knowing the right ad format that suits the particular ad or communicates well with the audience is a must. In this article, we’ve listed some of the top mobile ad formats for display advertising campaigns commonly adopted by […]

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Gombe Police Warn Against Eid Field Political Campaigns

The Gombe State Police Command has warned politicians in the state to adhere to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) timetable regarding the timing of the 2023 general elections and to avoid any form of political campaigning or gathering under any pretext whatsoever at places of Eid prayer. The warning was contained in a press […]

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Michigan Disability Group: Tips for More Inclusive Political Campaigns and Elections

A challenge is considered on a ballot during a statewide presidential election recount in Waterford Township, Mich., Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. The recount comes at the request of the Party candidate green, Jill Stein, who also called for recounts in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) As the 2022 election nears, groups in Michigan are […]

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Republicans outline 2024 presidential prospects in Iowa midterm campaigns

US Senator Tom Cotton spent his Wednesday afternoon at Jethro’s BBQ ‘n Bacon Bacon in West Des Moines. He didn’t come for the food: The Arkansas conservative came to help Iowa Sen. Zach Nunn launch his coalition of campaign veterans, offering his support in the race against incumbent U.S. Representative Cindy Axne. This isn’t the […]

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MI disability group: Tips for more inclusive political campaigns and elections

As the 2022 election nears, groups in Michigan are working to educate political campaigns on how to become more accessible to voters with disabilities. Across the country, in recent years, voters with disabilities have voted 6% less often than their peers without disabilities. And Dessa Cosma, executive director of Detroit Disability Power, said it’s often […]

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MI Disability Group Advice for more inclusive political campaigns Elections / Public News Service

As the 2022 election nears, groups in Michigan are working to educate political campaigns on how to become more accessible to voters with disabilities. Across the country, in recent years, voters with disabilities have voted 6% less often than their peers without disabilities. And Dessa Cosma, executive director of Detroit Disability Power, said it’s often […]

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Security and Campaigns 2023

Security, the economy and corruption were the most pending issues in the 2015 and 2019 elections. Of the three issues, security has already established itself as the most contemporary issue for any credible campaign in 2022- 23. The increase in insurgency in the coming days will make it more relevant and urgent. Sadly, Nigerians either […]

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In a first, Kejriwal is campaigning for the AAP mayoral candidate in MP

In a bid to try its luck in Madhya Pradesh – a heavily bipolar state – the Aam Aadmi party has made inroads into the polls of the panchayat and local bodies held in the state. The seriousness of the AAP’s intention became apparent when AAP national official and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal staged […]

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Again, INEC extends CVR to Nigerians… warns against political campaigning

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again extended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in the country until further notice.It was even as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) warned political parties and their proxies against hiding under the guise of the ongoing voter registration exercise to engage in any form politics or campaigns.The […]

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Don’t hide under voter registration to engage in political campaigns, INEC warns political parties – The Sun Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned political parties and their proxies against going into hiding under the guise of the ongoing voter registration exercise to engage in any form of politicking or campaigning. Kano State’s Resident Election Commissioner of INEC, Risqua A Shehu issued the warning during a press conference at his office […]

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It’s the year of political campaigns to prepare for a cookie-free year 2024

The ad targeting landscape will certainly look different in 2024, when political campaigns are expected to spend up to $2 billion on digital ads. That’s why it’s critical that political campaigns start experimenting in midterm elections this year. Here’s what you need to know. Political campaigns are expected to spend nearly $9 billion on advertising […]

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NDLEA pledges to arrest politicians who encourage drug use during campaigns

The Nigerian Command of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has promised to prosecute politicians who encourage the use of illicit drugs during political campaigns. Haruna Kwetishe, the NDLEA commander in the state, told reporters in Minna on Tuesday that these politicians would be arrested and prosecuted. “We will monitor all campaign rallies and prosecute […]

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Rep. Rodney Davis campaigns in Quincy the day before the Illinois primary

QUINCY (WGEM) — It’s one day before the Illinois primary election, and campaign stops have continued in Quincy. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) stopped by Quincy on Monday, saying he was the right candidate for the new 15th congressional district. Davis said he has strong support heading into Tuesday’s primary. “We’re going to fight the Biden […]

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BJP’s Dr. Jamdar Campaigns in Eastern Assembly Segment

Staff reporter On Sunday, the mayoral candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Dr. Jitendra Jamdar, conducted an election campaign in 11 wards of the Eastern Assembly Segment and sought the people’s support and blessings. Along with party leaders and workers, he visited Shyama Prasad Mukherjee neighborhood, Sheetlamai neighborhood, Dwarka Prasad Mishra, Seth Govinddas, Siddhababa, Pt. […]

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Jim Fossel: Only desperate campaigns turn into political stunts

It is quite difficult to stand for election. Although I’ve never done it personally, having been on enough campaigns over the years, believe me, I know. So I sympathize with candidates who make mistakes – if they are legit. It is worth taking a moment here to analyze the difference between legitimate mistakes and political […]

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US House members warned against misinformation in upcoming campaigns

Election security experts warned lawmakers at a US House Administration hearing on Wednesday of targeted disinformation campaigns that could take place in the upcoming midterm and presidential elections. The witness panel also highlighted to members of the Elections Subcommittee the dangers of conspiracy groups and their ability to sow disinformation about voter fraud. Lisa Deeley, […]

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Ad spend in top 5 political campaigns hits $500 million so far

• Beyond Georgia, the other three most expensive US Senate races are in Pennsylvania ($119 million combined ad spend by Republicans and Democrats), Arizona ($90 million) and Nevada ($74 million) during our measurement window. • In Pennsylvania there is no incumbent – ​​US Senator Pat Toomey (right) announced in October 2020 that he would not […]

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How political campaigns get your information and flood your phone with text messages

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – Many voters receive political texts on their mobile phones and this election cycle, one is causing controversy. Dale Strong and Casey Wardynski face off in this race for the seat of the 5th House of Congressional District. On June 20, the day before the second round, a text message was sent […]

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Politicians have warned against divisive and violent political campaigns

The Coast (RC) Regional Commissioner, John Elungata, has called on politicians to wage non-violent campaigns ahead of the August 9, 2022 general election in a bid to preserve peace in the country. Elungata called on political leaders who are vying for various elective seats to particularly refrain from hurling insults and verbal attacks, but rather […]

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Raskin: Pence was a hero on Jan. 6 for resisting ‘pressure campaigns’ and ‘coercive efforts’

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) said Sunday that former Vice President Mike Pence was a hero on Jan. 6, 2021, for standing up to pressure to cancel the 2020 election from former President Trump and of his allies. During an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” moderator Chuck Todd asked Raskin, a member of the House […]

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Low-key presidential campaigns in William Ruto’s Rift Valley turf

Vice President William Ruto addresses the residents of Karatina in Nyeri County. [DPPS, Standard] The Rift Valley region is witnessing unusually low-key campaigns for the presidency. Vice President William Ruto and his Kenya Kwanza partners do not seem to be giving the Rift the same attention as other regions in their vote hunt, assuming it […]

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Toyota and GM are on list of Pride sponsors donating to anti-LGBTQ campaigns

Every June, people from all walks of life celebrate Pride, honoring the social and legal progress members of the LGBTQ communities have worked hard to achieve and highlighting the obstacles they still have to overcome. Corporate sponsorship of Pride events has been increasingly controversial over the years – corporations are either praised for taking a […]

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Dr. Oz Campaigns in Lackawanna County

DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz made a campaign stop Thursday in Lackawanna County. At the same time, close people with opposing views rallied against him. Oz came to northeast Pennsylvania as part of his “Victory in November” tour of cities across the state.But supporters of Democratic Pennsylvania Senate […]

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Order paper to convene a dialogue on constituency projects, election campaigns

OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative will convene a national dialogue on Area Intervention Projects (ZIPs), commonly referred to as precinct projects, and electoral campaigns for legislative office. The discussion aims to raise public awareness of the electoral promises made by politicians running for election to the National Assembly. The event will be held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja […]

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Kenyatta to lead Azimo campaigns but not attend rallies – Kega

Nyeri – Kieni MP Kanini Kega has reiterated that President Uhuru Kenyatta will not campaign for Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya coalition party presidential candidate Raila Odinga in Mount Kenya region. The lawmaker said that President Kenyatta, who is the sponsor of the alliance, has enough foot soldiers to solidify the Mount Kenya electoral bloc to […]

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As primary approaches, undecided voters at center of multiple GOP campaigns

With only 15 days until June 28 from Illinois primary, GOP primary voters who were undecided in the gubernatorial race are starting to make up their minds. But a new poll shows about two-thirds of Republicans are still unsure of the US Senate, attorney general and secretary of state. Several GOP campaigns are hitting the […]

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Answer Man: Why is so much money spent on certain political campaigns? | Local News

Q: Why is so much money spent on certain political campaigns? A: The size of campaign budgets is generally tied to office influence, not salary. The more people, companies and groups concerned with the issues over which the office has jurisdiction, the more they are motivated to financially support a candidate who shares their views. […]

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At least four are considering campaigns for the president of the alderman of St. Louis | Policy

ST. LOUIS — Aldermanic Chairman Lewis Reed’s abrupt departure this week from the key post he held for 15 years has prompted at least four ward aldermen to consider running to succeed him in the next election. Two have run citywide before: Cara Spencer of the 20th Ward, who lost the mayoral race last year, […]

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Letter: Appalled by political campaign tactics | Letters to the Editor

We recently received another flyer in the mail from a committee chaired by Mr. Pat Finken. This flyer contained statements that attempt to smear Ryan Eckroth’s character again. These allegations were only made by one private person (and have never been proven), but rather than challenge them in a potentially long and costly process, Ryan […]

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New MiQ Research Exposes Growing Risks for Political Campaigns That Still Depend on Linear TV | Company

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 7, 2022– As the 2022 political races begin to heat up and the 2024 presidential election looms, MiQ – a global programmatic media partner – has released the findings of a revealing report. Title, The Political Media Remix: How Digital Can Make Political TV Buying Smarterresults show that Republican and Democratic advertisers […]

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New MiQ research exposes growing risks for political campaigns still reliant on linear TV

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the 2022 political races begin to heat up and the 2024 presidential election looms on the horizon, MiQ – a global programmatic media partner – has released the findings of a revealing report. Title, The Political Media Remix: How Digital Can Make Political TV Buying Smarterresults show that Republican and Democratic advertisers […]

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More Americans donate to political campaigns

In the first quarter of 2022, just over 9 million Americans donated a total of $380 million to Democratic candidates and progressive causes on ActBlue, a left-leaning political fundraising site. Contributions more than doubled from the first quarter of 2018, the last midterm election cycle. WinRed, a Republican platform launched in 2019, processed $170 million […]

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Digital currencies are pouring into political campaigns, but state regulations vary widely

For congressional candidate Shrina Kurani, cryptocurrency isn’t just the future of money, it’s a transformative technology that could revolutionize campaign finance and appeal to a new generation of voters. She is part of a vanguard of candidates courting campaign contributions in digital currencies such as Bitcoin. “We are a campaign that speaks to a large […]

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Crypto pours millions into US political campaigns

Cryptocurrency executives are banking on US politics more than many industry stalwarts, according to a report, with political crypto donations exceeding $26 million in 2021 and the first three months of 2022. The money went beyond spending by internet giants, drugmakers and the defense industry. And with the new influx, he’s given more money to […]

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Kenya: IEBC to harmonize political campaigns in Makueni

Makueni – The Independent Electricity and Boundary Commission (IEBC) of Makueni County will harmonize political campaigns in the region to avoid conflicts, especially in major commercial centers. The revelations were made by IEBC Makueni County Returning Officer Maurice Raria, who said each of the contenders for different seats had already submitted a draft schedule of […]

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IEBC to Harmonize Political Campaigns in Makueni » Capital News

MAKUENI, Kenya, May 31 – The Independent Electricity and Boundary Commission (IEBC) of Makueni County will harmonize political campaigns in the region to avoid conflicts, especially in major trading centres. The revelations were made by IEBC Makueni County Returning Officer Maurice Raria, who said each of the contenders for different seats had already submitted a […]

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In some political campaigns, the separation of church and state “a myth”

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The victory party took on the guise of an evangelical worship service after Doug Mastriano won Pennsylvania’s Republican gubernatorial primary this month. As a Christian singer led the crowd in song, some raised their arms in praise. Mastriano began his remarks by referring to Scripture: “God uses fools to confound the wise.” […]

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IEBC warns against using state resources for 2022 election campaigns

“A member of the commission, any person designated by the commission or any authorized agency has the power to seize or order the seizure of all state resources which are unlawfully used in an election campaign”, said IEBC President Wafula Chebukati. Vehicles, equipment, premises and any other state property in government custody could not be […]

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The Curious American History of Political Campaigns in Prisons

Can a candidate run for US elections while incarcerated? For the most part, yes. In fact, though rare, the United States has a curious history of political campaigns from prison, some of which have been successful. Section 1 of the United States Constitution requires members of the House and Senate to meet three conditions: All […]

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Political campaigns win with CTV — but keep these 3 things in mind for the midterms

“On television and videois a column exploring the opportunities and challenges of advanced television and video. Today’s column is yahoo Commercial Director Iván Markman. As the 2022 midterm elections approach, political advertising is set to experience another boom year. Spending is expected to reach $8.92 billion, slightly less than the $8.96 billion spent in 2020, […]

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Bathurst resident Cathie Hale campaigns to rethink local tree protection policy | western avocado

news, local news, A South Bathurst resident calls for a major overhaul of Bathurst’s tree protection policy after the loss of five century-old oak trees to Bant Street development. The trees, located between 56 and 58 Bant Street, were removed on Monday after work was halted for nearly two months following public outcry. However, the […]

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weighted words distort political campaigns

Thomas L. Knapp “Word choice by politicians and activists matters,” writes Matt Yglesias. “[S]wing voters tend to identify as moderates and therefore those who want to win should try to frame their ideas as moderate, common-sense reforms rather than vehicles for change. At the same time, words are not magic.” I disagree, but context matters. […]

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Comment: Measure J transforms land use into political campaigns

By David M. GreenwaldChief Editor Davis, Calif. – Six former Davis mayors wrote a letter condemning the actions of a sitting councilman: “We are concerned that Davis Councilman Dan Carson’s involvement in the Measure H campaign and his efforts to pass the Measure H sets a terrible precedent for Davis and undermines our citizen democratic […]

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The Term: Self-Funded Political Campaigns Just Got Easier

Law360 (May 19, 2022, 6:15 p.m. EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court has eliminated much of the risk associated with congressional candidates lending to their own political campaigns. This week, Law360’s The Term discusses the court’s decision to overturn loan repayment restrictions passed 20 years ago to curb corruption and why dissenting judges fear ‘squalid […]

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Stop Threatening the Media During Political Campaigns – Media Council Tells Politicians

According to MCK, a number of journalists have received threats from politicians in connection with the August 9 general elections. The Council noted that the threats constitute a violation of the freedom of media professionals and that, therefore, those involved must remain warned. “The Media Council of Kenya is concerned about the growing incidences of […]

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2023: LASAA publishes guidelines for political campaigns

The Lagos State Signs and Publicity Agency (LASAA) has issued guidelines on the use of campaign materials in Lagos State ahead of the 2023 General Elections, in line with its responsibility to monitor and to regulate display advertising in the state, as provided for in its enabling statute. . LASAA said it was ready to […]

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Political campaigns: why OTT and CTV joined the ticket | Sponsored content

Linear television has long been the basis of successful political advertising campaigns in television media. Yet in recent years the television landscape has exploded, so much so that the very definition of television itself has changed. TV support now crosses all screens. This is a powerful and growing opportunity for all political marketers. Continuing the […]

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California Examines Ban on Cryptocurrency Donations for Political Campaigns

Since 2018, the state of California has banned all political donations of cryptocurrencies, citing fears of foreign policy interference and the possibility of using digital assets to circumvent campaign contribution limits. However, that could change next week as the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission decides on Thursday whether or not to change the regulations. Groups […]

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Councilors and mayoral candidates have spent a lot of money campaigning for council seats

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Mayoral candidates Mike Allen, Sandy Bowman and Verna Murphy participate in the first mayoral debate for the 2021 municipal elections. Photos by Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network and image courtesy of Verna Murphy Content of the article Mayor Sandy Bowman has spent and raised more funds than the combined campaigns […]

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Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese continue their campaigns; the pension policy for first-time homebuyers criticized by Labour; Michael Sukkar defends the housing policy of the Coalition; Albanian flags universal childcare, paid parental leave, COVID royal commission

Labor leader Anthony Albanese’s press conference is now over. But before giving up, he was asked about the AUKUS deal and, in particular, Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s stunt against Labor deputy leader Richard Marles. First, a quick recap: This round of questions is about the report in this masthead over the weekend that the Biden […]

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Politicians are turning to crypto to fund their political campaigns

At PBRG, we are generally not concerned with politics or election results… But as we head into this year’s midterm elections, we have noticed several politicians owning or turning to crypto as a source of funding…a positive sign for the future of bitcoin and crypto. For example, in the recent primary elections in Ohio, pro-crypto […]

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Genius Monkey Political Campaigns Record 78% Win Rate Over Last 4 Election Cycles

Genius Monkey has a 78% win rate over the last 4 election cycles. Here are more features you get with Genius Monkey that you can’t with other programmatic providers: Political targeting: political leanings Likely voters Social groups concerned Media consumption targeting, which determines whether a user is part of a political affiliation and/or has special […]

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Nigerian Ministers’ Political Campaigns Spark Legal Debate Global Voices Français

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the ruling party’s campaign rally on January 16, 2015. Image by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0). Nigeria’s Deputy Minister of Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, publicly announced on April 27 that he intended to add his candidacy to the race for Nigeria’s presidential election. Four […]

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TMG warns against using state resources for political campaigns

The Transition Monitoring Group has warned against the use of state resources by public office holders for campaigns and other political party activities. In a statement on Saturday, TMG Chairman Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, who is also the executive director of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, noted that the use of taxpayer funds and the […]

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What a relief! Political campaigns end at midnight – Manila Bulletin

At 12:01 a.m. sharp, May 8, 2022, all forms and semblance of campaigning must cease. Today’s snoozing of various candidates for national and local office is also due to end at that time, formally concluding the 150-day election period that began on January 9. How time flies ! And what a ride it has been. […]

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FEO monitors political campaigns – FBC News

Political parties must ensure that they follow the law when campaigning and publishing online. Election Supervisor Mohammed Saneem said the Fijian Electoral Office monitors politicians’ statements at campaign rallies or pocket meetings. Social media posts and comments from party supporters are also in the spotlight. The article continues after the ad Saneem says political parties […]

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Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese continue their campaigns; Malcolm Turnbull Encourages Voters to Support Independents; PM rejects minimum wage hike; Labor accuses Liberals of stealing education policy

A Victorian Liberal candidate has been referred to the Australian Federal Police after admitting he lived at an address 20 kilometers from where he told the Australian Election Commission he resided. Victorian political journalist Paul Sakkal revealed that Robbie Beaton, candidate for the Labor seat of Isaacs, listed his voting address as a pub in […]

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Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese continue their campaigns across Australia; RBA Interest Rate Hikes Create Mortgage Pressures; Josh Frydenberg, Jim Chalmers debate held at National Press club; John Howard warns Liberal Party against teal independents

Along with more aggressive tactics to tackle climate change, pushing for a national anti-corruption commission has been another central part of the Climate 200 independents’ campaign to lure voters away from the incumbents. The creation of a commission was a key promise of the Morrison government during the 2019 election campaign, but there is still […]

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Conservative Election Candidates Lead Use of Facebook Ads for Campaigns Against Low-Traffic Neighborhoods and Clean Air Zones

Politicians contesting local elections this week in 21 constituencies are pledging to oppose plans to tackle air pollution. The Guardian The newspaper published an analysis of Facebook’s advertising library ahead of local elections in England and Wales on Thursday May 5, revealing a number of hopeful politicians who are running campaigns based on policies such […]

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Compton Teacher’s Association spends over $200,000 on political campaigns

Do members know how their union dues are spent? Compton – Compton Education Association (CEA), represents teachers in Compton who have made no secret of their dislike of certain members of the school board and their spending on political campaigns reflects this. In the most recent elections, CEA invested heavily in lesser-known, hand-picked candidates with […]

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Police Ban Political Campaigns in Gombe, Kwara Prayer Places | The Guardian Nigeria News

Decorates 317 new inspectorsPolice Commands in Gombe and Kwara States have warned politicians and their supporters against turning places of worship into political gatherings, reminding them that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not lifted the ban on campaigns. While decorating 317 newly promoted inspectors at the Gombe Officers’ Mess yesterday, Commissioner of Police […]

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Kwara Police Ban Political Campaigns at Eid Prayer Places

Police banned political campaigning, detained political gladiators and shouted party slogans at the Eid prayer ground during Eid-Al-Fitri (Ramadan) prayers. It was then that the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party were arguing over development. Kwara State Police Command, in a statement by Police Public Relations Officer Ajayi Okasanmi, assured the people of […]

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Anthony Albanese, Scott Morrison continue their campaigns; Fallout from Solomon Islands-China deal continues, Manassah Sogavare whips Australia, AUKUS pact; Labor say Liberals are ‘complacent’ on cost of living

Australian Medical Association President Dr Omar Khorshid has attacked Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor leader Anthony Albanese for failing to pledge funding to address the country’s hospital crisis. Speaking in Sydney after a meeting with NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, Khorshid said he had heard ‘critics’ from the two main party leaders ‘about the […]

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KS, MO school book ban campaigns funded by black money groups

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. This is a well-funded campaign against perpetrators who are not straight white men. The Blue Valley District did the right thing. Bigstock I draw your attention to today’s unprecedented, […]

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Campaigns to remove freeways gain momentum in the United States

There are now so many highway removal projects and advocacy campaigns underway that a peak body is needed to represent them all. A recent special report in The fifth state looked at how a growing number of overseas towns had torn down highways and considered why Australian towns should follow suit. Well, unlike a rush […]

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Port: Is it too much to ask for North Dakota political campaigns to be about North Dakota? – InForum

MINOT, ND — During the 2020 election cycle, the race for treasurer between Republicans Dan Johnston and Thomas Beadle in the NDGOP primary, and then between Beadle and Democrat Mark Haugen in the general election, was oddly focused on the abortion. Much has been made about who the “pro-life” candidate in the race is. It […]

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Is it too much to ask that North Dakota political campaigns be about North Dakota?

MINOT, ND — During the 2020 election cycle, the race for treasurer between Republicans Dan Johnston and Thomas Beadle in the NDGOP primary, and then between Beadle and Democrat Mark Haugen in the general election, was oddly focused on the abortion. Much has been made about who the “pro-life” candidate in the race is. It […]

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Crypto is the hottest thing for political campaigns right now

Politicians are increasingly advocating cryptocurrency as interest in the space surges. Miami and New York mayors Andrew Yang and other hopefuls are championing the cause. Crypto is likely to remain a hot topic on political tickets. Loading Something is loading. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez excitedly unveiled a new symbol in his city during this month’s […]

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How to Donate Crypto to Political Campaigns – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Interest in cryptocurrency is growing exponentially – and the 2022 midterms could be when congressional activists jump on the bandwagon. Since the 2020 presidential election, there has been a noticeable increase in […]

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Florida political campaigns struggle to collect voter data

Political groups say the importance of voter data increases as campaigns target demographics. But Florida’s growing electorate presents challenges. TAMPA, Fla. — Ahead of the August primaries and November elections, you’re sure to be targeted by more than a few direct mail or ads. Often, this message does not come to you randomly. Once filed, […]

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How to Start Texting for Political Campaigns

A Peer to Peer texting strategy dramatically increases your campaign performance. It’s the best way to reach your audience to initiate 1:1 conversations, get the vote and increase donations. But before you start texting, the most important step is to sign up and verify, and we’ll cover that below. Otherwise, unregistered political traffic will see […]

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Scripps’ Ken Ripley – Beet.TV

Political campaigns increasingly face the challenge of getting their message across to voters who split their time across a wider variety of media channels and viewing devices. These campaigns are expected to spend up to $9 billion, including $1.8 billion on connected TV, during this year’s midterm election cycle. As these campaigns seek to expand […]

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Key endorsements and signing challenges dominate DC’s current political campaigns

Several candidates for district mayor and attorney general have received endorsements and/or challenges as they seek to engage voters for the June 21 primary. On June 21, voters in the district will head to the polls to nominate candidates for DC Steward, Mayor, DC Council President, Party Candidates for Council, and Council Members for Wards […]

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Platforms Built for Politics Will Power Political Campaigns in 2022: Here’s Why

By Erik Brydges, Policy Officer at Xandr Imagine: You’re a political marketer and it’s 7:00 p.m. on a Friday night in October 2022. A client needs to immediately launch 13 CTV-focused campaigns that target districts in four states. Do you have the tools to get there? Prompt requests like these are commonplace in political advertising. […]

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Why Chinese international students participate in Australian political campaigns

Chinese international students in Australia have become more politically engaged in recent years, particularly with regard to student politics on campus. Even major Australian political parties are now engaging with Chinese students in federal and state election campaigns. In fact, over the past decade, politicians in constituencies with large Chinese-speaking communities have begun to view […]

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On cinema and political campaigns

The author (seated, left) with Joseph Marco (standing), Martin and Shaina Magdayao Creating a film is a business that requires a lot of time, patience and cooperation between many people, not only for industry players, but also for other groups. In many ways, the upcoming elections and the campaign period that accompanies them are similar […]

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Political Assistant / Campaigns – Rights-Freedoms-Justice / local

Location: Medway/ London/ Home time requirement: 3 days + Remuneration: To be determined Deadline: By appointment Job description: To assist the President of Rights Freedoms Justice (Hybrid) Functions: Assist with: organization of meetings a book project The Law and Liberal Philosophy Computer and electronic website/newsletters Conference activities Electoral activities Opportunities for legal experience/training Desired characteristics […]

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Hallaron Advertising Agency uses digital ads to update local political campaigns | News

THE FORESTS, Texas, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hallaron, a full-service advertising and branding agency in The Woods, Texas began using digital ad platforms to serve smaller local political advertisers. The benefit is using micro-targeted geographic and behavioral factors to deliver highly personalized display and video ads to local voters. The results indicate more effective […]

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California law enforcement is giving big to political campaigns

By Jérémie Kimelman | Cal Matters Amid growing concerns about crime and recent criminal justice reforms, California law enforcement groups are spending big this year in several high profile races. So far in the 2022 election cycle, these groups have contributed more than $1 million to campaigns for the state Legislature and several statewide offices, […]

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i360’s Mark Positano – Beet.TV

This year’s midterm elections coincide with a major shift in television viewing habits as streaming services become increasingly popular. Political campaigns face greater challenges in reaching large groups of voters, as people spend less time watching traditional linear television networks, but connected television (CTV) and over-the-air platforms. -top (OTT) offer their own efficiencies with improved […]

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FreeWheel’s Tess O’Brien – Beet.TV

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — This year’s midterm elections are expected to generate up to $9 billion in video ad revenue as campaigns seek to reach voters on linear television and connected television (CTV). To meet their demands for ad inventory, ad platform provider FreeWheel today released new tools to unify audience-based planning across premium […]

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DP Ruto denounces the use of public resources to fund political campaigns

Vice President William Ruto said wheel dealers derailed the government’s development agenda to advance their political interests. The vice president said the use of public resources to finance political campaigns had deprived Kenyans of essential services. Dr Ruto said he was disappointed by the decision to divert funds intended for agriculture to fund Jubilee Party […]

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CPM plans political campaigns for SilverLine, sees opposition plot – The New Indian Express

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Under fire from various corners of SilverLine, CPM is ready to launch broad campaigns to politically defend the project. The party leadership plans to organize national campaigns for the project. We learn that the CPM has decided to undertake activities at the organizational level to publicize the project after the […]

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Xandr’s Erik Brydges – Beet.TV

Spending on political advertising this year is expected to reach $9 billion as the country’s two major parties vie for control of both houses of the US Congress in the midterm elections. An estimated $1.5 billion will be spent on Connected Television (CTV) channels as campaigns try to reach viewers who cut and never have […]

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What this means for political campaigns

Cash-strapped politicians use NFTs to try to raise funds. Roger Stone is trying to sell a digital photo from a magazine bearing Trump’s signature to help pay his mounting legal bills. Stone also said he would throw away the actual physical copy of the stupid magazine if the bid reached $20,000. Melania Trump raised her […]

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Who Funds Tennessee’s Political Campaigns?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Tennessee wine and liquor distributors have poured more money into state political campaigns in the past five years than any other group, followed closely by state real estate agents , reveals an analysis of campaign finance data. Data from the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance shows that wine and spirits wholesalers […]

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tl;dr Facebook let Reliance-backed firm post fallout ads favoring BJP, Navi Tech files for IPO, secret Google-Facebook deal to scrutinize, and more

Facebook lets Reliance-backed company run alternative ads promoting BJP Ahead of the 2019 parliamentary election, Facebook allowed a subsidiary of Jio Platforms called NEWJ to disguise surrogate ads as “news content” in a bid to boost BJP social media campaigns, according to a report by investigation published on Al Jazeera. Jio Platforms Ltd, India’s largest […]

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Law must apply to all political campaigns – Manila Bulletin

In a political campaign season as hot as the coming summer, cool heads must prevail when it comes to campaign matters. It’s obvious – understandable too – that all campaigns want to be ahead, project a sense of invincibility and hide every inch of vulnerability. Since winning is paramount, all tricks of the trade are […]

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Viral school board speeches propel suburban dads into political campaigns

In January 2021, amid a brewing movement of parental activism, Brandon Michon, a resident of Loudoun County, Va., took to the podium at his local school board meeting wearing a gray sweatshirt and a black cap. Michon, a father of four who grew up in the county and had recently moved back to the New […]

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Viral school board speeches propel suburban dads into political campaigns | News

In January 2021, amid a brewing movement of parental activism, Brandon Michon, a resident of Loudoun County, Va., took to the podium at his local school board meeting wearing a gray sweatshirt and a black cap. Michon, a father of four who grew up in the county and had recently moved back to the New […]

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Viral school board speeches propel suburban dads into political campaigns | United States and world

In January 2021, amid a brewing movement of parental activism, Brandon Michon, a resident of Loudoun County, Va., took to the podium at his local school board meeting wearing a gray sweatshirt and a black cap. Michon, a father of four who grew up in the county and had recently moved back to the New […]