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Using tech and talk, candidates make their final campaign push

It’s hard to keep up with Keren Tang’s brisk pace as the city council candidate bustles from house to house in the crescents of Mill Woods. 610 more words

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Why does Don Koziak keep doing this to himself?

Don Koziak had a bright idea four years ago, as he was entering his eighth political campaign after seven straight losses. “In earlier elections, one of the issues people have complained about has been lawn signs,” he said. 1,014 more words

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Graham Thomson: Are politicians wasting their money and trying our patience during election campaigns?

“Campaigns matter.”

It is probably the shortest adage in politics. And one that everyone takes as gospel.

Maybe we shouldn’t.

We think campaigns matter because political parties can win or lose based on what happens during the relatively short period of an election campaign. 643 more words

Politics

'Their aim was to sow chaos': Russian operatives used Facebook ads to exploit divisions during U.S. election

The batch of more than 3,000 Russian-bought ads that Facebook is preparing to turn over to Congress shows a deep understanding of social divides in American society, with some ads promoting African-American rights groups including Black Lives Matter and others suggesting that these same groups pose a rising political threat, say people familiar with the covert influence campaign. 1,740 more words

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Independent costing of election programmes: lessons from the Netherlands

In May 2017, the Constitution Unit began a project seeking to understand how the quality of information and public discussion during election and referendum campaigns could be improved. 1,759 more words

Elections And Referendums

Change of Attitude

This is an entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Illustration Category by Salvatore Tonou Brere. Salvatore lives in Port Moresby. He is an illustrator and cartoonist.  28 more words

2017 Entries

Jagmeet Singh accused of inflating party membership signups

OTTAWA — A rival campaign in the federal NDP leadership race is accusing candidate Jagmeet Singh of inflating the number of new party members he signed up. 956 more words

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