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- Plan of Attack. LeMieux, Dotty E. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Aug2004, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p36
Gives advice on how to respond to campaign attacks. Brief response on a lie or misinterpretation; Investigation of facts; Selection of the main theme of the attack if it must be answered; Use of a factual piece that does not mix messages when going on the attack.
- Washington Front. PARSONS, WILFRID // America;5/10/1958, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p186
The article reports that many of the candidates and their prospective opponents for the midterm elections in November 1958 in the U.S. are unknown nationally. It says that there is a difference between a Presidential and a midterm election year. In the latter, it notes that there is not just one...
- Individualisierte WahlkÃ¤mpfe im Wahlkreis. Eine Analyse am Beispel des Bundestagswahlkampfes von 2005. Zittel, Thomas; Gschwend, Thomas // Politische Vierteljahresschrift;2007, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p293
Constituency campaigns are an important subject matter for students of political parties, voting behavior and political communication. In all three fields, constituency campaigns are perceived as elements of centralized high-tech campaigns strategically targeting particular segments in electoral...
- Elections Are Simple: Just Pick The Best Person For the Job. Owen, Ted // San Diego Business Journal;2/9/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p34
Comments on the political situation in the U.S. with the coming election. Extent of exposure of personal life style faced by the political candidates; Changes in the mood of the voting public; Assessment on the quality of the administration of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in California.
- Operations, relationships important, candidates say. WHITE, HOLLY // Central Penn Business Journal;11/4/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 45, p25
The article focuses on the views of political candidates vying for the seats of three commissioner seats in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania related to effective operation of local government. It informs that three of the four candidates, including Jonathan Paul Fox, Craig Lehman, and Scott Martin...
- REASSESSING IDEOLOGICAL BIAS IN CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION. Finkel, Steven E.; Trevor, Gregory // Political Behavior;1986, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p374
Until 1964, ideological conservatives tended to participate in presidential campaign activities at higher rates than liberals. Since then, Beck and Jennings (1980, 1984) have shown the variable nature of the participation-ideology relationship, arguing that ideologically extreme candidates have...
- Voter Turnout and Candidate Strategies in American Elections. Adams, J.; Merrill III, S. // Journal of Politics;Feb2003, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p161
Most spatial models of twoï¿½candidate competition imply that candidates have electoral incentives to present similar, centrist policies. We modify the standard Downsian model to include three observations supported by empirical research on American elections: that voters are prepared to...
- DEMOCRATIC TURF SLIP-SLIDING AWAY. Cohen, Richard E. // National Journal;1/24/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p258
Deals with the challenges faced by Democrats in the upcoming general election in the U.S. in 2004. Factor that could protect Democratic interests; Competition between Anglo Democratic incumbents and minority candidates in districts dominated by minority voters.
- 6 mistakes not to make when you vote. // Glamour;Nov2006, Vol. 104 Issue 11, p168
The author reflects on the issues concerning U.S. politicians which are lost in the actual election day due to political campaigns. He provides guidelines on how to determine the appropriate candidates to vote. He suggests that voter should not be fascinated on rich people, candidates with a...