Questions tagged [campaigning]

Questions related to the process of working in an organized and active way towards a goal from a political standpoint (an example could be a politician campaigning to run for office).

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Is there any European politics study related to the effectiveness of pets usage in political campaigning?

Romania is preparing for the Presidential elections and one of members of a party posted a photo with that of the party president holding a cat (original in Romanian, the following quote was written ...
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Correlation between divisory campaigning by mainstream parties and racial/political aggressions?

In reviewing the fallout of the Brexit referendum, one of the results appears to be an extreme increase in the number of racist/political based attacks and incidents. Of course, this has left me ...
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How could Trump's campaign benefit from attacking the Netanyahu government(s)?

According to the NY Post, Trump appears to be taking some pot shots at past and present Israeli governments led by Netanyahu: Former President Donald Trump made an extraordinary attack on the ...
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Did the French right wing ever call to vote for left wing candidates prior to 2012?

I am searching for any occasions, prior to 2012 and especially between 1995 and 2007, at which the right wing, especially the French President Jacques Chirac himself, called to vote for left wing when ...
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Are there countries where politicians are bound by their campaign promises?

Voters commonly complain that politicians promise one thing before the election and then turn around and forget about their promise right after the election. It is possible for voters to avoid voting-...
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Are huge donations to political campaigns truly useful and a sensible investment?

I've been reminded recently of the huge investments in political campaigns in the last few years (mainly the 2016 US Presidential elections and the UK Brexit referendum) and I was also reading this ...
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In open-list systems, how do individual candidates promote themselves while being a team player?

In open-list systems, political candidates are expected to promote their party platform while simultaneously advocate for a personal mandate so they can rise higher on the list. This might create a ...
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In the United States, how are Presidential campaigns organized?

What does the organizational structure of a U.S. presidential campaign typically look like? Are there certain positions or officers that typically exist? Are there common "departments"? How do these ...
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Do hate group endorsements help or hurt candidates?

Suppose a group espouses a philosophy which is disagreeable to a very large majority of a voting population.* Suppose that group or its leader endorses Candidate A. Suppose Candidate A says s/he ...
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