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Can campaign promises be enforced by a contract, or has it ever happened they were?

It's pretty much universal that politicians fail to keep campaign promises for a variety of reasons. It could be naivete - prior to attaining office they have no access to information that a given ...
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Can campaign promises be enforced by a contract, or has it ever happened they were?

In a way, the electoral laws are such a contract - the politician that does not keep their promises may not have their contract (i.e., their mandate) renewed, or in some cases may be even fired ...
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Can campaign promises be enforced by a contract, or has it ever happened they were?

http://www.rbs2.com/elecprom.pdf There are several reasons why courts refuse to enforce promises made by political candidates. First, we examine a possible basis in contract law. Then we look at ...
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Can campaign promises be enforced by a contract, or has it ever happened they were?

france That is explicitely forbidden by the constitution. Article 27 of the Constitution states: "Tout mandat impératif est nul". Official translation: "No Member shall be elected with ...
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Can campaign promises be enforced by a contract, or has it ever happened they were?

germany That would be unconstitutional. The people elect legislators who elect a government, and §38 GG says that legislators are only subject to their conscience. That's the theory. In practice, ...
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Can campaign promises be enforced by a contract, or has it ever happened they were?

Is it possible a politician, or has it ever happened a politician run under certain campaign promises, whatever they are (lower taxes, raise pensions, or whatever from whatever political spectrum), ...
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What's the (evidence) basis for calling Robert Kennedy Jr. a "fake anti-vaxxer"?

The origin of all of this seems to be a video Trump posted on Truth Social in early May that referenced comments Kennedy made during an interview in late April. The "fake anti-vaxxer" label ...
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