Category: Campaign


Writers Bloc: Let’s abolish interminable political campaigns

  I’d like to abolish prolonged political campaigns. My first thought was to limit all politicians to three months. After discussion with my sister who thought nine months would be about right I compromised by proposing a duration of six months. That should be ample time to get any message across. Why must office seekers […]

Arizona voters have a chance to demand dark money disclosure

Laurie Roberts: Who are the dark money forces increasingly trying to buy our elections? Arizona voters may soon have the chance to demand disclosure. A citizens initiative aimed at requiring dark money disclosure is being launched in Arizona.(Photo: A_Melnyk, Getty Images/iStockphoto) For years, we’ve waited for Arizona’s leaders to step up for Arizona’s voters, to […]

Former Trump Campaign National Security Adviser Had Worried About Page’s Moscow Trip : NPR

Carter Page, former foreign policy adviser for the Trump campaign, speaks to the media after testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on November 2, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Wilson/Getty Images Carter Page, former foreign policy adviser for the Trump campaign, speaks to the media after testifying before […]

Cullman GOP reserving judgment on Moore accusations | News

Local Republicans — at least those who spoke on record — were largely measured in their early reaction to a report Thursday in which a woman alleged Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore initiated a sexual encounter with her in the late 1970s, when she was 14 years old. Cullman County Republican Party Chairman Waid […]

Understanding Labour’s ingenious campaign strategy on Facebook

The 2017 election saw a stronger than foreseen performance by the Labour Party. Matt Walsh explains how Labour’s Facebook success played out, heralding the party’s overall campaign performance. GE2017 was a numbers game: by achieving very high levels of organic reach, Labour managed to target undecided voters in marginal constituencies, energise voters who had drifted away from […]