TITLE

C&E's Election Night Guide for Candidates and Consultants

PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Campaigns & Elections (2010);Sep/Oct2014, Issue 327, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses five guidelines for candidates, campaign managers and other supporters of candidates during hours after the polls close. These include not trashing a defeated opponent or conceding in the face of defeat, controlling one's emotions while on stage and facing the cameras, and waiting for all ballots to come in and be counted before congratulating an opponent or proclaiming victory.
ACCESSION #
98707467

 

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