Mudslinging on your dime
- Sheep and Angels Rescue Poland's Soporific Campaign. Ehl, Martin // Transitions Online;9/19/2011, p6
The article focuses on political campaigns for parliamentary elections in Poland to be held on October 9, 2011. It states that change in election laws has removed a ban on political advertisements on commercial television (TV) and radio, and use of Internet has increased in campaigns. It further...
- Fundraising Message: The Candidate's Own Story. Christensen, Kenneth S. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Apr2002, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p60
Discusses the strategies adopted by U.S. political candidates in giving fund raising messages to contributors. Factors that must be considered by politicians in soliciting contributions; Recommendation on the use of political and social issues; Example of a political campaign.
- Data codes, Call-times, Media polls, Model releases for ads. Varoga, Craig // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Jul2002, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p65
Provides advice to political candidates in the U.S. on how to prioritize counties for scheduling of advertisements and media placement. Creation of campaign database; Importance of preparing newspaper and television election polls; Call times of political fund raising.
- Informative and persuasive campaigning. MUELLER, DENNIS C.; STRATMANN, THOMAS // Public Choice;Oct94, Vol. 81 Issue 1/2, p55
In this paper we use a simple Downsian spatial model to analyze the properties of campaign contributions. We first consider campaign contributions that are intended to inform voters of candidate positions. We show that it is difficult to construct arguments in a Downsian spatial model for why...
- Propaganda builds US direct spend. // Precision Marketing;8/27/2004, Vol. 16 Issue 43, p9
Reports on the political expenditures of political parties in the U.S. Increase in political expenditures of political parties which will be attributed to Internet and direct mail campaigning; Estimates on the percentage rate of increase in political expenditures; Consideration of Internet as a...
- Candidates spend more, get less. Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business;11/09/98, Vol. 21 Issue 45, p3
Reports on the declining return on investment (ROI) in political campaign outlays in Illinois. Number of ballots received by Governor-elect George Ryan; Slower ROI in the Senate race; Emulation of consumer marketers by political campaigns; Return to door-to-door campaigning.
- Go Fish: How to Catch Contributors. Bocskor, Nancy // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Apr2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p52
The article offers tips on finding contributors for a political campaign. The first step is to write down every person a candidate knows who is capable of contributing. Second, a candidate can recruit a finance team. This group of volunteers will network with their friends, neighbors and...
- Political Parties Spent $225 Million on Targeted Elections. // Response;Dec2006, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p10
The article reports that the National committees for Democrats and Republicans had spent approximately $225 million in advertising during the 2006 midterm election cycle in the U.S. The advertising has been so saturated that commercial time for other advertisements. In 10 tight Senate races and...
- Hunkering Down for the Mean Season. Fineman, Howard // Newsweek;11/29/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 22, p48
Looks at the conduct of the United States presidential campaign in November 1999. Allegations that staffers for George W. Bush were questioning Senator John McCain's emotional stability; Vice President Al Gore's radio advertisements; Public opinion poll results; Description of television...