11-13 Campaigns Slides - =XNJTxRf6x3Q Monitors Fundraising...

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Campaigns Incumbents vs. Challengers Incumbents: A candidate currently in office that is seeking Re-election. Retrospective Voting : Voting for an incumbent or a party based on past performance. Name Recognition Franking Privilege: Free use of the Post Office for unlimited communication with his/ her constituents. Advantage in Fundraising
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Fundraising Income Tax Check off System Individual Contributions (limited $2,000- 2,300) Candidate's own Money (unlimited) Ross Perot now (Mitt Romney) Political Action Committees (PACs)
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Federal Elections Commission Enforces limits on Contributions Individuals Corporations PACs Issue Adds :http://youtube.com/watch?v
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Unformatted text preview: =XNJTxRf6x3Q Monitors Fundraising and Spending Top 2 of each Party Hillary Clinton Raised: $78,615,215 Spent: $22.6 million Barack Obama Raised: $78,915,507 Spent: $21.5 million Mitt Romney Raised: $44,063,569 $8.5 million Own $$ Spent: $13 million Rudy Giuliani Raised: $44,559,299 Spent: $13 million The Primaries Campaigning for the Primaries can start as early as 1 years prior to Primary Election It is the best way to hear from all candidates Equally. Primary Elections are held in each state January to Summer prior to elections Earliest Primary= New Hampshire...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST/POLS 1301/2301 taught by Professor Drbrown/prof.alexander during the Spring '08 term at Dallas Baptist.

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