Election Campaigns

Election Campaigns - Election Campaigns Partisan stability...

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Election Campaigns 21/02/2008 10:03:00 Partisan stability is within one level Election Campaigns are short term events, fixed events.  A federal election campaign must be a minimum of 36 days. In Quebec the campaign must be 5 weeks minimum. In 2000 it cost 200 million dollars for the federal level. Do campaigns amount to expensive white noise? Or do they really matter? Televised leadership debate- for some it is the hallmark moment of the campaign Signs, advertising, use of the internet, blogs Horse race- whos winning, constant updates, fatal blows,  Release of polling results, not only commissioned by parties but also by media  outlets Polling of specific demographics Do campaigns matter? If people change there minds on an issue than it might show that the  campaign mattered. An increase of the number of people voting
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course POLI 222 taught by Professor Sholtz during the Winter '08 term at McGill.

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