What is political campaign?

Political Campaign

A political campaign is an organized effort which seeks to influence the decision making process within a specific group. In democracies, political campaigns often refer to electoral campaigns, wherein representatives are chosen or referendums are decided. In modern politics, the most high profile political campaigns are focused on candidates for head of state or head of government, often a President or Prime Minister.

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501(c) Organization - 501(c)(3) - Political Activity - Elections
501(c)(3) are prohibited from conducting political campaign activities to intervene in elections to public office ... from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office ... Contributions to political campaign funds or public statements of position (verbal or written) made on behalf of the organization in favor of or in opposition to any ...
Political Campaign - Alternatives To Campaigning
... Not all democratic elections involve political campaigning ... of the elections, perhaps because of campaigns' susceptibility to the influence of money, or to the influence of special interest groups ...
Bob Hawke - Prime Minister
... John Button, he took on the role of achieving consensus and providing political guidance on what was electorally feasible and how best to sell it to the public ... Despite their differences, however, the two formed an effective political partnership ... According to political commentator Paul Kelly, "the most influential economic decisions of the 1980s were the floating of the Australian Dollar and the deregulation of the financial system" ...

More definitions of "political campaign":

  • (noun): A race between candidates for elective office.
    Synonyms: campaign, run

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