political image

political image

the positive or negative conceptions of its policies, programmes, and leaders which a POLITICAL PARTY has established within an electorate. The term was first used, early in the 20th-century by the English political scientist Graham WALLAS. Influenced by sociological theorists of collective and mass behaviour, he suggested that the mind of the electorate is rather like a ‘slow photographic plate’, influenced by generalized past perceptions, and ATTITUDES and evaluations, built up over a long period, rather than guided by a rational appraisal of the policies of competing parties. Subsequently the term became widely used in studies of VOTING BEHAVIOUR. It has also been much employed by those consciously seeking to transform the political image of particular political parties, e.g. by political advertising.
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He said the arrest is a clear indication of a plot by the government to taint the Nandi Hills MP's political image.
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Shaikh said that was his personal decision to join the alliance because he failed to maintain discipline in Pakistan Peoples' Party and involved in supporting anti-PPP candidate in recent by-election held on PS-204 Shikarpur in 2017 against the vacant Sindh Provincial Assembly seat despite he was asked by PPP leaders to support the PPP candidate and due to above circumstances, Taimoor Khan remained under his moral pressure that he according to his anti-party activities could not avail the chance to be accepted by the PPP leadership in its good faith therefore he voluntarily discontinued his affiliation with Pakistan Peoples' Party and decided to join Grand Democratic Alliance to build his political image as per his choice.
Had he been defeated, there would be a nationwide political campaign to oust him and it would have severely dented the political image of the BJP strongman," says Mukhopadhyay.
The best thing for Peter Obi is to maintain a dignified silence because attempting to use embellished falsehood to shore up his already destroyed political image will yield no fruitful result for him.
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