'We urge all candidates not to campaign outside the official campaign period, and to be always mindful of the environmental impact of their campaigning
activities,' Jimenez said
"Journalists and academics think of negative campaigning
as personal attacks," says Geer.
In general, the most common forms of campaigning
(even in affluent areas) were the use of guest houses for gatherings, personal visits by candidates to homes (usually the home of the head of the clan or the key person in a family association), and public gatherings.
Jimenez noted that approximately three months prior to the start of the campaign period, a candidate should be punished for campaigning
prematurely if he or she distributes campaign propaganda.
It is axiomatic that the press is always trying to cover the previous campaign, but the changes in campaigning
have occurred so rapidly that we have fallen further than four years behind.
This episode illustrates one of the principle rules of presidential campaigning
: If a state is sure to vote for one party, neither candidate has an incentive to campaign there.
Originally, soft money was to be spent on grassroots campaigning
by state and local parties for brochures, door knocking, and get-out-the-vote efforts.
He proves that negative campaigning
doesn't work as well as people think.
It seems strange only in a political culture in which campaigning
means that a candidate is lashed to a telephone, dialing for dollars to pay for television commercials the public has stopped watching.
In constant (inflation adjusted) dollars, the cost of campaigning
increased 4.4 times during this period.
Thompson's swift rise to power can be attributed to equal parts luck, savvy, and timing Like many of the 1994 freshmen, he rode the prevailing wave of antigovernment sentiment into office, campaigning
on a platform of term limits, campaign finance reform, and slashing congressional pay and perks.
The tortured illogic of campaigning
for reform with special-interest money was quickly seized upon by 208's spinmasters, but their glee was short-lived.