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campaign

An organised and focused initiative by an enterprise or sovereign state to accomplish an end.
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He said the campaign was only launched in July as it was not known until then if there would be a referendum and he called for attention to be turned away from campaigning politics to the matter in hand.
IRS officials were responding to an overture from the Bush campaign aimed at conservative Christian churches.
As African American and Latino organizations gear up to generate strong minority turnout at the polls in November, the voting strength of America's racial minorities is likely to be trumped by a small group of wealthy white political campaign donors.
MAKING INFERENCES: Why do you think California and Florida might be of special interest to both President Bush's and Senator Kerry's campaigns? (California and Florida are both key to winning this year's presidential election.
Between 1977 and late 1984, divestment legislation had been passed at the state or local level in 16 states and the District of Columbia, and campaigns were on in several others.
"Response rates have always been 'nice to know,' whereas ROI on campaigns are 'need to know.' But as we quickly found, having an ROI of 300 percent on an e-mail campaign that brought in only one new subscription was misleading when scanning down a list of campaign results, especially when the time taken to organize that campaign was taken into account.
Throughout Illinois, government workers are bankrolling the campaigns of elected officials.
"This is the state where the rubber meets the road for a lot of campaigns," says Dante Scala of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
Meanwhile, Clean Election campaigns based on the Taiwanese model have been run in Brazil (1994); Kenya (see For A Change April/May 2003); in the first democratic elections in Sierra Leone since the civil war (2002); and in Ghana.
The duck ads have also received kudos over the past three years, including The Wall Street Journal's recognition of the campaign as one of the "10 most effective campaigns of 2002," and a USA Today/Harris poll naming Aflac's ads as one of the best-liked campaigns of 2002.
"You can invest all you want in public education campaigns," says Scott Stoermer, LCV's communications director, "but if the men and women on Capitol Hill aren't making the right decisions about America's future, then public education does you no good.
While specialists and organizations are already doing excellent work, we urgently need new advocacy campaigns designed to allow anyone to help, whenever and however they can.