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campaign

An organised and focused initiative by an enterprise or sovereign state to accomplish an end.
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In the proposition campaigns, it was more of the same.
Kenney and Kim Fridkin, titled "Do Negative Campaigns Mobilize or Suppress Turnout?
Candidates who qualify by raising a specified number of small contributions, typically five dollars, receive a grant of public money to run their campaigns.
Grant Cogswell was a cab driver and sometime poet who had led, with another cabbie, a quixotic ballot campaign to expand Seattle's downtown monorail and won.
A public relations campaign that targeted canola producers in stern Canada earned Cargill Specialty Canola Oils (CSCO) attention in the field, a notable increase in sales, as well as the Best of Show--Public Relations award at the 2004 CAMA awards.
The Center for Responsive Politics reports that only 8,870 donors gave $10,000 or more to federal campaigns, totaling $275.
Many of the news stories covering the campaign were longer and had more depth, more context and better placement than those covering previous campaigns.
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.
But in 1976, the Supreme Court struck down the limits for campaigns that decline matching funds, opening the way to unlimited spending by rich candidates.
But, so far, their campaigns have shied away from the bold stances--support for gay marriage, for federal domestic partnership protections, and for a dramatic redirection of health care and research funding priorities to reflect the concerns of gay men and lesbians.
In 1996 the FEC sued the Coalition, accusing the group of working in close conjunction with GOP campaigns and not reporting its activities as federal election law requires.