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Robert Winner

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Campaign teaming ... does it work

One of the things in politics that is catching on is "teaming" where two or three candidates join together and place all three names on one poster. This has the benefit of leveraging costs and voter outreach.

Is this just party grouping? Would it help you to make up your mind on how to vote? Does it confuse you? Does the one on top influence your vote for or against the others? Do you care?

Did grouping / teaming help in your area elections?

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    Dec 4 2012: I've never heard of it occurring, but if a candidate that I was interested in became part of a political "gang" using that method, that person would lose my vote.
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      Dec 4 2012: I do not know if this constitutes a "political gang" although it may. I would think that it is more of a funding tactic that party members can do to leverage costs and to maximumize voter outreach. One sign instead of three is certainly cheaper.

      The person I was interested in still appears on the ballot individually .... so I vote for that person and not the others that I do not have a interest in.

      Thanks for the reply. Bob.

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