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Fearless Idea 31: Predict Election Results

Mar 31, 2018
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To win elections, there is a right way for political campaigns to spend their money, according to new research. The winning strategy calls for swaying undecided voters with mass media messages – television ads and untargeted digital ads in channels like Twitter – and hitting the ground with grassroots campaigns to mobilize a partisan base to go vote. Lingling Zhang, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business studied U.S. presidential campaigns for elections from 2004 through 2012. Read more...

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