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February 15, 2024

Should there be stricter regulations on political campaign advertising?




Total votes: 8

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  1. CheerfulMagpie
    45

    To ensure free and fair elections, the government and corporations must do more to ensure that political advertisements are honest. A political ad should be about what a certain candidate supports. …Read MoreTo ensure free and fair elections, the government and corporations must do more to ensure that political advertisements are honest. A political ad should be about what a certain candidate supports. They should not slander of defame their opponents. Regulating campaigns would help to ensure that all Americans are educated enough to make an informed decision about who to support. Advertising has become too negative in recent years. Read Less

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  2. SincereMonkey3
    28.5

    I don’t believe so. Voters should have the chance to observe the genuine behavior of their candidates. Defaming opponents is a harsh reality, some voters might be discouraged to vote for such a …Read MoreI don’t believe so. Voters should have the chance to observe the genuine behavior of their candidates. Defaming opponents is a harsh reality, some voters might be discouraged to vote for such a candidate who defames others. Read Less

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  3. CleverCrocodile2
    18

    Yes. They should be more restricted in ways that ensure the honesty of campaign advertising. One significant purpose of these ads is educating people about candidates and helping them decide who to …Read MoreYes. They should be more restricted in ways that ensure the honesty of campaign advertising. One significant purpose of these ads is educating people about candidates and helping them decide who to vote for. Therefore, they need to be completely factual so that voters know who they want to support. Read Less

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  4. CuriousPanda2
    33

    While stricter voter regulations on campaign advertising would be helpful in educating the public on different candidates, it could also clash with first amendment rights. Regulating certain material …Read MoreWhile stricter voter regulations on campaign advertising would be helpful in educating the public on different candidates, it could also clash with first amendment rights. Regulating certain material would create a slippery slope and could potentially make the situation more rather than less unfair. There would also probably be methods for certain figures to ignore the regulations and publish whatever content they choose. Read Less

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  5. Clifford4991
    32.5

    There’s no need. A candidate’s true intentions and ambitions are displayed in how they advertise themselves and perceive their opponents.

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