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Election silence

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Russia's pre-election day of silence

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#RussiansDidIt: 'Massive' Macron email leak just hours before election silence

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NZ Minutes of Silence, NSW Election Eve & PM Backlash | Nine News Australia

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Jan Sarokar - Election silence

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Special police security during pre-election silence

Election silence, pre-election silence, electoral silence, or campaign silence is a ban on political campaigning prior to a presidential or general election. Under this rule, in some jurisdictions, such as Slovenia, it is forbidden to try to convince people to vote for a specific candidate or political party on the day of election. Some jurisdictions have declared that, legally, election silence is in violation of law regarding freedom of speech. It is however used in some of the world's democracies "in order to balance out the campaigning and maintain a free voting environment".
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