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Campaign Promise

 

Campaign promises are promises made during a campaign.

 

Campaign promises are often considered to be empty promises, as they are promises made that may not necessarily be kept. A politician may make a promise that he/she fully intends to keep but due to unforeseeable reasons is unable to be kept. A politician may also make a promise that he/she never intends to keep and the false promise was only made to gain support from voters.  It can be difficult to predetermine his/her intentions at the time.