Election advertising

The transmission to the public by any means during an election period of an advertising message that promotes or opposes a registered party or the election of a candidate, including one that takes a position on an issue with which a registered party or candidate is associated; the definition excludes groups communicating with their members, employees, or shareholders (through newsletters, for example), publications of books that would have been published regardless of the election call, transmission to the public of an editorial, a debate, a speech, an interview, a column, a letter, a commentary or news item, and generally, transmissions made over the Internet.

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