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Candidates / Public Officials

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We understand you will get things wrong sometimes. We understand that politics is full of talking points & not always hard data and is not always to-the-point & we will take this into consideration when moderating content.

We reserve a right to moderate any content you submit. We may redact information, add citations, add corrections, or modify content you submit. If we modify content you submit, except in the case of correcting minor errors (such as mispellings, minor gramatical issues) we will make note that your quote has been modified. We may also paraphrase content you submit instead of quoting you.

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