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What do you think? What’s your reaction to negative campaigning?

By From page A7 | May 25, 2014

Sam Chastain

crossing guard, Davis:

“I don’t think it’s necessary. They say things about each party that aren’t true.”

Joe Na

photographer, Alameda:

“It’s a strategy move. It’s not a good way to present yourself but it’s what a lot of people do these days. They compare themselves with others to make themselves stand out.”

John Hendrix

project manager, Nashville:

“I tune them out and pay no attention. When I recognize that it’s negative, I cut it off right there and then.”

Nick Johnson

student, Chico:

“I don’t think they’re that bad, ┬ábut you never know if they’re telling the truth.”

Danielle Patterson

server, Davis:

“I just ignore it.”

Laila Doulaki

food service, Davis:

“It hinders the image of the person putting it out because they’re focusing on the negative of the other person instead of what’s positive about themselves.”

Asked in downtown Davis

Compiled by photographed by Zoe Juanitas

Zoe Juanitas

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