Fair Trade Platform Wins Elections
A new report by produced by Public Citizen found that House Democratic candidates who ran on fair trade themes were three times more likely to get elected than those who campaigned against fair trade.
Moreover, over 70 Republican candidates in both swing districts and very GOP-leaning districts also adopted a winning fair trade message.
The report's key finding: "trade, job offshoring and/or government purchases of foreign-made goods were a stunningly persistent national focus of midterm election campaigns, with 205 candidates campaigning on these issues."
Read the full report from Public Citizen.
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