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Campaigning for dummies

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To the relief of most people, Australia’s longest election campaign since 1954 will finally come to an end this Saturday.

Over the eight weeks, parties from all sides of politics have used advertising and well-scripted speeches to sell their policies to the public.  

But have the three word slogans and questionable TV ads of 2016 been effective? Or have our politicians fallen short?

Reporter Tara Cosoleto finds out.

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