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Voters Can Agree They're Tired of Campaign Ads

Voters Can Agree They're Tired of Campaign Ads



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Marc Giauque, KSL Newsradio Many Utahns are going to the polls sharply divided over issues at the ballot today, but there's at least one thing they may have in common: relief that campaign ads are almost off the air.

It's been hard to ignore them, especially when it comes to the debate over school vouchers. "The intensity of them, they just do them too much," one voter said.

The latest numbers show campaigns have spent nearly $8.5 million, a lot of that for air time.

But some voters are skeptical over their effectiveness. "You know, you have to go do your own research. And the ads just push for what, you know, they think or they want you to believe," one woman said.

Another woman says, "I really don't think the ads made any difference. I think people sort of knew what they wanted anyway.

Many of those who forked over millions of dollars obviously would beg to differ.

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