Voters Dislike Negative Political Ads

October 25, 2012 Updated Oct 25, 2012 at 11:09 PM EDT

By John Borsa

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October 25, 2012 Updated Oct 25, 2012 at 11:09 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - "Collins laid off 115 workers," claims one TV spot.

"[Kathy] Hochul voted to raise property taxes," says another.

You cannot escape them. Negative ads. They have taken over the airwaves on local TV and cable.

And voters say they hate them.

"I don't think there should be any negative propaganda against either political person that's running," said voter Darnell Nevith.

"I'm really against them," said Matt Mavi, another voter.

"I would much rather hear about what that candidate actually did rather than what they don't like about the other candidate," he said.

Negative ads are just about everywhere this political season.

The Chris Collins vs. Kathy Hochul race for the 27th Congressional Seat has seen the most of them, with millions of dollars in outside special interest money pouring into the two television markets within the district, Rochester and Buffalo.

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