Court Cash: 2016 Election Money Resulting Directly From Supreme Court Rulings

Court Cash: 2016 Election Money Resulting Directly From Supreme Court Rulings

Election spending is concentrated in highly contested races, so to get the best picture of the Supreme Court’s impact where it matters most we analyzed the proportion of spending that can be directly attributed to Supreme Court rulings in the 22 congressional races (17 House and 5 Senate) won by 5 percentage points or fewer, as well as the highly competitive presidential race.