Posts by Allie Boldt

Today the Election Law Journal published Beyond Corruption, a peer-reviewed symposium on money in politics and the Supreme Court. The symposium was guest-edited by Professor David Schultz and...
March 20, 2017 | Allie Boldt
1. Do you agree that wealthy donors translating their massive economic power directly into political influence is a problem that should be taken into account when considering rules governing...
March 13, 2017 | Allie Boldt
The University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online has released a Special Issue on Campaign Finance exploring alternatives to the Supreme Court’s analysis in Buckley vs. Valeo, the foundational money...
May 31, 2016 | Allie Boldt
After the Watergate scandal, Congress passed FECA, a comprehensive set of reforms to limit the role of big money in politics. But 40 years ago, on January 30, 1976, the Supreme Court struck down a...
January 29, 2016 | Allie Boldt
The second democratic debate is approaching on Saturday, and the American people want to know: if elected, what will the candidates do to get big money out of our democracy?
November 13, 2015 | Allie Boldt
Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that just 158 families have provided nearly half of the early money in the 2016 Presidential election. These wealthy donors, who are “overwhelmingly...
October 13, 2015 | Allie Boldt
Donald Trump has gotten attention recently for his candor about our broken money in politics system. Trump claims he is so rich that he can’t be bought, and has suggested that other candidates are “...
September 2, 2015 | Allie Boldt
On Thursday, June 25, Demos will join hundreds of concerned Americans in a rally for voting rights in Roanoke, Virginia, to mark the 2nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v....
June 24, 2015 | Allie Boldt