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Format: 06-25-2017
Format: 06-25-2017
Money in Politics and the Supreme Court: Decades of Damage  For four decades, the Supreme Court’s flawed approach to money in politics has gutted common-sense protections against the power...
March 14, 2017 | Report |
What do people mean by “money in politics” or “campaign finance reform”? Running for office requires money—for staff, travel, TV ads, etc. In many countries, much of the cost of public elections is...
January 31, 2017 | Explainer |
Trump’s Nominee Must be Pressed on Money in Politics For four decades, the Supreme Court’s flawed approach to money in politics has gutted common-sense protections against the...
January 31, 2017 | Explainer |
Demos
The Campaign Legal Center
Over the last three decades, the Supreme Court has curtailed meaningful limits on political campaign spending and contributions. The alarming, but predictable, result is the rise of a small group of...
December 8, 2016 | Report |
This report was produced in collaboration with Brian Schaffner, Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst and Jesse Rhodes, Associate Professor of Political Science at...
September 13, 2016 | Report |
Miami-Dade County in Florida has had its fair share of high-profile voter suppression issues. Whether it be long lines, canceling of Souls to the Polls Sundays, or voter registration restrictions,...
July 6, 2016 | Explainer |
  This report was produced in collaboration with Brian Schaffner, Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst and Jesse Rhodes, Associate Professor of Political Science...
June 23, 2016 | Report |
Chicago’s 2015 mayoral race was one of the most expensive in the nation’s history, with big donors playing an outsized role in financing both candidates’ campaigns. In fact, over 90 percent of the...
April 28, 2016 | Report |
On the verge of the most expensive election in U.S. history—and six years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision—Americans are demanding a government that is...
February 9, 2016 | Report |
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Our Partners
Public financing of elections, as a state and local democracy reform, can help enhance the political voice and power of working-class people and people of color. It is an effective antidote to the...
February 5, 2016 | Policy Brief |
Demos