By Dom Nozzi
March 3, 2017
Now that both the Republicans AND Democrats have been corrupted by big money lobbyists, it should come as no surprise that the Democrats are now sounding like Republicans during the Donald Trump era. 1,023 more words
Presidential candidates are required to file their campaign expenditures with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), and the FEC makes these records publicly available. This is the first in our series of articles analyzing expenditures in the 2016 Presidential campaign, and in this one we focus on spending with particular companies: 1,279 more words
By Robert Haugh
Kudos to Santa Clara vice mayor Dominic Caserta. He proved he can raise money. Lots of it.
In his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor District 4, he’s already raised $250,000 (the voluntary campaign expenditure limit) while several of his opponents have just begun fundraising efforts. 288 more words
Alberta’s NDP government introduced legislation Monday that it says is aimed at reducing the impact of “big money” and “special interests” from influencing elections.
If passed in the legislature, the Fair Elections Financing Act would introduce a sunshine list for third-party advertising and cap the contributions from individual campaign donors per calendar year at $4,000. 682 more words
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Most of Missouri’s successful candidates for statewide office in Jefferson City spent more on broadcast advertising than their rivals, according to an independent analysis. 411 more words