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by Brian E. Adams

ePub Campaign Finance in Local Elections: Buying the Grassroots download
Author:
Brian E. Adams
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978-1935049173
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1935049178
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Lynne Rienner Publishers (October 31, 2009)
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Politics & Government
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Even in local elections, money matters-but just how much? Drawing on multifaceted data from more than 700 races featuring 2,800 candidates, Brian Adams comprehensively investigates the role of money and the effects of campaign finance reforms at the local level.

Even in local elections, money matters-but just how much? Drawing on multifaceted data from more than 700 races featuring 2,800 candidates, Brian Adams comprehensively investigates the role of money and the effects of campaign finance reforms at the local level. Adams covers mayoral and city council races across several election cycles, offering analysis of cities representing a range of forms of government, demographic profiles, and approaches to the regulation of campaign finance.

This effort literally would not have begun without the decision by the Venango County Board of Elections (Craig Adams, Martha Breene, and Eleanora Miller) to seek assistance from outside analysts pursuant to their responsibilities to the citizens of Venango County. Early on, Attorney Michael Hadley was. instrumental in providing background information and organizing a public hearing which served to introduce me to Venango County.

Local elections, campaign finance, and the health of American democracy.

Published 2009 by FirstForumPress in Boulder, Colo. Local elections, campaign finance, and the health of American democracy. The cities and the data. Campaign finance, competition, and electoral success. Why campaign spending matters. Biases in the contributor pool. The effects of contribution limits. The impact of public financing. Conclusion : reforming city elections.

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Campaign finance, also known as election finance, refers to all funds raised to promote candidates, political parties, or policy initiatives and referenda

Campaign finance, also known as election finance, refers to all funds raised to promote candidates, political parties, or policy initiatives and referenda. Political parties, charitable organizations, and political action committees (in the United States) are vehicles used in aggregating funds to keep campaigns alive. Political finance" is also popular terminology, and is used internationally for its comprehensiveness.

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Explores the role of money in local election and the efficacy of campaign finance reform efforts on a local level. Citizen Lobbyists: Local Efforts to Influence Public Policy (Temple University Press, 2006). Explores how citizens attempt to influence local policy issues through non-electoral participation. 1035 Cambridge Street, Suite 14B, Cambridge, MA 02141.

Even in local elections, money matters but just how much? Drawing on multifaceted data from more than 700 races featuring 2,800 candidates, Brian Adams comprehensively investigates the role of money and the effects of campaign finance reforms at the local level.Adams covers mayoral and city council races across several election cycles, offering analysis of cities representing a range of forms of government, demographic profiles, and approaches to the regulation of campaign finance. Throughout, he evaluates claims about the costs and benefits of changes to the financing rules and also relates his findings to broader concerns about citizen participation in self-governance at the local level.