Inside MapLight

News about the organization.

You’re Invited—Our First Anniversary!

May 12, 2008 - We’re thrilled to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of our flagship U.S. Congress website and our new name, “” We launched in May 2007--hard to believe it’s been only a year.

Your support has been a crucial part of our success! We would like to show our thanks by inviting you to our Open House in Berkeley, California...

The Votes are in ‘Mapping Money and Politics,’’s Project Entry into the NetSquared Mashup Challenge, is a Finalist!

April 17, 2008 - The 3rd annual TechSoup NetSquared Conference continues in the tradition of “remixing the Web for social change." This year’s event focuses on mashups and how this technology is driving a wave of opportunities (and challenges) for nonprofit organizations to leverage the sea of information on the Web to create change.

Mapping Money and Politics, a research project developed by's research team... Chosen as Finalist for Prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award Chosen as Finalist for Prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award

August 4, 2008 -, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization illuminating the connection between money and politics, is honored to announce that it has been chosen as a finalist for the prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award. The award, designed to inspire and challenge information and technology industries to develop solutions...

eWeek: Money and Politics Intersect, Small Company's Mashup Shows How Campaign Contributions Influence Votes by Renee Ferguson

April 7, 2008

Renee Ferguson

During the Watergate scandal that eventually toppled President Richard Nixon...

Mapping Money and Politics

March 18, 2008 - Mapping Money and Politics is a "mash-up," in development, showing campaign contributions on a map. The project is an informative and appealing way to track special interest groups and compare candidates. Click the Play button to watch the video tour: