Release Date: November 5, 2012
Remote Control 2012: U.S. Senate candidates raise 51% of campaign funds from out-of-state sources:
The study examined out-of-state contributions received by the campaigns of candidates for the U.S. Senate in the upcoming 2012 election, as well as in the 2008 and 2010 elections. As of June 30, 2012, 51% of the itemized contributions in the 2012 senatorial election were from out-of-state sources.
Release Date: June 2, 2010
Investing in Influence
The study examined campaign contributions to members of the CA State Senate and Assembly over the past three years and found businesses and trade associations paid for 40 percent of California legislators’ campaigns.
Release Date: May 18, 2010
Remote Control 2010: California state lawmakers raise 79% of campaign funds from outside their districts
We examined all campaign contributions given to members of the California Assembly and Senate since January 2007 to determine the geographic sources of contributions to each legislator.
Release Date: October 28, 2008
Remote Control 2008: U.S. House members raise 79% of campaign funds from outside their districts
Researchers examined campaign contributions given to members of the U.S. House of Representatives from January 2005 through December 2007 to determine the geographic sources of contributions to each Representative.
Release Date: October 17, 2007
California Healthcare - Dollars and Politics
On health-related bills, how lawmakers vote correlates closely with campaign donations.
Release Date: May 24, 2007
Payday Lending Money and Politics
Campaign Contributions Pave the Way for High Interest Loans
Release Date: November 1, 2006
Local Politics: Remote Money
For California legislators, seventy-eight percent of campaign funds come from out-of-district