Latest Findings for Executive Branch

Super PACs Distort per Capita Influence

Aug. 15, 2012 -- MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that tracks money's influence on politics, has conducted an analysis of census data combined with the geographic origin of over $306 million in contributions to super PACs from Jan. 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012. The analysis found that a disproportionate amount of contributions comes from a few states:  Read more

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