Updates on MapLight's work and accomplishments.
June 02, 2016
MapLight is combining the top online resources on secret political spending with our own reporting to provide a hub for information about "dark money," a growing force in our democracy. Dark Money Watch, features profiles of dark money groups, the latest news coverage related to dark money and a searchable database of research and tools for users to easily explore the sources and targets of dark money spending. We invite you to learn more by exploring the website and following Dark Money Watch on Facebook and Twitter.
March 01, 2015
February 13, 2015
In 2014, more than one million voters visited MapLight’s nonpartisan voting information site Voter’s Edge. This nonpartisan guide to candidates and ballot measures provided voters with campaign finance data, candidate biographies, and other meaningful information about national and state elections in all 50 states.
September 04, 2014
MapLight is pleased to announce the launch of its new federal lobbying database. MapLight's searchable dataset on federal lobbying is made freely available through both a Web interface and a CSV downloadable format, and provides timely information on unions, companies, and organizations that are lobbying the federal government.
December 03, 2013
October 25, 2012
October 11, 2012
MapLight Voter's Edge for California, a nonpartisan guide to ballot measures, is now available in Spanish. The guide shows each proposition's funding data, summary information, the projected financial impact of the proposition, campaign arguments by proponents and opponents, endorsements, news, editorials, and advertisements.