Voter’s Edge empowers 2.1 million users in 2016 elections
This year, thanks to Voter’s Edge, 2.1 million people in California, Illinois, and New York were able to find the information they needed to cast more informed votes in the primary and general elections.
MapLight follows the money behind CA’s record-breaking ballot measure campaigns
This election season, MapLight was hot on the trail of the money fueling California’s ballot measure campaigns. It was a record-breaking election in California: with 17 statewide initiatives up for consideration, on issues ranging from the death penalty to school funding and beyond, spending on ballot measures topped $446 million.
Tool built with CA Secretary of State cuts through ballot measure campaign noise
This fall, MapLight continued our collaboration with the California Secretary of State to launch the Quick Guide to Propositions, a user-friendly tool to help voters follow the money behind each of the 17 measures on the 2016 ballot.
MapLight reveals Wall Street firms circumvent anti-corruption laws to gain influence
As part of a series of articles exposing how companies circumvent anti-corruption laws designed to restrict their political influence, MapLight and the International Business Times investigated the Wall Street contributors supporting a Massachusetts ballot measure.
New website from MapLight makes it easier to investigate dark money
In May, MapLight launched Dark Money Watch, an online hub for information about election spending by groups that don’t disclose their donors. The site explains how dark money works, profiles the key players involved with it, and includes a comprehensive guide to sources of data for investigating dark money.
Introducing Dark Money Watch, a Project of MapLight
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.
MapLight’s Investigations into Chemical Safety Regulations Help Grassroots Advocacy Groups
MapLight's investigations into Congress' top 10 chemical industry donors show increases in spending that correspond with the introduction of the Toxic Substances Control Act and its precursors.
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