Buying The Vote

Author: Robert E. Mutch
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199340005
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Buying the Vote analyzes the rise and decline of campaign finance reform by tracking changes in the way presidential campaigns have been funded since the late nineteenth century, and changes in the debate over how to reform fundraising ...

Campaign Finance

Author: Robert E. Mutch
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190274700
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Campaign Finance: What Everyone Needs to Know? explains those laws, regulations, and Supreme Court decisions, from Buckley v. Valeo to Citizens United, asking how they fit into the larger discussion about how we want our democracy to work.

Unfree Speech

Author: Bradley A. Smith
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400824717
Size: 39.24 MB
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In Unfree Speech, he presents a bold, convincing argument for the repeal of laws that regulate political spending and contributions, contending that they violate the right to free speech and ultimately diminish citizens' power.

Campaign Finance Reform

Author: Melissa M. Smith
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739145673
Size: 46.50 MB
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For decades, campaign finance reform has been an on-going topic of discussion.

Money Matters

Author: Robert K. Goidel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847688685
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History. of. Campaign. Finance. and. Finance. Reform. The interrelationships
among money, elections, politics, and social power have remained problematic
since the very first elections in the United States. At its root, the pervasiveness of
money in the electoral process threatens the principle of one person, ... This
concern pervades American politics regardless of whether the money enters the
political system legally, through political action committees, or illegally, through
vote buying.

The States Of Campaign Finance Reform

Author: Donald August Gross
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
ISBN: 9780814209240
Size: 76.21 MB
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It begins with a brief historical overview of the evolution of state campaign finance
regulations prior to the post— Watergate reform era. Next, we discuss
developments in two major categories of reform in the post— Watergate era. ...
Prior to the 1970s, reform efforts tended to focus on specific practices, such as
vote buying, that were perceived to be inappropriate or corrupt.6 Consequently,
state campaign finance laws tended to be patchwork responses to scandals and
publicity ...

Money Power Elections

Author: Rodney A. Smith
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 0807131288
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Absolutely not, argues Rodney A. Smith in this passionately written, fact-filled, and provocative book. According to Smith, the laws have had exactly the opposite of their intended effect.

Campaign Finance Reform

Author: Anthony Corrado
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815715818
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A. History. of. Federal. Campaign. Finance. Law. Controversy over the role of
money in politics did not begin with Watergate. Nor did it start with the clamor
over the high costs of campaigning that accompanied the growth of radio and
television broadcasting in the postwar era. Money's influence on the political
process has long been a concern, an outgrowth of our nation's continuing
struggle to reconcile basic notions of political equality, such as the principle of "
one person, one vote," ...

Small Change

Author: Raymond J La Raja
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472024760
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Small Change offers an engaging account of campaign finance reforms' contradictory history; it is a must-read for anyone concerned about influence of money on democratic elections.

Money And Politics

Author: Paula Baker
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780271046068
Size: 73.59 MB
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Yet history can shed light on the long-running debate about the impact of money on politics and what, if anything, are plausible policy options. This collection of original essays is a step in that direction.