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Title Campaign finance / Kathryn Roberts, book editor.

Publication Info. New York : Greenhaven Publishing LLC, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    324.7809 CAM    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 198 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 192-193) and index.
Contents Are there benefits to publicly financed campaigns? There are constitutional issues to public financing of campaigns / Adam Wolkoff -- Public financing fosters electoral diversity / Mimi Murray, Digby Marziani, and Adam Skaggs -- Third party candidates face a high hurdle in the electoral college / Walter Berns -- Public funding drove politicians to spend more time with voters / Andrew Prokop -- Public financing is in the interest of all people / Joan Mandle -- Why is private campaign financing the most popular way to raise funds? State campaign finance laws have a history / National Conference of State Legislatures -- Limits on campaign contributions stifle citizens' power / Bradley A. Smith -- Private financing can result in blurred messaging / Matt Motyl -- How do we fix campaign finance? / Sanoja Bhaumik -- The US has different priorities than other countries when it comes to campaign rules / Paul Waldman -- Do corporate donations need more or less regulation? Every election year promises record spending / Kim Barker and Marian Wang -- Political donations corrupt democracy in ways we might not realize / Warwick Smith -- Corporate political donations are state-sanctioned bribery / Paul Karp -- Donors gain far superior access to influential policy makers / John Wihbey -- Why is transparency in campaign financing important to fair elections? After Citizens United the disconnect between average citizens and elected officials grew / Brennan Center for Justice -- The rules surrounding campaign finance are increasingly complex / Citizen Joe -- As more money flows into campaigns, Americans worry about its influence / Drew Desilver and Patrick van Kessel -- It is difficult to determine when joint fundraising committees violate campaign laws / Peter Overby -- Campaign finance reform restructured campaigns and the political world / Laura MacCleery.
Subject Campaign funds -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Roberts, Kathryn, 1990- compiling editor.
ISBN 9781534504110 (library bound)
1534504117 (library bound)
9781534504332 (paperback)
1534504338 (paperback)

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