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Campaign and Elections
From non-partisan organizations:
American National Election Studies
Campaign Legal Center
- (University of Michigan) a survey research center which produces results similar to the Gallup Poll’s from studies on the American electorate in presidential and midterm election years and pilot studies in odd-numbered years.
Commission on Presidential Debates
- is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which focuses on campaign finance and elections, political communication and government ethics offering analyzes of issues and representing the public interest in administrative, legislative and legal proceedings.
Campaign Finance Institute
- sponsors and produces US presidential and vice presidential debates between candidates.
- (George Washington University) a non-partisan, non-profit institute for research, education, and recommendations for policy change in the field of campaign finance.
Funding & Money
OpenSecrets.org - a non-partisan, research group which tracks money in politics and its effect on elections and campaign finances; use the Donor Lookup database to find out who has contributed to candidates. (Center for Responsive Politics)
Unfluence - a web program that generates interactive network maps of state level political contribution data
Follow the Money offers close-to-home data and information on the power of influence (National Institute on Money in state Politic)
Campaign Finance Data - Financial disclosure reports from Presidential and Congressional campaigns, political parties, and PACs.
Search the Colorado Campaign Finance Database for local candidate financial disclosures.
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