Bad as political campaigns are, most proposed 'reforms' are worse
- "The Effects of Campaign Finance Laws on State Legislative Elections,". // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Winter2002, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p38
Abstracts a paper on state campaign finance and elections presented at the Conference of the State of the States at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, March 2 to 3, 2001. 'The Effects of Campaign Finance Laws on State Legislative Elections,' by Robert E. Hogan; Examination of various...
- Delaware is 15th State to Seek Overrule of Citizens United. // Adbusters;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p83
The article reports that Delaware has demanded that the U.S. Congress overturns the Supreme Court ruling which allows unlimited corporate spending on elections.
- New Campaign Finance Rules and the 2004 Elections. Sandler, Joseph E.; Reiff, Neil P. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Feb2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p35
Focuses on several lessons learned from the 2004 U.S. elections with regard to the McCain-Feingold law on campaign finance. Winners and losers in the elections in relation to campaign financing; Impact of the Internet on campaign financing; Provisions of the campaign finance law.
- Direct Mail Flood Warning. Hadfield, Joe // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Aug2004, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p22
Focuses on the role of campaign finance laws in raising the profile of the direct mail campaign technique in the U.S. Overview of the McCain-Feingold campaign law; Effect of the rule on the prevalence of direct mail; Project conducted by the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy to...
- Rich Man, Poor Man. // Time;5/6/1974, Vol. 103 Issue 18, p12
The article reports that the Center for Public Financing of Elections has asked 27 senators who are facing 1974 re-election, on how they conduct fund raising for their campaigns in the U.S. It states that twenty-three Watergate senators are saying they will make full public disclosure of all...
- The Reform Quandary. Lehrer, Jeremy // Human Rights;Winter98, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p10
This article discusses the debate on campaign finance reform in the U.S. In June 1997, U.S. President William J. Clinton wrote a letter to the Federal Election Commission appealing for the reform of the country's campaign finance system. Such an appeal for change are often made by politicians...
- Finance ruling shows little impact. Goad, Ben // Hill;9/3/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 91, p15
The article reports on a study which concludes that the U.S. Supreme Court's regulation governing the campaign funds has no significant impact in the fall midterm elections in the U.S.
- Legal Availability of Funds: Expenses of Election Officer Supervision of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1996 Election Rerun: T-OGC-98-52. // GAO Reports;5/19/1998, p1
In a 1989 consent decree that settled charges brought by the United States against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the union agreed to sweeping changes in its electoral process. One of the reforms mandated by the consent decree was the appointment of an election officer to supervise,...
- Honorable Chris Van Hollen. // Congressional Digest;Sep2010, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p214
The article presents a speech by Chris Van Hollen, a Democratic Party member of the House of Representatives from the state of Maryland, delivered on the floor of the U.S. House, Washington D.C., on July 27, 2010, in which he announces his support for the DISCLOSE Act and discusses campaign...