Campaign War Chests and Challenger Emergence in State Legislative Elections

Hogan, Robert E.
December 2001
Political Research Quarterly;Dec2001, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p815
Academic Journal
Examines the role of money in state legislative campaigns in an analysis of incumbent funding in primary and general elections in the United States. Evaluation on the amounts raised, sources of funds, and effects of spending on election outcomes; Impact of money on candidacy decisions; Significance of money in the collection of campaign treasuries or 'war chests.'


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