Subject:Tracking election money: Federal, state and the 527s
Source:Atlanta_IRE_Annual_2004Aron Pilhofer; Jonathan Salant; Derek Willis
Affiliation:The Center for Public Integrity;Bloomberg News;The Center for Public Integrity
"This is the first election cycle that state parties are without national party soft money, which accounted for about 25 percent of their contributions during 2001-02." Because of this, it is important to track both federal and state campaign financing. Willis offers rules for state party funding as well as story ideas.