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Resource ID: #478
Subject: Covering Virginia State Elections
Source: Campaign Coverage (Maryland)Lise Olsen
Affiliation: The Virginian-Pilot
Date: 1996



Although Lise Olsen compiled this list of story ideas from her experience with Virginia elections, these ideas would work in any state. They include identifying corporate players, who they support and why; identifying interest groups who give the most; checking expenses; and identifying local donars, amongst others. This handout also includes helpful tips on setting up a contributions database.

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