Election: Dark Money

Number 4693
Subject Campaign Finance
Source Robert Maguire, Melissa Yeager, Carrie Levine, T. Christian Miller
Year 2016
Summary It's becoming harder and harder to track all the money being raised for candidates, from the White House on down the ballot. One of the toughest things to do is track the dark money -- funds given to organizations that are not required to disclose their donors. Such groups now account for hundreds of millions of dollars spent in elections. Our panelists will help you navigate these murky waters and offer tips and techniques for keeping tabs on candidates' coffers.​
Tags money; campaign finance; dark money; candidates; elections
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