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Campaign Finance in the United States: Assessing an Era of Fundamental Change

by Benjamin L. Ginsberg; Nathaniel Persily; Robert F. Bauer

Jan 1, 2018

The goal of this report and the larger research effort that produced it is to clarify the dynamics of the modern campaign finance system in the United States. To this end, the effort produced a set of studies and a bipartisan report drawn from the best social science relating to the changing dynamics of the U.S. campaign finance system. The report examines the legal, political, and technological shifts that have combined to shape the current campaign finance regime.