Contributing Writer | 01/07/2021

Each election year, all eyes focus on the Sunshine State, where Florida voters are always expected to vote in key battleground contests. This cycle was no different, with Floridians deciding races that will shape their state for years to come. In addition to the candidates who place their names on the ballot, political action committees …

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Contributing Writer | 12/10/2020

Texas State Senate District 30 has captured the attention of political spectators across the entire state, as two candidates with markedly different backgrounds vie for the seat in a special runoff election. Early voting began December 9 for the December 19 election. Why Is This Race Getting So Much Attention? Seasoned House Rep. Drew Springer …

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Tracy Marshall | 12/01/2020

With threats to blacklist Trump supporters making headlines, Transparency USA has been getting questions about whether political donors can be “doxxed,” along with requests to remove donors’ names from our site. It’s worth noting that doxxing doesn’t just happen on one side of the aisle. This fall, among other examples, celebrity rapper Cardi B reported …

Contributing Writer | 10/07/2020

A number of candidates dominate the campaign finance landscape in Florida, raising millions of dollars for their campaigns. One of the top fundraisers in the Sunshine State is former State Rep. Jason Brodeur. Brodeur represented Florida House District 28 from his election in 2010 until his departure from the chamber in 2018 due to term …

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Contributing Writer | 10/05/2020

*This report first appeared on Ballotpedia as a part of our ongoing partnership. We are proud to provide campaign finance data to Ballotpedia for state-level elections. Learn more about our partnership here.* The value of money in state-level politics extends beyond purchasing power. Campaign cash allows candidates to promote their message and turn out their …