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 …

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Tracy Marshall | 08/24/2020

Now, exclusively at Transparency USA, you can directly compare the money in any state-level election. See all the candidates in a given race, side-by-side, along with their donations and expenditures. Because when you’re tracking a particular candidate, you want to know exactly how they stack up against their opponents at every stage of the election …

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Contributing Writer | 08/17/2020

According to a recent study* by Ballotpedia, 97.3 percent of state legislators seeking reelection have advanced to the general election. This turnover rate isn’t unique. In fact, it’s in line with the percentage of incumbents advancing from the primary to the general elections in 2018 (97 percent) and 2016 (97.5 percent). The caricature of the …

Contributing Writer | 07/22/2020

Florida, the perennial swing state, is considered one of the top battlegrounds in the nation by both the left and the right. It is perhaps no surprise, given its history for close elections, that a number of political action committees (PACs) have invested heavily in the governance of the Sunshine State. Here are the top …