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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 …

Contributing Writer | 12/08/2020

In the perennial swing state of Ohio, a number of political action committees (PACs) step up to the plate each election cycle in hopes of advancing their causes by electing candidates who support their agendas. From party-affiliated organizations to issues-oriented groups, there is a variety of organizations that participate in the Buckeye State’s elections. Among …

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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 …

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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 …

Contributing Writer | 09/21/2020

Across the Buckeye State, donors are contributing large sums to candidates and committees hoping to claim victories in the perennial swing state. This year, many of the top 10 donors in Ohio are supporting parties, candidates, and committees who are attempting to win key state-level legislative and judicial races.  Here is a look at the …