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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 …

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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 | 09/29/2020

In Pennsylvania, key state races are drawing the attention of prominent donors for the 2020 election cycle. These individual donors — most of them with deep pockets and C-suite titles — have been contributing large sums to the campaigns and candidates involved in races across the Keystone State. Here is a look at the top …

Contributing Writer | 08/26/2020

Pennsylvania State Senator Jay Costa serves as the minority leader in the state senate. A prominent leader for the Democratic party, Costa ranks among the top Pennsylvania state-level candidates in terms of campaign finance contributions this election cycle. Costa is a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s 43rd State Senate District. Serving in the state senate since …