A user's guide to campaign finance reform

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2001 - Law - 158 pages
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In this book, ten prominent political scientists and commentators challenge the conventional wisdom about the role of money in campaigns and elections. They look at the level of campaign spending in recent times, the judicial perspective on spending as a First Amendment right, the current diversity of donors, the media spin on the subject, and the act of contributing as a form of political participation. The inimitable Norm Ornstein wraps it all up with a model reform proposal that is at once more moderate than McCain-Feingold and yet radical in its own way. Published under the auspices of Berkeley Public Policy Press.

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Contents

Three Centuries of Campaign Finance Law
1
Corruption and the Growth of Campaign Spending
25
Public Attitudes on Campaign Finance
47
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Lubenow is Director of Publications at the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.