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Money and Women's Candidacies for Public Office

Barbara C. Burrell

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research about campaign finance and the funding of the campaigns of women candidates for public office. Burrell discusses the role of women's political action committees ... More


Seeds of Cynicism: The Struggle Over Campaign Finance, 1956–1974

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how antecedent political events created a window of opportunity for campaign finance reformers during the period 1956–1974, including a series of scandals such as Watergate. In ... More


Election Law and the Formation of Public Opinion

James A. Gardner

in What are Campaigns For?: The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195392616
eISBN:
9780199855438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392616.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Although the American constitutional regime pays emphatic lip service to the ideal of reasoned persuasion in elections, its actual institutional arrangements in fact presuppose just the ... More


Campaign Finance: The Elephant and Donkey in the Room

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the influence of campaign finance over politics. Topics covered include impact of campaign finance on government ethics, the insufficiency and excessiveness of disclosure ... More


Campaign Finance Reform: a Collection of Null Results

Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan

in The Limits of Electoral Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695409
eISBN:
9780191751486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695409.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 provides additional tests of the effects of election reform by assessing the consequences of campaign finance rules. Money in politics attracts a series of complaints—and raises a series of ... More


Introduction

David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo

in Campaign Finance and American Democracy: What the Public Really Thinks and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226712802
eISBN:
9780226713137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713137.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Campaign finance reformers, politicians, and academics have been arguing for decades that democracy is imperiled by a threat that permeates all of politics: money. Money in politics, these elites ... More


Campaign Finance Laws and Trust in Government

David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo

in Campaign Finance and American Democracy: What the Public Really Thinks and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226712802
eISBN:
9780226713137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713137.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Primo and Milyo construct the largest dataset to date of survey results asking Americans about their trust or confidence in state government. The dataset pools nearly 60,000 individual-level ... More


The Limits of Electoral Reform

Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695409
eISBN:
9780191751486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Institutions to electoral reform advocates and political scientists#x2014;both argue that variation in electoral institutions affectshow elected officials and citizens behave. Change the rules, and ... More


Democratic Rights

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter contrasts his consequentialist account of democratic rights with prominent nonconsequentialist accounts, including those of Rawls, Habermas, Barry, and Waldron. He explains why majority ... More


“Interests” and Elections

Emily J. Charnock

in The Rise of Political Action Committees: Interest Group Electioneering and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190075514
eISBN:
9780190075545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075514.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This empirical chapter draws on a series of congressional investigations into election campaigns and lobbying conducted between 1912 and 1957 (plus additional data on the early 1960s) to identify ... More


The Pragmatic Public

David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo

in Campaign Finance and American Democracy: What the Public Really Thinks and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226712802
eISBN:
9780226713137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713137.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this chapter, Primo and Milyo delve more deeply into the question of public support for reform. They find that the public has a fairly nuanced view of reform. While Americans support campaign ... More


Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Julian E. Zelizer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In recent years, the study of American political history has experienced a remarkable renaissance. After decades during which the subject fell out of fashion and disappeared from public view, it has ... More


Partisan Convergence and Financial Deregulation

Nathan J. Kelly

in America's Inequality Trap

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226665474
eISBN:
9780226665641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226665641.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter conducts a mixed-method case study of financial deregulation, showing that rising economic inequality made it easier to achieve a bipartisan majority in favor of inequality-inducing ... More


Representatives, Members, Lords, and Senators

William McKay and Charles W. Johnson

in Parliament and Congress: Representation and Scrutiny in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199273621
eISBN:
9780191594281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273621.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, UK Politics

The size of the Commons varies according to population growth modified by the aim of equalizing the size of constituencies. Adjustments are proposed by the impartial Boundaries Commissions. Even ... More


Conclusion

David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo

in Campaign Finance and American Democracy: What the Public Really Thinks and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226712802
eISBN:
9780226713137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713137.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the conclusion, Primo and Milyo summarize the book’s findings. (1) Americans know very little about money in politics, and ignorance about campaign finance is associated with greater support for ... More


Whose Money, Whose Influence? Multilevel Politics and Campaign Finance in India

Jennifer Bussell

in Costs of Democracy: Political Finance in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199487271
eISBN:
9780199093144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487271.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Those who affect the outcomes of elections—via financial or means—often have greater access to elected officials. Yet, we frequently have little information about the dynamics of elections, let alone ... More


The Appearance of Corruption: An Introduction

Daron R. Shaw, Brian E. Roberts, and Mijeong Baek

in The Appearance of Corruption: Testing the Supreme Court’s Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197548417
eISBN:
9780197550397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548417.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 describes the Supreme Court’s reasoning on campaign finance regulation, free speech, and political campaigns and then offers a chapter-by-chapter plan for testing the key assumptions ... More


Gauging (Perceived) Corruption

Daron R. Shaw, Brian E. Roberts, and Mijeong Baek

in The Appearance of Corruption: Testing the Supreme Court's Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197548417
eISBN:
9780197550397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548417.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 aims to gauge both the reality of, as well as public opinion on, the central issue of corruption. It investigates public opinion on corruption among elected officials, source of corruption, ... More


The Future of the Republican Party

A. James Reichley

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

After the 2008 election Republicans were sunk in remorse and fear that their party had “lost its way” and might be relegated to minority status for years to come, while liberal commentators and ... More


“Nothing but Net Profits”: Public Dollars and Tax Policy at the United Center

Sean Dinces

in Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 exposes as inaccurate the perception popular among journalists and academics that financing for the United Center consisted mostly of private funds. In fact, Reinsdorf and his partners ... More


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