Indecent Disclosure: Public Access to Independent Expenditure Level Information at the State Level
Publication Date: August 2007
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Linda King
In the wake of states enacting campaign contribution limits and other election reforms, independent expenditures (IEs) have become more prevalent in high profile state races over the past few election cycles. As part of an effort to identify states where IEs played a major role during the 2006 election cycle, the Institute first surveyed the availability of IE data in the 50 states - and were shocked.